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HL:WestJet and Southwest delay implementing code-share arrangement@

May 25, 2009 10:10 am | by Lauren Krugel@Associated Press | News | Comments

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines Ltd.'s (TSX:WJA) ambitions to expand further into U.S. markets were dealt a setback Monday, after Texas-based discount carrier Southwest Airlines put off implementing a code-share agreement inked last year with the Canadian company.The arrangement, which would allow the...

SolarEdge Technologies ernennt Zvi Lando zum VP des weltweiten Vertriebs Business Editors/Energy Editors

May 25, 2009 10:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

HERTZLIA, Israel-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — 25. Mai 2009-- SolarEdge Technologies, eine innovative Firmenneugrundung zur Gewinnung von Solarenergie, hat heute die Ernennung von Zvi Landau zum Posten des Vizeprasidenten des weltweiten Vertriebs bekanntgegeben. In dieser Funktion wird Lando die...

Warned That Board of Directors Is Shirking Its Fiduciary Duties On Ecuador International News Desks/Business Editors/Energy Editors

May 25, 2009 10:04 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 25, 2009-- Chevron's management and Board of Directors are failing to adequately discharge their fiduciary duties relating to a potential $27 billion liability in Ecuador for environmental damage caused by Texaco when it operated an oil concession in the Amazon...

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SolarEdge Technologies Appoints Zvi Lando as VP of Global Sales Business Editors/Energy Editors

May 25, 2009 10:04 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

HERTZLIA, Israel-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 25, 2009-- SolarEdge Technologies, an innovative solar power harvesting start-up, today announced the appointment of Zvi Lando to the position of vice president of global sales. In this capacity, Lando will direct worldwide sales efforts for the company,...

Optessa Targets Auto Suppliers

May 25, 2009 10:04 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.optessa.com () —Optessa sequencing and scheduling optimization technology has been successfully deployed in their assembly plants by some of the top tier global automotive OEMs, both Japanese and North American. The deployments have enabled significant benefits such as-- Reduction in...

French museum honors southwest Mo., 1st Ld-Writethru, MO

May 25, 2009 10:04 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SARCOXIE, Mo. (AP) — A French village has inducted a man from this southwest Missouri town into its local museum as a hero for his service in helping liberate the area during World War II.Lloyd David Lewis died in May 2008 at age 86. But as a 23-year-old Army private, he was wounded during a raid...

Concerns arise over planned well near Aztec Ruins, NM

May 25, 2009 9:59 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — A natural gas company plans to drill a well less than 45 yards from a corner of Aztec Ruins National Monument, and the director of nearby ruins is concerned about possible damage.Maana Gas Inc. plans to use directional drilling to tap resources on 160 acres it leases beneath the...

HL:Sylogist posts profit as Q2 revenue rises 25 per cent to $2 million@

May 25, 2009 9:59 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CALGARY — Sylogist Ltd. (TSX:SYZ), which provides financial information management systems and other technology to the municipal, education and private sectors, was profitable for a second consecutive quarter.The company's revenues rose to $2 million in the company's fiscal second quarter, up 25...

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Timminco and Q-Cells Replace Solar Grade Silicon Contract

May 25, 2009 9:59 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Timminco Limited ("Timminco") (TSX: TIM) and Q-Cells SE ("Q-Cells") (FRANKFURT: QCE) announced that they have reached a new supply agreement for solar grade silicon. It will replace the agreement signed in 2008 for the five-year period through 2013. The new agreement contemplates deliveries of 100...

HL:Cannon vague on Jewish settlements issue@

May 25, 2009 9:54 am | by Jennifer Ditchburn@Associated Press | News | Comments

OTTAWA — With Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at his side Monday, Canada's foreign affairs minister carefully dodged questions on the expansion of Jewish settlements in Palestinian territory.Abbas told reporters during his Ottawa visit that the international community has been clear...

Ga. congressman wants to end automatic citizenship, GA

May 25, 2009 9:54 am | by KATE BRUMBACK - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal, a Republican candidate for governor of Georgia, has proposed changing the long-standing federal policy that automatically grants citizenship to any baby born on U.S. soil, a move opposed by immigrant rights advocates.Supporters of Deal's proposal say...

Huntsman family makes $3 million donation to USU, UT

May 25, 2009 9:49 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Utah State University officials say the Huntsman family will fund two $1.5 million presidential chairs at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business.USU's business school was named for Jon M. Huntsman, Sr. — father of Utah's current governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. — in 2007 after a $26...

Fundraising at a standstill for Ariz.'s centennial, 1st Ld-Writethru, AZ

May 25, 2009 9:48 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PHOENIX (AP) — Fundraising is at a standstill for Arizona's plans to commemorate its first 100 years of statehood.Officials say there are almost no funds for the centennial celebration in next year's budget and nothing is being raised by the agency in charge of planning the event.Organizers say...

XGEN Reports the Proposed Acquisition of Oil and Gas Assets

May 25, 2009 9:48 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Board of Directors of XGEN Ventures Inc. (the "Company" or "XGEN") (NEX BOARD: XGN.H) is pleased to announce that as part of its continuing efforts to increase its holdings in oil and gas properties, it has entered into a proposed agreement with Delphi Energy Corp. (the "Vendor") to purchase...

Newfoundland Power Closes $65 Million Bond Issue

May 25, 2009 9:48 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Newfoundland Power Inc. announced today that it has closed the private placement of $65 million, 6.606 per cent First Mortgage Sinking Fund Bonds, due May 25, 2039. The net proceeds from the private placement will be used by the Company to repay its short-term borrowings, which were incurred...

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