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Business News Archive - March 27, 2008

Alcoa Wheel and Transportation Products, a Cleveland, Ohio-based business unit of Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) announces the kick-off of its 60th anniversary, a year-long celebration of wheel innovation.

Alternative energy developer Global Energy has successfully finalized the first stage of its castor farming project in Ethiopia, to produce non-edible oil for use in the production of biodiesel.

Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]