Business News Archive - May 28, 2009

PARIS, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Colombia Maurel & Prom announces to have signed with Ecopetrol the definitive agreement concerning the sale of Hocol Colombia (see related information in the press release no12-09 of March 10th, 2009). This transaction concerns a US$ 742 185 000 total amount. This purchase price may be adjusted, based on the accounting audit led by Ecopetrol .

- EBIT rises to EUR 0.2 million (before restructuring costs) - Consolidated income up by around EUR 38 million - Positive outlook for 2009 - Supervisory Board appoints Jorg Deisel as CEO, Jorg Artmann to become CFO ALNO Aktiengesellschaft, Pfullendorf (ALNO AG), achieved a positive annual result for 2008 and finished the year with EBIT (earnings before interest and taxes) of EUR 0.2 million before restructuring costs (2007: EUR -23.4 million).

PARIS and LEIPZIG, Germany, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- - 52 Ministers and Top Business Leaders From Around the World to Convene Today at Political Highlight Event of the 2009 International Transport Forum in Leipzig, Germany - On his First Visit to Europe, New U.S.

LONDON, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The European waste management market is a billion dollar market with plenty of activity taking place in the competitive structure as growth opportunities are defined by value-added services offered in the market.

- Give a "Hoot" With Fares As Low As $29* - ORLANDO, Fla., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today launched a sale for travel from Atlanta on late evening flights with fares starting as low as $29*.

ZigBee Smart Energy is the first open industry standard endorsed by ESMIG SAN RAMON, Calif.

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring has forever signaled a time of rebirth and starting anew. And given the current state of the economy, never before has the desire for a "fresh start" been any greater.

GORINCHEM, The Netherlands, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- XSPlatforms is introducing a new anchorage point with a 360 degree rotating safety eye: the XTS-Globe. The rotating safety eye provides maximum freedom of movement while working at heights.

House expected to pass companion resolution recognizing sacrifices made by nuclear weapons and uranium workers who risked their lives serving their country during the Cold War DENVER, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.

WENATCHEE, Wash., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- MD Johnson Inc has completed the sale of Reichert Nissan to Mr. Thomas Barros in Wenatchee, Washington. The dealership will remain at its current location for the near term and has been renamed Town Nissan.

Word of the Day
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.