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Business News Archive - December 31, 2007

Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction has signed a contract with General Electricity Company of Libya to supply four 350MW boilers to the oil-fired thermal power plant in Al Khalij, Saudi Arabia.

Word of the Day
pawl
  • 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'.
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