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2011-08-17 16:30:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BHP Billiton (ASX: BHP, LSE: BLT, NYSE: BHP, NYSE: BBL, JSE: BLT) and Petrohawk Energy Corporation ("Petrohawk") (NYSE: HK) announced today that on 17 August 2011, BHP Billiton and Petrohawk received notice from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. ("CFIUS") that CFIUS has concluded that there are no national security issues of concern in relation to the transactions contemplated by the merger agreement between BHP Billiton and Petrohawk,...

2011-08-12 15:04:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy announced today it has named Gerry Brophy Chief Project Officer - Australia and Keith Downham Vice President of Resource Development - Indonesia to advance the company's growth and business goals. Ian Livingstone-Blevins also was named General Manager at the Wilpinjong Mine in New South Wales, Australia. Gerry Brophy will direct and manage Peabody's Australian project management teams with responsibility for the engineering and...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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