Business News Archive - July 23, 2009

VIENNA, Austria, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- WORLD AWARDS MEDIA, the State of Lower Austria and the SUPERFUND Investment Group invite you to the international press conference for the first SAVE THE WORLD AWARDS 2009 on July 24th at the Zwentendorf Nuclear Reactor. On July 24th 2009 during at a truly monumental TV-gala at the Zwentendorf Nuclear Reactor the first SAVE THE WORLD AWARDS, presented by SUPERFUND will honor people and organizations working for a better and more sustainable world.

IRVINE, Calif., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Kelley Blue Book, www.kbb.com, the leading provider of new car and used car information, today announces an all-time traffic high for its top-rated consumer Web site, with more than 618,000 visits to kbb.com on Monday, July 13, 2009.

SHENZHEN, China, July 23 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China BAK Battery, Inc.

VANCOUVER, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (the "Company") wishes to announce a non-brokered flow-through private placement of up to 6,000,000 units at a purchase price of $0.17 per unit for gross proceeds of up to $1,020,000.

SINGAPORE, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- ICIS pricing, the world's leading price reporting service for the global chemical industry, has launched a new weekly price report for polyethylene (PE) pipe grade resins covering the Middle East and South Asia.

DENVER, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) ("Newmont" or the "Company") today announced second quarter results, with equity gold sales of 1.2 million ounces at an average realized price of $915 per ounce and costs applicable to sales of $423 per ounce, resulting in adjusted net income(1) of $213 million ($0.43 per share), compared to $221 million ($0.50 per share) for the prior year quarter.

Symbol: POT Listed: TSX, NYSE SASKATOON, SK, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (PotashCorp) today reported second-quarter earnings of $0.62 per share1 ($187.1 million) compared to $2.82 per share ($905.1 million) in the same quarter last year.

WASHINGTON, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR) announced today that net earnings for the quarter ended July 3, 2009 were $296 million, or $0.89 per diluted share, an 18.5% decrease as compared to the Company's 2008 second quarter net earnings of $363 million, or $1.09 per diluted share.

LOS ANGELES, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mundus Group, Inc. announced it is targeting acquisitions in CNC Machine Business and Composite Design and Fabrication.The Mundus Group, Inc.

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 23, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Second quarter 2009 net income per diluted share of $1.40 decreased 3 percent compared to second quarter 2008 net income per diluted share of $1.45.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).