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Industrial Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

ContiTech conveyor belt material used to seal concrete seams in canal locks

HANOVER, 18-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — From canals to navigable rivers, waterways have been used for transportation since the Middle Stone Age (approx. 9,600 B.C.). In northern Europe, major river systems were indeed the main means of transport for many centuries, … Read the full press release

LR joins the Quadriga sustainable shipping project to build the world’s biggest sailing cargo ship

LONDON, 17-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LR has joined the Quadriga sustainable shipping project – an initiative from Hamburg-based Sailing Cargo, which aims to build the world’s biggest sailing cargo ship. The project outlines a plan to build a 170-meter car … Read the full press release

Axium-ENGIE consortium finalizes 50-year concession to operate and optimize The Ohio State University’s district energy system

Houston and New York, USA, 17-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE North America Inc. and Axium Infrastructure US are pleased to announce the financial close of a transaction to operate and maintain The Ohio State University’s utility system at the 485-building campus in … Read the full press release

Evonik announces price increase for its aliphatic diisocyanates and derivatives, VESTANAT® and VESTAGON®

ESSEN, 17-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik raises the prices for its aliphatic diisocyanates and derivatives, offered under the brand names VESTANAT® and VESTAGON® up to 10% on a global basis with immediate effect. All existing contracts will be honored.  After many … Read the full press release

New data analytics application developed to predict unplanned shutdowns at Lundin Norway’s Edvard Grieg production platform

Opportunities for digitalization are currently being embraced by the oil and gas sector. However, there are few practical use cases of it yet. Lundin Norway and DNV GL have developed the first step in a solution for predicting unplanned shutdowns … Read the full press release

Ferdinand Möhring takes over as Managing Director of MSC Gate Bremerhaven Container Terminal

BREMERHAVEN, 16-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following Jörg Colberg’s move to the Management Board of Gesamthafenbetriebsverein Bremen/Bremerhaven, Ferdinand Möhring has taken over as Managing Director of MSC Gate Bremerhaven Container Terminal with effect from 1 August 2017. Ferdinand Möhring spent 11 years … Read the full press release

CLH Group: nearly EUR 37 million invested in environmental projects in the 2014-2016 period

The initiatives aim at increasing the sustainability of its activities and reducing energy consumption in the company   MADRID, 11-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The CLH Group invested nearly 37 million euros in environmental projects in the 2014-2016 period, enabling a more … Read the full press release

Industrie 4.0: KUKA helped Voith with self-controlling systems at their plant in Garching

AUGSBURG, 09-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — For production systems in the age of Industrie 4.0, it is important to have information available in real time. This is now a reality in the manufacture of carbon fiber-reinforced (CFR) components at the company’s plant … Read the full press release

Hans Ekman appointed VP Forestry & Recycling Cranes Hiab

HELSINKI, 08-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Hiab, part of Cargotec, has appointed Hans Ekman  as Vice President, Forestry & Recycling Cranes as of 14 August 2017. He will report to Joakim Andersson, head of Hiab’s Cranes Business Line, and be part of the … Read the full press release

HeidelbergCement’s Italian subsidiary Italcementi will appeal the Italian Competition Authority’s antitrust decision

HEIDELBERG, 08-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Italcementi S.p.A., HeidelbergCement`s Italian subsidiary, today received notice of a fine decision of the Italian Competition Authority in an antitrust investigation mainly relating to alleged market coordination in the Italian grey cement markets including concerted price … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to provide engines and complete propulsion package for two new fishing trawlers built for Russia based Nord Pilgrim

HELSINKI, 08-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to provide the engines and the complete propulsion package, including the propulsion control system for two new fishing trawlers being built for Murmansk, Russia based Nord Pilgrim Ltd. The … Read the full press release

400 people applied during ABP Humber 2nd recruitment day at the CATCH facility in Stallingborough

LONDON, 07-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABP Humber has just conducted its second recruitment day, as it looks to fill 40 new positions which have opened up across the region. The event, which took place at the CATCH facility in Stallingborough, was … Read the full press release

The Rheinmetall Group 1H 2017: considerable sales growth and a strong increase in operating earnings

Consolidated sales grow by 8.0% to €2,808 million in the first half of the year Operating earnings for the Group improve by 30% to €134 million Automotive increases sales to €1,465 million and operating margin to 8.8% Sales growth of … Read the full press release

New Holland Agriculture rolls out new mobile app to maximise the efficiency and performance of its combine harvesters

Harvesting excellence every time with ideal settings provided by the app and personalised by the operator Issue resolution with the optimisation tool. TURIN, 04-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — New Holland Agriculture has developed a new application for mobile devices to maximise the … Read the full press release

Classification society’s first offshore drone survey done by DNV GL on Safe Scandinavia in the North Sea

DNV GL surveyors have carried out the classification society’s first offshore drone survey on the semisubmersible vessel Safe Scandinavia in the North Sea. This 25,383 GT tender support vessel (TSV) is owned and operated by Prosafe, supporting Statoil’s drilling operations … Read the full press release

ASSA ABLOY acquires OEM manufacturer of architectural hardware in India

STOCKHOLM, 02-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ASSA ABLOY has acquired SMI (Shree Mahavir Metalcraft), a leading OEM manufacturer of architectural hardware in India. “I am very pleased to welcome SMI into the ASSA ABLOY Group. The acquisition of SMI delivers on our … Read the full press release

Bulgaria’s competition authority approves Dietsmann’s acquisition of Energoremont Holding

AC BREDA, The Netherlands, 01-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dietsmann has acquired 97.5% of the shares of Energoremont Holding in Bulgaria [BUL: 6EG]. The remaining 2.5% of the shares are held by minority shareholders through the Bulgarian Stock Exchange. Dietsmann made the … Read the full press release

Industrial Laser Peening Research at ZAL Techcenter

LSP Technologies (LSPT) is offering laser peening research and application development at the ZAL Center of Applied Aeronautical Research in Hamburg, Germany. Machine time on LSPT’s state-of-the-art laser peening equipment at ZAL will be available to manufacturers seeking industry-leading metal … Read the full press release

French Energy Regulatory Commission: ENGIE awarded 10 photovoltaic projects in France

La Défense, France, 31-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of the second solar bidding session organized by the French Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE4-2), ENGIE, through its subsidiaries ENGIE Green, La Compagnie du Vent, CNR and Solairedirect, has been awarded 10 photovoltaic … Read the full press release

ENGIE makes new investments in Latin America, India and Cambodia through its social impact investment fund Rassembleurs d’Energies

Avec 3 nouveaux investissements d’ENGIE Rassembleurs d’Energies en Amérique Latine, en Inde et au Cambodge, près de 2 millions de personnes disposeront d’un accès à une énergie propre et durable d’ici 2020. La Défense, France, 31-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Announcing the … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group opens new multi-brand joint venture in Algeria

Daily production capacity of up to 200 vehicles Assembly to start with the Volkswagen Golf, SEAT Ibiza, ŠKODA Octavia and the Caddy from Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Training of employees at production plants of the various Group brands Volkswagen Polo and … Read the full press release

RenewableUK: Today is the starting gun for the UK to become the world-leader in innovative battery storage technologies

LONDON, 26-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — RenewableUK is responding to Business Secretary Greg Clark’s speech today, which launched the Government’s new £246 million Faraday Challenge. RenewableUK’s Executive Director, Emma Pinchbeck, said: “Today is the starting gun for the UK to become the … Read the full press release

Vattenfall: Sandbank 288 MW offshore wind farm put into operation

STOCKHOLM, 26-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The offshore wind farm Sandbank with an installed capacity of 288 megawatt (MW) is now officially inaugurated. It is the latest cooperation between Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM) and the 72 wind energy plants will provide … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to deliver Selective Catalytic Reduction DeNOx plant for hazardous waste incineration plant in Bürrig

GRAZ, 26-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Currenta GmbH & Co. OHG to deliver a SCR DeNOx plant (SCR: Selective Catalytic Reduction) for the hazardous waste incineration plant in Bürrig at its CHEMPARK site … Read the full press release

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