Business News Archive - July 08, 2008

By Saurabh Sinha NEW DELHI: Rising oil prices are creating pain for airport developers too.

By Manju V MUMBAI: To make a safe landing at Mumbai airport during the monsoon, it appears, is a Herculean task that requires tons of patience in the cockpit as the pilot gears up to wait for hours as well as a lot of precious aviation fuel.

CHEYENNE, Wyo., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd. (BULLETIN BOARD: GLUX) announces today they will begin operating flights on September 3, 2008, between Lewistown and Sidney, Montana and Denver, Colorado.

By Julie Johnsson CHICAGO - Starting Aug. 1, passengers who get the midair munchies on select United Airlines flights will be able to buy chips, cookies, candy and trail mix, all for $3 apiece.

By Terry Kinney MORE INFO Consumers who have questions about the recall may contact Kroger toll-free at (800) 632-6900 or online at www.kroger.com/recalls. CINCINNATI - First it was the tomatoes. Now it's the beef.

Gov. Ed Rendell Monday signed the state's new mine safety and health law, the first major update of Pennsylvania's 125-year-old bituminous deep mine safety law.

By The Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) - Marty Boyer's carefully maintained sport utility vehicle growled more like a dragster than a 2001 Honda Passport when he turned the key. "The second I turned it over, and it sounded like a tank and a Harley, I knew exactly what had occurred," said Boyer, 33.

LONMIN, the world's third biggest platinum producer, will lose 5,000 to 10,000 ounces of refined platinum sales this fiscal year after it temporarily shut down a furnace for repairs.

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 7, 2008) - Petaquilla Copper Ltd. ("Petaquilla") (TSX:PTC) today announced it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") with Isagen S.A E.S.P.

By Mark Prado, The Marin Independent Journal, Novato, Calif. Jul. 8--Erecting a suicide barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge could cost as much as $50 million, according to an environmental assessment released Monday by the Golden Gate Bridge District.

Word of the Day
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'