Business News Archive - March 17, 2009

Profit protection is key in tough economic environment; Business airlines see lowest fraud losses MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New survey findings released today show airlines worldwide lost over $1.4 billion to online fraudsters in 2008, about 1.3% of worldwide airlines' online revenue.

KAIFENG, China, March 17 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Valves Technology, Inc.

DUBAI, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- After the 2002 surge in oil prices, most oil-exporting countries started setting up dedicated investment funds exclusively for the oil surplus they had earned.

MARSEILLE, France, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- "Wind energy can replace a large proportion of the polluting and finite fuels we currently rely on," explained Andris Piebalgs, EU Energy Commissioner, at the opening session of the European Wind Energy Conference and Exhibition (EWEC) organised by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) this morning.

THE HAGUE, The Netherlands, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of its annual review of strategy, Shell (NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B) said it is continuing with plans to build new upstream and downstream capacity, while managing the near-term challenges of the global economic slowdown. Shell is taking a prudent approach.

TORONTO, March 17 /PRNewswire/ - "Restoration Environmental Contractors REC Demolition are announcing our 20th Anniversary this year of being Green, now LEED qualified specialty contractors on the greenest day of the year, St.

HELMOND, The Netherlands, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Quinny, the leading Dutch label of innovative and trendy prams and pushchairs launches a strictly limited designer collection.

Integration and Automation to Increase ATC Efficiency and Safety EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Airservices Australia has selected the team of Sensis Corporation/NAV CANADA to design and deliver an integrated air traffic control (ATC) solution for its National Tower Program (NTP) Technology Project.

CHICAGO, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- TransUnion.com released today the results of its analysis of trends in the auto lending industry for the fourth quarter of 2008.

NORTHVILLE, Mich., March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amerigon Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARGN), a leader in developing and marketing products based on advanced thermoelectric (TE) technologies, today announced that its proprietary Climate Control Seat(TM) (CCS(TM)) system will be offered as an optional feature in the front seats of the all-new 2009 Infiniti G Convertible.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.