Business News Archive - January 21, 2010

LONDON, January 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- -"A-Level" stress test for QuantumRD - Broad oil patch application seen for technology ViaLogy PLC (LSE: VIY). announces that, under contract to its client Fasken Oil and Ranch, Ltd.

AMSTERDAM, January 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international consultancy, design, engineering and management services company, announced today that ARCADIS Logos in Brazil, in a consortium with a local firm, has signed a large water management contract with the Brazilian Ministry of National Integration for the implementation of the Sao Francisco River Integration Project.

LONDON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The offshore wind industry has already garnered government support and is increasingly piquing the interest of the private sector thanks to its ability to contribute significantly to the European renewable energy targets of 2020.

NEW YORK, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Riverstone Holdings LLC's ("Riverstone") most recent renewable energy fund has successfully completed its previously announced acquisition of Seajacks International ("Seajacks"), for a total cash consideration of US$207 million.

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- WEM will be the single source for all things energy.

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates and WUXI, China, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd.

HAIFA, Israel, January 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT) (the "Company") announced today that Mrs. Yael Efron, who was elected as an External Director of the Company's Board of Directors in August 2009, has tendered her resignation. Mrs.

HAIFA, Israel, January 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT) announced today that it was awarded contracts in an aggregate amount of approximately $50 million to supply various types of laser based systems to the Israeli Ministry of Defense and to North American customers.

LONDON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric scooters and motorcycles offer a smart, eco friendly and accessible mobility solution for urban transportation.

ENID, Okla., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Resources, Inc. (NYSE: CLR) plans to announce fourth quarter 2009 earnings on Thursday, February 25, 2010 before the opening of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The Company plans to host a conference call on the same day at 10 a.m.

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