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Secured Services Inc
Secured Services Appoints Robert Skinner as President and CEO
NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Secured Services Inc. (OTCBB:SSVC) (the "Company"), a leader in identity and access management security software and services, announced today that its Board of Directors named Robert Skinner to serve as president and chief executive officer. In addition, he will serve as a director on the board.
Skanska to Rebuild Rail Line Section in Czech Republic for SEK 680 M
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skanska has been awarded the contract to rebuild a section of railway line in the Czech Republic. The total contract value is approximately SEK 1,130 M (CZK 3.7 billion), of which Skanska's share is 60 percent, or about SEK 680 M, which will be included in order bookings for the third quarter. The customer is the Czech Rail Administration.
Ahold Sells its Stake in Central American Joint Venture
ZAANDAM, Netherlands, Sept. 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ahold today announced it has agreed to sell its indirectly owned stake of 33 1/3% in CARHCO N.V. ("CARHCO"), its Central American joint venture, to Wal-Mart Stores Inc. The transaction is expected to close later today. The transaction amount was not disclosed.
Sun New Media Inc.
SE Global Equities Corp. Announces Symbol Change and Update
DIAMOND BAR, Calif., Sept. 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- SE Global Equities Corp. (OTCBB:SEGB) ("SEG") is pleased to announce that it is in the process of completing the acquisition of Sun New Media Group Ltd ("SNMG") from Chinese media group Sun Media Investment Holdings Ltd ("SMIH"). SEG has tendered all necessary documents and material into escrow to close the transaction and is waiting for SMIH to deliver the remaining documents and material. The parties have agreed to an effective closing date of September 18, 2005.
Crucell Appoints Agents to Boost Asian Market Potential
LEIDEN, Netherlands, Sept. 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dutch biotechnology company Crucell N.V. (Euronext:CRXL) (Nasdaq:CRXL) announced today that it has entered into agreements with Pharma&Soft in South Korea and Biott in Japan to increase the licensing business for PER.C6(R) and Advac(R) technology in Asia.