latest news releases from the newsroom
World Golf League, Inc.
The WGL Completes World Championship
ORLANDO, Fla., May 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The World Golf League, Inc. (OTCBB:WGFL) announced today that it has completed its first annual World Championship event in Scottsdale, Arizona last week. Twelve four-man teams competed in a Ryder Cup like event for $25,000. Each team played three matches where a total of 16 points could be earned. The first place team totaled 13.5 points and took home the $15,000 first place prize. Second place was won with 13 points and third place with 11 points. Each of those teams earned $7,500 and $2,500 respectively. In addition to the prize money, players were treated to a welcome reception, three rounds of championship golf, media coverage and a first class awards banquet.
UCB -- video interviews
BRUSSELS, Belgium, May 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Recommended cash offer by UCB for CelltechIndepth interview available now on www.cantos.com with Georges Jacobs, Chairman of the Executive Committee, UCB
CELLTECH -- video interviews
BERKSHIRE, U.K., May 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Recommended cash offer by UCB for CelltechIndepth interview available now on www.cantos.com with Dr Goran Ando, CEO, Celltech.
Skanska initiates growth plan for US building unit
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skanska is announcing a plan for its US building unit to achieve a highly focused organization with the goal of above market growth in sales and earnings. The plan includes centralization of all support services, which will enable the most senior line officers and managers to concentrate on customers and project execution at local levels. The new structure will result in improved service to customers as well as improved control. The changes will also mean lower administrative costs.
Alfa Laval drives solution of the global environmental issue with ballast water
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Alfa Laval, a world leader in centrifugal separation, heat transfer and fluid handling, focus on the environmental issue with ballast water. The company starts a co-operation with the Swedish company Benrad, who has developed a new and patented technology that has been found extremely potent in the treatment of water and removal of all kinds of micro-organisms and bacteria.
Maxim Pharmaceuticals Presents New Preclinical Results Showing Prevention Of Liver Injury By Histamine
SAN DIEGO and STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Maxim Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:MAXM) (SSE:MAXM) today announced preclinical results demonstrating the ability of histamine to prevent lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced liver injury in a rodent model. In this model, presented as a liver disease poster-of-distinction at the annual Digestive Disease Week (DDW) meeting in New Orleans, the addition of histamine reduced pro-inflammatory cytokines and substantially increased survival in LPS induced liver injury after partial liver resection (hepatectomy).
Skandia -- Financial Effects through March 2004
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skandia's result is affected by external factors such as changes in the stock market and interest rates. Future revenues, which are based on fund values, increase or decrease as a result of these factors.