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Elanders receives an order from the Swedish Parliament worth MSEK 45
KUNGSBACKA, Sweden, Feb. 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Swedish Parliament and Elanders' subsidiary Gotab in Stockholm has renewed the contract concerning the production of the so-called Parliament Print, which includes bills, propositions, reports and protocol. The value of the order is approximately MSEK 45 over a two year period.
Volvo Truck deliveries - January 2003
GOTEBORG, Sweden, Feb. 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Deliveries from Volvo's truck operations, which includes Volvo Trucks, Mack Trucks, Inc. and Renault Trucks, increased by 12% for the month of January, compared with the same month last year. In Europe, deliveries increased by 9%, while North America posted a 23% increase compared with 2002.
Occidental Petroleum Corp.
Occidental Discovers Two New Fields in Ecuador
LOS ANGELES, Feb 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) announced today that it has discovered two new fields in Block 15, Ecuador. Two exploratory wells Yanaquincha Este-1 and Yanaquincha Oeste-1, 12 & 16 Km from the existing Central Processing Facilities encountered oil between 21 and 27.2 API in three zones: Hollin, Napo U and T Sandstones, between 9,758 feet and 10,200 feet. Each of the test wells encountered more than 90 feet of net pay. The Hollin formation tested at a rate of 590 barrels of oil per day (B/D) natural flow on a one-half inch choke. The U formation flowed up to 2,300 barrels per day on pump and the T formation flowed at rates up to 3,320 barrels per day on pump. The two back-to-back adjacent discoveries follow the successful completion of an extensive 3D seismic survey over Block 15. The two exploration wells were followed by two delineation wells and drilling continues with two more delineation wells planned.
Koebenhavns Lufthavne A/S
Copenhagen Airports: Portfolio of Own shares
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Feb. 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pursuant to Section 29 of the Danish Securities Trading Act, it is hereby notified that as at 19 February 2003 Copenhagen Airports' portfolio of own shares corresponds to 5,00% of the total share capital, the nominal amount of which is DKK 910,000,000.As notified in the interim report for the nine months to 30 September 2002, the Board of Directors passed a resolution to buy back up to 10% of the company's share capital within the limits of the authority given by the shareholders at the annual general meeting.
Sales OnLine Direct
Sales OnLine Direct's Rotman Auction Unearths Hundreds of Vintage Horror/Sci Fi/Thriller Movie Posters for Online Auction Blowout
WORCESTER, Mass., Feb. 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- As an antidote for all the sweetness of Valentine's Day, Sales OnLine Direct's (OTCBB:PAID) Rotman Auction has dug deep within its vaults to produce a movie poster promotion featuring the darker side of human -- and non-human -- nature. Rotman Auction, an eBay Power Seller and prominent auctioneer of vintage movie, sports and other collectibles memorabilia, is offering a massive collection of more than 250 vintage horror, sci-fi and thriller movie posters for auction on eBay throughout the remainder of February (http://members.ebay.com/aboutme/rotman-auction/).
Austrian Broadcaster Selects Virage Webcasting for Internal Communications
SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Virage, Inc. (Nasdaq:VRGE), a leading provider of video and rich media communication software, today announced that the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Osterreichischer Rundfunk (ORF), has selected the Virage VS Webcasting(tm) application to aid in its internal communications with employees. ORF is one of the largest broadcasters in Europe with more than 2,600 on its staff.
MedCom USA Inc.
MedCom USA, Inc. Introduces HIPAA E-Learning for Doctors and Hospitals
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- MedCom USA, Inc. (Pink Sheets:EMED) has launched their HIPAA E-Learning program this month for doctors and hospitals. As per HIPAA regulation 164.530, all "covered entities" must train their entire workforce on HIPAA policies and procedures. HIPAA defines a "covered entity" as any practicing healthcare provider, health plan or clearinghouse. Based on this regulation, it is critical that the entire staff of a physician practice is trained on HIPAA policies and procedures by April 14, 2003.