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Harsco's Heckett MultiServ Division Awarded New Multi-Year Contract for Steel Mill Services in Canada
HARRISBURG, Pa., April 25, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Worldwide industrial services and products company Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) today announced that its Heckett MultiServ division, the world's leading provider of on-site, outsourced services to steel mills and other metallurgical producers, has been awarded a new multi-year contract to provide on-site slag handling, metal recovery and other production support services at the Co-Steel Lasco mill in Whitby, Ontario, one of the largest and most efficient Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) steel producers in Canada. Terms were not disclosed. The plant, located 35 miles east of Toronto on the north shore of Lake Ontario, produces one of the widest product ranges of any single steel plant in North America, serving the construction, manufacturing and fabrication industries.
Report from Skanska Annual General Meeting
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 25, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skanska's Annual General Meeting, held in Malmo, Sweden, on April 25, approved a dividend for 2001 of SEK 3.00 (SEK 3.38 in preceding year), in accordance with the Board's proposal. The record date is April 30, 2002.
Delhaize Group Announces First Quarter 2002 Earnings Release Date
BRUSSELS, Belgium, April 25, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels:DELB) (NYSE:DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, will release its first quarter 2002 earnings (for the thirteen weeks ended March 31, 2002) on Tuesday, May 7, 2002 at 8 a.m. CET. The press release will be available immediately after its publication on the Delhaize Group's Web site at www.delhaizegroup.com.
Kinnevik Interim Report 2002 January 1-March 31
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 25, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Kinnevik's (Nasdaq:KVIKA) (Nasdaq:KVIKB) Board proposes to the Annual General Meeting to be held on May 17 that a cash dividend of SEK 2 per share be paid. Since 1976 Kinnevik's shares have generated an average effective yield of 23% per year as a result of rising prices and dividends, including the value of warrant offers and subscription offers. During the past five years, Kinnevik's shares have generated an average effective yield of 23% per year.