Monthly Archives: January 2016

Eolus Vind AB orders eight V126-3.3 MW wind turbines from Vestas

Long-term Vestas customer, Eolus Vind AB, has placed a firm and unconditional order for eight V126-3.3 MW wind turbines, confirming the competitive cost of energy of the Vestas 3 MW platform in the Swedish market. Aarhus, Denmark, 29-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

MAYKOR named a Top 10 Outsourcing Service Provider by Information Services Group (ISG)

MAYKOR, a leading Russian provider of IT and Business Process Outsourcing services, today announced it has been named a Top 10 Outsourcing Service Provider by Information Services Group (ISG), a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company. MOSCOW, … Read the full press release

UEA and Harvard University: high levels of flavonoids in fruit and vegetables could help maintain a healthy weight

Eating fruit and vegetables that contain high levels of flavonoids could help maintain a healthy weight – according to research from UEA and Harvard University. NORFOLK, 29-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The study, published today in the BMJ, reveals that apples, pears, … Read the full press release

University of East Anglia research reveals why some birds are more vulnerable than others to environmental change

Migratory birds that are ‘set in their ways’ could be more vulnerable to environmental impacts – according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA). NORFOLK, 29-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Many species of migratory birds are in decline as … Read the full press release

STRABAG SE to refinance two loans totalling € 2.4 billion before their original maturity

Favourable financing environment and credit enhancement € 2.0 billion syndicated surety loan – new maturity in 2021 or later € 0.4 billion syndicated cash credit line – new maturity in 2021 or later VIENNA, 29-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The publicly … Read the full press release

Airbus Group CTO Jean Botti leaves the company

Will pursue new career opportunity outside aerospace after successful decade as CTO Jean Botti climbed the ranks of the aviation industry as the “father of electric flight” Succession is subject to a comprehensive review of the Group’s innovation, R&T set-up … Read the full press release

ANA Holdings orders three A380s; the first Japanese airline to operate the type

PARIS, 29-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ANA Holdings has signed a purchase agreement with Airbus covering the firm order of three A380s.  With this milestone order for Airbus, ANA Group has joined the customer base for the world’s largest passenger aircraft and … Read the full press release

Pacific Helicopters in Papua New Guinea received the first of three H145 helicopters from Airbus Helicopters

H145s to be multi-tasked across Pacific Helicopters’ operations. The sale is the largest H145 campaign to date in the region and provides PNG with the latest rotorcraft. Goroka, Papua New Guinea, 29-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Marking a milestone for both Pacific … Read the full press release

Airbus Defence and Space in final preparations for the launch of EUTELSAT 9B

EUTELSAT 9B is the 22nd satellite built by Airbus Defence and Space for Eutelsat Latest state-of-the-art broadcast satellite hosts EDRS-A, the first node for the European Space Agency (ESA) / Airbus Defence and Space’s European Data Relay System (EDRS-SpaceDataHighway) BLAGNAC, … Read the full press release

Iran officials sign with Airbus for new aircrafts and civil aviation co-operation

PARIS, 29-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Iran officials have signed two agreements with Airbus covering new aircraft orders and a comprehensive civil aviation co-operation package. The agreements were signed at the Élysée Palace, Paris, during Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s official visit to … Read the full press release

Neue Ausstellung im Foyer der Oesterreichischen Nationalbank vom 1. Februar 2016 bis 28. Februar 2017

Ausstellung im Foyer der OeNB Zweiganstalt in Linz WIEN, 28-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — So vielfältig wie die menschlichen Kulturen und Lebensweisen sind, so unterschiedlich sind die daraus hervorgegangenen Geldformen, die von der Kaurischnecke bis zu Bitcoin reichen. Diesem breiten Spektrum widmet … Read the full press release

DELTA and Saxo Markets to connect the physical energy world to the financial world

Clients get real time access to Saxo’s fully integrated trading and risk management platform to hedge energy exposure  ​COPENHAGEN, 28-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ —  DELTA and Saxo Markets, the institutional division of Saxo Bank, reinvent the energy wholesale market by connecting … Read the full press release

Saxo Bank launches SaxoSelect, a truly digital platform exclusively made up of BlackRock’s iShares ETFs

SaxoSelect investment portfolios consisting of BlackRock exchange traded funds (ETFs) to launch in selected European markets, starting with Denmark, Finland, Italy, Norway, Netherlands and Sweden in Q1 2016. COPENHAGEN, 28-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Saxo Bank today announces the launch of the … Read the full press release

Kick Off Events sublicensed the rights to stage B2RUN corporate running events in Romania

Domestic sports marketing company Kick Off Events licensed the B2RUN concept in Romania and will stage the events Bucharest, Romania / Zug, Switzerland, 28-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront Sports & Media, the leading international sports marketing company, has sublicensed the … Read the full press release

Petrol d.d. Supervisory Board meeting results

LJUBLJANA, 28-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — At its 26th meeting, the Supervisory Board of Petrol d.d., Ljubljana adopted a resolution to align, effective from the start of the new term of office of Management Board president Tomaž Berločnik, MSc, beginning on … Read the full press release

Volvo Group unveils brand-based organization with clearer commercial accountability for its various truck brands

The Volvo Group is introducing a brand-based organization with clearer commercial accountability for the Group’s various truck brands. Four separate units will be created: Volvo Trucks, UD Trucks, Renault Trucks and Mack Trucks, each with profit and loss responsibility for … Read the full press release

Low-fares coach operator megabus.com adds two new routes in the Normandy and Burgundy regions of France

Destinations in Normandy and Burgundy regions added to network from 3 February 2016 Direct links to Paris from more than 20 locations in France Six state-of-the-art vehicles to operate new routes Tickets from €1 now on sale for new routes … Read the full press release

Bank of Slovenia’s Financial Stability Review and Monthly information on bank operations for January 2016

LJUBLJANA, 28-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Governing Board of the Bank of Slovenia discussed the January 2016 Financial Stability Review* and the Monthly information on bank operations for January 2016. Over the last year and a half, economic development has provided … Read the full press release

Study: catch quotas might be necessary to protect oceanic sharks

SOUTHAMTON, 28-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A new study suggests that current ‘hotspots’ of shark activity are at risk of overfishing, and that the introduction of catch quotas might be necessary to protect oceanic sharks. Tens of millions of ocean-dwelling sharks … Read the full press release

goldgas GmbH to acquire power supplier Gazprom Marketing & Trading Retail Germania

Leipzig/London, 28-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — goldgas GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leipzig natural gas specialist VNG – Verbundnetz Gas AG (VNG AG), yesterday signed an agreement to acquire power supplier Gazprom Marketing & Trading Retail Germania (GM&TRG), a wholly owned … Read the full press release

Chr. Hansen’s full range of microbial products and services for poultry will be showcased at the International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, GA, USA

Hørsholm, Denmark, 27-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — New research from Chr. Hansen confirms that GalliPro® Max[1] — a microbial feed additive for poultry containing Bacillus subtilis — allows producers to reduce energy content in feed, without reducing the performance of their flocks. The studies, … Read the full press release

Ramboll now employs more than 100 experts in the pharmaceutical industry

Ramboll now employs more than 100 experts with specialised skills in the pharmaceutical industry, which is a 30 percent increase in less than a year. COPENHAGEN, 27-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Last year, when Ramboll reorganised its specialised pharma services into … Read the full press release

Bridgestone to launch new game-changing touring tyre with additional benefits and safety for all consumers

Stay safe and in control with virtually any tyre damage you encounter, whatever car you drive! BRUSSELS, 27-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Bridgestone, the world’s number one rubber and tyre manufacturer, announces the launch of Bridgestone DriveGuard, a new game-changing touring tyre … Read the full press release

University of Twente now part of Global Engineering Education Exchange (GE3) consortium

Enschede, Netherlands, 26-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — In mid-January 2016, the University of Twente was admitted to the Global Engineering Education Exchange (GE3), a global consortium of seventy leading technical universities. This will enable the University of Twente to exchange students with these … Read the full press release

Vaisala to deliver eighty (80) Runway Visual Range (RVR) systems and sub-systems for U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

HELSINKI, 26-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Vaisala has signed a multi-year contract with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to deliver eighty (80) Runway Visual Range (RVR) systems and sub-systems. These systems are being procured to replace aging RVR systems currently in … Read the full press release

University College London part of consortium for the creation of the Apollo Therapeutics Fund

LONDON, 26-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Three global pharmaceutical companies (AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson Innovation) and the technology transfer offices of three world-leading universities (Imperial College London, University of Cambridge and UCL) have joined forces with a combined £40 million to … Read the full press release

Marie Bäumer mit dem FIPA D’OR in der Sektion Fiction für ihre Performance in der Bavaria-Produktion „Brief an mein Leben“ ausgezeichnet

MÜNCHEN, 26-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Beim 29. Festival International de Programmes Audiovisuels (FIPA)  wurde Marie Bäumer mit dem FIPA D’OR in der Sektion Fiction als beste Hauptdarstellerin für ihre Performance in der Bavaria-Produktion „Brief an mein Leben“ ausgezeichnet. Produzentin Anna … Read the full press release

Saku Brewery’s contribution to environmentally friendly production recognized with silver award at the Responsible Entrepreneurship Index competition

Saku Brewery has been participating in the Responsible Entrepreneurship Index competition for the 4th time, and this year for the first time it received a silver award to prove its quality level. Thus the company’s contribution to environmentally friendly production, … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool Professor of International Maternal Health Andrew Weeks awarded £850,000 for life saving device for women in childbirth

LIVERPOOL, 26-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Professor of International Maternal Health, Andrew Weeks from the Institute of Translational Medicine has been awarded £850,000 to further develop an award-winning device that could save the lives of women all over the world. Postpartum Haemorrhage (PPH) … Read the full press release

Deutsche Kreditwirtschaft: Zwei Drittel der untersuchten Banken haben gut oder befriedigend Anlageberatung

BERLIN, 25-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Die Stiftung Warentest stellt im aktuellen Anlageberatungstest ihrer Zeitschrift Finanztest fest, dass Banken und Sparkassen die Qualität der Anlageberatung in den letzten Jahren verbessert haben. Zwei Drittel der untersuchten Banken haben gut oder befriedigend beraten. Die … Read the full press release