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 murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'