Category Archives: France

Press Releases & News from France distributed via EuropaWire

Alstom to mid-life overhaul 23 BB 36000 locomotives for Akiem

Saint-Ouen, France, 23-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom has been chosen by Akiem to carry out the mid-life overhaul [1] of 23 BB 36000 locomotives. The contract follows a first agreement signed at the end of April 2016 for the mid-life overhaul … Read the full press release

Alstom proud to be associated with Bangalore metro’s Green Line connecting Nagasandra in North Bangalore with Yelachanahalli in the South

Saint-Ouen, France, 23-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom is proud to be associated with the Bangalore metro’s much-awaited launch of operations on the Green Line that will connect Nagasandra in North Bangalore with Yelachanahalli in the South, the last section of Bangalore … Read the full press release

French and Belgian nuclear authorities approved the transport license for AREVA’s new TN® MW transport cask

PARIS, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — At the end of April and the beginning of June 2017 respectively, the French Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN) and its Belgian counterpart, the AFCN, approved the transport license for the new TN® MW* transport cask developed … Read the full press release

Capgemini’s InnovatorsRace50 winner start-ups announced

Winners secure equity free funding and opportunity to become a Capgemini partner. Each also receive the Serge Kampf Entrepreneurship and Innovation Award PARIS, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, today announced the … Read the full press release

Veolia to design, fabricate, and commission major remote waste access and conditioning system at the Whiteshell Laboratories in Manitoba, Canada

Palo Alto, CA, U.S.A., 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Veolia announced that its Nuclear Solutions entity, through its subsidiary Kurion (Canada) Inc., has been selected to design, fabricate, and commission a major remote waste access and conditioning system at the Whiteshell Laboratories … Read the full press release

Thales and Williams Advanced Engineering to work together in the field of automotive intelligent mobility solutions

La Défense, France, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Thales and Williams Advanced Engineering, the technology and engineering services business of the Williams Group, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to apply Thales’s extensive capabilities in digital trust and cyber … Read the full press release

Thales unveils its Ground Fire family: a range of latest-generation multifunction ground radar

PARIS, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On the first day of the Paris Air Show, Thales is unveiling its Ground Fire family: a range of latest-generation multifunction ground radar. The radar system, which is fully digital, will carry out air defence and … Read the full press release

Thales Alenia Space to acquire minority stake in French company Airstar Aerospace

PARIS, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Thales Alenia Space, the joint venture between Thales (66%) and Leonardo (33%), a major player in the market for satellites, scientific spacecraft and orbital infrastructures, today confirmed its acquisition of a minority stake in French company … Read the full press release

Thales unveils the world’s most advanced dual use civil/military en-route radar at Paris Air Show

La Défense, France, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On the opening day of the Paris Air Show, Thales unveils TRAC NG the world’s most advanced dual use civil/military en-route radar. Derived from Thales STAR NG, the world’s most advanced approach radar, TRAC … Read the full press release

Thales to provide the Kuwait forces with flight and mission training solutions

La Défense, France, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Thales has been selected by Airbus Helicopters to provide the Kuwait forces with flight and mission training solutions for the pilots and crews of its Caracal helicopters. Key Points Thales will participate in flight … Read the full press release

Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB): EUR 29 million loan for social housing in Malta

NICOSIA, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ —  The Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) approved a € 29 million loan to support social housing in Malta. The project will benefit socio-economically disadvantaged groups by providing them with access to affordable housing. As housing … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric #23 in LinkedIn’s 2017 Global Top Companies List

Ranked at #23 in the Top 25 companies worldwide as the most sought–after places to work by professionals 2nd successive year for such recognition, up 7 places since last year Rueil-Malmaison (France), 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Schneider Electric, the global specialist … Read the full press release

Safran Shareholders Approve Dividend Payment of €1.52 At 2017 General Meeting

PARIS, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The combined Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Safran (Euronext Paris: SAF) met today at the Grande Arche, Paris La Défense , under the chairmanship of Ross McInnes, Chairman of the Board of Safran. The … Read the full press release

easyJet’s First LEAP Powered Airbus320neo is its 300th Airbus Delivery

easyJet is Europe’s largest customer for the neo easyJet announces new carbon emissions target of 72 grams per passenger kilometer by 2022 TOULOUSE, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus has delivered easyJet’s first LEAP-1A powered A320neo which is also the airline’s … Read the full press release

BrainChip Holdings Ltd. and Safran Announce Collaboration on the Development of a Machine Vision Inspection System To Help Control Pin Insertion

Aliso Viejo, California, U.S.A., 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BrainChip Holdings Ltd. (ASX: BRN), a leading developer of software and hardware accelerated solutions for advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning applications and Safran Electrical & Power, a world leader in electrical systems … Read the full press release

Safran Spotlights Industrial Innovation and Employment at 2017 Paris Air Show

PARIS, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran’s participation in the 52nd Paris Air Show spotlights industrial innovation and the Factory of the Future. A special section in the center of the Safran stand at the show (Hall 2A – 228-252). will showcase … Read the full press release

Safran Helicopter Engines Signs 7-Year Contract With BAAINBw To Support German NH90 Engines

BORDES, France, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a 7-year support contract with BAAINBw (Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support) to support RTM322-powered NH90 operated by the German Army (Heer) and German Navy (Marine). … Read the full press release

AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets Announces Complete Acquisition of Area Sur Shopping Center in Jerez, Spain

PARIS, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets (“AXA IM – Real Assets”), a global leader in real asset investments and the leading(1) real estate portfolio and asset manager in Europe, announces that it has completed the acquisition, … Read the full press release

SGS’s Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) certificate renewed in France

GENEVA, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In France, SGS’s Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) certificate has been renewed, following a successful audit by the Comité Français d’Accréditation (Cofrac). Issued by the French Interministerial Group for Chemical Products (GIPC) our renewed GLP accreditation includes … Read the full press release

European Society of Cardiology: Cardiovascular diseases kill a greater proportion of women than men in Europe

Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Sex-specific cardiovascular drug dosages are needed to reduce adverse reactions in women, according to a position paper from the European Society of Cardiology published today in the June issue of European … Read the full press release

Bunkering vessel ENGIE Zeebrugge made its first LNG deliveries in the port of Zeebrugge, Belgium

ENGIE Zeebrugge is jointly owned by ENGIE, Mitsubishi Corporation, NYK Line, and Fluxys. With an LNG capacity of 5,000 m3, she will service all types of shipping customers in Northern Europe from her home port of Zeebrugge, under the brand … Read the full press release

World Health & Safety Day: Bouygues Construction to introduce 12 basic rules to achieve zero accidents

Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Bouygues Construction’s top priority is the health and safety of the teams who work on its construction sites. Aware of its responsibility, Bouygues Construction has decided to go one step further, introducing a standard based on … Read the full press release

ENGIE Appointments: Charlotte Roule CEO China BU; Grzegorz Górski as MD of Centralized Generation Métier

Charlotte Roule as Chief Executive Officer of the China BU. She replaces Jean-Marc Guyot, who retired. Grzegorz Górski as Managing Director of the Centralized Generation Métier. He succeeds Shankar Krishnamoorthy, who was appointed Executive Vice-President last January. La Défense, France, … Read the full press release

Dassault Systèmes, Rockwell Collins extend their PLM journey using the 3DEXPERIENCE platform as the PLM foundation

Deployment to Improve Productivity and Data Security for Manufacturing and Engineering Employees across the Enterprise VELIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, 13-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product … Read the full press release

Airbus: Cebu Pacific of the Philippines orders seven A321ceo

Seven A321ceo to meet growth on domestic and regional services TOULOUSE, 09-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Cebu Pacific of the Philippines has placed an order with Airbus for seven A321ceo to meet ongoing strong growth on its domestic and regional network. The … Read the full press release

Airbus Global Market Forecast 2017-2036: 34,170 passenger and 730 freighter aircraft worth a combined total of US$5.3 trillion will be needed

Additional need for 530,000 pilots and 550,000 technicians with services set to grow TOULOUSE, 09-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The world’s passenger aircraft fleet above 100 seats is set to more than double in the next 20 years to over 40,000 planes … Read the full press release

STX introduces turnkey solutions to the offshore wind market

Saint Nazaire Cedex, 08-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With SeeOs, STX introduces turnkey solutions to the offshore wind market that will reduce energy costs by decreasing delivery time and saving CAPEX and OPEX costs. SeeOs is a scalable solution for offshore … Read the full press release

China: Alstom supplied the traction system for the entire Chengdu metro line 4

Saint-Ouen, France, 06-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom supplied the traction system for the entire Chengdu metro line 4, which enters complete commercial service today. With the opening of Chengdu Line 4 phase two[1], Alstom has supplied the traction system for a … Read the full press release

Airbus the first aircraft manufacturer to deliver new jets using a blend of sustainable jet fuel

15 A350 XWB deliveries already dispatched to Cathay Pacific all with jet fuel blend TOULOUSE, 02-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Showing its strong commitment towards eco-efficiency, Airbus becomes the first aircraft manufacturer to offer its customers the option of delivering new jets … Read the full press release

ENGIE acquires Swedish specialist of onboard communications solutions for public transport Icomera

La Défense, France, 01-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE announces the acquisition through its subsidiary ENGIE Ineo of the Swedish company Icomera, specialist of onboard communications solutions for public transport. Icomera’s consolidation fully complements the strategy of transformation of ENGIE, the energy … Read the full press release