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Business News Archive - March 29, 2011

Nurses Lounge Begins National Roll-Out : Brings Nursing Schools into the Network MedCAREERS GROUP, Inc. (PRWEB) March 27, 2011 -owned subsidiary, Nurses Lounge, has completed a successful proof of concept of its online professional network for nurses in the Dallas area and a broader Texas market.

PARIS, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Twice as Light and Long-lasting, Saft's new Generation Lithium-ion Batteries Equip Peugeot's new 100% Electric Scooter Saft, the world's leading designer, developer and manufacturer of advanced technology batteries for industrial applications, has added two-wheeled vehicles to the list of its innovations.

PARIS, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), the leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, today announced a new solution to help battery makers meet the challenges of stop-start engine technology.

PARIS, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the JEC Composites Show, Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), the leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, introduced HydroStrand(TM), a chopped strand glass fiber for high-performance polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) composites.

SHANGHAI, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- E-House (China) Holdings Limited (NYSE: EJ) ("E-House" or the "Company"), a leading real estate services company in China, today announced that its board of directors has approved a share repurchase program.

ORLANDO, Fla., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), launched a sale today for travel to all of the airline's destinations.

PARIS, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the annual JEC Composites Show, Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), the leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, introduced SE1550, a new single-end Type 30(®) roving which is compatible with all major thermoset resin systems and weaving processes.

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AZZ incorporated (NYSE: AZZ), a manufacturer of electrical products and a provider of galvanizing services, will conduct a conference call to review the financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2011 at 4:30 p.m.

THE HAGUE, The Netherlands, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shell (NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B) today announced it has signed a sales and purchase agreement for its 270,000 barrel-per-day Stanlow refinery in the United Kingdom and certain associated local marketing businesses with Essar Oil (UK) Limited (Essar) for a total expected consideration of some $1.3 billion.

LONDON, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Edison Investment Research Oil & Gas sector report Despite the negative sentiment around the UK government increasing the marginal tax rate from 50% to 62% in last week's Budget, the North Sea independents continue to offer the potential for spectacular returns.

Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.