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Proha Sold Its Investment in Widene Oy
HELSINKI, Finland, Jan. 18, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Proha Plc sold its share of Widene Oy, an IT growth company, that offers comprehensive outsourced IT services and solutions to companies. The buyer is Mr. Pekka Ruusunen, the founder and shareholder of Widene, who will be increasing his contribution to the development of Widene. Proha made a capital investment in Widene in November 2000. The price corresponds the original investment and it is not disclosed, because it is small in respect of Proha's business.
Proha plc Board of Directors Decisions
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 18, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Proha Board of Directors has decided to continue the study on possible demerger of the group's businesses while also considering alternative structural solutions. In case the Board would opt for a demerger, approval at a general meeting of Proha shareholders would be needed. The shareholder meeting could be held earliest in April and the demerger process could be finalized during fall 2002. The Board is looking for a corporate structure that would best support the company businesses while increasing the equity value and securing adequate liquidity.
Metro International: Preliminary Reporting Dates
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 18, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metro International S.A. ("Metro") (Nasdaq:MTROA) (Nasdaq:MTROB), the international newspaper group, today announced the following dates for the release of its preliminary quarterly results statements and the Annual General Meeting in 2002:
KMG Chemicals, Inc.
KMG Chemicals' Matamoros Plant Awarded "Clean Plant Certificate" By PROFEPA
HOUSTON, Jan. 17, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- KMG Chemicals, Inc. (Nasdaq:KMGB), a global provider of specialty chemicals in carefully focused markets, announced that its plant in Matamoros, Mexico has recently been awarded a Clean Plant Certificate (Certificado de Industria Limpia) by PROFEPA, the Federal Agency for Environmental Protection in Mexico. The Clean Plant Certificate -- the highest honor PROFEPA offers -- requires that plants meet "the highest environmental standards for chemical plants available worldwide." Since the program began in 1997 the Clean Plant Certificate has been awarded to only 12 of the approximately 165 maquiladora plants in the Matamoros area.
Gibraltar Event to be Broadcast by Vcall Over the Internet
RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 17, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Gibraltar (Nasdaq:ROCK) will broadcast its discussion of results and earnings for the Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year 2001 on Thursday, January 24, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern, Vcall, a Service of World Investor Link, announced today. This event webcast can be accessed at http://www.vcall.com/EventPage.asp?ID=80484.