Business News Archive - November 05, 2008

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8db1fa/japan_food_and_dri) has announced the addition of the "Japan Food and Drink Report Q4 2008" report to their offering.

Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU) today reported a net loss of $22.1 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2008, reflecting a $43.8 million non-cash, mark-to-market loss (pretax) on derivative positions, primarily due to declining metal prices, as well as an adverse operating impact of the previously discussed Anglesey outage, estimated at approximately $20 million (pretax).

HOUSTON, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mariner Energy, Inc. today reported record quarterly income, revenues and production for the three-month period ended September 30, 2008. Net income for third quarter 2008 was $64.7 million, an increase of 187% compared with the same period of 2007.

Atlas Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APL) ("APL" or the "Partnership") today reported financial results for the third quarter 2008.

Atlas Pipeline Holdings, L.P. (NYSE: AHD) (the "Partnership"), the parent of the general partner of Atlas Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE: APL) ("APL" or "Atlas Pipeline") and its subsidiaries, today reported its results for the third quarter 2008.

The board of directors of Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HE) today maintained the regular quarterly cash dividend of 31 cents per share, payable December 10 to stockholders of record at the close of business on November 17 (ex-dividend date is November 13).

Potlatch Corporation (NYSE: PCH) today announced that its manufacturing subsidiary will be taking downtime at three sawmills, one plywood plant and one particleboard plant due to continuing poor market conditions.

Regulatory News: ArcelorMittal (referred to as "ArcelorMittal", or "the Company") (New York: MT; Amsterdam: MT; Madrid: MTS; Paris: MTP; Brussels: MTBL; Luxembourg: MT), the world's leading steel company, today announced results for the three and nine-month periods ended September 30, 2008.

Southwest Airlines has announced that its passenger traffic increased 2.9% to 6.2 billion revenue passenger miles in October 2008, compared to six billion revenue passenger miles in October 2007.

SilkAir, a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, has announced that it will reduce its fuel surcharges for all tickets issued on or after November 7, 2008 for travel on its flights, in line with the recent sustained fall in the price of jet fuel.

Word of the Day
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.