Business News Archive - May 11, 2010

MILAN, May 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Names, Initials, Phrases and Designs can be Ordered via the Internet and Applied on Tyres of Motorcycle Enthusiasts Pirelli Motorcycle launches the first motorcycle tyre you can customise with your own initials, name, individual words or whole messages, images and logos which can then be applied to the tyres' sidewalls with special labels created directly by the rider.

LONDON, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The overall European market for energy management services was worth around 15 billion euro in 2009 and has not been affected as badly as some other sectors by the downturn.

GOUDA, The Netherlands, May 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Dutch Lifestyle Brand BikeCap Conquers Europe and US Only three years ago, the Dutch company BikeCap introduced caps that guarantee a dry bike saddle and 'make you smile'.

NEW YORK and SHANDONG, China, May 11 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Gulf Resources, Inc.

JOHANNESBURG, May 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chucapaca's joint venture partners, Gold Fields Limited (51%) (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) and Compania de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A.

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, May 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Amsterdam Commodities N.V. (Acomo) has reached an agreement with N.V. Deli Maatschappij (Deli) to buy its tea and seeds businesses for a total consideration of about EUR 100 million.

HAIFA, Israel, May 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ:ESLT and TASE:ESLT) announced today, further to its announcements on January 25, 2010, November 12, 2008 and October 28, 2008, that it completed the acquisition of the balance of shares in Azimuth Technologies Ltd. ("Azimuth") pursuant to the merger agreement signed by Azimuth and Elbit Systems' wholly owned subsidiary, Elbit Security Systems Ltd., in January 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080408/300441 ) In November 2008, Elbit Systems purchased 19% of Azimuth's shares.

GARDENA, Calif., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Trans World Alloys (TWA), one of the country's premier titanium sheet plate and forging distributors, proudly announces the grand opening of their state-of-the-art, 40,000 square foot service center at 249 East Gardena Blvd., Gardena, CA.

ORLANDO, Fla., May 11 /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.

SHANGHAI, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]