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Business News Archive - December 02, 2008

PARIS, December 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CGGVeritas (ISIN: 0000120164 - NYSE: CGV) has been awarded a groundbreaking land 3D seismic survey by PDVSA, for the largest program recorded to-date in Venezuela.

LONDON, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2008 Frost & Sullivan South Africa Biofuel Feedstock Market Share Advancement Award is presented to Rainbow Nation Renewable Fuels (RNRF).

ARNHEM, The Netherlands, December 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international consulting, design, engineering and management services company, announced today that LFR Inc., a fully owned subsidiary of ARCADIS has been awarded a multi-million dollar Guaranteed Site Solutions(TM) (GSS) Environmental Services Agreement with Kinder Morgan Canada Terminals Limited (KMCT), a partnership for the Vancouver Wharves facility in North Vancouver, Canada. The scope of work will span 10-years and includes the assumption of specific environmental obligations that incorporate KMCT's sustainable business operations and best practices.

NIEUWEGEIN, the Netherlands, December 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Ballast Nedam company, CNG Net, has signed a cooperation contract with HTM Personenvervoer for the supply of natural gas to fuel its buses and for the financing, creation, operation, management and maintenance of a natural gas filling station.

LONDON, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Romania and Bulgaria are currently the fastest growing countries within the Central and Eastern European (CEE) market for uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), as stated in a recent Frost & Sullivan study.

PARIS, December 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- For the purposes of the concession it received in 2001, GDF SUEZ has just completed construction of the Sao Salvador hydro-electric plant along the Tocantins River between the States of Tocantins and Goias in northern Brazil. Sao Salvador is the Group's 15th power plant in Brazil and it required a EUR307 million investment.

- Fly Away with Fares as Low as $39* - ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today launched a sale for travel with fares starting as low as $39*.

Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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