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Dow Jones Indexes
Component Changes Made To Dow Jones' Australian, Asian, U.S. Indexes
NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- On October 26, 2004, News Corporation announced that their shareholders and option holders had approved the company's reincorporation into the U.S. from Australia. This corporate action requires adjustment of the following indexes: Dow Jones Australia Titans 30; Dow Jones Asia Titans 50; Dow Jones Asia Titans ex Japan; Dow Jones Australia Total Market Index, Dow Jones U.S. Total Market Index and its respective sector indexes; and the Dow Jones Wilshire Indexes.
Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp.
Integra LifeSciences to Host Analyst Forum on November 15, 2004
PLAINSBORO, N.J., Nov. 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq:IART) announced today that it will host an Analyst Forum on Monday, November 15, 2004 at 3:00 PM Eastern Time at the Hilton Times Square Hotel in New York City. The meeting, which will be hosted by Stuart Essig, Integra's President and Chief Executive Officer, will feature an overview of our business, a review of our operations and financial performance, and a detailed discussion of our products and pipeline. Our senior clinical, sales and marketing teams will also discuss clinical results and marketing strategies for our key products. Joseph A. Molnar, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S., Associate Director of Burn Unit, Assistant Professor, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, will also make a presentation on his clinical experience with several of our products. A question and answer session will follow the formal presentations.
Upcoming Chartwell Audio Conference to Provide Insight into High-Tech Advanced Metering Systems
ATLANTA, Nov. 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Deploying a stationary automated meter reading (AMR) system that can read meters daily or even more frequently can provide many benefits beyond meter reading and customer service. But while some utilities move forward with deployments of "fixed" AMR networks as the costs of such systems drop, many continue to study the technology until the time -- and price -- is right. Others have deployed less expensive drive-by technology that reduces meter reading costs, but does not provide the value-added benefits of more advanced systems.
CPAmerica and iLumen Announce Strategic Alliance
ATLANTA, Nov. 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- CPAmerica International, one of the world's largest networks of CPA firms, and iLumen, Inc., a financial management and technology firm, have formed a strategic alliance to provide iLumen's private company financial data management, monitoring and benchmarking capabilities to CPAmerica's member practices.
Avenue Group, Inc.
Avenue Energy Signs Agreements Relating to Its Oil and Gas Interests in Turkey
ENCINO, Calif., Nov. 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Avenue Group, Inc. (OTCBB:AVNU) announced that on October 31, 2004, its wholly-owned subsidiary Avenue Energy, Inc. ("Avenue Energy") finalized a series of amendments to existing agreements with members of the Sayer Group Consortium ("SGC") with respect to Avenue Energy's interests in various oil and gas leases and licenses in the Republic of Turkey.