Business News Archive - July 29, 2011

LONDON, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda will launch the new Civic at the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show in September. Developed specifically for the European market, the Civic will be offered exclusively as a five-door hatchback and will compete in the C-segment.

MILAN, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Launch of the world's first website to provide a thorough and "all inclusive" comparison of costs and travel times of trains and planes for 500 routes in Europe and North America. Not everybody knows that in our times of low cost flights a transfer by taxi or by public transport from city centre to the airport (or vice versa) can cost you more than the flight itself! Or that a plane journey (including transfers to and from the airport) could be longer than a train journey. RailorFly.com is here to help, providing a thorough and "all inclusive" comparison of costs and travel times of trains and planes for 500 routes in Europe and North America (worldwide coverage is on the way) "from city centre to city centre," including transfers to and from the airports by taxi and public transport and waiting times at the terminals. "RailorFly.com's founding reason is that today - and more so in the coming decades with the expansion of

LEAMINGTON SPA, England, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- First Utility Support Which? Campaign on Smart Meter Roll-out First Utility [http://www.first-utility.com ], the UK's largest independent domestic energy company, was announced as one of the few UK energy firms to sign up to consumer watchdog Which?'s 'Smart Meter Promise' campaign. The campaign aims to maintain high standards of ethics regarding the installation of smart meters [http://www.first-utility.com/home-energy/how-we-install-your-smart-meter ], including a commitment not sell to customers when engineers are fitting a smart meter in the home. First Utility is the largest energy firm to sign up, with none of the Big Six suppliers yet committing to the campaign.

LONDON, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anglo American, one of the world's largest miners, today reported strong first half growth with operating profit ahead 40% to $6bn. In a video interview with financial broadcaster http://www.cantos.com, Chief Executive Cynthia Carroll said that investments made during the downturn would stand them in good stead in the near-term future. "Thanks to the investments that we have continued to make over the last three to four years, we are delivering new product to the market at the right time, while the industry is facing some significant supply constraints.

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Expected headline earnings per share for the financial year ended 30 June 2011 to increase by between 22% and 32%, and earnings per share to increase by between 18% and 28%, compared to the prior year.

LONDON, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In conformity with the Disclosure and Transparency Rules, we hereby notify the market of the following: Royal Dutch Shell plc's (NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B) capital consists of 3,619,007,469 A shares and 2,695,808,103 B shares, each with voting

SHANGHAI, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.

DENVER, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) ("Newmont" or the "Company") today announced that its second quarter 2011 attributable net income from continuing operations increased 37% to $523 million ($1.06 per share)(1) compared to $382 million ($0.78 per share) in the second quarter of 2010.

NEW ORLEANS, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Treaty Energy Corporation (OTCQB: TECO), a growth-oriented energy company in the oil and gas industry, today reported on developments in Belize leading up to the implementation of its initial eight well drilling program. Andrew V.

FULTON, Md., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Colfax Corporation (NYSE: CFX), a global leader in fluid-handling solutions for critical applications, today announced financial results for the second quarter ended July 1, 2011.

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