Monthly Archives: January 2011

National earnings: Refinery loss a drag on Valero

A loss on the sale of its New Jersey refinery contributed to a fourth-quarter loss for San Antonio-based Valero Energy Corp. in the fourth quarter, but the company’s fortunes are improving because of higher margins and deeper discounts on the crude oil…  More »

Spill panel urges Congress to act fast on safety

Leaders of the presidential commission that investigated the Gulf of Mexico oil spill asked Congress to quickly boost the safety of offshore drilling, even as lawmakers plotted a cautious, slow response. (Photo: Kevin Dooley/Flickr)  More »

FMSi Awarded Contract to Provide Products and Services Based on MiX Telematics Technology

MUSCAT, Oman–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FMSi, an authorised MiX Telematics partner, has been awarded a tender with PDO. The project focuses on driver safety, scoring and monitoring to significantly reduce road accidents and fatalities.  More »

OSyS liefert Analysetools zur Verbesserung von Treibstoffeffizienz und Emissionsmanagement an Cyprus Airways

RESTON, Virginia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Optimized Systems and Solutions Inc. (OSyS) erhielt den Zuschlag für einen Fünf-Jahres-Vertrag, unter dem es Cyprus Airways helfen wird, seine Treibstoffeffizienz zu verbessern und ein unternehmensweites effektives …  More »

SJW Corp. Announces Dividend Increase and Sets Date for 2010 Full-Year and Fourth Quarter Results Announcement

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SJW Corp. Announces Dividend Increase and Sets Date for 2010 Full-Year and 4th Qtr Results Announcement  More »

PotashCorp Announces Three-for-One Stock Split and Dividend Increase

Symbol: POT Listed: TSX, NYSE SASKATOON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ – Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (PotashCorp) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a three-for-one stock split of the company’s outstanding common sh…  More »

Don’t Compromise the Future: Community Action Is the Nation’s Best Hope to ‘Win the Future’

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The National Association for State Community Services Programs (NASCSP) believes that President Obama’s decision to cut funding for community action programs will hinder, rather than help, our nation’s economic…  More »

Abraxas Prices Upsized Public Offering

SAN ANTONIO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Abraxas Petroleum Corporation (NASDAQ:AXAS) today announced that it has priced its previously announced underwritten public offering of 20,503,347 shares of common stock (12,000,000 shares to be sold by Abraxas and 8,503,3…  More »

Dawson Geophysical to Issue First Quarter 2011 Results and Hold Investor Conference Call

MIDLAND, Texas, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Dawson Geophysical Company (Nasdaq: DWSN) announced today that it plans to publicly release financial results for its quarter ended December 31, 2010, the Company’s first quarter of fiscal 2011, before the …  More »

OSyS fournira à Cyprus Airways des outils d’analyse pour mieux gérer l’efficacité de son utilisation de carburant et ses émissions polluantes

RESTON, Virginie–(BUSINESS WIRE)–La société Optimized Systems and Solutions Inc. (OSyS) a obtenu un contrat de cinq ans pour aider Cyprus Airways à améliorer l’efficacité de sa consommation de carburant et à mettre en place un système effica…  More »

Noble profit falls after Gulf spill cut into rates

Net income fell to $98.8 million, or 39 cents a share, from $446 million, or $1.72, a year earlier, the Geneva-based offshore-drilling contractor said. (AP file photo)  More »

Mexican Border Agents Arrest Steelworkers Union Leader

Union Condemns Retaliation for Defense of Cananea Miners at Grupo Mexico PITTSBURGH, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The United Steelworkers (USW) today condemned the arrest of one of its international representatives by Mexican customs office…  More »

Hawkins, Inc. Reports Third Quarter, Nine Months Fiscal 2011 Results

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Hawkins, Inc. (Nasdaq: HWKN) today announced third quarter and nine months results for fiscal 2011. Sales of $70.6 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2010 represented an increase of 16.5% from $60.6 mi…  More »

Kirby Corporation Announces 2010 Fourth Quarter and Year Results

HOUSTON, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Kirby Corporation (“Kirby”) (NYSE: KEX) today announced net earnings attributable to Kirby for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2010 of $31.6 million, or $.59 per share, compared with $29.2 million, or $.54 p…  More »

Environmental Quality Management, Inc. and Beacon Energy Holdings, Inc. Enter Into Definitive Merger Agreement

CINCINNATI & CRANFORD, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Environmental Quality Management, Inc. (“EQM”), a Cincinnati, OH-based leading provider of environmental services, and Beacon Energy Holdings, Inc. – OTC: BCOE.PK (“Beacon”), a Cleburne, TX-based le…  More »
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