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Force Protection, Inc. Third Quarter Operational Results
CHARLESTON, S.C., Dec. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Force Protection, Inc. (OTCBB:FRCP), in its quarterly report dated September 30th, 2003, indicated profitability for the third quarter. Revenues were up 129% to $2.78 million compared to the same period in the prior year, while operating expenses decreased by more than 300%. For the quarter, the company showed a net profit of $183,246 compared to a loss of $2.34 million in the same period in 2002.
Petrobras selects SKF for predictive maintenance
GOTEBORG, Sweden, Dec. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- SKF and Petroleo Brasileiro S/A - Petrobras - have signed a four-year contract by which SKF Reliability Systems will provide a predictive maintenance (PdM) program to keep rotating equipment on offshore platforms producing efficiently.
Ahold announced arbitration proceeding former CEO
ZAANDAM, The Netherlands, Dec. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ahold today announced that the former CEO Cees van der Hoeven has initiated an arbitration proceeding relative to the termination of his employment. Ahold will not comment on or give information about this arbitration proceeding until a final award has been rendered by the arbitration panel.
Centrica Signs Contract with Teligent for the Supply of Advanced IN Services
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Teligent announced today a new customer in Centrica Telecommunications, a leading provider of communications services in the UK. Teligent will be providing the Teligent P90/E platform and applications to help Centrica Telecommunications maintain their lead in the competitive indirect telecom services market. The Teligent platform will be carrying calls generated by the Centrica brands -- British Gas Communications and One.Tel.
Song Networks Holding
Song Networks Expands to Mobile Operator Business in Finland
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Song Networks Holding AB (Stockholmsborsen:SONW) announces today that the Finnish subsidiary expands to mobile operator business. Song Networks in Finland brings to market its mobile services, which complement especially corporate data and voice solutions. The customers will get swift access to their companies' own information network and to Internet as well as to wireless voice services via mobile devices.
Changes in Most Traded and Attract40
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Stockholmsborsen's segments for the most heavily traded shares will be updated as of January 1, 2004. Two new companies will be added to the Most Traded segment of the A List, while one will be removed. Attract40 will have 16 new companies and 13 will be removed from the segment.