Business News Archive - March 17, 2010

PARIS, March 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - EBITDA Excluding Capital Gains up 9.4% - Net Income, Group Share of EUR155.4m "The 2009 results illustrate the good increase of the offshore activity due to the growth of the fleet and to its utilization rate, which remains high despite the market downturn during the year," says Jacques de Chateauvieux, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of BOURBON.

VANCOUVER, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CanAlaska Uranium Ltd.

POOLE, England, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The sustainability movement is upon us, with new government initiatives and campaigns such as '10:10'* popping up every week many of us are making a conscious effort to be more environmentally friendly and help meet the new government recycle targets. According to a recent study by the BBC, businesses produce over 40% of carbon emissions in the UK! And given that for most of us workers, we will spend the majority of time in the workplace rather than in our homes -- the office is an ideal place to start cutting our carbon emissions. Here at BT office we suggest how making a few changes to your office furniture choices can make a substantial difference to your carbon footprint: Furniture Materials Whilst it is easy to implement recycling practices when it comes to paper, materials and waste - it may not be so easy to apply to office furniture and equipment.

SAN PEDRO, Calif., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh from the National Auto Dealer Association (NADA) show in Orlando, Advent Resources recently debuted their administration-free Document Scanning Solution, which promises to revolutionize document filing and encryption processes, and to provide a significant overall cost reduction for document storage tasks.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ThermoEnergy Corporation (Pink Sheets: TMEN) today announced that the Company completed a Bridge Loan Agreement, effective as of March 1, 2010, with six of its principal investors.

SAN FRANCISCO, March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, a leading international organization has launched a new blog (http://airhugger.wordpress.com) to expose common fallacies about what is in the air we breathe and to call to task the corporations that threaten it.

HOUSTON, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ION Geophysical Corporation (NYSE: IO) today announced that its cableless land seismic acquisition system, FireFly(®), will be used by Apache Corporation to acquire data on two separate projects in the Mendoza region of Argentina.

NEW YORK, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- FoodBizSupply.com (http://www.foodbizsupply.com) has become the first nationwide, online source for the GreenBox pizza box, environmentally friendly pizza to-go packaging available to pizzerias, restaurants, cafeterias, and foodservice companies.

NEW YORK, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gushan Environmental Energy Limited (the "Company"; NYSE: GU) announces that the Board of Directors has granted share options to 93 individuals, including officers, employees and four directors of the Company totaling 5,120,000 ordinary shares (2,560,000 American Depositary Shares ("ADS")) at an exercise price of USD0.61 per ordinary share (as adjusted to USD1.22 per ADS) of the Company on March 16, 2010.

LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, March 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In this podcast you will learn how chemical innovations from BASF help to develop a versatile high-tech foam. Basotect is an intelligent foam which, thanks to its versatility, can be used in simple as well as technically demanding applications.

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.]