Quantcast

Latest Shaw Environmental & Infrastructure Inc. Stories

2008-09-22 09:00:59

Basin Water, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWTR) today announced that it has acquired the bioreactor and biofilter business of Shaw Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc., (Shaw) for $1.5 million cash (subject to adjustment for working capital) plus the settlement of a disputed claim against Shaw for amounts Basin Water claims to be owed by Shaw. That dispute involves an ion exchange unit purchase agreement executed by Basin Water and Shaw on December 23, 2005, (2005 Purchase Agreement) which was structured...


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.'
Related