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The Other Side of Hunting Big Game
DULUTH, Ga., Dec. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- For decades, hunting has been an important activity for certain people who travel to Africa. Hunting was not limited only to simple killing of wild life, in fact it became a prestigious sport for hunters and as more people got involved, the stakes ran high and numerous safaris were organized. But even hunting has its own politics and indecent strategies. In the compelling new book Murders on Safari, author and safari veteran Lowell C. Douglas elaborates to readers the dark side of African game hunting.
Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc.
OSG Appoints Captain John Grenier to Lead Compliance Operations
NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. (NYSE:OSG) announced today the appointment of Captain John L. Grenier, U.S. Coast Guard (Ret.), 52, as Vice President Compliance Operations. In this newly created role, he will be responsible for auditing all operational practices and procedures of the Company's fleet and shoreside technical operations. He will also review OSG's training programs, ensuring that they meet the rigorous international standards and supplementary training required by the Company. Captain Grenier will report directly to Morten Arntzen, President and CEO.
ATA Airlines, Inc.
ATA Vacations' 'Mexico Sale'
MILWAUKEE, Dec. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Hurricane season is finally over and now "fun in the sun" is returning to Cancun and the Riviera Maya with ATA Vacations' "Mexico Sale". ATA Vacations is offering all-inclusive vacation packages, including hotel, air and transfer to/from Chicago-Midway to Cancun and the Riviera Maya resorts for as low as $429(a).
Quanex Building Products Corporation
Quanex Fiscal Fourth Quarter and 2005 Annual Results
HOUSTON, Dec. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Quanex Corporation (NYSE:NX) today reported record fiscal fourth quarter and 2005 net sales and diluted earnings per share from continuing operations. Net sales for the quarter and year were $483.3 million, up 14%, and $1,969.0 million, up 37%, respectively, over last year's quarterly and annual results. Diluted earnings per share from continuing operations for the quarter were $1.75, more than double year-ago results of $0.78, and for the year were $6.75 compared to $2.29 last year. Fourth quarter and annual diluted earnings per share were $1.18 and $5.92, respectively. Return on invested capital for 2005 was a best-ever 20.8%, compared to 9.3% for 2004. Total return to shareholders in 2005 was 73%.
Integration Technologies, Inc.
ACS Achieves Consolidated Integration Management with Integration Technologies Solutions
NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Integration Technologies, provider of InterWeave, the industry's most comprehensive Information Integration Market (IIM) solution(s) for producing applications that integrate enterprise systems, legacy applications, databases, files, content, and web service, both within and across enterprises, today announced a multi-year agreement with Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (ACS) to provide its InterWeave(r) Platform for end-to-end consolidated integration management of ACS' internal core and client service infrastructure. ACS is a FORTUNE 500 company and premier provider of diversified business process outsourcing and information technology solutions to commercial and government clients worldwide.
Statement of the Board of Directors of TDC A/S
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Dec. 02, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Statement of the Board of Directors of TDC A/S regarding the public tender offer by Nordic Telephone Company ApS which is indirectly wholly-owned by certain investment partnerships directly or indirectly advised or managed by Apax Partners Worldwide LLP, The Blackstone Group International Limited, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P., Permira Advisers KB and Providence Equity Partners Limited.