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Business News Archive - December 18, 2008

ARNHEM, The Netherlands, December 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international consultancy, design and engineering company, has been assigned the task to map and analyse all coastal development projects in Europe on behalf of the European Commission (Environmental Division).

HILLEROD, Denmark, December 18 /PRNewswire/ -- FOSS has released XDS Process Analytics(TM) for the dairy, a powerful analytical and process control solution in a simple-to-integrate form. XDS Process Analytics(TM) for the dairy helps producers to optimize the use of valuable raw materials such as fat and protein in the production of a variety of dairy products, including quark, butter, powder, mozzarella and whey protein concentrate. The solution works by using sensors to monitor key stages of the process. The sensors are connected to a near infrared (NIR) analysis unit that produces a continuous flow of measurement results.

NORWALK, Conn., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The focus on living green or becoming more "eco-friendly" in the way we go about our everyday lives is becoming more and more common all across the world.

RECEPTION HONORING MCCAFFREY HOSTED BY ARAB AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM AND THE ARAB AND CHALDEAN AMERICAN COMMUNITIES WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four-Star General Barry R.

PRINCETON, NJ, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ - DNP Green Technology and ARD are pleased to announce that their Bioamber joint venture has entered into an exclusive agreement with Basic Solutions for the development and commercialization of a new generation of bio-based runway de-icers.

Red-faced officials with the Toronto Stock Exchange, North America's third largest market, said trading would resume Thursday after losing a day. The exchange that trades an average $7.5 billion per day was open for just 18 minutes after opening Wednesday morning, throwing the investment community into a frenzy and redirecting trades to New York and elsewhere, the Globe and Mail reported. The exchange issued a statement late Wednesday saying a computer firmware problem had been identified and fixed.

Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.