Business News Archive - March 01, 2010

PARIS, March 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Success of the OMOC-N-1 well: flow over 1,700 bpd - Confirmation of extension of the Kissenda play to the Onal AEE in Gabon - Draco-1 well in Syria and TieTie-NE-1 well in the Congo plugged and abandoned GABON: Onal AEE (M&P operator, 85%) The exploration well OMOC-N-1, drilled in the Onal AEE, has identified a 111-metre column of oil in the Gres du Kissenda.

NEW YORK, March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pink OTC Markets Inc.

ARNHEM, The Netherlands, March 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARCADIS (NYSE EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international consultancy, design, engineering and management services company, announced today that it has been selected as a key member of the Program Management, Administrative, Clerical and Technical Services (PACTS) program of the U.S.

JOHANNESBURG, March 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) today announced that it has received a notice from the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) informing the Company that the NUM intends to embark on strike action across all of Gold Fields' operations in South Africa from Sunday, 7 March 2010. The NUM has indicated that the strike will proceed indefinitely unless Gold Fields abolishes the Functional Work Capacity Testing System (the System) on all of its South African mines. The Mine Health and Safety legislation in South Africa requires of an employer to implement a Functional Work Capacity Testing System together with an associated Code of Practice.

VANCOUVER, March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - New Zealand oil and gas producer TAG Oil Ltd. (TSX-V: TAO) is pleased to announce its financial results and the completion of several strategic acquisitions.

SANTIAGO, Chile, March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- World Vision began distributing hundreds of blankets and some water containers to Santiago's earthquake survivors over the weekend as it prepared to start an extensive response in the hardest hit areas south of the capital.

HSINCHU, Taiwan, March 1 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) will exhibit at PV EXPO 2010 in Tokyo Big Sight, Japan from March 3-5 to showcase its competitive edge in the solar industry value chain.

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- ALG Worldwide Logistics announced today the continued expansion of its Bolingbrook based co-mail operation. The first of the two new 36-pocket operating lines will be installed in June 2010 with the 2nd line being operational by the end of November 2010.

BEIJING, March 1 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- General Steel Holdings, Inc.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.