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MediciNova to Present At the 2007 UBS Global Life Sciences Conference
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 10, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- MediciNova, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company that is publicly traded on the Nasdaq Global Market (Nasdaq:MNOV) and the Hercules Market of the Osaka Securities Exchange (Code Number:4875), today announced that Yuichi Iwaki, M.D., PhD., Chief Executive Officer of MediciNova, will present a company overview at the 2007 UBS Global Life Sciences Conference on Wednesday, September 26, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time. The conference is being held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City.
Port of Houston Authority
U.S. Surface Transportation Board Chairman Charles D. 'Chip' Nottingham Tours Port's Rail Network
HOUSTON, Sept. 10, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Today, U.S. Surface Transportation Board Chairman Charles D. "Chip" Nottingham met with Mayor Bill White at the Port of Houston Authority to take a helicopter tour of the region's rail network. Later, Nottingham engaged in a discussion at the PHA's Executive Office Building with Mayor White, Harris County Commissioner Sylvia Garcia, Houston City Council Member Carol Alvarado, PHA Chairman James T. Edmonds, PHA Executive Director Tom Kornegay, members of the Gulf Coast Freight Rail District, and community and local transportation industry leaders about freight rail and other mobility issues that impact the Houston metropolitan area. The Surface Transportation Board (STB) has jurisdiction over railroad rate and service issues and rail restructuring transactions and other transportation issues.
Ameri-Tech Building Systems
Ameri-Tech Lands $20.7 Million in International and Domestic Projects
CENTER, Texas, Sept. 10, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Ameri-Tech Building Systems has been awarded three domestic and one international contract for projects totaling $20.7 million, which underscore the company's recent announcement that it was expanding its scope of services for man camps, commercial modular and major project site management. "We're extremely pleased that the experience and expertise of our major project management team and sales staff were able to fulfill the needs of these customers for domestic and international camp design, set up and management," says Jim Donnan, CEO of Ameri-Tech Building Systems, one of the largest providers of oilfield housing in the U.S.
Alphatec Holdings, Inc.
Alphatec Holdings, Inc. Names Veteran Operations Executive Kermit P. Stott as Vice President of Operations
CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 10, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATEC), a leading medical technology company focused on the design, development, manufacturing and marketing of products for the surgical treatment of spine disorders, announced today that veteran operations executive, Kermit Stott, has joined the company as Vice President of Operations. Parallel with the cost improvement initiatives previously announced, Mr. Stott will be focused on helping Alphatec accelerate steps to standardize and streamline certain aspects of its enterprise-wide functions such as human resources, finance and information technology to support growth, while also leveraging its scale more effectively in areas such as manufacturing to benefit product cycle times and new product launches.