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Riddarhyttan Resources AB
The Board of Directors in Riddarhyttan Supports Public Offer from Agnico-Eagle
GOTHENBURG, Sweden, Sept. 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited on May 12, 2005 announced a recommended public offer to the shareholders of Riddarhyttan Resources AB for all outstanding shares of Riddarhyttan not already owned by Agnico-Eagle. Before the offer announcement, Agnico-Eagle beneficially owned approximately 14% of Riddarhyttan's outstanding shares. In the offer, 0.1137 shares in Agnico-Eagle were being offered for each Riddarhyttan share. The offer period expired on September 9, 2005 at 4:00 p.m. (CET).
Terraplay Systems AB
Terraplay Appoints Tom Stone as Chairman of the Board
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Swedish provider of middleware solutions for connected and multiplayer gaming has appointed Tom Stone as non-executive chairman of the board. Tom Stone has much experience in the games industry, having worked eight years at Electronic Arts Europe latterly as Head of its European Studio and earlier in a number of different roles within the European publishing group. After heading up LEGO Interactive for eighteen months, Tom started the U.K.-based publisher Giant Interactive, most notably known for its LEGO games including award winning LEGO Star Wars.
Shakespeare's Cigar Corp.
Shakespeare's Cigar Corporation Bridges the Gap Between Internet and Retail Brick and Mortar
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Sept. 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- While the Internet has provided opportunities for millions of people to make a living with online shops, in many cases it is helping to put those brick and mortar store owners who do not use the Internet's buying structure and awareness power, out of business. That is why Scott Shakespeare of Shakespeare's Cigar Corp. is determined to use his brand and ingenuity to make the Internet and tobacco shops everywhere work in commercial harmony.
DSM -- Invitation to Press Conference
HEERLEN, Netherlands, Sept. 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- On behalf of the DSM Managing Board, I have the pleasure of inviting you to a press conference at which DSM will present its new multi-year strategy. The conference will take place at DSM's head office at Het Overloon 1 in Heerlen, the Netherlands on Thursday, 6 October 2005 at 11 a.m.
Coastal Holdings, Inc.
Coastal Holdings, Inc. In Joint Venture Negotiations with Vladimir Fuel Company Ltd.
HOUSTON, Sept. 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Coastal Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheets:CSJJ) today announced that further to its press release issued on September 10, the company is in negotiations to form a joint venture with a Russian oil and gas firm, Vladimir Fuel Company Ltd. Coastal Holdings will lead the financing of the joint venture by sourcing investment capital from the equity market. The company will also play an active role in identifying a prime location for the development of an oil refinery along the eastern seaboard of Canada or the United States. Once established, the refining capacity of Vladimir Fuel Company will be significantly expanded, along with immediate access to distribution throughout North America. For its part, Coastal Holdings will hold a percentage working interest in the joint venture. Further details will be disclosed upon signing of the formal joint operating agreement.