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Business News Archive - April 29, 2010

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The beleaguered South African high voltage cables and conductors market has received a fillip with power utility Eskom launching a massive infrastructure development drive.

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The demand for water and wastewater treatment chemicals in South Africa's industrial sector will witness strong growth over the next few years.

FRANKFURT, Germany, April 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Effective today, Fraport AG and its partners in the Northern Capital Gateway consortium are responsible for operating, developing and modernizing St Petersburg's Pulkovo Airport (airport code = LED), the fourth largest in Russia.

HOUSTON, April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CARBO Ceramics Inc.

LONDON, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Improvements in product performance and an expanding product range continue to propel the bio-based plastics into new and high-growth applications despite the challenges posed by the economic downturn and resulting price sensitivity of customers.

JINZHOU CITY, China, April 29 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Wonder Auto Technology, Inc.

MUMBAI, India, April 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- TRIL Roads Private Limited ('TRPL'), a 100% subsidiary of Tata Realty and Infrastructure ('TRIL') and holding company for roads and highway projects, today signed an agreement with Actis (http://www.act.is/), a leading private equity investor for a joint investment of US$200 million.

LONDON, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent research on the Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) market, Frost & Sullivan presents Egis Projects with the '2009 Global Electronic Toll Collection Growth Leadership Award'.

CALABASAS, Calif., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Technical Systems, Inc.

GREENWICH, Conn., April 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI) (NYSE: GWR) reported net income in the first quarter of 2010 of $16.0 million, compared with net income of $13.9 million in the first quarter of 2009.

Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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