Business News Archive - December 01, 2008

ROSH HA'AYIN, Israel, December 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BVR Systems (1998) Ltd.

HAIFA, Israel, December 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ:ESLT) announced that it was awarded a contract by an Asian country for the supply of a "Live Training System" valued at $10 million.

-Calling for nomination of candidates worldwide - TOKYO, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Science and Technology Foundation of Japan today announced the two fields eligible for the next Japan Prize, one of the world's most prestigious awards in science and technology.

LONDON, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The aircraft industry is developing the More Electric Aircraft (MEA), with the ultimate goal of distributing only electrical power across the airframe.


HOUSTON, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Purvin & Gertz, Inc., leading Energy Consulting firm, announced today that C.

Geneva, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Highly-integrated power-line transceivers from STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a world leader in mixed-signal IC technologies and semiconductors for metering applications, will be deployed in the largest-ever Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) project in China.

SINGAPORE, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Yuchai International Limited (NYSE: CYD) ("China Yuchai" or the "Company"), announced today that it expected its unaudited net income for 2007 to fall within the range of RMB 500 million and RMB 555 million.

Japan's November domestic auto sales, hit by the recession, fell 27.3 percent to 215,783 units from year-ago levels, the industry group said Monday. It was the fourth consecutive month of decline and the lowest for any November in 39 years, the Japan Automobile Dealers Association said. November sales

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.