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Honor Thy Forefather -- New Novel Depicts Three Families Split by the Civil War
RADCLIFF, Ky., March 18, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Civil War was a time in American history when the nation was split down the middle. The North battled the South, and families battled each other. Deep in the hills of West Virginia and Virginia, mountain men fight in the name of honor in John Michael Jarvis' new historical epic novel, Mountaineers' Honor (now available through 1stBooks Library).
Hydro to build new chlorine plant in Norway
OSLO, Norway, March 18, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Board of Norsk Hydro (NYSE:NHY) has today approved the construction of a new chlorine plant at Rafnes. The investment, estimated to cost in the region of NOK 1 billion, approximately EUR 127 million, is expected to be very profitable. Production is planned to start up in 2005.
Trelleborg 2002 Annual Report
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 18, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Trelleborg AB's (Other OTC:TBABF) Annual Report for fiscal 2002 is being published today on the Group website at www.trelleborg.com and has been simultaneously distributed to Trelleborg's shareholders. Copies of the Annual Report can be ordered via the Internet or through Trelleborg's Corporate Communications Department, telephone: +46 (0)410-670 00.
Gyros AB licenses patented technology to Fluidigm Corporation
UPPSALA SCIENCE PARK, Sweden, March 18, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Gyros AB and Fluidigm Corporation today announced finalization of a licensing agreement of a patent family held by Gyros which covers certain microfluidic devices based on elastomeric layers. The Gyros patent applies in the US (US Patent 5,376,252) and in additional major biotech markets worldwide.
Saab Training Systems awarded British contracts worth 135 million SEK
LINKOPING, Sweden, March 18, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Saab Training Systems, Huskvarna, Sweden has been awarded two contracts by Westland Helicopters Limited. The contracts will deliver a new laser for the Apache and a Target Weapons Effects System (TAGWES) for the Lynx AH Mk 7 helicopters. Deliveries will be performed during 2004.
Sonoran Energy, Inc.
Sonoran Energy to Acquire Working Interest in California Oilfield
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 18, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sonoran Energy, Inc. (OTCBB:SNRN) announced today that the Company has entered into an agreement to acquire a 15 percent Working Interest in a Southern Californian oilfield, producing over 1400 barrels per day through its operating partner. Sonoran Energy will receive a 5 percent Working Interest outright in exchange for securing a portion of the financing on the project. The Company will also have the sole option to acquire an additional 10 percent Working Interest after analyzing field performance of the project.