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Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd.
Implats: Discussions With Zimbabwean Government
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, March 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) (JSE:IMP) (LSE:IPLA) (ADRs:IMPUY) (Pink Sheets:IMPUY) confirms that CEO, Keith Rumble held a meeting with his Excellency Cde Robert Mugabe and senior members of the Zimbabwean government on Wednesday, 15 March 2006.
Telenor's 2005 Tax Cost Reduced
FORNEBU, Norway, March 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Telenor has today received a notification from the Norwegian Tax Authorities resulting in that Telenor, in 2003, realised a tax loss of approximately NOK 2.5 billion, in connection with a sale of shares in Telenor Business Solutions AS from Telenor Eiendom Holding AS, to Telenor Business Solutions Holding AS.
JetBlue Airways Corporation
Connect Four -- JetBlue Airways Announces Two New Cities and Four New Routes
NEW YORK, March 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- JetBlue Airways Corp. (Nasdaq:JBLU), today announces it will begin service to two new destinations: Pittsburgh, PA, and Jacksonville, FL. The low-fare carrier will begin four daily flights between New York/JFK and Pittsburgh and two daily flights between Boston and Pittsburgh, effective June 30, 2006. New York's hometown airline also announced three daily flights between JFK and Jacksonville, FL, beginning June 15. The low-fare carrier will also begin service between Boston and Buffalo with three daily nonstop flights effective June 30, 2006.
LXE Inc. Reports Record Revenue for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2005
ATLANTA, March 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- LXE Inc., a leading manufacturer of rugged wireless computers that improve the performance of supply-chain execution applications, announced today that it set another record for fourth-quarter and full year 2005 revenues. The fourth-quarter revenue mark set another quarterly revenue record compared to fourth quarter revenues in years past, and extends to 13 straight quarters LXE's run of record quarterly year-over-year revenues. Also, the full year 2005 revenue mark represents a fifth consecutive full-year revenue record.
Great China International Holdings, Inc.
Great China International Holdings Wins Successful Bid for 104-Acre Property
SHENYANG, China, March 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Great China International Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB:GCIH) announced today that its subsidiary, Shenyang Jitian Property Co. Ltd., was the successful bidder in a public auction of approximately 104 acres of land selected for residential and commercial development in the Chessboard Mountain International Tourism Development district in Shenyang City, China. The total purchase price for the property is approximately $56.7 million USD.
The Integra Foundation
Integra Foundation Makes Grant to Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses Foundation
PLAINSBORO, N.J., March 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Integra Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Integra LifeSciences Corporation, has made a $25,000 grant in support of nurse registration fees, to the Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Foundation, to enable perioperative nurses to attend the upcoming AORN 53rd Congress, March 19-23, 2006, in Washington, D.C.
SmallCap Sentinel: Bolstered Homeland Security Budget Brings Renewed M&A and Investment Vigor
IRVINE, Calif., March 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- "In the wake of continued growth of the U.S. Homeland Security budget -- now more than three times its pre-9/11 size -- it's no surprise that investors are examining the prospects for what might become the next winner in this need-driven sector," stated SmallCap Sentinel analyst D.R. Clark. "Nothing stimulates an industry (or a company) like new investment. The desire to build competitive product offerings and layered technology has led to consolidation within the industry and M&A activity brings with it investment dollars."