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Business News Archive - May 21, 2010

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ARNHEM, The Netherlands, May 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international consultancy, design, engineering and management services company, announced today that its affiliated company in Brazil, ARCADIS Logos, has signed a US$ 80 million contract with Samarco, a company owned by VALE and BHP, to provide project management services for the realization of a pelletizing plant project (the P4P project).

LEICESTER, England, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, the Rt Hon Ed Balls MP, announced British Gas' role in a GBP12 million energy efficiency initiative to help schools and pupils to become energy aware. The move will help meet the Government's goal to reduce carbon emissions in schools and help local authorities comply with the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC). All publicly funded schools will be invited to apply for a free energy display meter giving an accurate real-time reading of how much electricity a school building is using.

XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LDK Solar Co., Ltd.

IRVINE, Calif., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2010 Top 10 Coolest New Cars Under $18,000 today were named by the expert editors from Kelley Blue Book, www.kbb.com, the leading provider of new car and used car information.

COVINGTON, Ky., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The particle accelerator complex utilized in Valley Forge Composite Technologies' (OTC Bulletin Board: VLYF) THOR-LVX(TM) Explosive Detection System will be presented at RUPAC 2010.

HOUSTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Flotek Industries, Inc. ("Flotek" or the "Company") (NYSE: FTK) will host a conference call on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 7:30 a.m. Central Daylight Time to discuss its operating results for the three months ended March 31, 2010.

SAN DIEGO, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL) announced today that Robert L.

LAKE FOREST, Calif., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Comarco, Inc. (Nasdaq: CMRO) today announced that it has received the Clarus award for technology leadership in the Consumer category from MDB Capital.

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) announced today that SITECH(TM) India North & East and SITECH India South & West have been established to serve heavy and highway contractors in India.

Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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