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Aker Solutions earns top OSHA safety honour in US>

30 June 2009 - Aker Construction Inc., part of Aker Solutions, today announces that it has earned Star membership in the prestigious Voluntary Protection Programs of the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The Star certification relates to the site-based project Aker Construction Inc is delivering for Longview Power, LLC in Maidsville, West Virginia in the United States. Aker Construction Inc. is the primary contractor for the 769-MW coal-fired power station being built for Longview Power, LLC, owned by GenPower Holdings, L.P. More than 60 percent o ...


Director/PDMR Shareholding>

NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS/PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND CONNECTED PERSONS +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ | 1. | Name of the issuer | 2. | State whether the | | | | | notification relates to | | | | | (i) a | | | NORTHERN VENTURE TRUST | | transaction notified in | | | PLC | | accordance with DTR 3.1.2 | | | | | R ...


Changes to Statkraft's board of directors>

(Oslo, 30 June 2009) Today, Hilde M. Tonne and Bertil Tiusanen were elected by the general meeting to serve as new members on the Statkraft board of directors. Egil Nordvik and Aud Mork are stepping down from the board. Hilde M. Tonne (43) is Executive Vice President and Head of Communications & Corporate Responsibility at Telenor. Tonne came to Telenor from Norsk Hydro, where she was Head of Technology & Research in Hydro Oil & Energy. From 1991 to 1999, Tonne held various positions in Saga Petroleum. From 2000 to 2007 she served in several executive positions in Hydro - includin ...


Annual General Meeting of PVA TePla AG in Wetzlar>

Corporate news announcement processed and transmitted by Hugin AS. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------- (Wettenberg, Germany, June 30, 2009) - The Annual General Meeting of PVA TePla AG took place on June 29, 2009 in Wetzlar Town Hall and was attended by 51% of the Company's shareholders The Chairman of the Board of Management Peter Abel said in his speech to shareholders and guests of PVA TePla that fiscal 2008 was the Company's most successful ...


Net Insight receives order from a media operator in Asia>

Stockholm, Sweden - Net Insight, a leading provider of efficient optical transport solutions for media, broadcast and IP networks has received an order for the Nimbra platform from an Asian media operator. This media operator in Asia is a new customer for Net Insight and they will use the equipment for TV distribution. This new order will be partially delivered during the second quarter 2009. For more information, please contact: Fredrik Trägårdh, CEO of Net Insight AB, +46 8 685 04 69, About Net Insight Net Insight delivers the world's most efficien ...


Net Insight's Nimbra platform selected for contribution feeds from venues in European football leagu

Stockholm, Sweden - Net Insight, a leading provider of efficient optical transport solutions for media, broadcast and IP networks has received an order for delivery of the Nimbra platform to a contribution network to carry video feeds from venues in a European football league. The Nimbra platform has proven to be the top choice for demanding contribution networks responsible for transporting live sports footage from many professional sports venues across the globe including the U.S. and Europe as well as major events such as the 2008 Beijing Olympics. A European media operator is now deployi ...


Saab acquires the entire share capital of TietoSaab Systems>

Tieto Corporation Press Release 30 June 2009 at 12.00 am EET Saab has acquired Tieto Oyj's 60% of the shares in TietoSaab Systems Oy. After the transaction, the earlier joint venture TietoSaab Systems will be fully owned by Saab. In 2005, Saab and Tieto agreed on strategic IT cooperation for the period of 2006-2009 and established the jointly owned company TietoSaab Systems that specializes in command and control systems. "The product and service offering of TietoSaab Systems depends, to a great extent, on Saab's defence and security sector offerings. For this reason, we cam ...


Estimated Net Asset / Liability Value>

CQS RIG FINANCE FUND LIMITED (a closed-ended investment company incorporated in Guernsey with registration number 45805) Estimated Net Asset / Liability Value As at the close of business on 29 June 2009 the estimated liabilities of the Company exceeded the estimated assets of the Company by approximately £618,174 million, equivalent to a shortfall of 0.63p per share. This information has been prepared by the Company's Investment Adviser and is based on unaudited valuations sourced from third party brokers. Neither the Company nor its Investment Adviser accept any responsibility for, ...


Kongsberg Automotive Holding ASA - New contracts valued at MEUR 26 with brazilian truck manufactures

Kongsberg, June 30 2009 Significant business wins in Brazil for Kongsberg Automotive Kongsberg Automotive continues its strong growth in Brazil with five new contracts with Brazilian truck and bus manufacturers during the second quarter 2009. The total estimated value of the contracts is 26 million EURO (243 MNOK). This is the largest ever business win during one quarter for Kongsberg Automotive in the Brazilian market. Serial production starts already during 2009 for four of the contracts. Among the business wins is a major gearshift contract with a leading South American truck manufacturer. ...


Successful Stg 10.3 million (US$16.7 million) Kenmare Share Placing>

Kenmare Resources plc ("Kenmare" or "the Company") Successful Stg£10.3 million (US$16.7 million) Kenmare Share Placing 30 June 2009 Kenmare Resources plc, the owner and operator of the Moma Titanium Minerals Mine in Mozambique, announces that it has entered into arrangements with its brokers Canaccord Adams, Davy and Mirabaud Securities, to place 54 million new Ordinary Shares of ?0.06 each in the Company at Stg 19p per share (the "Placing Shares") to raise approximately Stg£10.3 million (US$16.7 million) before expenses (the "Placing& ...


Kesko is the first Finnish company to be applauded by UN Global Compact Office for responsibility co

KESKO CORPORATION PRESS RELEASE 30.06.2009 AT 11.30 1(1) The Global Compact Office that operates under the United Nations Secretary-General applauds Kesko for outstanding communication on progress. Kesko's Global Compact communication is included in Kesko's corporate responsibility reporting for 2008. Kesko's communication on progress, which was classified as 'Notable', can be read at Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan launched the Global Compact Initiative in 2000. The initiative includes ten principles for a ...


NIB finances research in enzyme technology>

NIB and the Danish bio-innovation company Novozymes have signed a new loan agreement. The loan, totalling EUR 30 million, will finance research and development (R&D) in enzyme technology for bio-fuel production relying on waste and residues from crops. It is replacing a previous loan from NIB. "Denmark's Novozymes is on the cutting edge of enzyme technology and NIB's loan to the research and development programme for a new generation of enzymes will increase competitiveness in one of our member countries. The aim to use the new enzymes to produce bio-fuel from the stalks, ...


BioGaia signs new agreement with Semper for unique probiotic Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS)>

BioGaia has signed an agreement with Semper AB, giving Semper exclusive rights to distribute a product combining BioGaia's patented probiotic and ORS in one single packaging, in Sweden and Norway. Since its discovery about 50 years ago, ORS has become the cornerstone of modern therapy for pediatric diarrhoea, gastroenteritis caused by cholera or rotavirus, among others. The WHO and UNICEF, who jointly maintain the official guidelines for ORS contents, also recommend parallel zinc supplementation for diarrhoea management, particularly for pediatric patients. "Our experiences with B ...


Increase in the total number of votes in Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson>

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson confirms that as per June 30, 2009 the company's share capital is SEK 16,366,758,678 and the total number of shares is 3,273,351,735, of which 261,755,983 are series A shares and 3,011,595,752 are series B shares. The total number of votes is 562,915,558.2, of which the series A shares represent 261,755,983 votes and the series B shares represent 301,159,575.2 votes. The increase in the number of votes is caused by the company having converted 27,000,000 newly issued series C shares into series B shares, by virtue of a conversion clause in the articles of ...


Digicel Limited Announces Private Placement of Senior Notes>

KINGSTON, JAMAICA--(Marketwire - June 30, 2009) - Digicel Limited today announced its intention to launch a private placement of US$160 million of senior notes due 2014. Digicel Limited is a Bermuda incorporated company owned by Mr. Denis O'Brien. The use of proceeds of this offering will be for general corporate purposes, including debt service and acquisitions, allowing the company to increase its overall liquidity position. In addition to the $160 million of primary issuance, Mr. O'Brien will also be offering for sale $90 million of existing senior notes due 2014 currently held b ...


Age research: Learning capability does not decrease with age but by lack of practice>

Decreasing "fluid" intelligence can be substituted by increased "crystallised" intelligence - age stereotypes biggest obstacle for lifelong learning London - June 30, 2009. In the next 20 years the EU working population will decrease by 9%. Companies across Europe will increasingly lack skilled labour. Increasing employment rates of older workers becomes imperative to offset the effects of an ageing and shrinking workforce; yet in the EU, only 45% of people in the 55-64 age group are still working. Integrating more older people into the workforce is hindered by age stereo ...


Hannover Re: Wilhelm Zeller retires>

Corporate news announcement processed and transmitted by Hugin AS. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------- Wilhelm Zeller retires Hannover, 30 June 2009: Having led the Hannover Re Group for more than 13 years, Chief Executive Officer Wilhelm Zeller is retiring today as planned. After graduating in business administration with a major in insurance studies, Mr. Zeller embarked on his professional career in 1969 with the Gerling Group in Cologne. One year l ...


Baillie Gifford Overseas Limited's and Baillie Gifford & Co's holding in Basware Corporation is abov

Basware Corporation Stock Exchange Announcement June 30, 2009 at 10:40 Notice pursuant to the Finnish Securities Market Act (Section 2:9): The total number of shares held by the mutual funds and separate accounts managed by Baillie Gifford, an investment management company, represented over 5 % of Basware Corporation's share capital and voting rights on June 24, 2009. This notification has been given to Basware Corporation's information on June 29, 2009. The share capital of Basware Corporation is 11,468,124. BASWARE CORPORATION CEO Ilkka Sihvo Distribution NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Medi ...


Aker Wirth: A new name and identity>

30 June 2009 - Earlier this year, Wirth became a fully controlled subsidiary of Aker Solutions, a Norwegian owned company. Today, Wirth Maschinen- und Bohrgeräte-Fabrik GmbH changes its name to Aker Wirth GmbH, reflecting the change of ownership and the successful integration into Aker Solutions that has taken place since the acquisition. "Our acquisition of Wirth complements and expands our customer offering. Aker Solutions is now one of only two suppliers in the world of complete drilling packages. In addition, the acquisition of Wirth's mining and construction expertise strengthe ...


Rule 8.3 AXA IM UK LTD: First Group Plc>

FORM 8.3 DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE (Rule 8.3 of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers) 1. KEY INFORMATION +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Name of person dealing (Note 1) | AXA Investment Managers UK | | | Limited | |--------------------------------------+----------------------------| | Company dealt in | First Group Plc | |--------------------------------------+--- ...


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