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Business News Archive - January 14, 2010

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) THURSDAY, JANUARY 14: IMPORTANT AUTO SHOW Profile America -- Thursday, January 14th.

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Trucking Association (MTA) has announced a year-long effort to provide information and training to its members and their drivers to improve road safety.

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite its potential, the African large-scale wind turbine market is yet to contribute significantly to the power sector in the continent.

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cavitation Technologies, Inc. (CTI) (OTC Bulletin Board: CVAT; Berlin: WTC) is pleased to announce preliminary results on our new hydro-fuel technology known as HydorFuel.

DORCHESTER, England, January 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Organisations requiring arboriculture training could save hundreds of pounds with the changes to chainsaw training (http://www.newlandstraining.com/chainsaw/) requirements, effective from 1st January 2010.

LONDON, January 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Having tracked European steel sheet prices on a monthly basis for over 25 years, CRU will be introducing weekly assessments for Germany, France, Italy and Spain from February 2010. When asked what necessitated the move, Paul Scott, a leading steel analyst with CRU, commented, "The migration has been partly market driven. Given the increased price volatility seen since 2004, steel market players increasingly need to manage their price risk, and weekly assessments allow this to be done more efficiently." CRU's assessments of U.S.

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2010 Detroit Auto Show Top 10, www.kbb.com/2010DetroitTop10Cars, today were named by the expert editors from Kelley Blue Book, www.kbb.com, the leading provider of new car and used car information.

CAMBRIDGE, England, January 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AVEVA (LSE:AVV) announces the release of AVEVA Hull Finite Element Modeller, a powerful new addition to the AVEVA Marine portfolio which accelerates and simplifies the stress analysis of ship structures. Ship designers rely on the use of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) to ensure that hull structures comply with rigorous strength criteria and achieve low levels of vibration for maximum passenger comfort.

CHICAGO, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- After driving, debating and tallying the votes, Cars.com's editors have named the Ford Fusion Hybrid the Best of 2010 in the sites annual Platinum Awards, which recognize the best cars of the new model year.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'