Daily Archives: 8, November 2012

Volkswagen Konzernforschung präsentiert EU-Forschungsprojekt POWERFUL auf der EUCAR Jahreskonferenz 2012

Innovativer Verbrennungsmotor realisiert in der Wechselwirkung mit neuen Abgasnachbehandlungssystemen Reduktion von CO2-Emissionen Wolfsburg/Brüssel, 8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Forschungsergebnisse des Projektes POWERFUL wurden heute während der EUCAR Jahreskonferenz 2012 in der AUTOWORLD in Brüssel vor der EU-Kommissarin für Klimaschutz Connie Hedegaard seitens Volkswagen … Read the full press release

.eu meets start-ups at Internet Week Europe in London

Brussels, 8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The .eu registry EURid is speaking to new online businesses at a start-up workshop held on 12 November during London’s Internet Week Europe (12-16 November 2012). The European Commission is hosting a day of workshops called … Read the full press release

LUKOIL JOINS UPSTREAM PROJECT OFF SIERRA LEONE SHORE IN THE GULF OF GUINEA

LUKOIL JOINS UPSTREAM PROJECT OFF SIERRA LEONE SHORE IN THE GULF OF GUINEA

8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — LUKOIL has acquired a 25% stake in the geological exploration, development and production project at the SL-4B-10 offshore block in the waters of the Republic of Sierra Leone in the Gulf of Guinea. LUKOIL acquired this stake from Canada’s Talisman Energy, the project operator. The … Read the full press release

EU initiates anti-subsidy investigation on solar panel imports from China

Brussels, 8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission today launched an anti-subsidy (“countervailing duty”) investigation into imports of solar panels and their key components (i.e. solar cells and solar wafers) originating in China. EU ProSun, an industry association, claimed in its complaint … Read the full press release

Episode 2 sees new instalment of gallery-as-film

8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The second episode of a major exhibition that has seen the Cooper Gallery at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design (DJCAD) converted into the set of an imaginary film will open later this week. A … Read the full press release

OMV and Vienna Insurance Group launch safety initiative

At the beginning of the winter season the OMV starts together with the Vienna Insurance Group an Austrian wide safety initiative. The two companies therefore jointly offer safety packages from the Austrian Red Cross and traffic accident insurances for car … Read the full press release

EU-EIB Project Bond Initiative launched with start of pilot phase

EU-EIB Project Bond Initiative launched with start of pilot phase Mr Werner Hoyer, President of the EIB and European Commission Vice President Mr Olli Rehn Bruxelles 07/11/2012

Bruxelles, 8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The Europe 2020 Project Bond Initiative, which aims to improve capital market financing of infrastructure, passed its final approval stage today. Following signature of a Cooperation Agreement between the European Commission and European Investment Bank, clarifying risk … Read the full press release

ASML Issues Shares to TSMC in Connection with Customer Co-Investment Program

VELDHOVEN, the Netherlands, 8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — ASML Holding NV today announces that it has issued the shares planned for TSMC, one of the three participating customers in its Customer Co-Investment Program announced on 9 July 2012, issuing a total of … Read the full press release

Mario Draghi’s address at Wirtschaftstag Volksbanken Raffeisenbanken

Speech by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, at Wirtschaftstag 2012 “Kapitalismus in der Krise? Die Zukunft der Marktwirtschaft” der Volksbanken Raiffeisenbanken organised by enossenschaftsverband e.V., Frankfurt am Main, 7 November 2012 Frankfurt am Main, 8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Sehr geehrte Damen … Read the full press release

ArcelorMittal Flat Carbon Europe reports €303 million Q3 operating loss

ArcelorMittal Flat Carbon Europe reports €303 million Q3 operating loss

Luxembourg, 8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — ArcelorMittal today announced results for its Flat Carbon Europe segment for the third quarter of 2012. The segment recorded an operating loss of €303 million which includes restructuring costs but excludes interest and tax costs. The … Read the full press release

Berlin 10 Conference “Networked scholarship in a networked world: participation in open access”

Berlin 10 Conference / Cape Town, 8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and Gentlemen The Berlin Open Access Conferences have already taken place in Europe, China and the US, and now I am delighted to be here at this tenth edition in South … Read the full press release

AUDI AG: Europa-Absatz steigt im Oktober um 4,2 Prozent

AUDI AG: Europa-Absatz steigt im Oktober um 4,2 Prozent

– Rund 123.600 Auslieferungen weltweit im Oktober, plus 13,9 Prozent – Vertriebschef de Meo: „In China Rekordabsatz aus dem Gesamtjahr 2011    bereits im Oktober übertroffen“ – Neue Generation des Audi Q5 stärkt Europa-Geschäft Ingolstadt, 8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Die AUDI AG ist mit einem erneut … Read the full press release

Climate action: Commission proposes significant reduction in emissions of climate-warming fluorinated gases

Brussels, 8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission took an important step today towards long-term climate objectives by presenting a proposal to significantly reduce emissions of fluorinated gases (F-gases). Emissions of F-gases, which have a warming effect up to 23,000 times more … Read the full press release

Mergers: Commission approves Outokumpu’s acquisition of Inoxum, subject to conditions

Brussels, 8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Following an in-depth review, the European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of Inoxum, the stainless steel division of ThyssenKrupp of Germany, by the Finnish stainless steel company Outokumpu. The approval is … Read the full press release

Fiat S.p.A. announces plans to issue notes denominated in Swiss Francs

Turin, 8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Fiat S.p.A. announces that it intends to proceed, subject to market conditions, with a note issuance denominated in Swiss Francs. The benchmark issuance for the Swiss market is to be issued by Fiat Finance and Trade Ltd., … Read the full press release

Merkel pitches her revived EU vision to European Parliament

8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The EU must find the courage to reform and integrate further, Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel told a full house of MEPs on Wednesday. Outlining her vision for a revamped Union, Ms Merkel stressed the need to protect … Read the full press release

Einfach aussteigen und losfliegen: car2go ab sofort auch am Hamburger Flughafen

car2go Parkplätze am Hamburger Flughafen Anschlussmobilität für über 27.000 Hamburger car2go Kunden Sorgenfrei reisen: car2go fahren, abstellen, einchecken und losfliegen Hamburg, 8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — car2go, Pionier und Marktführer unter den voll-flexiblen Autovermietsystemen für Ballungsräume, erweitert sein Geschäftsgebiet in der Hansestadt. Ab … Read the full press release

The University of Dundee’s Winter Graduation

Photo opportunities at Robing Rooms, Dundee City Chambers on Wednesday, 14th November. 9.30am with Honorary Graduate Sir Nicholas Wright. 2.00pm with Honorary Graduate Jamie Byng 8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The University of Dundee’s Winter Graduation takes place on Wednesday, 14th November, … Read the full press release

Richtfest der neuen Lackiererei in Leipzig

Richtfest der neuen Lackiererei in Leipzig

Ausbau des sächsischen Porsche Standorts mit eigenem Karosseriebau und eigener Lackiererei Stuttgart/Leipzig, 8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Nächstes Etappenziel erreicht: Knapp ein Jahr nach der Grundsteinlegung feiert die Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG heute das Richtfest der Lackiererei im Leipziger Werk. … Read the full press release

Ambitious EU security and defence policy needed to avoid decline, say MEPs

8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The EU’s common security and defence policy (CSDP) must respond to strategic trends and play a full part in the Union’s external relations, said foreign affairs and security and defence MEPs in a debate with Catherine Ashton … Read the full press release

airberlin again increases capacity utilization

8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — In October 2012, airberlin increased its capacity utilization to 81.00 percent, i.e. an increase of 1.3 percentage points over the corresponding month of the previous year. Last month, airberlin welcomed 3,177,080 passengers on board. Since airberlin reduced … Read the full press release

State aid: Commission extends in-depth investigation into Italian support measures in favour of former Tirrenia Group

Brussels, 8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has extended the scope of an in-depth investigation opened in October 2011 into public support measures in favour of companies of the former Tirrenia Group (see IP/11/1157), namely Tirrenia di Navigazione, Caremar, Laziomar, Saremar, Siremar … Read the full press release

The Fiat plant in Pomigliano d‘Arco given the prestigious Automotive Lean Production Award 2012 in Leipzig

Turin, 8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The Fiat plant in Pomigliano D’Arco has been awarded the prestigious international “Automotive Lean Production 2012” (OEM category) award. The important award was presented to Sebastiano Garofalo, manager of the Pomigliano D’Arco plant, at the awards … Read the full press release

Trade MEPs: safeguard EU banana market before freeing trade with Latin America

8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Measures to safeguard the interests of vulnerable EU banana producers in forthcoming EU trade deals with Central America and Peru and Columbia were approved by the International Trade Committee on Tuesday. The measures – endorsed by a large … Read the full press release

WeSC: KALLELSE TILL EXTRA BOLAGSSTÄMMA I WeSC AB (PUBL)

8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Aktieägarna i WeSC AB (publ), org. nr. 556578-2496 (”Bolaget”) kallas härmed till extra bolagsstämma fredagen den 23 november 2012 kl 16.00 i Bolagets lokaler på adress Karlavägen 108, 14 tr. i Stockholm. Anmälan m.m. Aktieägare som önskar … Read the full press release

Tackling cancer through lifestyle

Scottish Cancer Prevention Network conference – Friday November 9th 8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Prevention of cancer through lifestyle choices beyond smoking – such as better diet and increased physical activity – is an increasingly important aspect of preventing and managing the … Read the full press release

Commission proposes visa-free travel to citizens of 16 Island Nations

Brussels, 8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Citizens from 16 Island Nations will soon be able to travel to the Schengen area without needing a visa. This will open up to opportunities and advantages both for the EU and the nationals of these … Read the full press release

Erste Jubilarfeier im Mercedes-Benz Werk Ludwigsfelde

Erste Jubilarfeier im Mercedes-Benz Werk: Ende Oktober waren erstmalig in der Firmengeschichte der Mercedes-Benz Ludwigsfelde GmbH insgesamt 46 Jubilare eingeladen, ihr Betriebsjubiläum zu feiern Fotonummer: 12A1241 Dateigröße: 2,918 MB Dateigröße, niedrig: 0,021 MB Datum: 06.11.2012

Insgesamt 46 Jubilare für langjährige Betriebszugehörigkeit geehrt Michael Bauer: „Ihr Können, Ihre Stärken und vor allem Ihr Einsatz haben im Laufe der Jahre etwas Besonderes hier am Standort entstehen lassen.“ 8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ende Oktober waren erstmalig in der Firmengeschichte … Read the full press release

EU must step up humanitarian response in and around Syria, MEPs say

8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The EU has a duty to help victims of violence in Syria and its neighbour countries, said members of the foreign affairs and development committees in a debate with Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva on Tuesday. The EU, its … Read the full press release

Scottish airports call for immediate action on damaging aviation tax

8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Scotland’s largest airports have demanded the UK Government takes immediate action on air passenger duty (APD) following the publication of a report warning it could cost Scotland more than two million passengers per year by 2016. The … Read the full press release