Business News Archive - April 03, 2009

MOSCOW, April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces the completion of the open subscription placement of its preferred shares. The preferred shares placement was completed April 2, 2009, when the procedures of payment and transition of shares to the buyer occurred.

For the twelve months - Revenues Increase 29%, Net Income up 52%, Earnings per Share Increased 52% and Backlog is up 30% FORT WORTH, Texas, April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AZZ incorporated (NYSE: AZZ), a manufacturer of electrical products and a provider of galvanizing services, today announced unaudited financial results for the three and twelve-month periods ended February 28, 2009.

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BENSALEM, Pa., April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Charming Shoppes, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHRS), a leading multi-brand apparel retailer specializing in women's plus apparel, today announced the appointment of James P.

Analysts quickly seized upon the Group of 20 meeting in London as exercise in rhetoric, albeit with a few sizable checks promised to salve the global economy. World leaders promised to tackle the problem of toxic assets on banks books but came away with few specifics to address the issue.

HOUSTON, April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PATTERSON-UTI ENERGY, INC. (Nasdaq: PTEN) today reported that for the month of March 2009, the Company had an average of 92 drilling rigs operating, including 87 rigs in the U.S. and 5 rigs in Canada.

ATLANTA, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- FleetCor, the Global Fleet Card Company, announced today that it has acquired Corporate Lodging Consultants, Inc. (CLC) from Nautic Partners. CLC, based in Wichita, Kansas, is a leading provider of lodging management programs to businesses.

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation (NYSE AMEX LLC: ETC) ("ETC" or the "Company") today reported that on March 27, 2009, the NYSE AMEX LLC ("AMEX") agreed to continue the listing of the Company's common stock through at least August 11, 2009 and January 4, 2010, subject to the Company attaining certain milestones.

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