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CONTECH Stormwater Solutions Inc.
Birney Named Area Manager at CONTECH Stormwater Solutions Inc.
WEST CHESTER, Ohio, June 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- CONTECH Stormwater Solutions Inc. has promoted Frank Birney to Manager for the Atlantic Area, which stretches from Maine to Virginia. In this role, Birney will manage a team of Stormwater Consultants who provide guidance and support to engineers, regulators, and contractors in the selection and evaluation of stormwater treatment and detention/retention products.
Seadrill Limited: Contract Extensions for Tender Rigs in West Africa
HAMILTON, Bermuda, June 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Seadrill has been awarded a contract by Total for extension of the production drilling assignment for the self-erecting semi-tender rig West Menang. The contract extension has a duration of three years. The estimated contract value is approximately US $126 million. The commencement of the new contract is scheduled for January 2008, in direct continuation of the existing contract. West Menang is currently operating offshore Congo, West Africa.
Dow Jones Indexes
Component Changes Made to Dow Jones China Indexes
BEIJING, June 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dow Jones Indexes today announced changes in the composition of the Dow Jones China Index Series (Dow-China Indexes). The component changes in the Dow Jones China Total Market (Dow-China Total Market), Dow Jones Shanghai (Dow-Shanghai), Dow Jones Shenzhen (Dow-Shenzhen) Index, and Dow Jones CBN China 600 Index will be effective on June 19, 2006.
Ima Hogg Young Artist Competition Champions Named
HOUSTON, June 11, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Winners of the 30th anniversary Ima Hogg Young Artist Competition were announced following last night's final round at Stude Hall on the campus of Rice University. For the first time in the competition's history, the top four contestants competed in the finals accompanied by the full Houston Symphony under the direction of Music Director Hans Graf in front of an enthusiastic audience of more than 800.