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Business News Archive - April 25, 2008

French power engineering major Alstom has won a contract to supply the boilers for two 800MW units at RWE Power's existing coal-fired Westfalen power station, located in northwestern Germany, near the town of Hamm.

In celebration of National Arbor Day, ComEd is offering its customers helpful tips for planting the right tree in the right place. ComEd will participate in more than a dozen Arbor Day programs this year, and spend nearly $40,000 for tree planting and related general grants.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'