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Smart-tek Solutions Inc.
Smart-tek Successfully Completes BMW Contract
CORTE MADERA, Calif., Oct. 31, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Smart-tek Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB:STTK) announced today that its operating subsidiary Smart-tek Communications Inc. (SCI) has successfully completed the construction work under a security/surveillance contract for Brian Jessel BMW. The value of the contract was in excess of CDN$200,000.00.
Occidental Petroleum Corp.
Occidental Petroleum Announces Record Third Quarter Earnings
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 31, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) announced net income for the third quarter 2005 of $1.747 billion ($4.32 per share), compared with $758 million ($1.91 per share) for the third quarter 2004. Included in the third quarter 2005 net income are the effects of three significant items -- a $463 million after-tax gain resulting from Valero's acquisition of Premcor, a $335 million tax benefit due to the reversal of tax reserves no longer required and a $98 million after-tax charge from the write-off of certain chemical plants. Core earnings for the third quarter were $1.089 billion ($2.69 per share), compared with $759 million ($1.92 per share) for the same period in 2004.
New Presidents for Skanska Denmark and Skanska Poland
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 31, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- New presidents are being appointed for Skanska's business units in Denmark and Poland. Jan-Gunnar Glave has been named President of Skanska Denmark and Roman Wieczorek is to be the new President of Skanska Poland.
Getech Strengthens Commitment to Server-Based Computing via New Partnership with Neoware
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. and IPSWICH, Suffolk, UK, Oct. 31, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Neoware Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:NWRE), the leading supplier of enterprise software, thin client appliances and related services, and Getech, Limited, the leading distributor and service provider for thin client desktops in the UK market, today announced a new distribution partnership to capitalize on the growing thin client market in the UK.
XsunX, Inc. Honored as Finalist in The 2005 World Technology Awards
NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The World Technology Network (WTN) announced today that XsunX, Inc. (OTCBB:XSNX), developer of Power Glass(tm) -- a solar energy technology that allows glass windows to produce electricity from the power of the sun, has been named a corporate member of the prestigious WTN organization. Every year, WTN members vote on companies who are doing the most innovative work in their field. This year XsunX's technology has been deemed among the most innovative in the world of new energy sources by the WTN.