Business News Archive - April 06, 2010

BASEL, Switzerland, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Syngenta announced today that it has entered into a public-private partnership with the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) to focus on the development and advancement of technology in wheat, the most internationally traded food crop and the single largest food import in developing countries.

WASHINGTON, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L.

JULIAN, W.V., April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) is confirming twenty-five fatalities at its Upper Big Branch Mine, resulting from a tragic explosion. Additionally, two miners were transported earlier to hospitals and four miners are still missing at this time.

LONDON, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Although the European and US markets will continue to present challenging conditions and limited growth potential for the oil & gas industry throughout 2010, the Middle East and Asia are expected to drive demand of equipment.

LONDON, April 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- World Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK) consumption is forecast to grow at an average annual rate of 1.9% during 2010-2014. Most of that growth will come from Asia Pacific.

WASHINGTON, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L.

LONDON, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the solar power industry, Frost & Sullivan recognizes AZUR SPACE Solar Power GmbH (AZUR SPACE) with the "2009 World Solar Power Industry Growth Leadership Award." AZUR SPACE has carved a niche for itself in the field of space and terrestrial solar cell applications by providing high-performance solar cells.

LOS ANGELES and LEEDS, England, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Apparel (Amex: APP), the vertically integrated clothing manufacturer based in downtown Los Angeles, has opened a new store in Leeds, England. The 2,922 sq. ft.

ORLANDO, Fla., April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today launched a sale for travel to all of the airline's destinations with special low fares.

BEIJING, April 6 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Sino Gas International Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SGAS), ("Sino Gas" or the "Company"), announced 2009 Full Year Financial Results. 2009 Financial Highlights -- 2009 Revenues Increased 28.64% to $27.59 Million vs.

Word of the Day
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").