Business News Archive - October 11, 2010

Installation of Ball Mill and Additional Flotation Capacity Expected to Increase Production Rate and Recoveries BROOMFIELD, CO, Oct.

JOHANNESBURG, October 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Further to the announcement on 7 September 2010 regarding the proposed black economic empowerment transactions, Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) shareholders are advised that the circular referred to therein has been posted to shareholders today and is also available on the Gold Fields website at http://www.goldfields.co.za. Notes to editors About Gold Fields Gold Fields is one of the world's largest unhedged producers of gold with attributable production of 3.5 million gold equivalent ounces per annum from nine operating mines in South Africa, Ghana, Australia and Peru.

BOGOTA, Colombia, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- La Cortez Energy, Inc.

XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LDK Solar Co., Ltd. ("LDK Solar") (NYSE: LDK), a leading manufacturer of multicrystalline solar wafers and PV products, today provided an updated outlook for its third quarter 2010 financial results.

HSINCHU, Taiwan, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) announced today that the Company will participate in Solar Power International 2010 to showcase its full lineup of PV products.

HOUSTON, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Hart Energy Consulting is proud to announce that Terrence S. Higgins, Executive Director, Global Refining & Special Projects, receives today the Peter G.

TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- N-Viro International Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: NVIC) announced today the N-Viro Fuel(TM) mobile energy system for production of N-Viro Fuel(TM) is in transit.

ONTARIO, Canada, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", "we" or "Canadian Solar") (Nasdaq: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced the appointment of Andrew Chen as Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately.

NEW YORK and LONDON, October 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ICIS Chemical Business magazine has revealed the ICIS Top 100 Chemical Distributors, with rankings based on 2009 sales. "We are very pleased to introduce the ICIS Top 100 Chemical Distributors - a listing of the world's leading companies serving buyers of chemicals," said Joseph Chang, Global Editor of ICIS Chemical Business. At the top of the list is Germany's Brenntag, with EUR6.4bn ($9.2bn) in 2009 sales, followed by US-based companies Univar with $7.2bn and Ashland Distribution with $3.0bn. The ICIS Top 100 Chemical Distributors is a global listing, including leaders in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. However, regional leaders for North America, Europe and Latin America are broken out as well. Local currencies were converted to US dollars based on exchange rates on December 31, 2009. In Latin America, Brazil's QuantiQ led with $389m in sales, followed by Brazil's M.

RENO, Nev., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) plans to announce its third quarter 2010 earnings results in a press release that will be issued on Tuesday, November 2, 2010 after the market close.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]