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Business News Archive - August 25, 2008

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/08acf6/mining_and_mineral) has announced the addition of the "Mining and Mineral Extraction Machinery in Russia 2008. Development Forecasts for 2008-2011" report to their offering.

Cash4Gold, the market leader for buying gold online, has purchased a 40,000 sqft Gold processing facility due to overwhelming growth in their company.

By Lim Yeh Ern YOU probably think that an innocent-looking power strip would not use even a single drop of power because it's just a connector, right? Well, think again.

By Hicken, Robb Horizon will be the only airline providing service to and from Idaho Falls while the airport's main runway is closed for repairs Sept. 2 through Oct. 1. "We will be the only provider while they are closed for the renovations," Jen Boyer, media director, said.

By Anonymous Last summer, Raleigh-Durham International Airport was flying high. Its 243 daily departures in July represented a 9% increase from the previous year. Since then, it has lost altitude, giving back all it gained and then some.

By Spillman, Benjamin Clark County commissioners awarded Perini Building Co. a $1.2 billion contract to build a new terminal at McCarran International Airport.

MANKATO, MINNESOTA and WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Aug. 25, 2008) - Ridley Inc. (TSX:RCL) today reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended June 30, 2008. All currency amounts are stated in U.S. dollars.

By Cotton, C Richard Walter Fleishhacker is not taking lightly what he considers bad legislation. The owner of Northeast Metal Processors took out a half- page advertisement several days in a Tupelo newspaper to show his disdain for what is known among scrap metal dealers as Senate Bill 2006.

By Ben Baeder The utility with the most renewable power sources in the country is about to get a little greener.

XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LDK Solar Co., Ltd ("LDK Solar"; NYSE: LDK), a leading manufacturer of solar wafers, announced today that the company held a ceremony celebrating its wafer plant reaching the milestone of 1.0 GW annualized capacity.

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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