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ICR Systems, Inc.
CORRECTING and REPLACING: ICR Systems, Inc. Announces 3 for 1 Stock Split
ORLANDO, Fla., April 6, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- ICR Systems, Inc. (Pink Sheets:ICRM) announced today that the company's Board of Directors has approved a three-for-one stock split of the company's outstanding shares of common stock. The stock split will entitle each stockholder of record on the later of at the close of business April 16, 2004 or approval from Nasdaq, to receive two additional shares for every outstanding share of common stock.
Occidental Petroleum Corp.
Occidental To Hold Earnings Conference Call
LOS ANGELES, April 6, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) will hold a conference call on Friday, April 23, 2004, following the release of its first-quarter 2004 financial results. The conference call, which will begin at 11:30 a.m. EDT, may be accessed by calling 1-877-826-1579. The conference call also can be heard live on the company's website, www.oxy.com.
A Must Read -- New Book a Fascinating Inquiry into You and Me
NORTH HILLS, Calif., April 6, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- "The task before us, in a nutshell, my fellow humans, is the clear and present danger of finding out who we really are. That is the impossible feat I have given this poor creature, V. Virom, and each of us with him. Whether I, and you with me, finally answer the question that haunts every human head remains to be seen. The proof of the pasta is always in the tasting." So says the author at the beginning of his book as he invites the reader on a detective story, offering an utterly profound and beautifully written book with a rather remarkable synthesis of modern thinking, one that builds from the ground of existence alone, to a spirituality both secular and sacred.
ICR Systems, Inc.
ICR Systems, Inc. Announces 3 for 1 Stock Split
ORLANDO, Fla., April 6, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- ICR Systems, Inc. (Pink Sheets:ICRM) announced today that the company's Board of Directors has approved a three-for-one stock split of the company's outstanding shares of common stock. The stock split will entitle each stockholder of record at the close of business on the later of April 16, 2004 or approval from Nasdaq, to receive two additional shares for every outstanding share of common stock held. The additional shares from the split are expected to be distributed by the transfer agent on or about April 19, 2004. Upon the completion of the stock split, ICR Systems, Inc. will have approximately 82 million shares of common stock outstanding.
GulfMark Offshore, Inc.
GulfMark Offshore Announces New Controller
HOUSTON, April 6, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- GulfMark Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq:GMRK) announced today that Carla S. Mashinski, (C.P.A. and C.M.A.) has been appointed as Controller of GulfMark Offshore, Inc. effective immediately. A graduate of the University of Tennessee with a B.S. in Accounting and a candidate for the Executive M.B.A. from the University of Texas in May 2004, Ms. Mashinski has most recently served as Vice President, Finance Transformation at Duke Energy North America. She was Vice President and Controller of Duke Energy North America for two and one half years and Managing Director and Controller of Duke Energy International for two years prior to her most recent position. Her background also includes fourteen years of experience in various financial positions of increasing responsibility with Shell Oil Company from 1985-1998.
IRIS International, Inc.
IRIS International Moves To Nasdaq National Market System Under Symbol 'IRIS'
CHATSWORTH, Calif., April 6, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- IRIS International, Inc. (AMEX:IRI), a manufacturer and marketer of automated IVD urinalysis systems and medical devices used in hospitals and reference clinical laboratories worldwide, today announced that the Company's Common Stock will begin trading on the Nasdaq National Market under the symbol "IRIS", effective at the opening of trading on Wednesday, April 7, 2004. IRIS' Common Stock previously traded on the American Stock Exchange under the symbol "IRI" through April 6, 2004.
Monarch Gulf Exploration, Inc.
Monarch Gold announces results of Geophysical Surveys
SPOKANE, Wash., April 6, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Monarch Gold Exploration, Inc. (Pink Sheets:MGEX) is pleased to announce successful results from ground magnetometer surveys over the Company's WNA and BAT claim groups located respectively in the Goldfields and Aurora mining districts of Nevada. Total Magnetic Field data were acquired by Zonge Geoscience, Inc., a prominent worldwide geophysical survey contractor, utilizing a GEM Systems GSM-19 Overhauser-Effect magnetometer.