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GulfMark Offshore, Inc.
GulfMark Offshore, Inc. Announces 4th Quarter 2004 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, March 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- GulfMark Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq:GMRK) today announced plans to report earnings for the fourth quarter and three months ended December 31, 2004, after the market closes on Wednesday, March 30, 2005. The Company will conduct a conference call at 10:00 a.m. EST on Thursday, March 31, 2005, to discuss the results with analysts, investors and other interested parties. Individuals who wish to participate in the conference call should dial (800) 473-8796 in the United States or (816) 650-0765 from outside the country.
Vales Consulting Group LLC
Business Process Outsourcing: Joe Vales Recognized as 2005 Finance and Accounting Outsourcing Superstar
RYE, N.Y., March 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Joseph Vales, the recognized marketing guru of the global Information Technology Outsourcing (ITO) and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industries, has been selected as a 2005 Finance and Accounting Superstar by the editors of FAO Today, the Finance and Accounting Outsourcing industries preeminent trade publication. The magazine recognizes the most influential and respected corporate buyers, service providers, strategy consultants and thought leaders for their achievements and contributions to the global F & A outsourcing industry.
Dobson Communications Corporation
Dobson Communications to Defer Dividends on Preferred Stock
OKLAHOMA CITY, March 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dobson Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:DCEL) today announced that it will not declare or pay the cash dividend due on April 15, 2005 on its outstanding 12-1/4% Senior Exchangeable Preferred Stock or the May 1, 2005 cash dividend on its outstanding 13% Senior Exchangeable Preferred Stock. Unpaid dividends will accrue interest at the stated dividend rates, compounded quarterly. In addition, Dobson will not declare or pay dividends due on April 15, 2005 on its outstanding Series F Convertible Preferred Stock. Unpaid dividends on the Series F will accrue interest at 7%, compounded semi-annually.
Ruby Mining Company
Ruby Mining Company Forms Joint Venture with Corazon & Corazon
ATLANTA, March 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ruby Mining Company (OTCBB:RUBM), conducting operations through its subsidiary, Admiralty Corporation (Admiralty), announced today that it has signed a Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) with Corazon & Corazon to arrest and potentially recover valuable artifacts from a shipwreck thought to be either a sixteenth or seventeenth century wreck. The wreck site is situated in international waters in the Caribbean. Several dives have already been made on the wreck and various artifacts have been viewed, including lead sheathing, copper tacks, flints, a large bronze peg (thought to have been used to hold planking together), musket balls, cannon balls, 28 cannons and 5 anchors.
Port of Houston Authority
PHA Commission Considers Bayport, Capital Improvement, Maintenance, Environmental Matters
HOUSTON, March 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) commission will consider several recommendations involving contract awards, bids and proposals, professional services and general administrative and operational matters during its public meeting at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 28, 2005 at the PHA Executive Office Building, located at 111 East Loop North (Exit 29 off Loop 610). Chairman Jim Edmonds will preside over the meeting with Vice Chairman Kase Lawal, Commissioner Steve Phelps, Commissioner Jim Fonteno, Commissioner Jimmy Burke, Commissioner Cheryl Thompson-Draper, and Commissioner Janiece Longoria.