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Business News Archive - April 14, 2010

FRANKFURT, April 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - FRA's Monthly Cargo Tonnage Exceeds 200,000 Metric Tons for the First Time - Fraport Group Achieves Double-Digit Increase in Passenger Traffic FRA/rap-th> Frankfurt Airport (FRA), owned and managed by Fraport AG, closed the first quarter of 2010 with a 3.9 percent increase in passenger figures.

DUBAI, UAE, April 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 16th 2010, Seawings, Dubai's only seaplane tour operators, is extending their support to the Dhaka project through the sponsorship of the Seawings Polo team captained by Lise Stokes.

BERLIN, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In the past twelve months, Daimler AG (stock-exchange symbol DAI) has taken some important strategic actions in an extremely difficult environment and has thus created the right conditions for a successful future.

LONDON, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Batteries waste management has been a growing market across Europe principally because legislative pressure and impending deadlines are altering the way battery waste has been dealt with so far.

RENO, Nev., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) plans to announce its first quarter 2010 earnings results in a press release that will be issued on Wednesday, May 5, 2010 after the market close.

LOS ANGELES, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirStar founder Josef Joebstl points out, "The primary benefits from a rear engine design are the ability to configure the payload at the front of the UAV or industrial helicopter, usually a camera or optical equipment which currently needs to be counterweighted by adding additional 'dead weight' at the rear of the airship.

SYRACUSE, N.Y., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- While many companies are holding off on hiring, Defenshield has seen significant requests for its ballistic protection equipment product line, and as a result has doubled its sales staff by hiring three additional account managers. "The requirement for protective equipment remains, and has increased substantially over the last year," said Collins White, President of Defenshield.

COLUMBIA, S.C., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Pure Fishing has been named the exclusive fishing tackle provider for the 2010 Boy Scouts of America National Jamboree, celebrating 100 years of the Boy Scout organization.

LONDON, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- With demand growing for higher bandwidth communications and finite orbital slots, satellite operators want satellites that are more powerful and flexible than ever before.

FORT COLLINS, Colo., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Army SBIR Program has competitively selected and awarded a Phase 1 research contract to VanDyne SuperTurbo, Inc.

Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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