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Business News Archive - November 18, 2009

LONDON, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Emission & Power Solutions, Plc ("EPS", "the Company"), a clean tech company, announced today that numerous thought leaders have approached the Company regarding the Company's proprietary technology.

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The waste-to-energy concept is rapidly emerging as an important component of integrated waste management strategies and has positive growth prospects.

PRAGUE, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced that a growing number of companies are using SAP® BusinessObjects(TM) governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) solutions to improve and automate their compliance and risk management processes.

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines has issued the following statement: "American and its oneworld partners are confident that the total value proposition they offer JAL is superior in every way to any alternative.

HAIFA, Israel, November 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Revenues Increased by 9.1% YoY to $732.5 Million; - Net income Increased by 63.7% YoY to $58.3 Million; - Diluted net Earnings per Share Increased by 62.7% to $1.35 Elbit Systems Ltd.

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Kelley Blue Book, www.kbb.com, the leading provider of new and used car information, today announces several W3 Award wins. Kbb.com, the company's top-rated Web site, received a Gold Award in the automotive Web site category.

LONDON, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheapflightsfinder.com officially relaunched its website today with a new search tool that compares 16 flight comparison sites with one single user query performing what it claims is the world's first meta-meta search for flights.

PIRAEUS, Greece, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Navios Maritime Holdings Inc.

LEVERKUSEN, Germany and NANJING, China, November 18 /PRNewswire/ -- - New Gateway Between North Rhine-Westphalia and China - Contract Signed During China Visit of NRW State Premier Jurgen Ruttgers CHEMPARK, with its sites in Leverkusen, Dormagen and Krefeld-Uerdingen, Germany, and Nanjing Chemical Industry Park (NCIP) in China entered into the first worldwide partnership agreement between chemical parks on Wednesday, November 18, 2009.

Chargers Standout to Help 'Sack' Financial Hardship SAN DIEGO, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 1 STOP Furniture Warehouse, San Diego Professional Football Linebacker Larry English and a host of local businesses team up to salute our military.

Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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