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AvestaPolarit: Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 24, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Extraordinary General Meeting of shareholders of AvestaPolarit Oyj Abp will be held at Outokumpu's head office at Riihitontuntie 7 B, 02200 Espoo, Finland on Monday, 18 November 2002 at 3 p.m. Registration for attendance and distribution of voting slips will begin at 2.30 p.m.
Biosensor Applications: Artificial Dog Nose Detected Cocaine in the U.S.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 24, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- During tests in the United States, Biosensor Application's narcotics detector, "the artificial dog nose," has been able to detect cocaine in cargo containers. The tests were conducted by the customs authorities in the United States and Canada. The detector identified cocaine in three containers and generated a negative reading for the empty container.
Song Networks Holding
Danzas ASG Eurocargo AB Chooses Song Networks for Fixed Telephony in Sweden
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 24, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- In collaboration with a mobile operator and a switchboard supplier, Song Networks Holding AB's (Stockholmsborsen: SONW) subsidiary Song Networks Svenska AB is supplying a voice solution which rationalises Danzas ASG Eurocargo AB's fixed and mobile telephony. The contract runs for 3 years, and the value for Song Networks is approx. SEK 36 million.
Volvo: Truck Deliveries - September 2002
GOTEBORG, Sweden, Oct. 24, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Deliveries from Volvo's (Nasdaq:VOLVY) truck operations, which includes Volvo Trucks, Mack Trucks, Inc., and Renault Trucks, increased by 19% for the month of September, compared with the same month last year. On a year-to-date basis, deliveries amounted to 114,618 trucks, an increase of 1% compared with the same period last year. In Europe, deliveries declined by 4 % while North America increased with 8% compared with the same period last year.