Business News Archive - February 28, 2011

GENEVA, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill has signed an agreement with SkySails GmbH & Co. KG (SkySails) to use wind power technology to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the shipping industry.

WILMERDING, Pa., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) has acquired Brush Traction Group, a UK-based provider of locomotive overhauls, services and aftermarket components, for about $31 million.

GRIMSBY, England, February 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - With a Range of User Configured Settings, the new Plogg Provides Accurate Measurement and Versatile Data Logging of Power Consumption in Commercial Appliances Energy Optimizers Limited (EOL) has extended the range of powerful logging features in its plug-in, ZigBee (http://www.zigbee.org/) wireless electricity meters for load analysis in commercial buildings with 230VAC appliances. The flexibility of wireless communications means that Plogg (http://www.plogginternational.com/) networks can be installed, configured and scaled to suit any business or government structure, from single offices to retail stores to large multi-site organizations.

SHANGHAI, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanwha SolarOne Co., Ltd.

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland and WUXI, China, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd.

SEATTLE, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) has delivered the 300th Next Generation 737-800 to Europe's largest low-fare carrier, Ryanair. The airline will take delivery of a total of 37 of these aircraft during 2011 and is the world's largest operator of the 737-800.

YOKNEAM, Israel, February 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DEFENSOFT Planning Systems announced that it has been selected by the Israeli Ministry of Defense ("MoD") and the Israeli Defense Forces ("IDF") under a competitive tender, to supply its LIGHTHOUSE software, planning and consulting services to produce optimum specifications, quantities, and locations for detection, surveillance and communication systems for controlling the Israel-Egypt Border.

LONDON, February 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ICIS Heren is pleased to announce the launch of Turkish market coverage to the European Daily Electricity Markets report. Interest in Turkey is growing as the Turkish power grid links to Europe's UCTE power grid, with commercial cross-border capacity available to the market from the first quarter of the year.

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'.