Business News Archive - October 21, 2009

FORT SMITH, Ark., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Robert A. Davidson, current President and Chief Executive Officer of Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) has announced his retirement from the company effective on December 31, 2009. Mr.

PETALUMA, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Xandex Solar, the solar products and services division of Xandex Inc.

HOUSTON, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harvest Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: HNR) today announced an increase in reserves attributed to Petrodelta, S.A. (Petrodelta), Harvest's 32 percent owned Venezuelan affiliate.

LONDON, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The rapidly growing defence logistics (information systems) market in Europe is driven both by the cost cutting and rationalisation plans of various militaries and by improved web-enabled logistics systems.

DUBAI, UAE, October 21 /PRNewswire/ -- It is estimated that the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region needs to add about 2.7 million Cu m/day of desalination capacity every year to meet the rising water demand in the region.

SHANGHAI, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd. ("Solarfun" or "the Company") (Nasdaq: SOLF), a vertically integrated manufacturer of silicon ingots and photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules in China, today announced the appointment of Dr.

DALLAS, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Holly Corporation (NYSE: HOC) ("Holly" or the "Company") announced today that it intends to commence an offering of $100 million principal amount of senior unsecured notes.

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