Business News Archive - June 13, 2008

Clean energy developer Raser Technologies has executed a power purchase agreement with the Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District, a utility district in Arizona, for Raser's Lightning Dock geothermal power plant in the state of New Mexico, US.

CALGARY, Alberta, June 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (Amex: GTE; TSX: GTE), a company focused on oil exploration and production in South America, today announced that it had completed drilling Costayaco-4, a new well drilled in the Costayaco Field in Colombia.

Power generation and distribution firm AEI has acquired Nicaragua-based Tipitapa Power Company. Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.

By Bill Hensel Jr., Houston Chronicle Jun. 13--If you were planning a fall trip to Reno on Continental Airlines, you might want to consider an earlier flight. Like July or August.

A SINGAPORE man has been banned from owning a camera phone for a year and fined s900 after he was found guilty of secretly filming a woman in an airport toilet. (c) 2008 Daily Mirror. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

By Evening Standard, London Jun. 12--Heathrow Airport is grinding to a halt, with latest official statistics revealing that nearly every second flight is running late.

By Trevor Anderson, Herald-Journal, Spartanburg, S.C. Jun. 12--The Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport was recognized Wednesday for providing the best on-time service among the state's big three airports.

By John Nolan, Dayton Daily News, Ohio Jun.

By Jane Roberts For a city needing assurance of its place in the Delta-Northwest merger, the message was clear and frequent.

By Adam Schreck NEW YORK - Travelers in Cleveland and Houston will be hit hardest when Continental Airlines starts cutting flights later this year in its fight against record fuel costs.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.