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2009-03-16 10:38:00

HONG KONG, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Colfax Corporation (NYSE: CFX), a global leader in fluid-handling solutions for critical applications, announced today a EUR 1 million sale of pumping systems to Brunei Shell Petroleum (BSP). Four Houttuin twin-screw pumps and five VFD control panels included in the purchase will facilitate processing of oily water at BSP's Seria Crude Oil Terminal (SCOT) oil exporting facility. "This is a breakthrough sale for Colfax in Brunei. Phase-3 of the...

2008-08-14 09:01:02

Text of report in English by Brunei newspaper Borneo Bulletin website on 14 August [by Amin Hosni] Brunei Darussalam may have enough LNG reserves to cater to the country's energy needs for years to come, but it is also leaving no stones unturned in its pursuit of renewable energy. With the help of a Japanese firm, Brunei is embarking on a large- scale photovoltaic (PV) demonstration project, considered the largest in ASEAN. Solar power will soon be an additional source of energy to power...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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