Business News Archive - January 21, 2008

By Denis Cuff, Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, Calif. Jan. 21--California is struggling to diffuse the dangers of abandoned underground mines that snake under the state's landscape far and wide.

SAO PAULO, Brazil, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of IBI, in accordance with the terms of the underwriting agreement, decided that the price for its current offering, effective as of January 23rd, is being raised to $1.85.

A 14% rise in sales is expected to be announced by Lindt & Spruengli on January 22, 2008, along with organic growth of between 6% and 8%. The Swiss chocolate company has continued to grow sales, despite growing consumer interest in adopting healthier lifestyles.

OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OGE Energy Corp.

WHEELING, W.Va., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Esmark Incorporated (the "Company") today announced that Joel Mazur has been named President of its division, Wheeling Corrugating Company. Mazur will report to Thomas Modrowski, Executive Vice-President of Downstream Operations.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.