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Industrial Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Eni World Oil and Gas Review: oil reserves increased slightly in 2016; OPEC countries remain the biggest reserves holder

In 2016 oil reserves increased slightly (+0.2%) mainly due to the contribution of additional reserves in Iraq. World oil production remains nearly at the same level of 2015 (+0.3%). Along with production changes, a significant discontinuity emerges in terms of … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel to double production capacity at its organic peroxides facility in Ningbo, China

AMSTERDAM, 20-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel’s Specialty Chemicals business is working on plans to double production capacity at its organic peroxides facility in Ningbo, China, during the next two years. A project to boost the capacity by 40% is already underway, … Read the full press release

Arburg celebrates its 25-year presence in China

Arburg celebrates its 25-year presence in China with around 200 invited guests Managing Partner Renate Keinath presents anniversary sculpture China’s great importance reflected in three Arburg locations LOSSBURG, 18-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Arburg is celebrating the anniversary of “25 years … Read the full press release

ABB to upgrade the control and protection system for Sweden-Denmark Konti-Skan HVDC transmission link

ABB AbilityTM MACHTM control system will boost energy exchange in upgrade of Sweden-Denmark Konti-Skan link ZURICH, 18-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB has won an order worth around $30 million from Svenska Kraftnät in Sweden and Energinet in Denmark. ABB will upgrade the control … Read the full press release

Husqvarna Group to build its first solar power generating facility at its current injection molding site in Nashville, Arkansas

Husqvarna Group is building its first solar power generating facility at its current injection molding site in Nashville, Arkansas, USA. The new facility is expected to reduce the CO2  footprint by approximately 1,000 tons in the first year of operation and approximately … Read the full press release

Pöyry Finland Oy and Skanska Infra Oy sign to construct the new Lahti stretch of the city of Lahti’s southern ring road

VANTAA, Finland, 17-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Finnish Transport Agency and the consortium between Skanska Infra Oy and Pöyry Finland Oy have signed an alliance agreement for a development phase to construct the new Lahti stretch of the city of Lahti’s … Read the full press release

Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare authorized TÜV Rheinland Industrie Service for in-country inspections

COLOGNE, 12-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has recognized TÜV Rheinland Industrie Service as an authorized provider for in-country inspections of boilers, pressure equipment and mobile cranes being manufactured for import to the island nation. “The … Read the full press release

Hiab to deliver 50 loader cranes to Shanghai Longcheng Special Purpose Vehicle Co in China

HELSINKI, 12-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Hiab, part of Cargotec, has received an order for 50 loader cranes from Shanghai Longcheng Special Purpose Vehicle Co. The value of the order is  approximately EUR 1 million and it has been booked into … Read the full press release

Neste: We appreciate the US EPA’s commitment to biofuels and continued support to Renewable Fuel Standard program

The US EPA announced its proposal on renewable fuel volume requirements ESPOO, 12-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the USA finalized the renewable fuel volume requirements for 2018 under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program on 5 … Read the full press release

Pioneering collaborative hydropower study between Voith and the National University of La Plata (UNLP) in Argentina

Argentina is the third-largest economy in Latin America and also the third-largest energy consumer in the region Uprate initiatives in the hydropower scenario are targeted to benefit Argentina, as the country relies on this energy source for ~30% of its … Read the full press release

KfW funded rAREH to build 2.7 MW hydropower station in Rwanda

KfW supporting public-private company rAREH with the construction of hydropower stations in Sub-Saharan Africa USD 8 million for Rwanza hydropower station Frankfurt am Main, 11-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Set up and funded by KfW on behalf of the German Ministry for … Read the full press release

Hydro to purchase Orkla’s 50% interest in Sapa

Orkla and Norsk Hydro (“Hydro”) have entered into an agreement whereby Hydro is to purchase Orkla’s 50% interest in Sapa. The sale is in line with Orkla’s strategy of being a leading branded consumer goods company.  OSLO, 11-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to supply engineering and equipment deliveries to Iranian energy companies Baran Niroo Beshel Co. and Tamin Niroo Saam Co.

HELSINKI, 11-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä will supply engineering and equipment deliveries for two baseload power plants to Iranian energy companies Baran Niroo Beshel Co. and Tamin Niroo Saam Co. This is a breakthrough project as Wärtsilä is supplying … Read the full press release

WindEurope: Corporate Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) show that renewables are maturing into market based solutions

BRUSSELS, 11-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Google, Norsk Hydro and Facebook are leading the growing trend of major companies looking to secure reliable and competitive power from renewable energy and reduce the risks associated with fossil fuel-based power supply. 100 top companies … Read the full press release

BOURBON to support the building of the world’s first autonomous, fully-automated and cost-efficient prototype vessel for offshore operations

Marseille, France /Kongsberg, Norway, 11-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading marine Offshore services company, BOURBON has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Automated Ships Ltd to support the building of the world’s first autonomous, fully-automated and cost-efficient prototype vessel for … Read the full press release

SGS: 2749 industry standards abolished in China

GENEVA, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — According to the No. 23 Announcement issued by Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China on June 2, 2017, 2749 industry standards were abolished, including certain industry standards regarding softlines. The … Read the full press release

Henkel expands the position of its Adhesive Technologies business as a global market and technology leader

Expanding strong market position Acquired businesses perfectly complement existing technology portfolio Düsseldorf, Germany, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With the successful closing of the acquisitions of the global Darex Packaging Technologies business and the Sonderhoff Group, Henkel strengthens its Adhesive Technologies business … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial plant in Curitiba, Brazil certified Silver Level in the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program

LONDON, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) announces that its Curitiba, Brazil plant has been certified Silver Level in the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program. One of the most complex manufacturing sites in the Latin American … Read the full press release

DONG Energy: Belgian GeoSea to acquire full ownership of A2SEA

Fredericia, Denmark, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (07.07.2017), DONG Energy and Siemens signed an agreement with Belgian GeoSea stating that GeoSea will acquire the full ownership of A2SEA. A2SEA will continue to operate out of Denmark with offshore wind turbine service … Read the full press release

DONG Energy: Siemens Gamesa to supply and service 94 units of 8MW wind turbines for the 752MW Borssele project

​DONG Energy has signed a contract with Siemens Gamesa for its Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. Fredericia, Denmark, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa will supply and service 94 units of their 8MW wind turbines  for … Read the full press release

EQT VII fund to acquire Desotec from Private Equity firm AAC Capital Partners

EQT VII to acquire Belgium based Desotec, a European market leader in mobile industrial filtration technology, from AAC Capital Partners Desotec has pioneered the market for mobile activated carbon filters and has achieved strong top-line growth over the past decade … Read the full press release

ABP: Modal’s marine, crane and HGV simulators to train marine apprentices at Humber

LONDON, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — It’s the busiest trading gateway in the UK, so learning to be a marine pilot on the Humber can be a daunting proposition. Thanks to an innovative partnership between Humber ports operator ABP and training provider … Read the full press release

NORMA Group strengthens presence in China with the acquisition of majority stake in Fengfan Fastener Co., Ltd.

MAINTAL, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Maintal, Germany/Shaoxing City, China, July 3, 2017 – NORMA Group, a global market leader in engineered joining technology, has successfully completed the acquisition of Fengfan Fastener Co., Ltd. (“Fengfan”). Fengfan, headquartered in Shaoxing City, China, produces joining products … Read the full press release

Hempel’s new Hempaline Defend epoxy linings now available in Europe

COPENHAGEN, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Hempel’s new Hempaline Defend epoxy linings are now also available in Europe to protect steel and concrete tanks in challenging and highly corrosive environments. As a single coat system, they ensure assets are returned to service … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval to supply a process solution for a soybean oil refining plant in Brazil

LUND, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply a process solution for a soybean oil refining plant in Brazil. The order has a … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval to supply its PureBallast systems to two different shipowners

LUND, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval signs major frame agreements for ballast water treatment retrofits. In June, Alfa Laval signed frame agreements with two different shipowners for the supply of Alfa Laval PureBallast systems. The systems will be delivered during … Read the full press release

ENGIE Group opens the new biomass boiler unit of Saint-Denis

La Défense, France, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — By now contributing over 50% of renewable energies to the energy mix of the district heating network of the city and towns of Saint-Denis, Stains, Pierrefitte et L’Ile-Saint-Denis, this boiler unit, converted to biomass, … Read the full press release

Evonik introduces new product line HYPROX® AS approved under Biocidal Products Regulation 528/2012

ESSEN, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydrogen peroxide is used as active substance in the formulation of biocidal products and for the production of the active substance peracetic acid. Biocidal products containing hydrogen peroxide are applied in a variety of applications, … Read the full press release

Evonik Industries AG combines its isophorone chemistry and epoxy curing agents business in new Crosslinkers Business Line

The Crosslinkers and Epoxy Curing Agents business will be combined to one new Business Line July 1 will be the first day of the new organization Global technology platform, long-term experience and profound expertise in crosslinker technology ESSEN, 05-Jul-2017 — … Read the full press release

Covestro: Glasgow School of Art student wins annual Design Innovation in Plastics Award for its children travel product

LEVERKUSEN, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A university student’s product to keep bored children engaged and happy on travel journeys has scooped top prize in the annual Design Innovation in Plastics competition, headline sponsored by Covestro. The competition, which is organised … Read the full press release