Business News Archive - November 15, 2009

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 15, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has signed a letter of intent with Emirates to become the exclusive provider of evacuation system maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for the airline's fleet of 58 Airbus A380 aircraft.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 15, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $20.5 million Foreign Military Sales contract for spares to support planned Patriot Configuration-3 system upgrades for the State of Kuwait.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 15, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. government executed separate Letters of Offer and Acceptance with three of its key allies to purchase Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) AIM-120C-7 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM).

PORTO DE GALINHAS, Brazil, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After meeting for ten days, the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) refused to end fishing for Atlantic bluefin tuna.

HOUSTON, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Copano Energy, L.L.C. (Nasdaq: CPNO) said that John R. Eckel, Jr., the company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, has passed away at age 58. Mr.

HOUSTON, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Copano Energy, L.L.C. (Nasdaq: CPNO) today announced that R. Bruce Northcutt, Copano's President and Chief Operating Officer, has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, and a member of Copano's Board of Directors. Additionally, William L.

TROY, Mich., Nov. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Champion Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: CHB), a leader in factory-built construction, today announced that it and its domestic operating subsidiaries filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

BEIJING, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- From the U.S. China Green Tech Summit today, Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), announced that its first U.S. manufacturing plant for the growing North American market would be located in the Greater Phoenix, Arizona area.

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16: TOLL ROADS Profile America -- Monday, November 16th.

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 16, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Goodrich Corporation's (NYSE: GR) Aircraft Wheels and Brakes business has been selected by flydubai to supply wheels and carbon brakes for its new fleet of 54 Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 aircraft.

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