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Millicom International Cellular
Appointment of New Chairman of Millicom International Cellular S.A.
BERTRANGE, Luxembourg, Aug. 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Millicom International Cellular S.A. ("MIC") (Nasdaq:MICC), the global telecommunications investor, today announces that, following the death of MIC's Chairman, Jan Hugo Stenbeck, on Monday 19th August, Hakan Ledin, the current Vice Chairman, has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of Millicom International Cellular S.A. A Board meeting to determine the appointment was held in Stockholm today.
WILink Launches PeerEvents Surveillance Tool as Newest Product in their PrecisionIR Line of Investor Relations Services
RICHMOND,.Va., Aug. 15, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- WILink, a global leader in providing investor relations and investment communications services has introduced PeerEvents(TM), a database of earnings conference call transcripts, to further assist their clients with effective investor communications. PeerEvents(TM) is the latest addition to WILink's new PrecisionIR(TM) program specifically developed for Investor Relations professionals to deliver customized communications to a precisely targeted investor audience.
Carcorp USA Anticipating Substantial Growth for Last Six Months of 2002
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Carcorp USA Inc. ("CUSA") (OTCBB:CUSA) said today that it anticipates strong operating results for the last six months of 2002, with gross revenues growing by 34% in the last six months over the last six months of 2001, with EBITDA increasing by 27% over the same reporting period in 2001. Net profits should increase by 28% from the first six months of 2001.
Sign On Obtains Patent in Sweden
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The listed company Sign On has received a decision from PRV -- the Swedish Patent & Registration Office -- that its patent application concerning a method for the secure transmission of electronically signed documents via the Internet has now been approved in Sweden. Sign On's product, called FormPipe, fulfils the patentability requirements of innovation, level of invention, and industrial applicability.
Atlas Minerals Inc.
Atlas Commences Mining Operations at White Cliffs and Announces Financial Results for Second Quarter
DENVER, Aug. 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Atlas Minerals Inc. (OTCBB:ATMR) (the "Company") announced today it has commenced commercial mining operations on its White Cliffs diatomite mine, located approximately 30 miles north of Tucson, Arizona. First production from the property has been pre-sold primarily as livestock feed supplement. Initial shipment of ore, under a 220-ton per month sales contract, is scheduled for next week. The White Cliffs mine and existing on-site processing facility are capable of sustaining an annual production rate of at least 50,000 tons per year.