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2009-08-25 21:36:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Dozens of key executives from the world's top titanium manufacturing firms and consuming companies will gather to present their views on the state of their industry during panel discussions at TITANIUM 2009, September 14 - 16 in Kona Hawaii, the International Titanium Association (ITA), sponsor of the event, has announced. Frank Perryman, ITA President and President/CEO of Perryman Company explains, "As titanium is taking on a more prevalent role...

2009-02-16 15:01:21

A mega merger proposal in Russia would result in the Kremlin controlling 25 percent plus one share of a company that includes an Oregon steel maker. The merger would include Evraz Group, which bought Oregon Steel Mills in 2007 for $2.35 billion, The Oregonian reported Monday. Norilsk Nickel shareholders Vladimir Potanin and Oleg Deripaska have proposed the merger, which would also involve mining company Metalloinvest, potash-producer Uralkali and titanium-producer VSMPO-Avisma, the newspaper...

2008-09-08 00:00:22

By Joe Napsha When Russian leader Nikita S. Khrushchev toured the United States in 1959, he visited Mesta Machine Co. in West Homestead to see a mill that made machine tool and steel mill equipment for the thriving steel industry. Today, the Russians are doing more than just visiting steel mills and steel-supply plants to see how they work -- they're buying some of the nation's steel industry assets, thanks in large part to Russian tycoons who are worth billions of dollars, experts say....

2006-08-07 09:19:33

By Guy Faulconbridge MOSCOW (Reuters) - U.S. sanctions against two leading Russian arms exporters mark a new low in already chilly ties between Moscow and Washington and could hurt business deals worth billions of dollars. The United States announced sanctions on Friday on seven firms from Russia, India, North Korea and Cuba for selling restricted items to Iran, which Washington fears is trying to make nuclear weapons. The sanctions were imposed on Russian state export agency...

2006-08-07 06:33:05

By Guy Faulconbridge MOSCOW (Reuters) - U.S. sanctions against two leading Russian arms exporters mark a new low in already chilly ties between the White House and the Kremlin and could hurt business deals worth billions of dollars. The United States announced sanctions on Friday on seven firms from Russia, India, North Korea, and Cuba for selling restricted items to Iran, which Washington fears is trying to make nuclear weapons. The sanctions were imposed on Russian state export...

2006-08-04 12:42:42

By Oliver Bullough and Tom Miles MOSCOW (Reuters) - Washington imposed sanctions on two of Russia's leading arms firms over their links with Iran on Friday, a step Moscow said was a "clearly illegitimate" attempt to impose U.S. laws on foreigners. Russia's Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the State Department had slapped sanctions on state export agency Rosoboronexport and state-owned warplane maker Sukhoi, meaning they could no longer work with U.S. firms. "This is a...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • 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.
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