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Imagis to Change Company Name, Appoints Distinguished Board Member and New VP Sales
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 22, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Imagis Technologies Inc. ("Imagis") (OTCBB:IMTIF) (TSX-V:WSI) (DE:IGYA) announced today that pursuant to shareholder approval, received at the company's annual general meeting on June 17, 2005, the company intends to change its name to "Visiphor Corporation" and to continue the company under the Canada Business Corporations Act. The name change remains subject to regulatory approval by the Canadian Registrar of Companies and the TSX Venture Exchange. The company's shares will continue to trade under existing stock symbols until the legal name change has been completed. The new name is derived from the term "visual metaphor", which describes how the company's advanced integration solutions utilize visual symbology to reduce the complexity involved in connecting disparate data and systems.
Telenor Wins ICT Contract with Nye Ahus
OSLO, Norway, June 22, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The board of Nye Ahus has awarded Telenor, in close cooperation with HP and other partners, the contract for procurement and construction of ICT infrastructure to the hospital. The contract has a value of approximately NOK 280 million, inclusive of VAT.The new university hospital, which is under construction at Loerenskog outside Oslo, is due to be completed on 1 October 2008. This contract confirms the strong position that the consortium led by Telenor and Hewlett-Packard Norway has gained with respect to supplies of ICT solutions to the Norwegian health services.
BILIA EXPANDERAR I DANMARK
Bilia har i enlighet med de intentioner som tillkännagavs den 11 april i år,
genomfört förhandlingarna med Scaniadams ägare och idag tecknat avtal om köp av
samtliga aktier i Scaniadam A/S samt Selandia Motor Company A/S. Bolagen
förvärvas per den 1 januari 2005.
Avtalet innefattar även en option att inom en 5-årsperiod förvärva Scaniadams
fastighetsbestånd till ett pris som marginellt överstiger bokförda värden. I de
fall optionen inte utnyttjas har Bilia förbundit sig att ingå hyresavtal so
BILIA EXPANDING IN DENMARK
In accordance with intentions announced on April 11 this year, Bilia has
conducted negotiations with the owners of Scaniadam and has today signed an
agreement for the purchase of all the shares in Scaniadam A/S and Selandia
Motor Company A/S. The companies will be acquired as of January 1, 2005.
The agreement also contains an option within a period of 5 years to acquire
Scaniadam’s properties at a price marginally in excess of their book value. In
the case that the option is not taken up, Bil
Skanska Awarded New Public-Private Partnering Power Project in Brazil -- Skanska Invests About SEK 150 M
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 22, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skanska and its Brazilian partners have signed an agreement for the delivery of electricity in Manaus, in the state of Amazonas, Brazil. The agreement is between the Breitener consortium, in which Skanska BOT holds a 35-percent interest, and the regional power company Manaus Energia, part of state-owned Eletrobras. The 20-year contract will generate revenues to the consortium of approximately SEK 370 M per annum.
BILIA TO EVALUATE REAL ESTATE PORTFOLIO
Bilia's board of directors has decided to evaluate the future ownership
situation for Bilia's real estate portfolio and to draw up a proposal for
either a stock market listing or the sale of these real estate holdings.
The aim is to publish the results of this process in the report on the 2005
financial year, which is due to be published on 7 February 2006, at the very
latest. Any decision to distribute these real estate holdings to Bilia's
shareholders will be made at the AGM on 19 April 200