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Song Networks Holding
Song Networks Sells Network to Kinda
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 25, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Song Networks Svenska AB is today selling the Kisa and Rimforsa metro network to Kinda municipality. It is costing the authority SEK 3.5 million-- who, for their part, will take over the operation and administration of the network.
Trintech Group Plc
Trintech's Seventh Annual ReconNET Customer Conference Receives High Praise from Attendees
DALLAS and DUBLIN, Ireland, June 25, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Trintech (Nasdaq:TTPA) (Prime Standard:TTP), a leading provider of transaction management and payment infrastructure solutions, today announced that a record 105 leading retail, utility, hospitality, dining, services, government, financial institutions and other organizations recently gathered in Fort Worth, Texas for the seventh annual ReconNET Customer Conference. Highlights at the conference included the unveiling of new products, with a host of new features and functions that focus on reducing costs and improving efficiencies for our customers.
Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c.
Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. Purchase of Own Shares
DUBLIN, Ireland, June 25, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. ("AIB") (NYSE:AIB) announces that on June 24, 2003, it purchased 1,040,000 of its ordinary shares, at an average price of Euro 13.0824, to be held as treasury shares.
Viral Genetics Inc.
Viral Genetics, Inc. Update
SOUTH PASADENA, Calif., June 24, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- It has come to the attention of the Company that there is an erroneous Form 3 filing under Viral Genetics (OTCBB:VRAL) in the EDGAR database maintained by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Stolt-Nielsen Transportation Group Executive Removed from Conditional Amnesty Agreement
LONDON, June 24, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Stolt-Nielsen Transportation Group (SNTG), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Stolt-Nielsen S.A. (Nasdaq:SNSA) (Oslo Stock Exchange:SNI), today confirmed that the U.S. Department of Justice has advised the Company that it is charging Mr. Richard Wingfield, an executive with the Company, with a violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Act regarding alleged collusion in the parcel tanker industry. The Department of Justice has advised the Company that it no longer considers Mr. Wingfield to be covered by the conditional amnesty granted to the Company. Mr. Wingfield has been suspended from his position with the Company.
GoldSpring, Inc. Announces Today that the Company has Executed the Final Closing Documents on June 12, 2003 for the Acquisition of the Company's Nevada Mining Assets
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 24, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- GoldSpring, Inc. (OTCBB:GSPG) announces today that the Company has executed the final closing documents on June 12, 2003 for the acquisition of its mining assets in Nevada. The Definitive Written Agreement was previously announced on March 20, 2003 and it has been mutually agreed that all requirements and conditions of closing have been satisfied. Pursuant to the closing, the Company is canceling 79.5 million previously issued restricted common shares and is reissuing 90 million newly issued restricted common shares to the Ecovery shareholders (Sellers). In addition the Company is issuing 46,500 shares of its newly authorized $100 Preferred Convertible and Redeemable Shares to Harlesk Nevada, Inc., (the previous GoldSpring claim owners), in full satisfaction of a $4,650,000 payment to have been made from net operating profits received from operation of the claims. When the Preferred Shares are either converted to Common Shares or redeemed by the Company, a further 2% ongoing net smelter royalty will be paid to Harlesk.
Harsco Corporation Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend
HARRISBURG, Pa., June 24, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Board of Directors of Harsco Corporation (NYSE: HSC) today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 26.25 cents per share, or $1.05 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend is payable August 15, 2003 to stockholders of record as of July 15, 2003.
Spector Roseman Kodroff & Willis, P.C.
Spector, Roseman & Kodroff, P.C. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Sears Roebuck Acceptance Corporation -- SRJ
PHILADELPHIA, June 24, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firm of Spector, Roseman & Kodroff, P.C. announces that it filed a securities class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, on behalf of purchasers of the 7% Subordinated Notes ("7% Notes") issued by Sears Roebuck Acceptance Corporation. ("Sears Acceptance") (NYSE:SRJ) between June 21, 2002 and October 17, 2002, inclusive ("Class Period").
Converge Global, Inc.
BOCA RATON, Fla., June 24, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Converge Global, Inc. (Pink Sheets:CVRG) announced today that, effective May 29, 2003, Donald A. Smiley has resigned all positions with Converge Global and its wholly owned subsidiary, TeleWrx, Inc. Mr. Smiley previously served as the Chairman of Converge Global and as Chairman of its wholly owned subsidiary TeleWrx, Inc.