Business News Archive - May 20, 2009

TEL AVIV, Israel, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - ICL Performance Products Achieved 45% Growth in Operating Income - After the Report Date: ICL Completed $164M Oversubscribed Offering of 3 Series of Bonds, Declared $100M Dividend Israel Chemicals Ltd.

HAIFA, Israel, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Record Backlog of Orders at $5.1 Billion; - Revenues Increased by 6.6% YoY to $657 Million; - Diluted Net Earnings per Share Increased by 36% YoY to $1.02 Elbit Systems Ltd.

Free mobiReady mobile-readiness checker from dotMobi used by thousands of brands to improve mobile content for their customers DUBLIN and WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- dotMobi, the company behind the .mobi Internet domain for finding mobile-friendly Web content as well as the mobiForge mobile Web developers forum, today announced that AutoTrader.mobi - the mobile site of AutoTrader.co.uk, the UK's number one motoring Web site - was the millionth site tested by the mobiReady tool for checking the mobile-readiness of Web content. mobiReady was launched in November 2006 as a free tool for developers to better understand how their Web content is likely to function on a mobile device.

Alliance will deliver market-leading telematics and specialty sensor systems for new and existing mobile assets ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrated specialty sensors and telematics systems for vehicle fleets are increasingly common - and necessary - as total remote machine control becomes a requirement in complex fleet and mobile asset management activities.

Women Hit the Open Road to Celebrate and Learn to Ride MILWAUKEE, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The first weekend in May saw women riders around the world banding together to share the open road, as well as flocking to new rider training courses around the country to help establish a world record--all to kick start Women Riders Month. Harley-Davidson's Women Riders Month kicked-off with two special events in New York City and Milwaukee respectively in honor of International Female Ride Day on May 1, which was founded by Vicki Gray of Motoress.com to celebrate the millions of women who have already grabbed life by the handlebars.

As the busy summer travel season arrives, Safe Kids Pennsylvania is focusing on child passenger safety CAMP HILL, Pa., May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Safe Kids Pennsylvania is launching a new mobile outreach effort to help families prepare for the busy summer travel season.

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A three-minute video gave Midwesterners all the help they needed to visualize the future of their region when Kansas City Public Television aired "Imagine KC." The video depicts how light rail transit transforms land uses and lifestyles for the benefit of all.

SANTIAGO, Chile, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- White Mountain Titanium Corporation ("White Mountain" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: WMTM) reports that it has entered into an agreement with SGS Lakefield ("SGS") to extend the pilot plant program to investigate further the possible recovery of a commercial grade, bulk feldspar concentrate as a by-product in the processing of rutile from the Company's Cerro Blanco project. As detailed in a news release dated May 12, the Company reported that working on a 250 kg bulk sample representative of the Las Carolinas deposit, SGS produced a high grade rutile concentrate assaying 97.2% TiO2 at an overall recovery of over 90%.

At full capacity, the facility is expected to generate approx. $30 million in annual revenue SEATTLE, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- L&L International Holdings, Inc.

BEIJING, May 20 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Huaneng Power International, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: HNP; HKEx: 902; SSE: 600011) today announced that its 100% owned Gansu Ganhekou Second Wind Power Project has recently been approved by the National Development and Reform Commission of the PRC. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/xprn/sa/200705141256.JPG ) The total planned installed capacity of Gansu Ganhekou Second Wind Power Project is 199.5MW.

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