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Business News Archive - June 29, 2009

Survey of 32,000 Consumers Reveals Vehicles that Meet or Exceed Expectations TUSTIN, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Porsche and Ford Motor Company earned top honors in the 2009 Ideal Vehicle Awards (IVA), announced today by automotive research firm AutoPacific.

Sportage is Highest Ranked in Compact Crossover SUV Category - Ideal Vehicle Award is Sportage's second AutoPacific award this year - Compact SUV honored for high owner satisfaction IRVINE, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Motors America, Inc.

KLM Becomes First Airline to Move to IBM's Newest System For Processing Heavy Transaction Work Loads - z/TPF ARMONK, N.Y.

HONG KONG, June 29 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Euro Tech Holdings Company Limited (Nasdaq: CLWT) today reported financial results for the 12-month period ended December 31, 2008 ("Fiscal 2008"). The Company's revenues for Fiscal 2008 were approximately $31,738,000, an approximate 16% increase compared to approximately $27,230,000 in the Company's fiscal year ended December 31, 2007 ("Fiscal 2007").

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The market for water and wastewater treatment equipment in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries experienced rapid growth during 2008 driven by huge investments in infrastructure, real estate, petrochemicals, oil and gas and other sectors. However, the sub-prime mortgage crisis that hit western economies changed the business climate and there was a considerable decline in demand for most commodities.

LONDON, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The European large scale micro metrology market is anticipated to register low growth during the first few quarters of 2009 due to the economic downturn.

TSX: PFN OTCBB: PAWEF Frankfurt: P7J.F VANCOUVER, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Pacific North West Capital Corp. (PFN) (TSX: PFN; OTCBB: PAWEF; Frankfurt: P7J.F) announces that it has granted to Fire River Gold Corp.

LAS VEGAS, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- An article addressing the future of fuel cell equities has been released and is available free of charge at: http://smallcapsentinel.com/altenergy6-25 Investors of the following equities are encouraged to read this exclusive commentary and to register to receive similar intelligence from Small Cap Sentinel, a leading source for information on the markets, alternative fuels and energy, and emerging equities: Ballard Power Systems (Nasdaq: BLDP), Enova Systems, Inc.

LAS VEGAS, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- An article addressing the future of ethanol fuel equities has been released and is available free of charge at: http://smallcapsentinel.com/altenergy6-25 Investors of the following equities are encouraged to read this exclusive commentary and to register to receive similar intelligence from Small Cap Sentinel, a leading source for information on the markets, alternative fuel and energy, and emerging equities: Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM), Pacific Ethanol, Inc.

LONDON, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The economic recession has caused a dramatic decrease in rail freight traffic volumes in Russia.

Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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