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Energy Conservation Technologies, Inc.
Energy Conservation Technologies, Inc. -- Activities and Primary Business Goals for January-June, 2006
BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Energy Conservation Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets:ENYC), a landmark technology company ("Econ"), announces its primary business goals for January-June, 2006.
Telenor -- Seven Partners Start Up Innovation Company
OSLO, Norway, Jan. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Norway is at the forefront of using wireless technology and mobile services. Recently, seven Norwegian companies entered into a new partnership called Movation AS in order to encourage more innovation in this field. The intention of the partners is that this should become an arena for creativity where experts from various professional backgrounds and disciplines can make use of their skills in new ways in order to secure innovation. The aim is to increase value creation through exports.
Converium Holding AG
Odey Asset Management LLP Adjusts its Holding in Converium Registered Shares from 11.2 Percent to 5.3 Percent
ZUG, Switzerland, Jan. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Converium Holding Ltd, Zug, has been notified that Odey Asset Management LLP, 12 Upper Grosvenor Street, London W1K 2ND, United Kingdom, has decreased its holding of registered shares with voting rights to 7,776,446. This corresponds to 5.3% of Converium's registered share capital. These shares are held and managed in various funds. None of these funds is holding shares in an amount, which exceeds 5% of Converium's registered share capital.
Nalco to Raise Prices for Colloidal Technologies Group Customers
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 16, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nalco Company (NYSE:NLC) has announced price increases of five to ten percent, depending on product type, for its Colloidal Technologies Group customers on a broad range of colloidal silica and related products that are part of the Company's customer solution packages.
Nicholas Appointed Executive Vice President of SYSCO's Facciola Meat Company
HOUSTON, Jan. 16, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY) announced today that Ray D. Nicholas has been named executive vice president of Facciola Meat Company, a SYSCO subsidiary located in Fremont, California. Mr. Nicholas, who most recently served as senior vice president of operations at Newport Meat Company, a SYSCO subsidiary located in Irvine, California, will assume his new position effective immediately.
Why Ask Why? -- Author Offers Whimsical, Insightful Answers to Questions Great and Small
KINSTON, N.C., Jan. 16, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- For anyone who has ever pondered why things are the way they are, Othello Leneer Graham has a whole slew of answers. His new book, "Why?": Questions and Answers from a Young Black Male: Tellin' It Like It Is! (now available through AuthorHouse), is an insightful and often humorous chronicle for some of humanity's most peculiar and poignant inquiries.