latest news releases from the newsroom
PayStar's GLOBALCash signs Agreement with Online Company Records
LODI, Calif., Sept. 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- PayStar Corporation (Pink Sheets:PYST), one of the nation's growing providers of stored value debit cards, announced today the signing of an Agreement between PayStar's GLOBALCash division and Online Company Records, LLC (OCR). The companies will jointly market GLOBALCash's prepaid ATM debit cards to OCR's nearly 250,000 financially underserved and unbanked customers.
Atlas Copco's Capital Markets Day in summary
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Today, Atlas Copco holds its annual Capital Markets Day. The meeting is aimed at giving a deeper understanding of the Group's strategy, structure, and ongoing activities.
Scania -- Driver in Driver's Seat
SODERTALJE, Sweden, Sept. 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Endorsed by the European Commission, Scania will organise the second round of the "Young European Truck Driver" competition in 2005. Drivers from all EU member states, plus Norway, Switzerland and Turkey will participate, making this the biggest pan-European competition ever for drivers of heavy trucks. The focus of the event is to promote the importance of the driver for improving safety on the roads and also contributing to a sound economy for the transport industry.
Fortis CEO Anton van Rossum Hands Over to Jean-Paul Votron
BRUSSELS, Belgium, Sept. 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Anton van Rossum (59), who had earlier indicated to the Fortis Board not to extend his contract after August 2005, has decided to hand over his position as CEO to Jean-Paul Votron (53). Until recently, Mr. Votron was Citigroup's CEO Retail Bank for Western Europe, Central Europe, Russia, Middle East and Africa. Jean-Paul Votron will take over as CEO of Fortis on 11 October 2004.
Port of Houston Authority
PHA Commission Delivers Bayport, Security, Environmental Matters
HOUSTON, Sept. 20, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) commission on Monday approved several recommendations involving contract awards, bids and proposals, professional services and general administrative and operational matters during its public meeting. Chairman Jim Edmonds will preside over the meeting to be attended by Vice Chairman Kase Lawal, Commissioner Steve Phelps, Commissioner Jim Fonteno, Commissioner Jimmy Burke, Commissioner Cheryl Thompson-Draper, and Commissioner Janiece Longoria.
1000 Friends of Florida
Non-Profit Groups Oppose Scripps Development Project Located Next to Everglades
PALM BEACH and TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Sept. 20, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Placing a development the size of downtown West Palm Beach immediately beside the Everglades is wrong says a group of statewide nonprofit advocacy organizations. With a public hearing to grant zoning approvals for the Scripps Project looming, 1000 Friends of Florida, Florida Wildlife Federation, Audubon of Florida, and the Environmental and Land Use Law Center, repeated their opposition to this site.