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Business News Archive - April 04, 2008

South Heart gasification project partners, Great Northern Power Development (GNPD) and Allied Syngas Corporation (Allied Syngas), have selected GTL Energy (USA) Limited to provide coal beneficiation technology for their proposed coal-gasification project in southwest North Dakota.

PARAMUS, N.J., April 4, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smart Balance Inc. announced appointments in its sales organization today. Kenneth Messick has been named to the position of vice president, business development.

Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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