Business News Archive - May 25, 2009

VANCOUVER, May 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Ballard Power Systems (TSX: BLD; NASDAQ: BLDP) announced intentions to discontinue operations of EBARA Ballard Corporation.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Century Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq: CNTY; Vienna Stock Exchange) announced today that the company has opened the casino aboard the first cruise ship of TUI Cruises on May 23, 2009.

HOUSTON, May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMEC, the international engineering and project management company, announces that it has been appointed by BP to provide engineering services for the Tubular Bells and Kodiak discoveries in deepwater Gulf of Mexico.

DETROIT, May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The turmoil in the automotive industry is reflected in the results of this year's annual study of the automakers' supplier working relations, with the most significant shift in the suppliers' ratings of the auto manufacturers since the study was launched eight years ago.

CHANGZHOU, May 25 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On May 20, Polynt Chemical (Changzhou) Co., Ltd., a company with investment from an Italian listed company, held a grand ceremony to celebrate the opening of its new production lines in Xinbei Industrial Park. Mr.

WestJet will transition resources to begin interline revenue generation with Air France and KLM CALGARY, May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - WestJet today announced that Southwest's progress on the implementation of the code-share program will be delayed.

HONG KONG, May 25 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Daphne International Holdings Limited (HKSE: 210, "Daphne" or "the Company"), the owner of the "Daphne" and "Shoebox" brands and a leading retailer of ladies' footwear in the PRC, announced today that the Company has entered into an agreement with TPG Capital ("TPG"), under which TPG will make a strategic investment in Daphne through the subscription of RMB 550 million convertible bonds with warrants. Mr.

VANCOUVER, May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Western Canadian Coal Corp (TSX: WTN, WTN.WT and WTN.DB and AIM: WTN) ("Company") announces the Company will be posting today on the Company's website (www.westerncanadiancoal.com/merger) and SEDAR (www.sedar.com) the management information circular and 43-101 technical reports ("Acquisition Documents") related to the proposed acquisition of Cambrian Mining Plc (see May 20, 2009 press release).

VANCOUVER, May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Western Canadian Coal Corp (TSX: WTN, WTN.WT and WTN.DB and AIM: WTN) ("Company") announces an update on production and shipments for the fourth quarter ending March 31, 2009 and the expected release date of the Company's fourth quarter fiscal 2009 financial results Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2009 Operations Update --------------------------------------------- For the fourth quarter fiscal 2009, the Company had shipments of approximately 276,700 tonnes of hard coking coal and 68,500 tonnes of low-volatile PCI coal ("ULV-PCI").

Word of the Day
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