Business News Archive - October 06, 2009

HONG KONG, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced it is joining with Honeywell's UOP to commission a study on the sustainability of a leading family of saltwater-based plant candidates for renewable jet fuel.

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Affinity Gold Corp.

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pink OTC Markets Inc.

HELSINKI, Finland, October 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oberthur Technologies, a global leader in the delivery of high security solutions to the ID market, delivers the first IAS-ECC[1] cards compatible with Microsoft Windows 7. ID-One(TM) IAS-ECC, an identity card, offers an identification, authentication and electronic signature solution that can be implemented throughout Europe - fulfilling the specifications defined for the European Citizen Card. Thanks to its flexibility and interoperability, IAS-ECC cards can be easily deployed by all integrators and security application providers.

NEW YORK, PARIS and GENEVA, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Switzerland-based international oil field services company Weatherford International Ltd.

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C., Oct. 6/PRNewswire/ -- Defenshield announces the deployment of its 1,000th Mobile Defenshield Fighting Position (MDFP) with an award for 20 units from U.S. Marine Corps Base at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

ABU DHABI, UAE, October 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The winner of this year's Barbican Turbo Top 100 "Car of the Festival" trophy will receive a 5 star trip for 2 to Switzerland courtesy of Swiss International Airlines, Switzerland Tourism and Zermatt Tourism.

ATLANTA, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 25th, one might have confused downtown Atlanta for Hollywood and A-list business icons for Academy Award celebs during the Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council's (GMSDC) 34th Annual Spirit of Alliance (SOA) Awards ceremony.

HARBIN, China, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Harbin Electric, Inc. ("Harbin Electric" or the "Company", Nasdaq: HRBN), a leading developer and manufacturer of a wide array of electric motors in the People's Republic of China, today announced that Harbin Tech Full Electric Co. Ltd.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'