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Business News Archive - September 20, 2010

FLORENCE, Italy, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Upstream players are calling for a simpler and more unified computing environment to help them manage information overload, according to a Microsoft Corp.

PARIS, September 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Maurel & Prom (operator 100%) announces the success of the second exploration well (SAB-SE-1) drilled in the Sabanero permit.

ABERDEEN, Scotland, September 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In its drive to improve and align safety and competence standards in the global oil and gas industry, OPITO International has commissioned a major research study. The oil and gas training standards body has commissioned the Aberdeen Business School at Robert Gordon University in Scotland to undertake this pioneering research programme. The focus of the research is to explore how internationalisation impacts on emergency response and basic safety training requirements in the industry. The research will inform OPITO's work towards its goal of rolling out global standards for safety and competency that would ensure every worker, anywhere in the world is trained to the same standards. OPITO is committed to improving safety and reducing risk for people, assets and companies in one of the most hazardous working environments. The independent study will seek to identify good practice from around the world, highlight spe

XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- LDK Solar Co., Ltd. ("LDK Solar"; NYSE: LDK), a leading manufacturer of multicrystalline solar wafers and PV products, announced today the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the U.S.

Out-of-country buyers purchase approximately 75 percent of the equipment sold OCANA, Spain, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Ritchie Bros.

COLUMBUS, Ind., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), on average four kids aged 14 and under die in car crashes every day and more than five hundred are injured.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'