Category Archives: Denmark

Press Releases & News from Denmark distributed via EuropaWire

Thales To Supply Denmark’s Defense Organization with Vehicle Communication System SOTAS

La Défense, France, 14-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Danish Defence and Logistic Organization (DALO) signed a framework agreement with Thales concerning the acquisition of the vehicle communication system SOTAS, as well as services for the equipment delivered. Key Points Thales has … Read the full press release

Strand Senior AS to equipt its new fishing trawler with propulsion machinery from Wärtsilä

HELSINKI, 11-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to provide the propulsion machinery for a new purse seine fishing trawler ordered by Strand Senior AS, a subsidiary of Strand Havfiske AS based in Norway. The … Read the full press release

DONG Energy’s UK Country Chairman Brent Cheshire to retire; Matthew Wright to succeed

DONG Energy’s UK Country Chairman Brent Cheshire will retire in June after 13 years with the company. Matthew Wright appointed as successor. FREDERICIA, 10-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Brent Cheshire was DONG Energy’s first UK employee in 2004 and under his leadership, … Read the full press release

Saab to supply static and mobile camouflage systems to Danish and Norwegian armed forces

STOCKHOLM, 06-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab has, under a joint procurement process with Denmark and Norway, signed framework agreements with the respective countries for the supply of static and mobile camouflage systems to their armed forces. The … Read the full press release

LEGO Group inaugurates its new Shanghai main office

Shanghai, China, 30-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — To support the strong growth in China and make room for attracting more talents to the company, the LEGO Group inaugurated its new main office for China in Shanghai today. The LEGO Shanghai main office … Read the full press release

Alstom presents the latest development of rail signalling programme in Denmark

Saint-Ouen, France, 29-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom and Banedanmark, the Danish railway infrastructure owner, presented today to His Majesty the King of the Belgians and His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Denmark the latest development of signalling in Denmark on … Read the full press release

Lantmännen Schulstad and Rema 1000 benefit from Scania’s hybrid truck to make deliveries during restricted period in Copenhagen

Lantmännen Schulstad recently started operating three Scania P 320 hybrid distribution trucks in Copenhagen WOLFSBURG, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Nordic bakery giant Lantmännen Schulstad and Norway-based food retailer Rema 1000 are taking advantage of Scania’s hybrid truck to be able to … Read the full press release

Chr. Hansen welcomes Vilson Simon as SVP, Animal Health

Hoersholm, Danmark, 14-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ —Vilson Simon has joined Chr. Hansen as Senior Vice President (SVP) to Animal Health, reporting to Christian Barker – Executive Vice President to Health & Nutrition. Chr. Hansen is a global leader in the development … Read the full press release

El Sewedy Cement Awards Plant Order to FLSmidth

FLSmidth to deliver cement production line to El Sewedy Cement Company in Egypt COPENHAGEN, 09-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — FLSmidth has been awarded an order from El Sewedy Cement Company for engineering, procurement and supply of equipment for the expansion of a … Read the full press release

Stoxx Benchmark Announces Composition of their Indices

Frankfurt am Main, 02-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — STOXX Ltd., the operator of Deutsche Boerse Group’s index business, and a global provider of innovative and tradable index concepts, today announced the new composition of STOXX Benchmarks and their sub and sector indices, … Read the full press release

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center awarded Ramboll and team partners Offshore Wind Ports & Infrastructure Assessment

Ramboll key member of team awarded Massachusetts offshore wind ports and infrastructure assessment. COPENHAGEN, 16-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The untapped offshore wind energy potential in the US is estimated by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy to be … Read the full press release

Ramboll Environ and the Arctic Slope Regional Corporation to work together on sustainable development in the Arctic

COPENHAGEN, 16-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Ramboll Environ and the Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (ASRC) recently signed an agreement to engage in close collaboration in the Arctic region. Both organizations share a commitment to sustainable development in the Arctic and around … Read the full press release

DONG Energy joins Macquarie, Swancor to accelerate Taiwan’s first commercial-scale offshore wind project

FREDERICIA, Denmark, 31-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DONG Energy has signed an agreement to acquire a 35% ownership interest in the Taiwanese offshore wind project Formosa I from local developer Swancor Renewable. Completion of the transaction is subject to a number of conditions … Read the full press release

EU pays tribute to series favorites and address key Digital Single Market policy issues

Le Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland, 30-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Parliament witnessed the power of Nordic drama series during a fascinating event organized by the EBU’s Nordic Members on Tuesday 24 January. EU deciders paid tribute to some of their favorite series … Read the full press release

TDC’s mobile customers will continue to benefit from mobile voice, data roaming and high-speed data on Vodafone’s 4G networks

LONDON, 23-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone and TDC Group have agreed to renew their strategic partnership for Denmark and Norway, building on a successful fifteen-year relationship that began in 2001. Under the renewal, which commenced on 1 January 2017, TDC’s mobile … Read the full press release

LEGO Group announces LEGO® BOOST building and coding set that lets children bring their creations to life

BILLUND, Denmark, 09-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Building on the company’s history of merging digital programming and physical building, LEGO® BOOST will inspire a younger generation to build and code their way to limitless play. Today (04 January 2017) the LEGO Group … Read the full press release

F.C. Copenhagen and Nordisk Film announce the foundation of joint eSport organization named NORTH

Danish football champions F.C. Copenhagen and Nordic entertainment company Nordisk Film founds eSport organization NORTH. Former Dignitas Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team signs with NORTH for minimum two years. Jacob “Maelk” Toft-Andersen joins NORTH as sports director with the ambition of … Read the full press release

ALECTIA / NIRAS merger to create new major player in the consulting engineering industry

The merger will create a new major player in the consulting engineering industry. With over 2,000 employees globally, the merged company is ready for continued growth – especially abroad. Virum, Denmark, 22-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — With the merger of ALECTIA and … Read the full press release

DONG Energy to sell 50% of Race Bank UK offshore wind farm project to Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 and Macquarie Capital

FREDERICIA, Denmark, 21-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — DONG Energy has entered into an agreement to sell 50% of Race Bank, a 573 megawatt (MW) UK offshore wind farm project, to Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 and Macquarie Capital, the principal investment arm of … 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

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

ISS to acquire former E.ON FM subsidiary EVANTEC

ISS has agreed to buy the German technical and building services company EVANTEC specialised in services within critical environments in the energy, infrastructure and technology sectors Annual expected revenue of DKK 352 million (EUR 47million), 800 employees Søborg, Denmark, 25-Nov-2016 … Read the full press release

LEGO Group: Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm begins generating electricity

Electricity has been generated for the first time from the Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm. The wind farm will help the LEGO Group reach its goal of balancing its energy consumption with production of renewable energy by 2020. BILLUND, … Read the full press release

Schroders plc reduced shareholding in Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S

HELLERUP, 23-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — According to section 29 of the Danish Securities Trading Act, it is hereby informed that Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S has received an announcement from Schroders plc stating that Schroders plc has reduced their shareholding in Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN … Read the full press release

The two global winners of the International VELUX Award 2016 for Students of Architecture announced

World’s best architecture students celebrated at the World Architecture Festival in Berlin BERLIN, 22-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The VELUX Group is proud to announce the two global winners of the International VELUX Award 2016 for Students of Architecture: Redistribution of … Read the full press release

Aalborg University’s Department of Energy Technology opens new laboratory in a specially protected building for the high-risk purpose

Explosive short circuits from lethally high voltage electricity send red hot copper in all directions with a bang. This is sufficiently dangerous research such that Aalborg University’s Department of Energy Technology has opened a new laboratory in a specially protected … Read the full press release

Aalborg University: CORPE accelerates transition to more renewable energy by developing necessary cheap and reliable power electronics

Key persons from companies in Japan, China, Germany, Italy and Sweden were in attendance when one of the major ventures in Danish energy research presented its first five years of results and future partnering opportunities at Aalborg University. AALBORG, 17-Nov-2016 … Read the full press release

Henrik C. Wegener will become Rector of the University of Copenhagen

COPENHAGEN, 14-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Board of the University of Copenhagen has found the person to succeed Ralf Hemmingsen as leader of the university for the next five years. On 1 March 2017, the current Provost at the Technical University … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial N.V. to acquire the agricultural Grass and Soil implement business of Kongskilde Industries

LONDON, 01-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) announced today its agreement to acquire the agricultural Grass and Soil implement business of Kongskilde Industries, part of the Danish Group Dansk Landbrugs Grovvareselskab (DLG A.m.b.A.). This business … Read the full press release

Novozymes ranks among the top of CDP’s ‘A List’

By implementing 40 different energy-saving and process optimization projects, and reducing its own emissions by 7% in 2015, Novozymes ranks among the top of CDP’s ‘A List’. Bagsvaerd, Denmark, 28-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Against the backdrop of a historic Paris Agreement … Read the full press release