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Maxim Pharmaceuticals to Present at Rodman & Renshaw Conference
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 22, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Maxim Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:MAXM) (SSE:MAXM) today announced that it will present at the Rodman & Renshaw Techvest 6th Annual Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, October 26, 2004 at 11:30 am Eastern Time in the Waldorf Astoria Hotel. Larry Stambaugh, Maxim's Chief Executive Officer, will present an overview of the Company's business operations and clinical development. A live webcast of the presentation will be available at http://www.maxim.com. Please log onto the website several minutes prior to the start of the live presentation to ensure adequate time for any software download that may be required.
Brock comments on Atlas Copco's Q3 results 2004
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 22, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Today, the Atlas Copco Group published its third quarter results. ``We had record profits and good volume growth," says Gunnar Brock, President and CEO. ``The operating margin was above our target of 15% for the Group, with strong contributions from all business areas."
Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP
Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP, Representing Shareholders of Staar Surgical Company, Announces Update To Shareholder Lawsuit
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP -- representing shareholders of Staar Surgical Company -- announces 10 days remaining to move to be a lead plaintiff in the shareholder lawsuit. All persons and institutions who purchased securities of STAAR Surgical Company. ("Staar Surgical" or the "Company")(Nasdaq:STAA) between April 3, 2003 and September 28, 2004, inclusive (the "Class Period"), may move the Court not later than November 1, 2004, to serve as lead plaintiff, however, you must meet certain legal requirements.
Fortis creates position of Chief Operating Officer
BRUSSELS, Belgium, Oct. 22, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Fortis CEO Jean-Paul Votron and the Fortis Executive Committee have decided to create the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO). In doing this, Fortis recognises the importance of strengthening horizontal Fortis-wide support and operational functions to leverage its growth strategy. This will also encourage the 'one company' concept, enhance consistency and coherence throughout the organisation (bank and insurance) and put new energy into business development throughout the group.
Minera Andes, Inc.
Minera Andes Engages Macquarie Bank for Bridge Financing on Huevos Verdes Project
SPOKANE, Wash., Oct. 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Minera Andes Inc. (TSX Venture Exchange:MAI) (OTCBB:MNEAF) has accepted an offer letter from Macquarie Bank Limited to provide a loan facility of up to $4 million. This facility is to be provided in two tranches to provide funding to Minera for its 49% portion of the costs of completing a bankable feasibility study and related development work for the San Jose/Huevos Verdes gold/silver project in Argentina. Macquarie Bank Limited ("Macquarie") is an international banking group active in providing project financing to the mining sector.