Business News Archive - December 10, 2007

Southwest Airlines has opened a new 80,000 square-foot maintenance hanger, which can accommodate up to three Boeing 737-700 Next Generation series aircrafts with winglets concurrently, in Dallas.

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c76893) has announced the addition of Premium Company Profile Verizon Communications Inc to their offering.

Wind power generator PPM Energy, a unit of Iberdrola Renovables, has completed the purchase of the 506MW Klamath cogeneration plant from the city of Klamath Falls. The combined-cycle combustion turbine plant is located in southern Oregon.

LUANDA, Angola, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Angola LNG Limited announced today that it has entered into an Investment Contract with the Government of Angola and Sonangol, which defines the final provisions necessary to implement the Angola liquefied natural gas (Angola LNG) Project.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.