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Brock Comments on Atlas Copco's Q3, 2002, Results
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 24, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Atlas Copco Group (Other OTC:ATLKF) reported third quarter revenues of MSEK 11,833 (12,885). Profit after financial items was MSEK 1,241(1,287), a margin of 10.5% (9.9), before a goodwill impairment charge of MSEK 6,950. The charge, related to goodwill from acquisitions in the Rental Service business area, has no cash flow effect but turned reported profit to a loss.
AvestaPolarit: Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 24, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Extraordinary General Meeting of shareholders of AvestaPolarit Oyj Abp will be held at Outokumpu's head office at Riihitontuntie 7 B, 02200 Espoo, Finland on Monday, 18 November 2002 at 3 p.m. Registration for attendance and distribution of voting slips will begin at 2.30 p.m.
Biosensor Applications: Artificial Dog Nose Detected Cocaine in the U.S.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 24, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- During tests in the United States, Biosensor Application's narcotics detector, "the artificial dog nose," has been able to detect cocaine in cargo containers. The tests were conducted by the customs authorities in the United States and Canada. The detector identified cocaine in three containers and generated a negative reading for the empty container.