Business News Archive - May 12, 2010

ARNHEM, The Netherlands, May 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, announced today that Michiel Jaski in good cooperation has decided to step down as a member of the Executive Board of ARCADIS so that after 10 intensive years at ARCADIS he can spend more time with his family. He will take a sabbatical before he will start looking for a new position. This will be announced during the General Meeting of Shareholders of ARCADIS which will be held this afternoon.

ATLANTA, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The time: seven minutes, 18 seconds on the Nurburgring-Nordschleife. The power: 620 hp. The weight: 3,020 lb (1,370 kilograms) in road trim with all fluids on board. The car: the new 2011 Porsche 911 GT2 RS.

BOSTON, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Media Corp. announces that it has been certified as "VPA Compliant" by leading vehicle service contract industry trade group and self-regulatory organization, the Vehicle Protection Association (VPA) . Prime Media Corp.

TEL AVIV, Israel, May 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ness Technologies, Inc.

LONDON, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Phosphates are excellent builders, but they are also plant nutrients; phosphate wastes entering surface water systems can result in excessive growth of algae. This eutrophication is a significant problem in a number of regions, particular in the developed countries.

LONDON, May 12 /PRNewswire/ --The global graphite industry had a difficult year in 2009, with many producers forced to scale down their operations or even close their mines in the 1st half of the year.

LONDON, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- International energy pricing agency Argus has launched the widest current range of global coking coal benchmarks in response to the market's recent move away from the traditional annual contract system. Coking coal benchmarks for Chinese imports and domestic sales, India, Australia, Japan and the US are now available on a daily basis in Argus Coal Daily International.

ROCHESTER, England, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- From June 2010 leading Dorset Arboriculture training provider, Newlands Training will be offering the rarely taught Lantra Awards Course in Professional Tree Inspection.

GUNSKIRCHEN, Austria, May 12 /PRNewswire/ - BRP-Powertrain GmbH, BRP's Austrian affiliate inaugurates the Regionales Innovations Centrum (RIC) in the presence of representatives from several different levels of the Austrian government.

BAODING, China, May 12 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), a leading solar energy company and one of the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic product manufacturers, which holds the brand "Yingli Solar", today announced that it plans to release its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010, before the U.S.

Word of the Day
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
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