Business News Archive - April 05, 2010

HOUSTON, April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today announced that Mr. Wayne D. Morse, Sr. Vice President and head of the company's Vinyls segment, has elected to retire effective the end of April after a long and distinguished career. Mr.

JINJIANG, China, April 5 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Ceramics Co., Ltd.

WOOD DALE, Ill., April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AAR (NYSE: AIR) announced today that it has received an order to provide Containerized Roll-in/Out Platforms (CROP) for the U.S.

HOUSTON, April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Evolution Petroleum Corporation (NYSE Amex: EPM) today announced that the operator of its Delhi Field in Louisiana, Denbury Resources, Inc.

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Space Shuttle Discovery launched this morning on a 13-day mission to deliver nearly 8 tons of cargo and science equipment to the International Space Station (ISS). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080407/LAM060LOGO) STS-131 is carrying the Leonardo Multi-Purpose Logistics Module which serves as a moving van and enables the delivery of equipment to the Station and the return of science experiments to Earth.

AMSTERDAM, April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap", NYSE: AER) today announced that it has signed a corporate debt facility agreement for $120 million with UBS as lead arranger.

DETROIT, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors will expand use of "enhanced smart pedal" technology globally to all passenger cars with automatic transmissions and electronic throttle control, providing an additional safeguard to enhance customer confidence. Also known as brake override, the change involves modifying existing electronic controls to reduce power to the engine in cases where the brake and accelerator pedal are being depressed at the same time.

AMES, Iowa, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawkeye Gold, LLC, a leading U.S. ethanol and distillers grains marketer, has announced a key addition to its distillers marketing team. Tom Kopp has joined Hawkeye Gold as Export Manager - Asian Markets. Mr.

NEW ORLEANS, April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) today announced that effective immediately it plans to unwind the business infrastructure associated with the proposed separate non-utility nuclear generation and nuclear services companies while it evaluates and works to preserve its legal rights.

HOUSTON, April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE: NBR) invites you to join Eugene M. Isenberg, Chairman and CEO, Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Central Time for a discussion of operating results for the first quarter 2010.

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