Business News Archive - April 17, 2009

AMSTERDAM, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, today announced that it has won a major contract to provide project management services to the Brazilian mining company Vale (Companhia Vale do Rio Doce) for a large project in Sohar, Oman.

BRUSSELS, Belgium, April 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WABCO Holdings Inc. [http://www.wabco-auto.com] (NYSE: WBC), a global technology leader and tier-one supplier to the commercial vehicle industry, announced today that proxy materials for its 2009 Annual Shareholders Meeting are available on the Internet in accordance with the Notice and Access Rule of the U.S.

PHILADELPHIA, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The economy has not dampened the green commitments of most U.S.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, April 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Susser Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq: SUSS) announced today that it will make a presentation at the 13th Annual Burkenroad Reports Investment Conference hosted by Tulane University's Freeman School of Business on Friday, April 24 at the Chateau Bourbon Hotel, 800 Iberville St.

SUGAR LAND, Texas, April 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CVR Energy, Inc.

MILWAUKEE, April 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Citing a substantial decline in its end market demand, A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE: AOS) today announced first quarter earnings of $8.7 million or $.29 per share, compared with $21.9 million or $.72 per share last year.

NEW YORK, April 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jones Apparel Group, Inc. (NYSE: JNY) is scheduled to release first quarter 2009 financial results on Wednesday, April 29, 2009. The Company will host a conference call with management at 8:30 am eastern time.

SOUTHAMPTON, England, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Bac2, the fuel cell materials and components company, announces an extended family of products made from its ElectroPhen(TM) conductive polymer to include high-temperature bipolar plates.

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., April 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMCOL International Corporation (NYSE: ACO) announces the following Webcast: What: AMCOL International Corporation - 1st Quarter 2009 Earnings Results Conference Call When: Friday, April 24, 2009 @ 11:00 AM EDT Where: http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?id=57509 How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above. Contact: Don Pearson of AMCOL International Corporation, 847-851.1500. If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be archived on the Web site http://www.amcol.com/ This conference call may contain certain forward-looking statements regarding AMCOL's expected performance for future periods and actual results for such periods might materially differ.

U.S. markets look ready to turn in a sixth consecutive week of gains, rising Thursday with a rarity for the recession: A late-afternoon rally. Technology stocks led the charge quietly.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]