Business News Archive - March 08, 2010

Toronto Stock Exchange (Venture) Symbol: "WND" Issued and Outstanding: 48,049,931 VANCOUVER, March 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Western Wind Energy Corp.

ARNHEM, The Netherlands, March 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Net Income From Operations up 6% to EUR 74.3 Million; per Share to EUR 1.18 - Proposed Dividend EUR 0.45 per Share, Same as Last Year - Gross Revenues Increased 3% to EUR 1.8 Billion, Organic Decline was 6% Resulting From Crisis - Malcolm Pirnie Contributes Well and Offers Numerous Synergy Opportunities - Margin at 10.2% Above Target Level of 10% Thanks to Cost Saving Measures - Growth Infrastructure Softens, Recovery Begins in Environment, Buildings Bottoming out ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, in 2009 again showed an excellent performance despite the crisis.

ARNHEM, The Netherlands, March 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, announced that its subsidiary RTKL has been selected to design the Shanghai Changzheng New Pudong Hospital.

THE HAGUE, March 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shell Energy Holdings Australia Ltd.

SEATTLE, March 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Turkish Airlines have finalized an order for 20 Next-Generation 737 airplanes. The order includes 10 737-800s and 10 737-900ER (Extended Range) airplanes.

LONDON, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The German biogas plants market plunged 80 per cent in 2008 pushed by the close succession of the global financial crisis, rising energy crops prices, and the revision of the German Renewable Energy law (EEG).

ORLANDO, Fla., March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- BoaterSupply.com is proud to announce the company is entering into the global online world of marine electronics. BoaterSupply is projected to take a big chunk of the online marine electronics and boating supplies market.

DORCHESTER, England, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Local land based training provider, Newlands Training, was recently involved in training a group of volunteers in brush cutting training and chainsaw training as part of the EuCAN 2010 programme. EuCAN is an exciting conservation project set up by West Dorset educational charity, The Kingcombe Trust, to enable people from the UK to contribute to wildlife conservation across Europe.

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'.