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Altair Nanotechnologies Inc.
Nevada Senator Harry Reid Tours Altair Nanotechnologies' Corporate Headquarters and Manufacturing Facility
RENO, Nev., April 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Altair Nanotechnologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALTI) announced today that Nevada Senator Harry Reid met with Altair management and representatives from Western Michigan University (WMU) and the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) at the company's corporate headquarters. The three entities are collaborating on the joint development of nanosensors for detecting chemical and biological agents. These sensors are being designed to provide a much-needed early warning mechanism for our homeland security agency as the country continues to fight the war against terrorism. The fiscal 2003 Omnibus Appropriations Bill is funding the joint development and Senator Reid was influential in bringing the approximately $1 million grant to Nevada.
Kingdom Ventures Inc.
Kingdom Ventures Retains Focus Partners
MINDEN, Nev., April 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Kingdom Ventures, Inc. (OTCBB:KDMV), a rapidly growing church development company, announced today it has retained FOCUS Partners LLC of New York City to act as Kingdom Ventures' investor relations counsel.
Skanska has Received Two Major Contracts in Hong Kong Valued at a Total of SEK 2.7 billion
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skanska (Other OTC:SKSBF) has received a tunnel contract valued at SEK 1.6 billion (HKD 1.5 billion) as well as another assignment for Disney's new Hong Kong facility valued at about SEK 1.1 billion (HKD 1 billion). Skanska accounts for 50 per cent of the contract amounts through the 50 per cent- owned Gammon Skanska. The contracts are included in order bookings for the second quarter of 2003.
Annual General Meeting of Cloetta Fazer AB 2003
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Annual General Meeting of Cloetta Fazer AB on Wednesday, 16 April 2003, approved the Board's proposed dividend of SEK 5 per share (previous year SEK 4 and a bonus of SEK 1). The total amount to be paid in dividends is MSEK 120.6. The dividend is expected to be distributed by VPC on 28 April 2003.