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2014-06-02 12:22:05

- Brian P. MacDonald Succeeds Lois I. Boyd, Who is Retiring June 30, 2014 NAPLES, Fla., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), today announced that Brian P. MacDonald, formerly Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sunoco, Inc., has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (HERC). As part of his responsibilities, MacDonald will lead HERC's transition into a new, publicly traded company following its planned...

2011-02-24 10:11:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four local ironworkers, all suffering injuries from exposure to hydrofluoric acid (HF) in March 2009, are alleging that Sunoco and its subcontractors knew the long troubled South Philadelphia Refinery's Unit 433 was an accident waiting to happen and failed to protect them from harm. The workers, James Jamison, Eric Konopka, Gerald McGoldrick, and Jamie Miceli, members of the same specialized maintenance crew assigned to the Unit...

2010-12-22 14:00:00

Steelworkers say disclosing risks is a step towards improving refinery safety PITTSBURGH, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sunoco Inc. (NYSE: SUN) has agreed to disclose important new information on its safety policies and track record at refineries and other production facilities, a move that the United Steelworkers (USW) commends. This action came in response to a shareholder proposal filed by the AFL-CIO Reserve Fund requesting that this information be disclosed to shareholders....

2010-10-04 09:30:00

REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced new business customers that are taking advantage of Microsoft Business Productivity Online Standard Suite (BPOS) to enhance collaboration, improve productivity and lower costs. BPOS, available in 40 countries and regions, includes Microsoft Exchange Online, Microsoft Office SharePoint Online, Microsoft Office Live Meeting and Microsoft Lync Online and helps businesses ensure optimum employee productivity, tighten...

2010-08-25 09:00:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it has signed an agreement with Sunoco, Inc. (NYSE: SUN), a leading manufacturer and marketer of petroleum and petrochemical products, to provide managed business process services and application support services. Through this agreement, IBM will help Sunoco drive improvements to a number of its back office processes by leveraging IBM's experience in the oil and gas industry, and deep business and...

2010-02-01 06:57:00

SAO PAULO, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BRASKEM S.A. (BOVESPA: BRKM3, BRKM5 and BRKM6; NYSE: BAK; LATIBEX: XBRK), the leading resin producer in the Americas, announced that it has signed an agreement with Sunoco, Inc. ("Sunoco"), a U.S.-based oil company, for the acquisition by Braskem of the polypropylene (PP) business of Sunoco Chemicals, Inc. ("Sunoco Chemicals"). Sunoco will receive US$350 million for the shares in Sunoco Chemicals (only PP assets), upon closing, within 60 days....

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.