Business News Archive - September 30, 2009

GENEVA, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Weatherford International Ltd.

AMSTERDAM, September 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, today announced that it has sold a part of its German infrastructural design and engineering services to Obermeyer Planen + Beraten GmbH.

WUXI, China, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), the world's leading manufacturer of crystalline silicon photovoltaic (PV) modules, today announced the completion and grid connection of the first 10MW utility-scale solar power project in China.

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing government support in the form of production subsidies and the increasing liberalisation of electricity sectors is boosting the renewable energy industry in Africa.

International Automakers laud DOT for hosting Summit on Distracted Driving ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers, Inc.

FRANKFURT, September 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dr Stefan Schulte, Fraport AG's new executive board chairman, has presented the European Commission with a three-point package of demands for alleviating the burden faced by airports.

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Sustained growth in the industrial sector and the growing utilization of high-performance plastics in some applications are the major factors driving the Latin American engineering plastics market.

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hyperdynamics Corporation (NYSE Amex: HDY) today announced that Kent Watts has resigned from the Company's Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Word of the Day
  • 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.'