Monthly Archives: April 2017

Discarded History: The Genizah of Medieval Cairo exhibition on display in Cambridge

Treasures from the world’s largest and most important collection of medieval Jewish manuscripts – chronicling 1,000 years of history in Old Cairo – have gone on display in Cambridge today for a six-month-long exhibition at Cambridge University Library. CAMBRIDGE, 27-Apr-2017 … Read the full press release

Shell sold its 20% stake in Vivo Energy Holding B.V. for US$250 million

THE HAGUE, 27-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Shell has completed the sale of its 20% interest in Vivo Energy Holding B.V. to Vitol Africa B.V. for a total amount of US$250 million. This sale was earlier announced on 23 December 2016 … Read the full press release

NatWest increases support for Great British Entrepreneur Awards

EDINBURGH, 27-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Now in its fifth year, the Great British Entrepreneur Awards have celebrated some outstanding entrepreneurs who have gone on to become household names. With increased support from NatWest, the organisers have been able to extend the … Read the full press release

Airbus: Asiana Airlines the 12th airline to operate the world’s most efficient twin engine widebody airliner

TOULOUSE, 27-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Asiana Airlines of South Korea has taken delivery of its first A350-900, becoming the 12th airline to operate the world’s newest and most efficient twin engine widebody airliner. Asiana’s A350-900 is configured with a three class … Read the full press release

ALICE collaboration: proton collisions sometimes present similar patterns to those observed in the collisions of heavy nuclei

GENEVA, 27-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In a paper published today in Nature Physics (link is external), the ALICE collaboration reports that proton collisions sometimes present similar patterns to those observed in the collisions of heavy nuclei. This behaviour was spotted through … Read the full press release

Industry 4.0: Deutsche Telekom joins Industrial Data Space Association (IDSA)

Goal of the initiative: effortless and more secure exchange of data. Deutsche Telekom brings security expertise to the table. Successful practical examples at the Hannover Messe trade fair. BONN, 27-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom is joining the Industrial Data Space … Read the full press release

T-Systems supports the customer service of Germany’s No 1 online grocer REWE.de

Respond to customer requirements with flexibility in the cloud Protecting customer data in the Deutsche Telekom data center BONN, 27-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Whenever a customer puts a chunk of cheese, pack of salami or a vegetable into his or … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom presents its innovative solution “Industrial Access Protect Pro” at Hannover Messe 2017

HM 2017: Deutsche Telekom presents its solution for secure remote maintenance in industrial systems Solution added to the offering of solutions for connected production Telekom Security offers industrial products for real-time detection and prevention of attacks BONN, 27-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom’s Art Collection Telekom at the 51st Art Cologne fair

Art Collection Telekom presents works by Braco Dimitrijević and Sanja Iveković Deutsche Telekom confers Art Cologne Award for New Positions App gives everyone access to Deutsche Telekom’s art collection BONN, 27-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom presents works from its own … Read the full press release

Barclays study: UK population is offer-phobic

The average Brit is offer-phobic, missing out on £520 from ignoring offered deals Barclays sends fleet of coffee vans around the UK, but there’s a twist… The vans will hand out breakfast and £7 to commuters across the UK LONDON, … Read the full press release

Orange, TIP, Facebook to support network infrastructure startups

As a member of the Telecom Infra Project (TIP),  Facebook and Orange launches new Orange Fab France “Telecom Track” accelerator specifically designed to support startups focused on network infrastructure development. Selected startups to be mentored through Orange with access to … Read the full press release

Arkema: price increase for Bisperoxide and for Bisperoxide formulations in EMEA and Asia

COLOMBES, 26-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Arkema will increase in Europe, Middle-East, Africa and Asia, its prices for Bisperoxide and for Bisperoxide formulations sold under Luperox®, Retic® and Vulcup® brands by 5 % on May 1st, 2017, or as contracts allow. The … Read the full press release

Arkema: new specialty molecular sieve capacity at the Honfleur plant

COLOMBES, 26-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Thierry Le Hénaff, Arkema Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, inaugurates the new specialty molecular sieve capacity at the Honfleur plant today. This new plant will enable the Group to support its customers’ growth in the … Read the full press release

TomTom Telematics and BP to offer innovative fuel and driver management solution

AMSTERDAM, 26-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom Telematics and BP have joined forces to offer businesses an innovative fuel and driver management solution. BP FleetMove combines fuel transaction information from BP fuel cards with driver behavior data from the TomTom Telematics Service … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines to power three new Airbus A330 aircraft for Lion Group

DERBY, 26-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has won a $300m order from Lion Group for Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines to power three new Airbus A330 aircraft, supported by Rolls-Royce’s flagship engine service, TotalCare®. The Lion Group already operates three of the … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce combined heat and power plants supply energy in 30 greenhouses in Holland, Belgium, Russia and the UK

2 CHP plants for tomato greenhouse in Belgium go into operation 10 year Long-term service agreement signed Rolls-Royce gensets deliver a total electrical output of 270 MW in 30 greenhouses in Holland, Belgium, Russia and the UK FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, 26-Apr-2017 — … Read the full press release

The European Commission to release further support of EUR116 million for those in need in Yemen

BRUSSELS, 26-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission is announcing today at the United Nations in Geneva its intention to release further support of €116 million for those in need in Yemen. The support includes €46 million of emergency humanitarian aid and … Read the full press release

Swedish mobile telecommunications sector probed for breaching EU antitrust rules

BRUSSELS, 26-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission can confirm that on 25 April 2017 its officials carried out unannounced inspections at the premises of companies active in the mobile telecommunications sector in Sweden. The Commission has concerns that Swedish … Read the full press release

EBRD loans EUR150 million to Turkey’s carmaker Ford Otosan

New €150 million loan to Turkey’s top carmaker LONDON, 26-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In a new boost to the Turkish automotive industry, the EBRD is providing a €150 million loan to Ford Otomotiv Sanayi A.Ş., (Ford Otosan) to finance improvements to … Read the full press release

Integrating Eastern Europe’s Regional Gas Markets discussion at the EBRD 2017 Annual Meeting and Business Forum

Gas markets underline the importance of integration LONDON, 26-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Integration is one of the qualities of a successful modern economy as defined by the EBRD in its new transition concept.  But why is it better to be integrated … Read the full press release

EBRD, PE firm Actera, Esas Holding acquire majority stake in Turkish producer of flexible packaging Korozo Ambalaj

New shareholders aim to develop business into a leading European player LONDON, 26-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD, Actera – the leading private equity investor in Turkey – and Esas Holding – a venture capital firm established by the Sabanci family … Read the full press release

The Audi E-Tron Sportback Concept Combines Classic Elements and Technology

In production from 2019: second electric Audi Emotional and powerful: Audi coupé design Illuminating: e-tron light communicates with its surroundings Ingolstadt/Shanghai, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Design study and technology demonstrator, electric car and power pack in the guise of a … Read the full press release

HeidelbergCement Broadens Position in Northwestern USA With Acquisition of Concrete Operations

HEIDELBERG, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (18 April 2017), HeidelbergCement announced that its U.S. subsidiary Cadman Materials, Inc. , a LehighHanson company, has entered into an agreement with a U.S. subsidiary of CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (Cemex) to buy Cemex’s … Read the full press release

Business Lending in Germany Rise by 2.6%

New business loans up 2.6% in fourth quarter of 2016 Increase driven by the expectation of rising borrowing costs, but businesses remain reluctant to invest KfW Research expects business lending to continue rising moderately in the first half of 2017 … Read the full press release

Safran Identity & Security’s Brazil Plant Awarded Highest Certification For Secure Document Printing

PARIS, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran Identity & Security (ex Morpho), a global leader in identity and security solutions, has been awarded the Intergraf* ISO 14298 certification for its production facility in Taubaté, Brazil. This certification specifies the highest possible security … Read the full press release

Meet Robeco’s Newly Appointed Director, Consultant Relations

ROTTERDAM/LONDON, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Robeco is pleased to announce that Juan Carlos Briones has been appointed Director, Consultant Relations with immediate effect. He will be based in Robeco’s London office, and report to Peter Walsh, Global Head of Consultant … Read the full press release

Robeco Global Star Equities Fund NV Announces The Successor of Lead Portfolio Manager

ROTTERDAM, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Robeco announced today that Mark Glazener will be stepping down as lead portfolio manager of Robeco Global Stars Equities Fund N.V. with effect from 1 May. Jan Keuppens, currently co-portfolio manager, will take over his tasks … Read the full press release

South Korea is Safran’s First Customer Support Contract in Asia

BORDES, France, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran Helicopter Engines is proud to announce the signing of its first support contract in South Korea with Aero Peace. This 5Star Plans Business agreement will cover the Arriel 1D1 engine powering Aero Peace’s AS350B2. … Read the full press release

Malta Joins Forces with GENE to Promote Global Education in Europe

BRUSSELS, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Malta has become the most recent European country to participate in GENE – Global Education Network Europe. The island joins 25 other European countries who are united in their efforts to achieve better outcomes, shared … Read the full press release

New and World’s First LNG-Fuelled Construction Vessel To Be Powered by Wärtsilä

HELSINKI, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä is to supply the engines and other propulsion machinery for a new offshore construction vessel being built at the Cosco shipyard in China. The ship owner is Belgian operator Dredging International (DEME). … Read the full press release