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
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'