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Offshore Network Will Give Intentia 20 Percent Increase in Development and Support Capacity
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 28, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Intentia International AB (publ) (XSSE:INT B), a global provider of enterprise solutions, is establishing an offshore partnership in order to increase application development and testing capacity as well as customer support services by more than 20 percent. This will enable the company to develop new applications more quickly in response to customer requirements.
Volvo Trucks opens factory in South Africa
GOTEBORG, Sweden, June 28, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Volvo Trucks is opening a new factory in Durban, South Africa. At the same time operations are being closed down at the assembly plant in Botswana. Underlying the decision is the call for shorter lead times and lower freight costs.
Metso to Supply Energy Automation for UPM's Paper Mills in the U.K., France and Finland
HELSINKI, Finland, June 28, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metso Automation will supply process control systems to UPM's new power plants in Shotton (U.K.), Chapelle Darblay (France) and Rauma (Finland) paper mills. The power plants produce bioenergy for the paper mills. The power plants in Rauma and Shotton will start up during the latter half of 2006, and the Chapelle Darblay plant in January 2007.The value of the orders is not disclosed.
Biotage Issues 3 Million New Shares
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 28, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- On June 27 2005 the board of Biotage AB decided to increase the company's share capital by means of a new issue of 3 million shares. The shares are subscribed by Svenska Handelsbanken for resale to a limited number of institutional investors in Sweden and abroad. The decision is based on the authorization to the board by the annual general meeting held on April 27 2005.
HMV -- Video Interview with CEO
MAIDENHEAD, Berkshire, U.K., June 28, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- HMV -- preliminary results. Indepth interview available now on www.cantos.com with Alan Giles, Chief Executive (LSE:HMV).
John Menzies plc
John Menzies plc -- Trading Statement
EDINBURGH, U.K., June 28, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- John Menzies plc, the time-critical logistics company, today issues a trading update ahead of its interim results for the half year ending 25 June 2005, which will be announced on Tuesday 6 September 2005.
Fidelity Fund Acquires 5.13 Percent Interest in Crucell
LEIDEN, Netherlands, June 28, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dutch biotechnology company Crucell N.V. (Euronext:CRXL) (Nasdaq:CRXL) announced today that Fidelity's FID Growth Company Fund has acquired a 5.13% interest in the share capital of the Company. Crucell has 41.0 million shares outstanding as of May 12, 2005. Thirteen million of the outstanding shares are listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange as American Depository Shares (ADS).
Port of Houston Authority
PHA Commission Delivers Bayport, Environmental Matters
HOUSTON, June 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) commission approved several recommendations involving contract awards, bids and proposals, professional services and general administrative and operational matters during its public meeting on Monday, June 27, 2005 at the PHA Executive Office Building. Chairman Jim Edmonds presided 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.