Business News Archive - February 29, 2008

By Das, S Singh, S B; Mohanty, O N; Bhadeshia, H K D H The basic science behind bake hardening steels is well understood in terms of the interactions between interstitial solutes and dislocations.

By Deva, A De, S K; Jha, B K It is well known that dissolved nitrogen in ferrite seriously impairs the formability of hot rolled unalloyed steel.1-3 Boron being a strong nitride former, combines aggressively with dissolved nitrogen in steel, and thereby improves the forming properties.

By Houston, John Hart, Dan; Houston, Andrew Abstract: Neogene sediments in the northern Chilean forearc display a wide range of near syndepositional structures.

Caesar Systems announced that its Petroleum Ventures & Risk (PetroVR) [R] business simulation software version 6.1 will be commercially available for the oil and gas upstream sector on leap day, Friday, February 29.

The 500 largest U.S. restaurant chains registered slower growth rates, posting 5.1 percent annual sales growth in 2007. According to data released today by Technomic Inc., in its annual reporting on the top U.S. restaurant chains, the leading foodservice consultancy found that U.S.

Reliant Energy, the largest supporter of youth and education programs for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™, has organized a number of activities in conjunction with this year's show. Reliant Energy is coordinating the following events: Friday, Feb.

Nitro Petroleum, Inc. (OTCBB: NTRO) - Nitro is please to announce they have completed the purchase of Buccaneer Energy Corp. oil assets. Over 80% of these wells are part of the HoCo purchase. This provides Nitro with between 95% to 100% ownership by acquiring Buccaneer Energy Corp.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'