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Minera Andes, Inc.
Geophysics Received at Minera Andes' Los Azules Porphyry Copper/Gold Project, Argentina
SPOKANE, Wash., March 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Minera Andes Inc., (TSX Venture Exchange:MAI) (OTCBB:MNEAF), is pleased to announce that a large anomaly has been identified using the MIMDAS deep penetration, high resolution induced polarization (IP) system at the Los Azules porphyry copper/gold system in San Juan province, central Argentina. The anomaly identified by the geophysics is beneath an area covered by glacial debris several hundred meters to the west of five recently completed drill holes. Several drill sites have been selected to conduct a preliminary test of the area if weather conditions allow.
Gunnebo today distributes its Swedish annual report for the 2003 financial year
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Security group Gunnebo is distributing its Swedish annual report for the 2003 financial year today. It is being sent by post to shareholders who have indicated their wish to have it delivered and to other interested parties. The annual report can also be downloaded from Gunnebo's website at www.gunnebo.se (PDF reader required).
Prudential plc Scrip Dividend
London, UK, March 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Prudential plc will again be offering a scrip dividend alternative in respect of the final dividend of 10.7p per ordinary share for the year ending 31 December 2003. The number of new shares each shareholder who elects to take scrip will be entitled to receive will be calculated by dividing the total cash dividend due on each holding of shares as at the record date (17 March 2004) by the reference price for each new ordinary share.
Hexagon Acquires Korean Metrology Business
NACKA STRAND, Sweden, March 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Hexagon has agreed to acquire the South Korean company Korea ErFa Systems Eng. Co metrology business. Hexagon will continue the operations in a new legal entity named Hexagon Metrology Korea. The Company will initially have a sales turn over of 1.3 MUSD consisting of commissions from sales of new Coordinate measuring machines and after market services. It will have 9 employees.
UTi Worldwide Announces New Levels of Visibility for Customers' Supply Chains
RANCHO DOMINGUEZ, Calif., March 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- UTi Worldwide Inc. (Nasdaq:UTIW) will introduce, at a meeting of analysts and investors to be held today, eMpower5(tm), an upgraded version of the company's proprietary information technology system. eMpower5 is an integrated technology solution that provides superior global visibility across all facets of customers' supply chains in one application view. At today's meeting, the company will unveil an enhanced focus on global integrated logistics that assures customers access to new levels of information about the goods in their own supply chains - whether at rest or in motion - on a real-time basis.