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Business News Archive - April 09, 2010

DUBAI, UAE, April 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- From the April 1st 2010 Seawings will launch a product that they are confident will be the talk of the town when the news starts to spread.

BEIJING, April 9 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Duoyuan Printing, Inc. (NYSE: DYP) ("Duoyuan Printing" or the "Company"), a leading offset printing equipment supplier in China, today announced that the Company will participate in the Macquarie China Conference 2010, taking place at the Mandarin Oriental in Hong Kong, from April 26-28, 2010.

LONDON, April 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The one-of-a-kind Ferrari limo was crowned the most popular limo in the whole of the UK this week after it topped a poll run by the country's leading limousine hire provider, Limo Broker (http://www.limobroker.co.uk). A truly unique vehicle, the 360 Modena Ferrari Stretch Limo is in a class of its own.

XI'AN, China, April 9 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Power Equipment, Inc.

WAYZATA, Minn., April 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Northern Oil and Gas, Inc.

HOUSTON, April 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Geokinetics Inc. (NYSE Amex: GOK) today announced that the Company will hold its 2010 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 4:00 p.m.

CHANGGE and BEIJING, April 9 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Zhongpin Inc. ("Zhongpin", Nasdaq: HOGS), a leading meat and food processing company in the People's Republic of China, today announced that it will open its new premium pork oil plant on April 12, 2010.

Carolinas AGC Construction Barometer(TM) CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For fourth quarter 2009 the overall Barometer score dipped a modest 2.5%, reaching a value of 2.81. This figure represents little movement from fourth quarter of 2008, when the Barometer stood at 2.85.

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Carolinas Associated General Contractors (Carolinas AGC) welcomes Letiscia Perrin, CMP, as Director of Meetings. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100409/DC83321LOGO) Perrin, a Certified Meetings Professional (CMP), has served in meeting planner roles since 1996, working for both private corporations and associations.

SAN DIEGO, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Space Micro announced today that it has been awarded $100,000 by the Department of Defense's Operationally Responsive Space (ORS) Office for a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract to develop an avionics package for responsive space missions utilizing CubeSats or other nanosatellites. This contract will build upon Space Micro's existing avionics package, the ProtonX-Box(TM), but will focus on reducing size, weight, and power to better meet the needs of nanosatellites that might be used for quick turn (responsive) satellites.

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.