Monthly Archives: November 2016

Dagong Europe Credit Rating confirms Salini Impregilo Long-Term Credit Rating at “BB+”

MILAN, 30-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Salini Impregilo (MTA: SAL), Italy’s largest infrastructure group, announces that Dagong Europe Credit Rating has confirmed its Long-Term Credit Rating at “BB+” and upgraded its outlook to positive from stable. Dagong stated: “The ‘Positive’ outlook reflects … Read the full press release

Salini Impregilo website ranks sixth in the Webranking 2016 survey

MILAN, 30-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Salini Impregilo is one of the Italian companies with the best online communication as its website www.salini-impregilo.com ranks sixth in the Webranking 2016 survey, rising from 12th place the previous year to join the top 10. … Read the full press release

University of Exeter Professor Lars Johanning to lead collaborative sustainable energy research with colleagues from China

EXETER, UK, 30-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the world’s leading Renewable Energy experts has received a prestigious international award, in recognition to his ground-breaking research into ocean energy and technology. Professor Lars Johanning, Professor of Ocean Technology at the University … Read the full press release

EPP proposes four key solutions to protect lives and control migration to Europe

BRUSSELS, 30-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Migration remains one of the main concerns of EU citizens. Even if the number of refugees and migrants arriving in Europe has considerably dropped in 2016, the EU’s current migration strategy needs to be adapted to … Read the full press release

Airbus DeckFinder products to integrate into Aeronautical & General Instruments (AGI)’s ship based Visual Landing Aid Systems

Integration of DeckFinder products into AGI product line Suitable for ship landing of manned helicopters and drones GERMANY, 30-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Defence and Space and Aeronautical & General Instruments (AGI), a UK based company, have signed a Memorandum … Read the full press release

Airbus Group on WTO Panel DS487 report: Boeing must give up these massive tax subsidies

Extends the WTO’s earlier condemnation of massive illegal subsidies to Boeing to 26 billion USD in the form of wholly non-refundable corporate welfare. This is the single largest state-level instance of corporate welfare in US history. The subsidy package condemned … Read the full press release

Research: swimming, racquet sports, and aerobics with the best odds of staving off death

Specific types of sport and exercise seem to be associated with differing risk levels OXFORD, 30-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — In terms of exercise, swimming, racquet sports, and aerobics seem to be associated with the best odds of staving off death … Read the full press release

Oxford University Dr Margaret Pelling: references by male writers to being outnumbered by women in 17th century have no statistical evidences

OXFORD, 30-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Men in the 17th century believed they were outnumbered by women despite a lack of evidence for this claim, new research has revealed. Dr Margaret Pelling, a historian at Oxford University, looked at books, pamphlets and … Read the full press release

Tunis: Eni signs with Entreprise Tunisienne d’Activités Pétrolières (ETAP) for generating energy from renewable sources

Eni signed today in Tunis a cooperation agreement for the development of projects generating energy from renewable sources. The agreement strengthens the relations between Eni and ETAP, facilitates the development of new business opportunities and contributes to the energy development … Read the full press release

Eni to sell 10% stake in the supergiant gas field Zohr to BP

Eni has agreed to sell to BP a 10% participating interest in the Shorouk Concession, offshore Egypt, where the supergiant gas field Zohr is located. The deal was struck for 375 million USD and a 150 million USD pro-quota reimbursement … Read the full press release

Infront Sports & Media’s Omnigon to develop new suite of mobile apps for FINA

FINA mobile apps now live on iOS and Android devices New York, USA, 29-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Omnigon, one of the world’s leading digital services firms in sports and a subsidiary of Infront Sports & Media, has announced a coordinated … Read the full press release

Marco Bogarelli and Giuseppe Ciocchetti to leave Infront

Marco Bogarelli and Giuseppe Ciocchetti leave Infront to pursue new challenges Milan, Italy / Zug, Switzerland, 29-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Marco Bogarelli, President of Infront Italy, and Giuseppe Ciocchetti, Managing Director of Infront Italy, are leaving Infront as of today. … Read the full press release

Banco de Portugal’s Professor Jacinto Nunes Prize 2016 winners for the academic year 2015/2016

LISBON, 29-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Every year, Banco de Portugal awards a prize to the best undergraduate students in Economics, recognising merit in a fundamental area of study for the mission of a central bank. This prize has been renamed … Read the full press release

Banco de Portugal’s Lúcia Leitão appointed Vice-Chair of the International Financial Consumer Protection Organisation (FinCoNet)

LISBON, 29-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Lúcia Leitão, the head of the Banking Conduct Supervision Department of Banco de Portugal, has been appointed Vice-Chair of the International Financial Consumer Protection Organisation (FinCoNet), an organisation recognised by the Financial Stability Board (FSB) and … Read the full press release

Petrol’s subsidiary IGES to dispose an Interest in GEN-I d.o.o.

LJUBLJANA, 29-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Following the fulfilment of suspensive conditions, IGES d.o.o., a subsidiary of Petrol d.d., Ljubljana, has completed the disposal of its interest in GEN-I, d.o.o.  The buyer is GEN-EL d.o.o.; the amount EUR 45,100,000.00. IGES d.o.o. is … Read the full press release

Swisscom second in DACH in this year’s mobile phone network test conducted by trade magazine connect

BERNE, 29-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — After seven years in a row as test winner, Swisscom takes second place in Switzerland and in the three-country comparison of Germany, Austria and Switzerland in this year’s mobile phone network test conducted by trade magazine … Read the full press release

Swisscom: Switzerland ranks fourth in ITU’s ICT Development Index

BERNE, 29-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Switzerland has a world-class Information and Communication Technology (ICT) scene. According to the annual rankings of International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Switzerland has risen to fourth place worldwide. The country’s strengths include broadband provision and its mobile … Read the full press release

University of Leeds: Times Higher Education award for a tool simulating field trips

LEEDS, 29-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A tool that uses computer gaming to simulate field trips has won a prestigious Times Higher Education award. Students on courses with a Geology element can use the tool developed by the Virtual Landscapes team at … Read the full press release

University of Southampton researchers engineered cells with built-in genetic circuit that help prevent tumour growth

SOUTHAMPTON, 29-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers at the University of Southampton have engineered cells with a ‘built-in genetic circuit’ that produces a molecule that inhibits the ability of tumours to survive and grow in their low oxygen environment. The genetic circuit … Read the full press release

Lemminkäinen to build part of the complex city infrastructure for the new Stockholm Royal Seaport residential area

LEMMINKÄINEN TO BUILD PART OF THE CITY INFRASTRUCTURE FOR A NEW RESIDENTIAL AREA IN STOCKHOLM HELSINKI, 29-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Lemminkäinen and the City of Stockholm have signed a contract on building part of the complex city infrastructure for the new … Read the full press release

Stockholm University: Arctic study identifies 19 “tipping points” in natural systems that could radically reshape the Arctic in the coming century

The Arctic Resilience Report, published today, is the first comprehensive assessment of ecosystems and societies in the region. It identifies 19 “tipping points” in natural systems that could radically reshape the Arctic in the coming century, and calls for urgent … Read the full press release

Ramboll involved in new project to help cities in the future deal with heavy rains and floods

COPENHAGEN, 28-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A new project, ’Water Smart Cities’, is developing software technologies to ensure better planning when cities in the future are hit by heavy rains and floods. Ramboll is involved in this project and contributes in particular … Read the full press release

G4S Australia & New Zealand now a White Ribbon Accredited Workplace

LONDON, 28-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — G4S Australia & New Zealand is proud to announce that it is now a White Ribbon Accredited Workplace. G4S Australia & New Zealand is proud to announce that it is now a White Ribbon Accredited Workplace. … Read the full press release

G4S to support thousands of primary schools in Kenya

LONDON, 28-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Ambitious plans to boost IT literacy in Kenya by supplying thousands of primary schools with brand-new laptops are being supported by G4S. The Kenyan government has pledged to provide 22,000 schools across 47 counties with the … Read the full press release

voestalpine to extend sites in Mexico, Germany, Romania, and China as part of USD 600 million order

LINZ, Austria, 28-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — voestalpine as a technology partner to the automotive industry enters the next stage of its internationalization with continued expansion in the NAFTA region, as well as in Europe and Asia. The deciding factor was an … Read the full press release

University of Twente: Current treatment of acute pain is unsatisfactory and can result in chronic pain

NURSES OFTEN UNDERESTIMATE PAIN Enschede, Netherlands, 28-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The current treatment of acute pain is unsatisfactory and can result in chronic pain. This has emerged from research being carried out by Jorien Pierik, a doctoral candidate at the … Read the full press release

The Professor De Winter Award presented to Dr. Jeannette Hofmeijer for her Early EEG contributes to multimodal outcome prediction of postanoxic coma research

TODAY (25 November 2016), DURING THE CELEBRATIONS TO MARK THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE’S FOUNDATION DAY (KNOWN AS DIES NATALIS), THE PROFESSOR DE WINTER AWARD WAS PRESENTED TO DR JEANNETTE HOFMEIJER. Enschede, Netherlands, 28-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — This publication award … Read the full press release

Solar Boat Twente will compete in the Monaco Solar Boat Challenge in July 2017

Enschede, Netherlands, 28-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The student team is already counting on a podium finish at next summer’s Monaco Solar Boat Challenge. Solar boat races are nothing new. The first races started more than ten years ago. But Solar Boat … Read the full press release

Vaisala to reorganize its Weather Business Area into under four regions and two business lines

HELSINKI, 28-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Vaisala reorganizes its Weather Business Area in order to simplify structure and operations and to better align with the strategy. Weather Business Area continues to develop industry leading weather observation products and services, which combine expertise … Read the full press release

RG Vanderweil Engineers, Ramboll to conduct low carbon energy supply study for Cambridge city

Together with US based RG Vanderweil Engineers, Ramboll will conduct a low carbon energy supply study for the city of Cambridge and strengthen the ties to the US mark COPENHAGEN, 28-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The City of Cambridge located north … Read the full press release