Business News Archive - September 15, 2008
By Bill Zlatos Wednesday marks the 146th anniversary of one of the most deadly accidents in Pittsburgh history: the explosion at the former Allegheny Arsenal in Lawrenceville. The disaster killed 78 people, mostly women and girls, and plunged the city into a week of mourning.
By Stephanie Garlow The Associated Press WASHINGTON - Visitors to Rehoboth Beach, Del., soon may be greeted by more than sand dunes, seagulls and beach umbrellas.
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fbff9f/analyzing_green_el) has announced the addition of the "Analyzing Green Electricity in Australia" report to their offering.
By Rick Stouffer PERRY -- Who do you call for satellite-based Internet service? Or for inexpensive land-line telephone service? How about purchasing a new water heater? If you live in many rural areas of Pennsylvania, chances are your local electric utility can handle those calls -- and even more services.
Oil falls below $100 in special trading session *Oil prices in the US fell to a six-month low yesterday after the New York Mercantile Exchange opened a special session following trader interest in the wake of Hurricane Ike.
Frontier Oil Corporation (NYSE:FTO) announced today that its corporate headquarters in Houston, Texas are closed until further notice due to a loss of power suffered during Hurricane Ike. Frontier's corporate function will continue from different locations.
By Soule, Alexander Two promote the 21st anniversary of its frequent-flyer program, Continental Airlines sponsored a poker tournament this month in Las Vegas, with the grand prize of 21 million miles, the largest ever single award for a frequent-flyer program.
By Allen, Mike Plans for a $10 million modular building to accommodate the increasing number of workers at Lindbergh Field were put on hold last month because of the struggling economy and uncertainties surrounding the airline industry.
By Henry, John THE STATE HAS 91 AIRPORTS, according to the Arkansas State Airport System Plan, which reported in 2005 that the economic value of the commercial and general aviation airports was $2.5 billion a year.
By Henry, John AIRLINE CUTBACKS IN FLIGHTS because of fuel costs have also forced the state's larger airports to cut costs, but they've managed to fare better than many airports around the country.