Business News Archive - September 17, 2010

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, September 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beginning with its third quarter interim dividend for 2010, Royal Dutch Shell plc ("Shell") (NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B) intends to provide shareholders with a choice to receive dividends in cash or in shares via a Scrip Dividend Programme (the "Programme"). Under the Programme shareholders can increase their shareholding in Shell by choosing to receive new shares instead of cash dividends if declared by Shell.

AURORA, Ill., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Gas prices in Illinois and northern Indiana have risen sharply in the last few weeks, largely due to a pipeline leak in suburban Chicago.

HOUSTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- TPC Group (Nasdaq: TPCG) today announced that Charles W.

HOUSTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TPC Group Inc.

MONTREAL, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- When consumers think of Toshiba, most think of world-class electronics and semiconductor technologies, and that would be an accurate association. As of September 2009, Toshiba International Corporation brought its LED Lighting Division to the U.S.

MONTREAL, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- We've all heard the old adage, "One man's trash is another man's treasure." Waste Management, Inc. actually proved it with a study a couple of years ago that found the materials in U.S. landfills alone holds about $10 billion in value every year.

MONTREAL, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine a building in which sunlight could be captured and utilized in the most unexpected and never-before-seen places. Imagine the "World's First Green Olympics." Imagine employees who are happier, more productive, healthier and less prone to accidents.

MONTREAL, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Driven by the demand for increased performance, water circulation pumps have taken a quantum leap in energy efficiency in both commercial and residential applications.

MONTREAL, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Many companies seek increased energy efficiency solutions, while some even strive for LEED certification. How the company chooses to go about it can be the difference between unnecessary down-time and a quicker investment payback.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.