Quantcast

Business News Archive - April 24, 2007

HARRISON, N.Y., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Diamond Capital is pleased to announce the addition of three senior lending professionals in its Washington, California and New York offices.

By Korn, Derek R Sandvik Tooling has acquired U.S.-based Diamond Innovations Inc., formerly the superabrasives division of General Electric.

By Kyodo News International, Tokyo Apr. 24--OSAKA -- Kansai Electric Power Co. is planning to build a hydroelectric power station in Laos in cooperation with a Thai public corporation and others by spending about 60 billion yen ($506.36 million), company sources said Tuesday.

By MERRY FIRSCHEIN, STAFF WRITER FORT LEE A new jitney bus program for the Edgewater ferry terminal will stop giving free rides on May 1. Next month, the park- and-ride program will cost $70 a month for residents who want to leave their cars and take a commuter van to the ferry.

TORONTO, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Clarity Systems, a leader in corporate performance management (CPM) solutions, announced today that Southwest Airlines has selected Clarity 6 software as a single integrated solution for corporate planning, budgeting, forecasting and reporting.

HOUSTON, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeromexico, Mexico's largest airline, today announced it will inaugurate daily non-stop flights July 4 from Seattle to Mexico City and continuing service to Guadalajara, providing the only non- stop service between Seattle and Mexico.

Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
Related