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Business News Archive - June 04, 2009

BASEL, Switzerland, June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Speaking today at the International Chamber of Commerce's (ICC) 6th World Chambers Congress in Kuala Lumpur, Syngenta CEO Mike Mack underlined the importance of agricultural technology in supporting the environment.

Britain's Standard Chartered Bank in Shanghai plans a yuan bond issue worth $512 million, the first foreign bank to do so on the Chinese mainland. The announcement follows the Chinese Cabinet's plans announced in April to build Shanghai into an international financial center and shipping hub, Xinhua

LONDON, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The market for solar thermal systems (STS) in Europe has witnessed significant developments at all levels in the last four years. Policy makers, market participants and end users have shown a keen interest in STS, ensuring a high growth potential.

DAMASCUS, Md., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Syndication Inc., (SYNJ.PK), reports that 17 days ago, on May 19th, 2009, the President and CEO of Sentinel Renewable Energies Inc., McCutcheon Marshall Jr., accepted the post of President and Chairman of the Board for Pinnacle Energy Inc., the wholly owned energy subsidiary of Syndication Inc.

ALLEN PARK, Mich., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DIAS Holding, Inc.

VANCOUVER, June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (TSX.V - CVV) ("CanAlaska" or the "Company") has received drill assays and detailed geophysical information from the West McArthur Project winter drilling campaign.

MISSION, Texas, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- People recognize a good investment when they see one, and those people are investing in the South Texas city of Mission, bringing economic development to the area even when other parts of the country are struggling. The largest recent investment is the Anzalduas International Bridge, a $168-million joint project between the United States and Mexico.

PITTSBURGH, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at ChemImage are pleased to report significant improvements in the ability to enhance contrast of untreated fingerprints on paper substrates.

NORTHVILLE, Mich., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amerigon Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARGN), a leader in developing products based on advanced thermoelectric (TE) technologies for a wide range of global markets and applications, today announced that President and CEO Daniel R. Coker and CFO Barry G.

LAS VEGAS, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrity Media announces the availability of a profile of interest to investors of oil and gas related companies Strategic American Oil Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: SGCA)- an exploration and production company with operations in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Illinois, BP plc (NYSE: BP), Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX), Exxon Mobil Corp.

Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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