Business News Archive - October 12, 2009

AMSTERDAM, October 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, today announced that it has been selected by the U.S.

HOUSTON, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Purvin & Gertz is pleased to announce the agenda for the 15th Annual Latin America LPG Seminar. Once again, the program will count on an outstanding slate of speakers to cover the most pertinent topics and issues affecting the Latin America LPG industry today.

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp.

JACKSON, Mich., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of Consumers Energy customers choosing online billing has grown steadily in the first decade of that free service.

MIAMI., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Warrior Girl Corp. (Pink Sheets: WRGL) announced today that it has obtained a license from American Resource Petroleum Corp. ("ARPC") for the extraction of oil from tar sands, oil shale, coal and used tires.

JOHANNESBURG, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sasol's (JSE: SOL; NYSE: SSL) annual financial statements for the year ended 30 June 2009, prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards, have been issued and have been posted on the Sasol website at www.sasol.com.

SUMMIT, N.J., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Reeves-Reed Arboretum presented their first corporate citizen award on Sunday, October 4, 2009. The recipient, Marcal Manufacturing, LLC, was commended by Vickie Guagliardo, Vice President of the Board of Trustees.

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'