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Skanska to expand Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore for SEK 1.7 billion ($225M)
STOCKHOLM, Sept. 15, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skanska has been awarded the pre-construction and construction services assignments for expansion of the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. The contract value is more than $300M, of which Skanska's share is 75 percent, amounting to $225M, about SEK 1.7 billion. The contract is included in order bookings for the third quarter of 2004.
The Blaine Group
Lawfund Mangement Group Retains The Blaine Group
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sept. 14, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Blaine Group has been retained by the newly-formed LawFund Management Group, LLC (LMG), an innovative new company created to expand legal options through a plan designed for mid-market companies that have suffered substantial monetary damages and would abandon a meritorious case rather than expend significant money and management time to oversee the process.
GoldSpring, Inc. to Present at the First Annual Merriman Curhan Ford & Co. Investor Summit
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 14, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- GoldSpring, Inc. (OTCBB:GSPG), a production based gold, and precious metals mining company, today announced that Robert T. Faber, President and Chief Executive Officer, will make a presentation on GoldSpring, Inc. at the First Annual Merriman Curhan Ford & Co. Investor Summit on September 20, 2004 at 10:30 am. This event will be held at the Mark Hopkins Hotel in San Francisco.
S3 Investment Company, Inc.
S3I Holdings, Inc. Announces Management Changes
TEMECULA, Calif., Sept. 14, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- S3I Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB:SEIH) today announced that at a recent meeting, its Board of Directors approved changes to the Company's management team. Chris Bickel was appointed as Interim Chief Executive Officer, and Shane Traveller, who currently serves on the Board and will continue in that capacity, was appointed as Interim Chief Financial Officer. The Board and Wayne Yamamoto mutually agreed that it would be beneficial for S3I Holdings and Securesoft Systems that Mr. Yamamoto pursues other interests and new management takes his place.
Port of Houston Authority
Congress Delivers $1.528 Million Security Grant to PHA
HOUSTON, Sept. 14, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Tom Ridge on Monday announced that the Port of Houston Authority (PHA) will receive $1.528 million of the $49 million allocation in Round 4 federal port security grants. The funds will be used for implementing controlled entry through the main gates to the port's Turning Basin. The PHA had applied for approximately $18.7 million in port security grant funds for a cohesive security program involving surveillance, technology, infrastructure, and communications equipment to secure the port.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Northrop Grumman to Offer RainStorm Advanced Precision Targeting System
HOLLYWOOD, Md., Sept. 14, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has released a new software product called RainStorm that will locate and pinpoint targets for precision-guided munitions with unprecedented speed and accuracy. RainStorm is used on the personal computers and UNIX systems in command and control centers and networks worldwide and is the follow-on to RainDrop, which is currently the most widely used precise positioning system in the Department of Defense.