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Kirby McInerney LLP
Kirby McInerney & Squire LLP Announces Class Certified Consisting of Washington Group International Inc. (f/k/a Morrison Knudsen) Purchasers of Common Stock and Senior Notes Due 2010 -- WGII
NEW YORK, May 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firm of Kirby McInerney & Squire, LLP announces that on April 21, 2003, the United States District Court for the District of Idaho issued an order certifying a class of Washington Group's (Nasdaq:WGII) common stock and bonds acquired during the period from April 17, 2000 through March 2, 2001, inclusive. The class certification order is subject to a possible appeal and the ruling on the motion to dismiss is not an order establishing defendants' liability. Kirby McInerney & Squire LLP is co-lead counsel for the class. A notice advising class members of the claims of the class action and their rights as class members, as approved by the Court, will be sent out shortly. If you have any questions concerning the claims, your rights as a class member, or the status of the litigation, feel free to contact us.
Norsk Hydro ASA: Dividend of NOK 10.50 approved by the Annual General Meeting
OSLO, Norway, May 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Annual General Meeting of Norsk Hydro ASA (NYSE:NHY) has today adopted the board of directors' proposal to distribute a dividend of NOK 10.50 per share. The dividend will be paid on May 22, 2003 to shareholders who are listed in the company's register as of May 7. Shares will be registered ex-dividend from May 8, while American depositary Receipts (ADR) have been registered ex-dividend since May 5.
Association for Women in Technology, Southern California (AWT)
Association for Women in Technology to Promote Involvement of Young Girls in the Technology Field
IRVINE, Calif., May 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- In an effort to promote the involvement of young girls in the technology field, the Association for Women in Technology, Southern California (AWT), will kick off this season by sponsoring Technology Career Day at the University of California, Irvine, and hosting several technology-themed workshops for the Girl Scouts of Orange County. In addition to providing unique educational opportunities for the girls participating in these events, AWT aims to increase awareness of its mission throughout the technology industry in Southern California.
KLIPPAN AB: Annual General Meeting
KLIPPAN, Sweden, May 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- At KLIPPAN's annual general meeting, Jan Bernander, Bertil Bernadotte, Ulf Ek, Bjorn Gillberg, Tommy Kullberg, Stefan Lersten and Kjell Svensson were re-elected as members of the Board. Mariana Burenstam Linder was elected a new ordinary member.
Bright Star Ventures Ltd.
Bright Star Acquires High Grade Gold Mine in China
VANCOUVER, B.C., May 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bright Star Ventures Ltd. (TSX Venture Exchange:BSV) (the "Company") has entered into a letter agreement with the Yunnan Nonferrous Metals Geological and Mining Company Ltd. (YNMGM), the provincial authority for Nonferrous Metals, to acquire from YNMGM, a 75% interest in the "Gongguo Property", a high-grade gold mining and exploration operation. Gold grade intersection of 15.11 g/t over 9 meters (with a high value of 138.00 g/t over a 1.0 meter interval) in the KD-4 tunnel has been encountered in exploration workings.