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Business News Archive - May 20, 2010

LEICESTER, England, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- British Gas Business has launched 'CRC Manager' ahead of the implementation of the Government's Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) Energy Efficiency Scheme on 1st April 2010. Over the past 12 months British Gas Business has been listening to its customers and conducted a wide-ranging CRC education initiative in both the private and public sectors to help companies and organisations understand the impact of the legislation, and how best to take advantage of the early action metric. Responding to feedback from customers who are concerned about the impending legislation, with many in need of support around CRC, the new service was created and will be delivered by the Energy360 team from British Gas Business.

LONDON, May 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Grid CEO Steve Holliday reflects on the international electricity and gas company's full year results after profits before tax rose 12% to GBP1.974bn. In an interview for financial broadcaster http://www.cantos.com he updates the market on the current investment programme following the company's record GBP3.3bn spend to keep all its major projects on track. He also gives his thoughts on the regulatory environment, the current state of US rate case filings and the outlook for the year ahead. "We continue to drive efficiency across all our business and improve the performance on our costs.

LOS ANGELES, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cavitation Technologies, Inc.

TAMPA BAY, Fla., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- News briefs concerning economic and business growth in the Tampa Bay region from the Tampa Bay Partnership: Tampa Ranks As Least-Expensive Large U.S.

DALLAS, Texas, May 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing population and reducing availability of arable land has boosted the use of agrochemicals to improve productivity, crop protection and storage.

ATLANTA, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although the Memorial Day holiday at the end of May celebrates the service and sacrifice of our men and women in uniform, it is also a somewhat grim milestone in the year for other reasons.

JOHANNESBURG, May 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) is pleased to announce a substantial increase in the Mineral Resource at Hamlet, an emerging gold deposit in the Argo-Athena camp at its St Ives Gold Mine in Western Australia. Exploration drilling over the past year has led to an increase in Indicated and Inferred Mineral Resources at the Hamlet deposit, which is now reported as 6.62 Mt at 4.86 g/t for a total of 1.03 million ounces.

NEENAH, Wis., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Huggies brand is bringing together Moms, Dads and their stylish babies in Union Square Park to help freshen up babies' diaper wardrobe with the limited-edition Huggies brand Jeans Diaper.

DALLAS, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) today announced the nationwide availability of the limited edition Huggies Little Movers Jeans Diapers - a unique, fun and stylish denim-inspired fashion for babies during the summer months. The new diaper is the first of its kind available in the United States and is available nationwide for a limited time from June through July 2010, where diapers are sold.

PIRAEUS, Greece, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NewLead Holdings Ltd.

Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin