Business News Archive - June 26, 2009

MALMO, Sweden, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- ABS will be supplying compressors for one of the biggest treatment plants in Switzerland as of September 2009. The order is worth EUR 1.2 million. As the population increases and the burden on wastewater systems grows, renovation and upgrades are needed.

CHONGQING, China, June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP), one of the world's largest food and beverage companies, opened its first overseas "green" plant in China today in the western city of Chongqing as it reiterated plans to invest $1 billion in the country.

Recycled airbag modules are safe alternative when installed properly FAIRFAX, Va., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent review conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) of 1,446 fatal accidents from 2001 and 2006 found that in an alarming 255 instances - almost 18 percent - airbags that should have been replaced following deployment in a previous crash were missing.

Abacus, a flight simulator developer, has released PBY-5A for FSX LONDON, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The PBY Catalina has a long history of service to the military, mostly with the US Navy.

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta Biotechnology, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with Evogene, Ltd., focusing on identifying plant genes related to soybean nematode resistance.

MAGOG, Quebec, June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Magnum DOr Resources, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MDOR), announces that the recent taping and subsequent filming of the 21st Century segment featuring Magnum's CEO with Roger Ballentine and its facilities should be completed in late July.

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Roadships Holdings Inc., a USA company listed on Nasdaq (OTC Bulletin Board: RDSH), is today announcing the decision of its Board of Directors to engage STX Marine to update the design of its Roadships High Speed Monohull to be fuelled by Liquid Natural Gas. An amendment to the Commercialisation Agreement contract between Roadships and STX was signed today giving effect to the change. The announcement follows confirmation of STX Canada Marines parent company STX Europe earlier this month of its strong commitment to reduce the environmental impact of the marine ship industry. STX Europe is an international shipbuilding group which has state-of-the-art concepts, technology, processes and products for customers around the world and comprises 15 shipyards in Finland, France, Norway, Romania, Brazil and Vietnam. According to RDSH Chairman and CEO Michael Nugent "the partnership between Roadships and STX Canada Marine will provide collab

Carolinas AGC Construction Barometer(TM) CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For first quarter 2009, the Carolinas AGC Construction Barometer(TM) posted a modest 3.3% gain due to growing empirical evidence of a slowing rate of economic deterioration in Carolinas commercial construction.

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn., June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gerber Scientific, Inc.

SMITHFIELD, Va., June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE: SFD) announced today that it has priced its previously announced offering of senior secured notes due July 2014.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.