Business News Archive - January 18, 2010

Projects in Gulf Coast Latest of More Than 200 in Multi-Year National Partnership WASHINGTON, Jan.

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Although the speed and extent of the global economic recovery remain uncertain, commodity prices are likely to put up strong performance in 2010.

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Platinum makes diamonds sparkle brighter on the red carpet, so it's no wonder why our favorite stars opted to wear platinum jewelry to the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards.

TORONTO, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Sino-Forest Corporation (TSX:TRE), a leading commercial forest plantation operator in China, is pleased to announce the appointment of William E.

HOUSTON, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Purvin & Gertz is pleased to announce that Michael Sarna has relocated to its Dubai office, expanding its consulting presence and expertise in the Middle East region. Mr.

DUBAI, UAE, January 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Grandweld, a United Arab Emirates-based shipbuilding, ship repair and conversion specialist, has secured a major contract worth US$128 million for the construction of three new Salvage Tugs for Sogeport-GICEP of Algeria.

LONDON, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- As Europe shifts steadily toward a carbon dioxide (CO2)-based vehicle taxation regime and vehicle manufacturers (VMs) hasten to comply with stringent EU CO2 norms (average fleet emissions less than 130g/km by 2015), demand for low-CO2 cars has skyrocketed.

BEIJING, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- At the recently-ended 2009 China Enterprise Spokesman and Media Value Annual Conference & Awards Ceremony, TOWONA was given two awards in recognition of its No.

HAIKOU, China, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- At a ceremony held at its Haikou headquarters on the morning of Jan.

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