Monthly Archives: February 2015

Daimler AG honored ten suppliers for their outstanding performance in the past financial year with the 2014 Daimler Supplier Award

Ten suppliers honored by Daimler for their outstanding performance More than 450 high-level representatives of the most important Daimler suppliers attended as guests at the Mercedes-Benz Center Stuttgart STUTTGART, 27-02-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Daimler AG has honored ten suppliers for … Read the full press release

Bekaert to sell its carding production facilities in Belgium, India, China and the US and the global sales and services network to Groz-Beckert

Kortrijk, Belgium, 27-02-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Bekaert and Groz-Beckert have signed an agreement regarding the sale of Bekaert’s Carding Solutions activities to Groz-Beckert, a global company with headquarters in Albstadt, Germany. The transaction covers the carding production facilities in Belgium, India, China … Read the full press release

ABB registered more patent applications with the European Patent Office than any other Swiss-based company in 2014

In 2014, ABB filed more patent applications in Europe than any other company in Switzerland, for the second consecutive year Zurich, Switzerland, 27-02-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, registered more patent applications with the … Read the full press release

ABB to design, manufacture, and supply submarine cable system under the bay of Edsviken in northern Stockholm

Submarine cable system link under the bay of Edsviken is part of an entirely new structure for the region’s electrical grid Zurich, Switzerland,  27-02-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around … Read the full press release

Eesti Pank: Statistics Estonia data shows the average gross monthly wage increased by 5.3% over the year in the fourth quarter of 2014

Tallinn, Estonia, 27-02-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Data from Statistics Estonia show that the average gross monthly wage increased by 5.3% over the year in the fourth quarter of 2014, and the gross hourly wage by 6%. This growth was faster than … Read the full press release

UK public and regulated services provider Amey won European Waste Project of the Year at 2014 IJ Global Europe & Africa Awards

Oxford, UK, 27-02-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading UK public and regulated services provider, Amey, has scooped the prestigious accolade of European Waste Project of the Year at the 2014 IJ Global Europe & Africa Awards. The award recognised Amey’s long term waste … Read the full press release

First popular science book about atomic energy in Bangla presented by Russian atomic energy company Rosatom at Ekushey Book Fair in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Bangladesh, 27-02-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — First popular science illustrated book with basic facts about atomic energy in Bangla was presented by Russian atomic energy corporation Rosatom at Ekushey Book Fair at Bangla Academy. The presentation of the book was supported … Read the full press release

Más de 15.600 familias han contratado con Liberbank créditos personales por un importe total que supera los 140 millones de euros en 2014

La entidad ha concedido un volumen superior a los 140 millones de euros del que se han beneficiado más de 15.600 familias MADRID, 27-02-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — El Grupo Liberbank ha concedido en 2014 un 50,42 por ciento más de … Read the full press release

Starhome Mach signs with SAP® Mobile Services division to deliver solutions in the LTE roaming space

Starhome Mach Cooperates with SAP® Mobile Services Division to Offer Premium LTE Solutions Zurich, Switzerland, 27-02-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Starhome Mach, a global leader in mobile inter-carrier network and clearing services, today announced the signing of an agreement with the SAP® Mobile … Read the full press release

Sky Sports will show 11 hours of live football programming this Sunday to celebrate the Capital One Cup Final

LONDON, 27-02-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Sky Sports will show 11 hours of live football programming this Sunday including live coverage of the Capital One Cup Final from Wembley. Sunday’s schedule begins with Sunday Supplement at 8.00am and continues with Goals on … Read the full press release

Aktia Bank plc to divest further 24% of its holdings in Folksam Non-Life Insurance Ltd to Folksam General

Helsinki, 27-02-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Aktia Bank plc (Aktia Bank) has today entered into an agreement to divest further 24% of its holdings in Folksam Non-Life Insurance Ltd (previously Aktia Non-Life Insurance Ltd) to Folksam General. Following the divestment, Aktia … Read the full press release

Thales Alenia Space renews its CMMI® Level 3 accreditation

Ten years of continuous performance improvement to benefit all customers CANNES, 26-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Ten years ago, Thales Alenia Space began to apply CMMI® (Capability Maturity Model Integration), the international standard that recognizes the performance and maturity of industrial organizations, … Read the full press release

Thales and ASELSAN signed new cooperation agreement during IDEX 2015 in Abu Dhabi to continue joint development of Missile Launcher System

PARIS, 26-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Thales and ASELSAN of Turkey have signed a new cooperation agreement during IDEX 2015 in Abu Dhabi to continue joint development of a Missile Launcher System that incorporates Thales’s Lightweight Multi-role Missiles (LMM) and the … Read the full press release

SCC signs secure hosting contract with UK’s Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)

SCC is the Department for Work and Pensions’ (DWP) new secure Hosting Partner for delivering Universal Credit after signing a two-year partnership. Birmingham, UK, 26-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — It is the first secure hosting contract of this nature that SCC, … Read the full press release

SCC developed solutions for discontinued Windows Server 2003

This July, Microsoft will no longer issue security updates for any version of Windows Server 2003. Birmingham, UK, 26-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Mainstream support ended back in July 2010 and we are now approaching the discontinuation of extended support. Now … Read the full press release

Alpiq strengthens its market presence in the field of photovoltaics with the acquisition of the Helion Solar Group

ZURICH, 26-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of its strategy implementation, Alpiq is expanding its energy services portfolio and has acquired the Helion Solar Group. The company is the Swiss market leader for the planning, implementation and maintenance of photovoltaic and … Read the full press release

BT Sport extended its deal with MP&Silva for exclusively live Italian top flight football until 2018

LONDON, 26-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — BT Sport today announces that it has extended its deal with MP&Silva for exclusively live Italian top flight football until 2017/18. The channels are the current home of exclusively live Serie A in the UK … Read the full press release

BT: iNorthumberland to bring high-speed fibre broadband to Allendale

“Vital” investment welcomed by Guy Opperman MP LONDON, 26-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Work to bring high-speed fibre broadband to Allendale is progressing at pace with more than 570 home and businesses now able to benefit, iNorthumberland announced today. Engineers from … Read the full press release

French company McPhy Energy to launch new-generation alkaline water-electrolysers using De Nora’s activated electrodes

McPhy Energy will launch a range of new-generation alkaline water-electrolysers using De Nora’s activated electrodes. Milano (Italy), 26-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The French company McPhy Energy, specialising in hydrogen-based solutions for industrial and energy storage, and the Italian De Nora group, … Read the full press release

TÜV Rheinland recognised by the Swiss Cantonal Fire Insurance Association VKF for the execution of hail tests according to various test methods

COLOGNE, 26-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — As the first test center in Germany the Cologne Solar Energy Assessment Center of TÜV Rheinland received recognition by the Swiss Cantonal Fire Insurance Association VKF for the execution of hail tests according to various … Read the full press release

World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council: world witnesses a rise in geo-economics with main global battlefield being economic rather than military

Report from the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Geo-economics identifies seven geo-economic trends that could decelerate or even reverse globalization Trends include the rise in economic warfare, new-generation state capitalism and a rise in infrastructure-driven alliances Five lessons … Read the full press release

World Economic Forum launches new report Mitigation of Political & Regulatory Risk in Infrastructure Projects; part of its Strategic Infrastructure Knowledge Series

The world’s huge infrastructure demand cannot be met by the public sector alone; private investors and operators are needed, but they worry about political and regulatory risk. Today, political and regulatory risk takes many forms – from community protests to … Read the full press release

iQuest Group announces that its Advisory Board is becoming a Supervisory Board with executive power

Founder and CEO, Cornelius Brody is taking on a new role as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board entrusting Jürgen Samuel as the sole CEO, effective from 1 January 2015 FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 25-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — iQuest Group announces … Read the full press release

European Network of Transmission System Operators: some 35,000 MW of solar energy will gradually fade from Europe’s electrical system during the solar eclipse on 20 March 2015

BRUSSELS, 25-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — European transmission system operators (TSOs) have been preparing for the 20 March solar eclipse for several months. Due to the amount of solar generation involved, it was necessary to evaluate and mitigate the risk, with … Read the full press release

VimpelCom names Morten Karlsen Sørby as a member of the Company’s Supervisory Board in replacement of Jon Fredrik Baksaas

AMSTERDAM, 25-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — VimpelCom Ltd. (“VimpelCom”, “Company” or “Group”) (NASDAQ: VIP) announced today that its Supervisory Board has approved the appointment of Morten Karlsen Sørby as a member of the Company’s Supervisory Board as the replacement of Jon Fredrik Baksaas. Mr. … Read the full press release

The Republic of Korea awarded its Order of Cultural Merit, the Eungwan Medal, to Berlinale Director Dieter Kosslick in Berlin

BERLIN, 25-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The government of the Republic of Korea is awarding its Order of Cultural Merit, the Eungwan Medal, to Berlinale Director Dieter Kosslick at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Berlin today, on February 23, … Read the full press release

Allied Irish Banks and Gaelic Athletic Association announced unique new partnership agreement that will unite club and county for the first time under one sponsor

Croke Park, Ireland, 25-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The GAA and AIB today announced a unique new partnership agreement that will unite club and county for the first time under one sponsor. AIB, partner of the AIB GAA Club Championships for the last … Read the full press release

wpd AG closed all the supply contracts for the Nordergründe offshore wind farm project

BREMEN, 25-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — wpd AG has closed all the supply contracts for the Nordergründe project. In addition, the Bremen wind farm developer and operator commissions the KfW IPEX Bank with the financing of the project using borrowed funds, … Read the full press release

Euler Hermes issued its first 2015 quarterly research into non-payment trends among Italian businesses

After three years of recession, Italy may see a light at the end of the tunnel: higher GDP (+0.3%) in 2015 and in 2016 (+0.8%) Trading trends continued to worsen through 2014, despite some favorable signs. Both the frequency and … Read the full press release

Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. announced agreement with global trade credit insurance leader Euler Hermes to support exporting ambitions of Irish SMEs

DUBLIN, 25-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c, (AIB) today announced an agreement with global trade credit insurance leader Euler Hermes to support the exporting ambitions of Irish Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Euler Hermes has launched a new … Read the full press release