Siemens Mobility’s new tram Avenio M begins service on new Line 2 in Ulm, Germany

All twelve trams handed over to SWU Verkehr GmbH First series service for multi-articulated Avenio M First Avenio fleet with “Siemens Tram Assistant” collision warning system MUNICH, 10-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Avenio M from Siemens Mobility has begun service … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ introduces state-of-the-art digital control system for separation applications

GRAZ, 10-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Metris addIQ provides added value by enhancing availability and minimizing production costs through increased equipment efficiency and fewer operating errors. Metris addIQ control systems, part of the ANDRITZ digital solutions offered under the Metris technology … Read the full press release

Cebr: oil price will cycle around $60 until the mid to late 2020s

Forecasting Eye  LONDON, 10-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The announcement from the margins of the G20 that Russia and the Saudis were cooperating on oil pricing certainly gave a fillip to the oil markets. The Brent crude future rose from $58.76 per barrel … Read the full press release

Lane of Salini Impregilo Group won two highway contracts in North Carolina

MILAN, 10-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Lane of Salini Impregilo Group has won two highway contracts in North Carolina worth a combined $460 million as the Group continues to affirm its expertise and expand its presence in the United States, its single … Read the full press release

Notification shares buy-back: DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol between 3-7 December 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 10-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the ASF Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (EU) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority … Read the full press release

Gazprom Chairman Alexey Miller moderated the 39th Presiding Committee Meeting of the International Business Congress (IBC) in St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg hosted today the 39th Presiding Committee Meeting of the International Business Congress (IBC) moderated by Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and President of the IBC. MOSCOW, 10-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The event participants took stock of the IBC performance in 2018 and defined … Read the full press release

Eni: Mubadala Petroleum and BP entry into Nour North Sinai Offshore concession approved by the Egyptian Government

Egyptian Government approval for the sale of a 20% interest to Mubadala Petroleum and a 25% interest to BP out of Eni’s share in the Nour North Sinai Offshore exploratory concession has been granted. The approval follows the signing of … Read the full press release

Stagecoach Group ranked 82 (2017: 166) in the overall Britain’s Most Admired Companies (BMAC) 2018 survey

Bus and rail group rated sector leader for innovation and people development Management Today reputation survey of 250 companies across 25 sectors PERTH, Scotland, 10-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Stagecoach Group has been rated one of Britain’s top three most admired transport … Read the full press release

Rabobank Group investment arm acquires 40% stake in the Dutch manufacturer of hand-made satay, ethnic and vegetarian snacks V&S Foodspecialist

UTRECHT, 10-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — V&S Foodspecialist (V&S), a Dutch manufacturer of hand-made satay, ethnic and vegetarian snacks has attracted a new shareholder: Rabo Participaties. The Leiden based company is a renowned producer for various European customers, especially in the … Read the full press release

Nobel Banquet ceremony master Andrea Montano Montes will wear dress made with Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s sustainable fiber material

The fashion, textile and furniture industries are looking for new materials with a smaller environmental footprint     The Swedish paper and textile industries are working together to produce textiles from local raw material    The fabric for ceremony master Andrea Montano Montes’ dress … Read the full press release

Farming by Satellite Prize is won by Teagasc from Ireland

LONDON, 07-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The 4th Farming by Satellite Prize, promoting the use of satellite technologies in agriculture, was decided on Wednesday 5th December at EU Space Week in Marseille. The overall winner of €5,000 was team Teagasc from Dublin, … Read the full press release

Gemalto to bring additional convenience and security to the traveler’s experience via biometric boarding in Terminal 4 at Los Angeles International Airport

AMSTERDAM, 07-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) announces a joint pilot with a leading airline to bring additional convenience and security to the traveler’s experience via biometric boarding in Terminal 4 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The test … Read the full press release

KfW Construction Award 2019 now open for applications

A total of up to EUR 35,000 in prize money “New construction” and “modernising existing buildings” categories Apply by 20 February 2019 FRANKFURT, 07-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The application phase for the KfW Construction Award 2019 is starting now. Until … Read the full press release

Ericsson to enhance the consumer experience for Swisscom subscribers through deployment and integration of the Ericsson Expert Analytics

Swisscom, the largest telecommunications service provider in Switzerland, selects Ericsson Expert Analytics solution to enhance experience for subscribers  Solution to provide data analysis and actionable insights for Swisscom’s 5.3 million mobile broadband subscribers using video and other OTT applications STOCKHOLM, … Read the full press release

Ericsson Microwave Outlook: higher capacity microwave backhaul becomes even more important to ensure high-quality mobile broadband

STOCKHOLM, 07-12-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With 5G bringing in new possibilities for operators across the globe, a higher capacity microwave backhaul becomes even more important to ensure high-quality mobile broadband. This year’s Ericsson Microwave Outlook report discusses how this demand can be met with … Read the full press release

EBRD loans EUR 5 million to Enda Tamweel, the largest microfinance institution in Tunisia

EBRD signs a €5 million (TND 17 million) loan with Enda Tamweel for its disbursement to Tunisian MSMEs Local currency financing will support lending to local MSMEs Only 15 per cent of MSMEs in the country have bank loans LONDON, 07-12-2018 … Read the full press release

EBRD seeks to increase the volume of green financing to 40 per cent of EBRD annual investment by 2020

Development finance institutions share their experience at COP24 LONDON, 06-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Climate change impacts are high on the international agenda. From severe wildfires in California and Greece to devastating floods in Kerala, these impacts have dominated headlines this year. Both … Read the full press release

EBRD to finance key urban projects in Romania’s Craiova

€15 million loan to the city of Craiova The city to buy environmentally friendly buses and improve energy efficiency of public buildings EBRD to help Craiova develop an action plan to boost green infrastructure LONDON, 06-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Some 300,000 … Read the full press release

The European Commission presents actions to strengthen the role of the euro in a changing world

In light of the upcoming European Council and Euro Summit in December, the Commission presents actions to strengthen the role of the euro in a changing world. BRUSSELS, 06-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In his State of the Union Address in September 2018, … Read the full press release

EU unveils an Action Plan to step up efforts to counter disinformation in Europe and beyond

BRUSSELS, 06-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — To protect its democratic systems and public debates and in view of the 2019 European elections as well as a number of national and local elections that will be held in Member States by 2020, the … Read the full press release

Germany’s Federal Railway Authority (EBA) officially approved the electric multiple unit (EMU) trains built by Siemens Mobility for the Rhine-Ruhr Express (RRX)

Service to begin when timetable changes on December 9, 2018 Federal Railway Authority approves operation of trains Approval granted punctually Increased capacity and passenger comfort MUNICH, 06-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The electric multiple unit (EMU) trains built by Siemens Mobility for … Read the full press release

Siemens: Nemo Link connects the Belgian and the British power grid with a combination of subsea and underground cables

Nemo Link is the first transmission link between the two countries It enables transmission of 1,000 MW electricity using Siemens HVDC Plus technology Siemens built converter stations housing the state of the art HVDC equipment in both Herdersbrug (Belgium) and … Read the full press release

Pepper IoT, Kudelski Group collaborate to protect IoT service providers and retailers from cybersecurity risks

Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland, Phoenix (AZ) and Kansas City (MO), USA, 06-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Kudelski Group (SIX: KUD.S), the world leader in digital security, and Pepper IoT, the Internet of Things platform and service provider, announced today a long-term collaboration to … Read the full press release

The best chemical start-up of 2018 Sponsh develops a temperature-sensitive textile which produces water from the air

EINDHOVEN, 06-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sponsh, an Eindhoven University of Technology spin-off that develops a temperature-sensitive textile which produces water from the air, has been voted the best chemical start-up of 2018. It is the third consecutive year that a TU/e … Read the full press release

Accenture to run and maintain several of Siemens digital managed services for data analytics and business intelligence

New contract will help Siemens accelerate its digital transformation and develop new data analytics and business intelligence solutions NEW YORK, NY, USA, 06-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens AG has awarded Accenture (NYSE: ACN) a five-year technology and services contract to … Read the full press release

Pöyry signs with PT. Indonesia Power for wind power, solar PV, battery storage and different renewable hybrid plants across Indonesia

HELSINKI, 06-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — PT. Indonesia Power has awarded Pöyry with a three-year Framework Agreement contract for a number of different  types of renewable power projects across Indonesia. The assignment includes wind power, solar PV, battery storage and different renewable … Read the full press release

International Finance Magazine (IFM) awarded Pöyry the Best Engineering and Consultancy Company in Southeast Asia under its Utility/Energy Awards for 2018

HELSINKI, 05-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The International Finance Magazine (IFM) has presented Pöyry with the award for Best Engineering and Consultancy Company in Southeast Asia under its Utility/Energy Awards for 2018. The IFM Awards is an annual event that recognises individuals … Read the full press release

Stora Enso and Sulapac to launch demo for sustainable drinking straws at Slush 2018

HELSINKI, 05-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Stora Enso and Sulapac continue to combat the global problem of plastic waste by launching a demo for sustainable drinking straws at Slush 2018, a leading startup event that gathers 20 000 tech enthusiasts from around … Read the full press release

Atos holds its 5th Atos Quantum Scientific Council meeting in Bezons

PARIS, 05-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today holds its 5th Atos Quantum Scientific Council meeting in Bezons. The members of the Scientific Council made of universally recognized quantum physicists and mathematicians reviewed the two research and … Read the full press release

Zumtobel Group CEO Alfred Felder contract extended by three years until 30 April 2022

DORNBIRN, Austria, 05-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Supervisory Board of the Zumtobel Group announces that the contract of CEO (Chief Executive Officer) Alfred Felder, which expires on 30 April 2019, has been extended by three years until 30 April 2022. … Read the full press release