latest news releases from the newsroom
Arete Industries, Inc.
Arete Industries, Inc. Refocuses on Energy Sector
NIWOT, Colo., Oct. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) Arete Industries, Inc. (OTCBB:ARET) today reconfirmed the redirection and new focus of its business plan to implement its new revenue-driven strategy in the Energy Sector focusing on low risk, high profit traditional oil and gas projects and state of the art renewable and alternative energy projects. Thomas Raabe, Arete CEO, stated, "Our intent is to team financial specialists with experienced oil and gas people and experts on cutting edge renewable and alternative energy technologies in order to maximize our penetration of the 'New Energy Sector.'"
MTG: Viasat Explorer channel to launch in Eastern Europe
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Modern Times Group MTG AB (Other OTC:MTGNF) (Nasdaq:MTGNY), the international media group, today announced that it will launch the 'Viasat Explorer' pay-TV channel in Russia, the three Baltic states, Moldova, Belarus, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Bulgaria on 1 November. Viasat Explorer is expected to already have approximately 300,000 subscribers at the time of launch into these new territories through existing agreements with local cable TV distributors.
Scottish Power PLC
ScottishPower Reappoints Non-Executive Director
GLASGOW, U.K., Oct. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- ScottishPower (NYSE:SPI) (LSE:SPW) today announced the return of Philip Carroll Jnr. to its Board as a Non-executive Director, five months after he temporarily resigned to help rebuild the infrastructure of post-war Iraq.
The North Sea Scenario
LONDON, Oct. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- EyeforEnergy, a division of First Conferences Ltd, is delighted to be able to disclose the latest details of its North Sea Decommissioning Event 2004, which is to take place in Aberdeen next February.
EyeforEnergy Focus 2004
LONDON, Oct. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- EyeforEnergy, a division of London-based First Conferences, a world leader in informative conferences on the cutting edge of emerging issues, is pleased to announce its calendar of events for 2004. A series of ground-breaking, industry-driven conferences is planned to enable business leaders to address and overcome the challenges facing today's Energy industry.
NCC to remodel railway yard in Kolback for SEK 205 million
SOLNA, Sweden, Oct. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- NCC has been commissioned by the Swedish Railway Administration to remodel the railway yard in Kolback for SEK 205 million. The assignment entails turnkey responsibility from the early inquiry stage up to deployment of the facility.