Business News Archive - January 11, 2010

LONDON, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) today announced that Barratt Developments has been appointed to its Delivery Partner Panels in each of the Northern, Central and Southern regions. Barratt is one of only two major UK housebuilders appointed to all three panels.

AMSTERDAM, January 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, today announced that its GRiP(R) contract for environmental remediation with Atlantic Richfield Company, a BP affiliate, has been expanded.

HOUSTON, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ION Geophysical Corporation (NYSE: IO) today announced that it has successfully acquired an additional 28,000 km of regional seismic data covering Brazil's southern Santos, Pelotas, and northeastern Equatorial basins.

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hyperdynamics Corporation (NYSE Amex: HDY) will host an investor conference call at 10 a.m. Central Time on Monday, February 1, to provide an overall business update and to discuss recent developments.

NEW YORK, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pink OTC Markets Inc. (Pink Sheets: PINK), the leading electronic inter-dealer quotation system, trading technology and financial information provider for Over-the-Counter (OTC) securities, today announced that Fire River Gold Corp.

TOANO, Va., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lumber Liquidators (NYSE: LL), the largest specialty retailer of hardwood flooring in the U.S., is scheduled to present today at the 2010 Cowen and Company Consumer Conference at 9:00 a.m. ET.

SHANGHAI, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd.

MANDAN, N.D., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Crownbutte Wind Power, Inc.

DETROIT Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelin today announced the 2011 theme for its prestigious global vehicle design competition, Michelin Challenge Design(TM) (MCD), giving entrants a chance to share their transportation concepts for ten years ahead in the year 2021 with 'PLUS 10.

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