Category Archives: Spain

Press Releases & News from Spain distributed via EuropaWire

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

SEAT unveils nine shortlisted names for its third SUV

MARTORELL, 01-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The initiative #SEATseekingName generated nine proposals that have been selected to name the brand’s future third SUV, which will be going on sale in 2018. The nine place names from all over the Spanish geography, selected … 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

Cepsa becomes world’s only producer of Linear Alkylbenzene (LAB) to obtain Environmental Product Declaration

Cepsa awarded Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for its LAB and LABSA production The company is a world leader in the production of Linear Alkylbenzene (LAB), a crucial raw material in the production of biodegradable detergents MADRID, 19-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Cepsa … Read the full press release

Bavaria N.V. to cooperate with the oldest beer brand of Spain Moritz

Breweries will distribute each other’s beers in home markets LIESHOUT, Netherlands, 17-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Bavaria N.V. is taking another step in its international expansion strategy and is announcing its cooperation with Moritz, the oldest beer brand of Spain and … Read the full press release

INFINOX Forex and CFD Broker Increases Additional Client Money Insurance to £1,000,000

INFINOX Capital Limited (“INFINOX”), an FX and CFD broker which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, has increased their additional clients’ deposit protection to £1,000,000 from the previous £500,000. LONDON, 17-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Based in the … Read the full press release

First Audi Summit in Barcelona: Audi A8 and Audi AI (artificial intelligence) technology

New top model Audi A8 is the star of a major brand event in Barcelona Audi AI: artificial intelligence enriches products and services Audi CEO Stadler: “Vorsprung is our promise.” Barcelona/Ingolstadt, 11-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — At the first Audi Summit this … Read the full press release

Indra installs its smart technology in the control center of the Chenani road tunnel in India

The company has equipped the Chenani road tunnel in India with its Horus solution, integrating different traffic control and security systems, automating processes and offering operators a unique, real-time vision for reducing the risk of incidents and speeding up response … Read the full press release

European/NATO program to acquire Airbus A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft

Order to be placed by NSPA through OCCAR under EDA initiative MADRIDy, 03-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Germany and Norway officially joined the European/NATO program to acquire Airbus A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft along with Netherlands and Luxembourg. The two nations … Read the full press release

Best Supermini for the new SEAT Ibiza at the 2017 Auto Express New Car Awards

First international award for the new Ibiza: Auto Express’ ‘Best Supermini’ Auto Express gives high praise to “stunning” Ibiza for its space, comfort, refinement  and, in particular, its affordability Further commendation for SEAT Ateca in Best Mid-sized SUV class, plus, … Read the full press release

Telefonica: Data Transparency Lab (DTL) announces the projects that will receive €50,000 in grants

Grantees will present their projects during the 4th edition of Data Transparency Lab which will take place at Telefónica Barcelona in November BARCELONA, 30-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Data Transparency Lab (DTL) announces the projects that have been awarded with €50,000 each to … Read the full press release

Red Electrica, SEPI Foundation: 62 ‘PracTica’ training grants for newly-qualified graduates or students now available

MADRID, 21-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Red Electrica de España and the SEPI Foundation have announced the opening of the period to submit applications for 62 ‘PracTica’ training grants for newly-qualified graduates or students in their final academic year of various specialties, … Read the full press release

Talgo T350 train reached 310kph on the Mecca-Medina very high-speed rail line in Saudi Arabia

MADRID, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A Talgo T350 train today (14 JUN 2017) reached a speed of 310kph during the dynamic testing process underway on the Mecca-Medina very high-speed rail line, on a section between the King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) … Read the full press release

TÜV Rheinland, AMEC Foster Wheeler, Element and Tecnatom form international equipment qualification service alliance

COLOGNE, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Global testing service provider TÜV Rheinland has launched a new partnership to qualify components and elements for nuclear power plants . Its partners are British companies AMEC Foster Wheeler and Element, and Tecnatom, a Spanish company. … Read the full press release

Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) approves ten new loans worth EUR 810 million for social projects

NICOSIA, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (16 June 2017), at its meeting held in Nicosia, the Administrative Council of the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) approved ten new loans worth € 810 million. This brings the total amount approved for … Read the full press release

GSK: Benlysta plus standard of care prolonged control of disease activity in patients with active systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)

Final efficacy and safety results from phase II continuation study Madrid, Spain and London, UK, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GSK today announced results from a 10-year continuation study, which showed that Benlysta (belimumab) plus standard of care prolonged control of disease … 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

Planetary exploration probes: SENER to present at the 14th International Planetary Probe Workshop (IPPW) in The Hague, Holland

GETXO, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The engineering and technology group SENER participates in the 14th International Planetary Probe Workshop (IPPW), held in The Hague, Holland. The aim of this annual conference is to bring together scientists, technicians and engineers from the … Read the full press release

The virtual international championship SEAT Leon CUPRA Eurocup online 2017 to begin its second edition

The second edition of the international virtual championship organised by SEAT Sport and Cloud Sport kicks off with training sessions on 17 June at the  Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya With 7 online races overseen by race officials from the RACE, the … Read the full press release

CLH Group oil products deliveries to the Spanish market exceeded 3.3 million cubic metres in May 2017

MADRID, 06-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Deliveries of oil products from CLH Group facilities to the Spanish market during May exceeded 3.3 million cubic metres, 2.7% more than in the same period of the previous year after correction of the seasonal effect. … Read the full press release

Tikehau IM finances Portobello Capital’s acquisition of Centauro Rent a Car

MADRID, 31-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Tikehau IM, a leading pan European asset manager and subsidiary of Tikehau Capital, today announced its fourth debt financing transaction in Spain with the arrangement of a Unitranche in support of Portobello Capital’s acquisition of Centauro … Read the full press release

Navantia: NSAG joint venture to supply the Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS) to the Royal Australian Navy’s AOR ships

MADRID, 29-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Navantia and NSAG have signed a $2.8m purchase order which will see NSAG supply the Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS) to the Royal Australian Navy’s AOR (Auxiliary Oil Replenishment) ships currently under construction under Defence’s SEA1654 … Read the full press release

8,500 Iberdrola employees to benefit from the signing of the 7th Collective Agreement

The over 1,000 staff of Iberdrola’s engineering subsidiary will now benefit from the same conditions as the rest of the workforce  The company continues to promote flexible working hours, enabling reconciliation of home and work life, and to review salaries … Read the full press release

CaixaBank named the Best Bank in Spain 2017 by Global Finance

The award is based on key aspects such as growth, profitability, territorial footprint, strategic relations, new business development and product innovation. The accolade follows the Bank of the Year 2016 award from The Banker, and the prize for Best Private … Read the full press release

BBVA, Inter-American Development Bank to host seminar with Latin American regulators in Mexico City

BILBAO, 23-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BBVA will be hosting the first seminar with Latin American regulators this week, during which the region’s top officials will analyze how to apply and regulate innovation in the banking services of the future.The event is … Read the full press release

BBVA Compass: we’re a bank that’s fully vested in extending the age of opportunity to everyone

BILBAO, 23-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BBVA Compass has spent the spring covering markets in its footprint with promotional campaigns promising special offersand family-friendly fun, and it won’t stop until every branch has been covered. The two-week intensive market blitzes underscore the … Read the full press release

SENER honoured for Kathu Solar Park Complex, Bokpoort CSP Power Plant at African Utility Week Power Awards

Getxo, Spain, 22-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading engineering and construction company SENER, as part of the consortium for the turnkey construction of the 100MW Kathu Solar Park Complex, has been judged as having delivered “The Deal of the Year” at the … Read the full press release

SEAT restored a 600 convertible to celebrate its 60th anniversary

30 people and 1,500 hours spent on fully restoring a unique model on the occasion of its 60th anniversary Close to 1,000 original spare parts and an updated design that respects its legendary uniqueness This SEAT 600 will be displayed … Read the full press release

Airbus Defence and Space: automatic air-to-air refuelling contacts demonstrated for first time ever

Automatic AAR contacts with boom performed for first time ever MADRID, 12-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Defence and Space has successfully demonstrated automatic air-to-air refuelling (AAR) contacts with a fighter aircraft from a tanker’s refuelling boom – the first time in … Read the full press release

MEDLAB Series expands its presence into Europe

More than 3,000 medical laboratory industry professionals expected to attend the launch edition of MEDLAB Europe at the Barcelona Congress Centre in Spain Barcelona, Spain, 04-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — After many years of operating successful MEDLAB events around Africa, Asia … Read the full press release