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Business News Archive - May 10, 2010

BANGALORE, India, May 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Infosys Provides Industry-Specific Sales Support and Order Fulfillment Operations Infosys BPO, the business process outsourcing subsidiary of Infosys Technologies, has launched an enhanced offering in the areas of sales support and fulfillment operations. The service offering is unique in its ability to impact not just general and administrative costs as most BPO service offerings do, but also cost of goods sold, thereby building the inherent competitive position of an organization.

JOHANNESBURG, May 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) is pleased to announce that the South African Department of Mineral Resources has approved - in terms of the requirements of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act 2002 (Act 28 of 2002) (the Act) - the conversion of the South Deep old order mining right into a new order mining right. Included in this approval, as a new right, is an additional portion of ground known as Uncle Harry's, which is contiguous to South Deep.

BEIJING, May 10 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- General Steel Holdings, Inc. ("General Steel" or "the Company") (NYSE: GSI), one of China's leading non-state-owned producers of steel products and aggregators of domestic steel companies, today announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010. Highlights from the First Quarter of 2010: -- Total revenues increased 40.3% to $453.0 million from $322.8 million in the first quarter of 2009 -- Aggregate shipment volume increased 44.2% to 1.03 million metric tons from 0.72 million metric tons in the first quarter of 2009 -- The Company's subsidiary General Steel (China) Co., Ltd.

HOUSTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has appointed Stephen M. Butz, currently serving as Vice President, Finance and Treasurer, as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Mr. Butz replaces Lisa W.

HADERA, Israel, May 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hadera Paper Ltd. (AMEX:AIP) (the "Company" or "Hadera Paper") today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010.

BEIJING, May 10 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The 2010 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition (Auto China 2010), under the theme "For a Greener Tomorrow", concluded at the China International Exhibition Center (New Center) on May 2, 2010.

9 Million People at Risk of Losing Credit Access to Buy Car, Truck SURVEY HIGHLIGHTS: Support for financial reform bill drops by almost one-third when consumers learn auto dealers are included; 65% support amendment removing them from bill WASHINGTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Support for the Senate financial reform bill (S.

NEW YORK, May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- This week, as part of JetBlue Airways' (Nasdaq: JBLU) year-long celebration of 10 years of service, the airline is telling customers to pack their bags, because everyone must go! All remaining non-stop seats on all JetBlue flights operating on Tuesday, May 11 or Wednesday, May 12, 2010 (a) to 59 destinations across the U.S., Caribbean and Central America are available for $10 (a) each way when purchased online at www.jetblue.com/deals/ten-years/ through 11:59 p.m.

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TMK IPSCO, a leading producer of energy tubular products in North America, celebrated the opening of its new Brookfield, Ohio, manufacturing plant on Friday, May 7, with a ribbon cutting ceremony held at the new facility.

NEW ORLEANS, May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ACT Clean Technologies, Inc.

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.