Monthly Archives: June 2015

GIZ celebrates the inauguration of its new office building in Bonn known as the ‘Meander Building’

The building was constructed in line with the latest environmental standards. Bonn/Eschborn, 30-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Today the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is celebrating the inauguration of its new office building in Bonn known as the ‘Meander Building’. … Read the full press release

The Kuehne + Nagel Group to acquire 100% of the shares of US-based leading provider of multimodal transportation management solutions ReTrans Inc.

Schindellegi / CH, 30-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The Kuehne + Nagel Group has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 per cent of the shares of ReTrans Inc., a U.S.-based leading provider of multimodal transportation management solutions. The acquisition builds … Read the full press release

Students from The Kings School, Worcester, England win Land Rover’s new global education challenge

Students from Worcester, UK, celebrate after beating 100 young people from 11 countries in the inaugural World Final Land Rover 4X4 in Schools Technology Challenge helped Jaguar Land Rover engage 300,000 young people in 2014 Brand new Virgin Galactic towing … Read the full press release

DEG – Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH invests in rice production in Cambodia

USD 15 million for a local rice producer Safeguarding income for small-scale farmers Rice husks for producing renewable energy COLOGNE, 30-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — DEG – Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH is investing in rice production in the future market … Read the full press release

Symrise wins four renowned awards for its cosmetic ingredients at Beiersdorf Pearlfinder Innovation Award and BSB Innovation Awards

• Beiersdorf Pearlfinder Innovation Award for concepts with Ecoparque raw materials • BSB Awards for cosmetic ingredients Holzminden, Germany, 29-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Symrise recently won four renowned awards for its cosmetic ingredients. Concepts with raw materials from the Brazilian … Read the full press release

OAO NOVATEK Board of Directors to convene an Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders on 25 September 2015

MOSCOW, 29-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — OAO NOVATEK (“NOVATEK” or the “Company”) announced the results of its Board of Directors (“the Board”) which decided to convene an Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (“EGM”) on 25 September 2015 with the following agenda: Payment … Read the full press release

Bank for International Settlements releases its 85th Annual Report

BASEL, 29-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — “There is something deeply troubling when the unthinkable threatens to become routine,” writes the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) in its 85th Annual Report, released today. In its main economic review of the year, the BIS … Read the full press release

Rostelecom OJSC announces that it has changed its legal form to public joint stock company PJSC

MOSCOW, 29-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Rostelecom OJSC (MOEX: RTKM, RTKMP; OTCQX: ROSYY), Russia’s national telecommunications operator, notifies that it has changed its legal form to a public joint stock company (PJSC). On June 24, 2015, an entry was made to the … Read the full press release

Wintershall Deutschland invests EUR 1.3 million in expanding the Gas and Fire Protection Centre at the Barnstorf facility, Germany

Wintershall Deutschland invests EUR 1.3 million in safety and environmental protection / Training programme for employees and external groups expanded BARNSTORF, Germany, 29-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Wintershall Deutschland has invested 1.3 million euros in expanding the Gas and Fire Protection Centre at … Read the full press release

Outotec receives order for rodshop technology from Chiping Xinyuan Aluminium Co. Ltd for their new aluminum smelter in China

ESPOO, 29-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Outotec has received an order for rodshop technology from Chiping Xinyuan Aluminium Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of China Xinfa Group, a leading aluminum producer in China, for their new aluminum smelter in Shandong province. The … Read the full press release

AREVA temporarily reduces its activities for ETN Angra 3 nuclear power plant project in Rio de Janeiro

Courbevoie, France, 29-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — AREVA has temporarily reduced its activities for Eletrobrás Eletronuclear’s (ETN) Angra 3 nuclear power plant project, located in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. Under the agreement signed by AREVA and ETN in … Read the full press release

Forum for the Future and FrieslandCampina release report on addressing food and nutrition security in Southeast Asia

Businesses, governments and civil society need to forge trust, find alignment and foster collaboration and coordination to secure the future of food and nutrition, as food systems in Southeast Asia and the world hang in delicate balance. Amersfoort, Netherlands, 29-6-2015 … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric announces the winners to its global business case challenge Go Green in the City

Rueil-Malmaison, France, 29-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, hosted the 24 finalists (12 teams) for the conclusion of its global business case challenge, Go Green in the City, in Paris, France, from June 22 to … Read the full press release

Roche’s Perjeta recommended for approval in EU as pre-surgery breast cancer treatment

The Perjeta regimen is the first neoadjuvant (pre-surgery) breast cancer treatment recommended for approval in the EU based on the benefit in achieving pathological complete response (pCR) BASEL, 29-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced … Read the full press release

Roche’s improved CARDIAC point-of-care Troponin T test now available for countries accepting the CE Mark

The Roche test enables healthcare professionals to identify patients with a suspected heart attack in the pre-hospital setting, helping ensure correct diagnosis and immediate, appropriate intervention. BASEL, 29-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that … Read the full press release

Transocean Ltd. issues monthly Fleet Update Summary: total value of new contracts since the last report is approximately $109 million

ZUG, SWITZERLAND, 26-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SIX: RIGN) today issued a monthly Fleet Update Summary, which includes new contracts, changes to existing contracts, and changes in estimated planned out-of-service time of 15 or more days since the May … Read the full press release

Groupe BPCE to sell 10.7% stake in Nexity to Crédit Agricole Assurances, Crédit Mutuel Arkéa and NewPort SAS for EUR 206 million

Groupe BPCE has agreed today to dispose of a 10.7% stake in Nexity’s share capital to Crédit Agricole Assurances (via its subsidiary Predica), Crédit Mutuel Arkéa and to an investment vehicle controlled by Nexity’s executives PARIS, 26-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Groupe BPCE sells 4.66% stake in Banca Carige to Malacalza Investimenti for EUR 32.7 million

PARIS, 26-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Groupe BPCE announces the signing of an agreement with Malacalza Investimenti regarding the disposal of a 4.66% stake in Banca Carige for a total consideration of Euro 32.7 million. Following this transaction, Groupe BPCE will … Read the full press release

Groupe BPCE elects Pierre Valentin Chairman of its Supervisory Board

PARIS, 26-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The Ordinary Shareholders Meeting of Groupe BPCE, convened today, approved the renewal of all 19 members of its Supervisory Board. The Board members then elected Pierre Valentin, who is also Chairman of the Steering and … Read the full press release

Rio Tinto’s spectacular Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender launched during world exclusive preview at the Sydney Opera House

LONDON, 26-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Rio Tinto’s spectacular Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender has been launched during a world exclusive preview at the Sydney Opera House, with this year’s iconic collection including some of the most vivid pink and red diamonds … Read the full press release

Equistone Partners Europe announces that it has entered exclusivity with ICG regarding potential sale of the Stella Group

LONDON, 26-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Equistone Partners Europe, majority shareholder in the Stella Group (La Toulousaine – Profalux – Eveno) since June 2010, has announced that it has entered exclusivity with ICG regarding a potential sale of the Group. Convinced … Read the full press release

TeliaSonera regroups its Executive Management

TeliaSonera regroup its Executive Management. Hélène Barnekow assumes the position of EVP Sweden, while Malin Frenning will take on a new role in Group Executive Management as SVP overseeing technology and transformation. Sverker Hannervall will leave TeliaSonera. STOCKHOLM, 26-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

TÜV Rheinland now provides certification services that help to ease the entry of wind turbines in China according to the new market-entry rules by The Chinese National Energy Administration (NEA)

Cologne / Shanghai, 26-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The Chinese National Energy Administration (NEA) recently issued a document establishing market-entry rules about the wind power equipment market that will come into effect on 1 July 2015. These rules are aimed at … Read the full press release

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists: The long term effects of polycystic ovary syndrome can be managed by health and lifestyle changes

LONDON, 26-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The long term effects of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) can, for many women, be managed by health and lifestyle changes states new Patient Information published today (22 June) by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists … Read the full press release

Lloyd’s Register study examines the risks involved with proposals for two potential locations of LNG offloading and storage tanks in Gibraltar

LONDON, 26-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — A report recently released by Lloyd’s Register relating to LNG infrastructure in Gibraltar has been cited in the media and in political debate in Gibraltar. The report cited is an evaluation study covering proposals to … Read the full press release

Finmeccanica – Selex ES: The Duke of Rothesay visited an engineering event for girls in Edinburgh to mark National Women in Engineering Day

EDINBURGH, 25-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The Duke of Rothesay visited an engineering event for girls in Edinburgh on 23 June to mark National Women in Engineering Day. This was hosted by Finmeccanica – Selex ES at their Crewe Toll site. His … Read the full press release

EE becomes the official technology partner of Glastonbury Festival 2015; to reveal 4GEE Charging Bull an innovative new charging solution and double-speed 4G WiFi hotspot

4GEE Charging Bull provides unique charging point for official EE Power Bars which are back for 2015 on an epic scale Charging Bull also acts as a double-speed 4G WiFi hotspot – keeping festival goers connected for free EE increases … Read the full press release

Orkla Foods to acquire 100% of the shares in the Austrian company Bioquelle GmbH

OSLO, 25-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Orkla Foods, through its wholly-owned subsidiary FELIX Austria GmbH, has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 % of the shares in the Austrian company Bioquelle GmbH. Bioquelle holds strong positions in Austria in categories … Read the full press release

Two Grupa Azoty representatives appointed to the Fertilizers Europe Board

Tarnów, Poland, 25-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The General Meeting of Fertilizers Europe appointed two Grupa Azoty representatives to the Fertilizers Europe Board. Marek Kapłucha was appointed Vice-President of the FE Board for another two-year term of office, and Andrzej Skolmowski was reappointed to … Read the full press release

Transmashholding: Tver Car Building Plant delivers the first train of double-deck carriages with seating accommodation to JSC Federal Passenger Company

MOSCOW, 25-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Tver Car Building Plant (TVZ, belongs to JSC Transmashholding) has delivered to JSC Federal Passenger Company the first train consisting of double-deck carriages with seating accommodation. The train consists of 15 carriages: 10 economy and … Read the full press release