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Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation
Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Nektar Therapeutics -- NKTR
BALTIMORE, Sept. 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. today announced that a securities class action was commenced on behalf of shareholders who purchased, converted, exchanged or otherwise acquired the common stock of Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR) between March 4, 2004 and August 4, 2004, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation
Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Zix Corporation -- ZIXI
BALTIMORE, Sept. 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. today announced that a securities class action was commenced on behalf of shareholders who purchased, converted, exchanged or otherwise acquired the common stock of Zix Corporation (Nasdaq:ZIXI) between October 30, 2003 and May 4, 2004, inclusive (the "Class Period").
American Systems Corp.
Thoughtmill's Training & Education Resource Center Takes to the Road with CMMI and Six Sigma Programs
ALPHARETTA, Ga., Sept. 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Thoughtmill, a division of American Systems Corporation, announced today that its extensive suite of process improvement training and education programs is now ready for the road. Traditionally, the company's Training & Education Resource Center has conducted orientations, classes, and seminars at its facilities in Alpharetta. Now, the Center has formed a customer-delivery solution that provides for on-site instruction and educational support for Thoughtmill clients around the globe.
Media Classics Group International Inc.
Media Classics in Partnership with the General Patton Desert Training Center and the Bureau of Land Management for New Traveling Educational Center
PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Sept. 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Deer Park Technologies (Pink Sheets:DRPT), through its wholly owned subsidiary Media Classics Group, Inc., in association with the Bureau of Land Management and the General Patton Desert Training Center, proudly announce the completion of their new mobile educational center. This fifty-foot-long trailer will house World War II memorabilia from one of the world's greatest WW II generals, General George Patton, Commander of the Desert Training Center, First Armored Division, Seventh and Third Army.
Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd.
Implats Sale of Stake in Lonplats Nears Finalization
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Sept. 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) (Pink Sheets:IMPUY) (JSE:IMP) (LSE:IPLA) (ADR:IMPUY): confirms that today, September 7, 2004, it together with Lonmin Plc, the Industrial Development Corporation and a consortium of broad-based empowerment entities, signed the documentation giving effect to the transaction to sell its 27.1% stake in Lonmin's operating subsidiaries, Western Platinum Limited and Eastern Platinum Limited (together referred to as Lonplats).
Children Now Names Ted Lempert as New President
OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Former state legislator and leading education advocate Ted Lempert has been named president of Children Now, a leading child research and action organization. The announcement was made today by Jane K. Gardner, chair of Children Now's board of directors.
Alfa Laval Capital Markets Day 2004: Reiterates the company's financial goals -- Intends to buy back its bond loan
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 07, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- At Alfa Laval's Capital Markets Day today in Copenhagen the company reiterated its financial goals. The goals are to grow on average five percent per year over a business cycle, to have a return on capital employed of more than 20 percent and an EBITA-margin between 12 and 15 percent. During the first half of 2004 the EBITA-margin was 11.5 percent. The measures we have taken now are estimated to step-by-step lift back the margin to the higher level, Alfa Laval's President and CEO Sigge Haraldsson says.