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Business News Archive - January 23, 2008

Esmark, an integrated steel producer and distributor, has appointed Joel Mazur as the new president of Wheeling Corrugating Company. Mr Mazur will report to Thomas Modrowski, executive vice president of downstream operations.

By Christine Laue, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jan. 23--The Watanabe mansion, one of Omaha's largest and most notable homes, is for sale.

Text of report by Zambian privately-owned daily newspaper The Post website on 23 January Energy minister Kenneth Konga yesterday said power blackouts would continue because of increased demand for power. And last evening almost the entire country experienced a third power blackout in four days.

American Alternative Energy Systems Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AATV) -- American Alternative Energy Systems Corp.

Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.