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Sveaskog Interim Report January -- March 2004
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 28, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sveaskog conducts forestry and timber sales based on its holdings of approximately 3.5 million ha of productive forest land. The forestry operations also include property management as well as commercial activities relating to hunting, fishing and recreation. The forestry operations are conducted under the Sveaskog name. The Group also includes industrial operations in the form of cartonboard manufacture, AssiDoman Cartonboard. In addition, Sveaskog has a 50% stake in the wood products industry company Setra Group AB.
Biovitrum licenses a project in metabolic diseases from Synaptic, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lundbeck
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 28, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Biovitrum AB has agreed with Synaptic Pharmaceutical Corporation to license a novel and competitive project within the field of metabolic diseases. The agreement provides an opportunity for Biovitrum to access unique biological assays and chemical starting points for further development of drugs targeting SMT- 3, a novel G-protein coupled receptor discovered by Synaptic. Biovitrum expects to develop a drug with capacity to promote insulin secretion and decrease body weight, a very much desired profile of a novel drug for the treatment of patients suffering from obesity and type 2 diabetes.
Summary of Semcon's Annual General Meeting 2004
GOTEBORG, Sweden, April 28, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Semcon AB's Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday, 27 April 2004. The CEO, Hans Johansson, reported on the performance for 2003. Sales stood at SEK 1,199 million (1,200) and the operating loss was SEK 52.8 million (+10.1). The Average number of employees was 1,504 (1,581). Major customers include Volvo Car Corporation, Ericsson, Saab Automobile, AB Volvo, AstraZeneca, Bombardier, ABB and Scania. A number of strategically important partnership agreements were signed with Ericsson and General Motors Europe during 2003.
Los Angeles World Airports
LAX Master Plan Process
LOS ANGELES, April 28, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The LAX Master Plan Program will proceed through an extensive approval process. The LAX Master Plan Program requires City approval of a number of important documents.
Los Angeles World Airports
Final Environmental Impact Report Released for LAX Master Plan
LOS ANGELES, April 28, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Mayor Jim Hahn and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) today released the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for the modernization of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The Enhanced Safety and Security Plan Alternative D -- the first comprehensive long-range plan in nearly a half-century for improving LAX -- is now ready to begin an extensive approvals process that will come before the City Council for final approval by the end of the summer.