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Business News Archive - May 23, 2007

HELSINKI, Finland, May 23, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Metso Paper will supply Celulose Beira Industrial (Celbi) S.A. with a new recovery boiler, a new evaporation plant and a cooking plant modernization to Celbi's Figueira da Foz pulp mill in Portugal.

BETHESDA, Md., May 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers no longer need to visit the Mediterranean Coast to experience the flavors of this famous fertile region.

LAS VEGAS, May 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) today approved changes in electric rates for Nevada Power Company, a subsidiary of Sierra Pacific Resources .

Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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