Business News Archive - October 25, 2010

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 25, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has received a follow-on contract worth over 7 million pounds Sterling (approximately US $10 million) from the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) for Performance Based Logistics (PBL).

XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LDK Solar Co., Ltd.

HSINCHU, Taiwan, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) announced today that the Company will showcase the latest PV products at PV Taiwan 2010.

FORT WORTH, Texas, October 25, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd.

TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- N-Viro International Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: NVIC ) adds the City of Oviedo, Florida to the Company's biosolids management business.

HOUSTON, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hyperdynamics Corporation (NYSE Amex: HDY) will host an investor conference call at 10 a.m. Central Time (11 a.m. Eastern Time) on Monday, October 25, to provide an overall business update and to discuss recent developments.

HOUSTON, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR) today announced that on Oct. 22, 2010, it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Valard Construction, one of Canada's largest electric power line contractors.

TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- North Jackson, Ohio-based Liberty Steel Products, Inc. has signed a contract with The Offshore Group for the provision of outsourced manufacturing support, or "shelter," services in Mexico.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.