Business News Archive - November 13, 2008

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/a125d0/phthalic_anhydride) has announced the addition of the "Phthalic Anhydride Market Outlook 2008" report to their offering.

Airlines that take full advantage of Performance Based Navigation (PBN) routinely accrue benefits of reduced fuel burn and greenhouse gas emissions, improved schedule reliability and increased safety.

American Medical Response (AMR) of Las Vegas' three-year contract with SEIU Local #1107, which represents a portion of AMR's paramedics and EMTs in Las Vegas, expired on October 31, 2008.

The United States says verification of North Korea's earlier nuclear activities must include samples taken from its nuclear sites. U.S. State Department spokesman Robert Wood said the Communist country must permit international inspectors to take such samples, CNN reported.

Lundin Mining Corporation (TSX: LUN)(NYSE: LMC)(OMX: LUMI) ("Lundin Mining" or the "Company") reports that in view of current low zinc prices the Aljustrel zinc mine will be put onto care and maintenance and zinc production from the Neves-Corvo copper/zinc mine will be suspended until prices recover.

NORTH HUNTINGDON, Pa., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beacon Redevelopment Industrial Corporation today announced that it's wholly owned subsidiary Beacon Energy Corporation entered into negotiations to purchase additional coal rights and the finalization of previous negotiations.

PARIS, November 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced a new leadership team effective January 1st, 2009.

Norwegian state-owned electricity company Statkraft has decided to purchase all the remaining shares in Catamount Cymru Cyf, the company which owns the rights to build and operate the Blaengwen wind farm in Wales. The purchase is part of Statkraft's wind power focus in Europe.

German chemicals major BASF and Russian gas giant Gazprom have officially launched natural gas production at their ZAO Achimgaz joint venture in Siberia, Russia, which produces natural gas and condensate from the Achimov formation in the Urengoy deposit.

Methane supplied by Swedish company FordonsGas Sverige has been conferred the Nordic Ecolabel certification after meeting the prerequisite criteria for selection.

Word of the Day
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.