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  • FRANKFURT, Sept 22- Germany's Siemens AG has agreed to buy U.S. oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand Group Inc for $7.6 billion in cash, paying a relatively rich price to belatedly beef up its presence in the U.S. shale oil and gas industry.

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 22- Germany's Siemens AG has agreed to buy U.S. oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand Group Inc for $7.6 billion in cash, paying a relatively rich price to belatedly beef up its presence in the U.S. shale oil and gas industry.

  • *Siemens shares down 0.6 percent, Sulzer down 4.2 percent. FRANKFURT, Sept 22- Germany's Siemens has agreed to buy U.S. oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion in cash, aiming to catch up with arch-rival General Electric in a booming U.S. shale gas market.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 18- Lockheed Martin Corp is close to signing a roughly $4 billion deal with the U.S. Defense Department for 43 more F-35 fighter jets that will lower the cost of the jet's airframe by 2 to 4 percent, sources familiar with the program said.

  • Tycoon buys 30 Rolls-Royces for Macau hotel Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 12:54 AM ET

    HONG KONG— A Hong Kong tycoon has placed the biggest ever order for Rolls-Royce cars, agreeing to buy 30 Phantoms to chauffeur guests at a luxury resort he's building in the global gambling capital of Macau. Hung and Rolls-Royce executives signed the deal Tuesday at the company's Goodwood factory in England.

  • PARIS, Sept 11- Air France-KLM pledged to lift core earnings by up to 10 percent a year through 2017 as part of a new plan combining an assault on the European leisure market with efforts to retain the loyalty of long-haul travellers.

  • FAA certifies Boeing 787-9 with GE engines -document Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 2:59 PM ET

    SEATTLE, Aug 22- The FAA has certified Boeing Co's 787-9 Dreamliner for use with General Electric Co engines, clearing the way for first deliveries of the new aircraft with the U.S.-made engines expected later this month. The 787-9 is a larger version of the original Dreamliner and had already obtained FAA certification with Rolls-Royce engines.

  • *Deal comes as Siemens overhauls its business. FRANKFURT, Aug 5- German engineering group Siemens plans to sell its hospital IT business to Cerner Corp, a U.S. provider of healthcare IT services, for $1.3 billion in cash, the two companies said late on Tuesday.

  • *BMW Q2 EBIT 2.6 bln eur vs 2.23 bln forecast in poll. *Sales of BMW branded cars up 8.3 pct. FRANKFURT, Aug 5- New models and strong sales in China helped BMW AG to beat second-quarter profit forecasts and keep it on track to remain the world's biggest luxury carmaker under the challenge of its German rivals.

  • *BMW Q2 EBIT 2.6 bln eur vs 2.23 bln forecast in poll. *Sales of BMW branded cars up 8.3 pct. FRANKFURT, Aug 5- New models and strong sales in China helped BMW AG to beat second-quarter profit forecasts and keep it on track to remain the world's biggest luxury carmaker under the challenge of its German rivals.

  • LONDON, July 31- Aero-engine maker Rolls-Royce said it was on track to return to growth next year, after profits fell as expected in the first half due to shrinking defence spending, a strong pound and a struggling marine business.

  • PARIS, July 31- French aerospace group Safran raised its profit target on the back of higher-than-expected first-half earnings on Thursday, pushing its shares higher despite slower services growth and rising R&D spending.

  • UPDATE 1-Rolls-Royce says on track for full-year Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 2:45 AM ET

    LONDON, July 31- Engine maker Rolls-Royce said it was on track to return to growth next year, after reporting an expected 20 percent drop in first-half profit due to shrinking defence spending, currency headwinds and difficulties in its marine unit.

  • *Skymark says Airbus did not give it a chance to negotiate. *Airbus says Skymark was unable to perform on contract. TOKYO/ PARIS, July 29- Airbus said on Tuesday it had revoked an order for six A380 superjumbos from Skymark Airlines, losing the only Japanese customer for its biggest jet after the discount carrier struggled to raise cash to pay instalments.

  • *To file criminal changes against Alstom imminently. David Green, who announced on Monday that the SFO would join U.S. prosecutors and regulators worldwide in investigating allegations of misconduct in the $5.3 trillion- per-day foreign exchange market, said he had "reasonable grounds" to suspect that an offence of serious or complex fraud was involved.

  • *U.S. players include Gogo, Honeywell, Golden Eagle. LONDON, July 22- The web-connected aircraft cabins of the future, powered by technology on show at last week's Farnborough Airshow, are offering a path to investor returns through suppliers like Cobham Plc and Thales SA.

  • July 16- Dubai's Emirates could buy an additional 60 to 80 Airbus A380s if the four-engined superjumbo were revamped with more fuel-efficient engines by 2020, the airline's Chief Executive Tim Clark said, according to the Financial Times.

  • FARNBOROUGH, England, July 14- U.S. aircraft leasing company Air Lease Corp became the launch customer for Airbus' revamped A330 passenger jet on Monday with a memorandum of understanding for 25 A330-900neo aircraft.

  • FARNBOROUGH, England, July 14- Engine maker GE expects $30 billion of orders for itself and joint venture CFM during the Farnborough Airshow and said it was the right decision that the A330neo plane launched by Airbus would be powered only by engines from rival Rolls-Royce.

  • *Airbus announces revamp of twin-aisle A330 passenger jet. FARNBOROUGH, England, July 14- Airbus announced a revamp of its twin-aisle A330 passenger jet on Monday, sharpening a contest with Boeing for up to $250 billion of orders at the core of the market as the start of the Farnborough Airshow fuelled a debate about new technology.