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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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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