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Graninge Acquires Kahrs' Cogeneration Plant in Nybro
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 16, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Graninge (Other OTC:GRGEF) (Stockholm:GRAN) has signed an agreement to acquire the Energy business area of the flooring manufacturer AB Gustaf Kahr. The business area includes a cogeneration plant for production of electricity and heating and a facility for production of wood fuel. At the same time, Graninge will take over deliveries of electricity and heating to the factory in Nybro. The transaction will be completed before year-end.
Florida's Hillsborough County Commissioners Office Selects Virage for Public Meetings
SAN MATEO, Calif., Dec. 16, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Virage, Inc. (Nasdaq:VRGE) today announced that the Commissioners Office in Hillsborough County, Florida is leveraging Virage software to digitally record, manage, and distribute all of the Board of County Commissioners' public meetings. The system enables county commissioners and their support staff to watch recent public meetings in entirety or to search for and review specific parts of the webcasts by topic, keyword, or speaker. Virage is a leading provider of video and rich media communication software.
BioCurex Inc. Announces that it Has Completed a Licensing Agreement with BioKinetix
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Dec. 16, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- BioCurex Inc. (OTCBB:BOCX) is pleased to announce that it has completed a licensing agreement with BioKinetix to use BioCurex's RECAF technology. The license will allow BioKinetix to use its InNexus Super Antibody platform technology to create therapeutic antibodies. Combining RECAF antibodies with Super Antibody technology could give BioKinetix the potential to create both highly potent therapeutic antibodies, as well as vaccines to immunize against the RECAF receptor.
Framfab and Kellogg's Expand Collaboration
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 16, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Framfab's expanded collaboration with Kellogg's involves the development of an online platform for Kellogg's adult-oriented brands, including a series of brand and promotional websites for Corn Flakes, Special K and All-Bran.
Odfjell Orders Another Two Newbuildings from Poland
OSLO, Norway, Dec. 16, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Odfjell (Other OTC:ODJLY) confirmed in October and November 2002, orders for four 39,500 tdw. chemical tankers from Stocznia Szczecinska Nowa Sp. z o.o. in Poland with delivery in 2003 and 2004. Odfjell has increased the order with another two sister ships with delivery in June and December 2005.The average price for the six contracts is about US $54 million per ship at delivery. These newbuildings will replace older tonnage that will be close to 30 years at the time of delivery of the newbuildings. The contract also includes option for two ships with delivery in 2006.
Ericsson and Telenor Mobile Sign a Global MMS Agreement
OSLO, Norway, Dec. 16, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ericsson and Telenor Mobile have signed a global framework agreement for Multimedia Messaging Services solutions, the technology that offers enhanced messaging capabilities such as color pictures, photographs, sounds, animations and audio clips.
Song Networks Holding
The Plan of Composition for Song Networks N.V. becomes Irrevocable
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 16, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Song Networks Holding AB (Stockholm:SONW) (Other OTC:SONWF) ("Song Networks") today announced that the confirmation of the plan of composition (Akkoord) for its wholly-owned subsidiary, Song Networks N.V., issued by the District Court of Amsterdam on December 4, 2002, became irrevocable on December 13, 2002.