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Business News Archive - March 30, 2007

NEW YORK, March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines today opens a new Travel Center in the Grand Central area where service representatives can personally meet passengers' many needs -- including expediting passport and visas applications.

DALLAS, March 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dean Foods Company is providing an update on the previously announced special cash dividend of $15.00 per share.

BEIJING and HONG KONG, March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CITIC Heavy Machinery Company Ltd. ("CITIC HMC") and KHD Humboldt Wedag International Ltd.

Bombardier Transportation announced today that it has been awarded a seven-year contract valued at 63 million euros ($84 million US) by the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA) to provide maintenance services for SFRTA's fleet of commuter rail vehicles.

HOUSTON, March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Parker Drilling Company announced today the award of new contracts for six of the Company's international land rigs to certain subsidiaries operating in Libya, Mexico and Kazakhstan.

TULSA, Okla., March 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --

By Andrea Holecek, The Times, Munster, Ind. Mar. 29--CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ind. -- Keystone Consolidated Industries, the parent of Peoria-based Keystone Steel and Wire, has purchased CaluMetals, the steel bar mill that once was operated by Calumet Steel Co.

Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.