Daily Archives: 30, November 2012

Eni launches prototype photovoltaic plant based on luminescent solar concentrators

The plant, which will be used as an outdoor laboratory for the testing of the new devices, is a dedicated parking facility for electric vehicles and allows to charge the batteries through the current generated by the dedicated panels. Rome, … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce congratulates US Marine Corps for first F-35B Lightning II operational squadron

Rolls-Royce congratulates US Marine Corps for first F-35B Lightning II operational squadron -- F-35B Lightning II aircraft (Copyright Lockheed Martin Corporation©)

30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, today offered congratulations to the United States Marine Corps for the stand-up and dedication of its first operational squadron of F-35B Lightning II aircraft at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma. Tom … Read the full press release

2013 EU budget agreement endorsed

Brussels, 30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — A “draft package” agreement on the 2013 EU budget and draft amending budget no 6 for 2012 was endorsed today by the Permanent Representatives Committee (COREPER)¹. The deal was reached between the Cyprus presidency, representatives of the … Read the full press release

BP Completes Sale of Non-Strategic US Gulf of Mexico Assets to PXP

HOUSTON, 30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — BP has completed its sale of a number of oil and gas fields in the deepwater US Gulf of Mexico to Plains Exploration & Production Company (‘PXP’).As announced on 10 September, BP agreed to sell the … Read the full press release

Art Basel Miami Beach 2012. BMW is partner of the international art show for modern and contemporary art.

BMW at Art Basel with Annette Schönholzer and Marc Spiegler, Directors of Art Basel. (06/2012)

Miami/Munich, 30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The 11th edition of Art Basel Miami Beach takes place in Florida from December 6 to 9, 2012. More than 250 leading galleries from North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa will present works by … Read the full press release


Milano, 30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Piaggio & C. S.p.A. comunica di aver acquistato in data 16 novembre 2012 n. 23.000 azioni proprie al prezzo medio di 1,8123 Euro per azione, per un controvalore complessivo pari a 41.682 Euro, nell’ambito dell’autorizzazione all’acquisto … Read the full press release

Surface waters: new chemicals added to EU risk list

30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Three pharmaceutical substances were added to the EU surface water risk list for the first time by an Environment Committee vote on Wednesday. MEPs also endorsed a proposed “watch list” of 25 other chemicals that could pose … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to design and power new Chinese Offshore Supply Vessels

UT 755 Offshore Supply Vessels

30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has won a £12 million order to design and equip two platform supply vessels (PSVs). The vessels will be built at Jiangsu Eastern Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. in China. Rolls-Royce UT 755 … Read the full press release

Ecuador: EIB loan for Quito’s first metro line

Ecuador: Préstamo del BEI para la primera línea de metro en Quito La Vicepresidenta del BEI, Magdalena Álvarez Arza y el Subsecretario de Financiamiento Público del Ministerio de Finanzas de la República de Ecuador, Willam Vásconez, han firmado hoy en Luxemburgo el correspondiente contrato de financiación.

30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 200 million to the Republic of Ecuador to finance Quito’s first metro line. EIB Vice-President Magdalena Álvarez Arza and the Undersecretary for Public Finances at the Ministry of Finance of … Read the full press release

AJW CAPITAL buys two A340-500s

Blagnac,  30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — AJW Capital Partners Limited, a worldwide aviation services group based in the UK, has signed a firm contract for the purchase of two Airbus A340-500s aircraft. With this order AJW Capital becomes the newest Airbus … Read the full press release

600 pupils help celebrate 1,000 lectures on five continents

30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Over 600 pupils from across Bristol and South Gloucestershire will be treated to a fun and explosive demonstration of chemistry to mark the special anniversary of a Bristol science project which has become a global success. An … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz Bank bietet dauerhaft beste Autoversicherungen im Premiumsegment

Zum dritten Mal in Folge auf der Spitzenposition im Premiumsegment beim „Autohaus“ Versicherungsmonitor Günstige Versicherungsprämien und schnelle Zahlung im Schadenfall überzeugen besonders Stuttgart, 30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Im dritten Jahr in Folge bietet die Mercedes-Benz Bank die besten Autoversicherungen im Premiumsegment. … Read the full press release

Dassault Falcon Receives ADS-B Out STC Approval from EASA

Dassault Falcon Receives ADS-B Out STC Approval from EASA

Teterboro, New Jersey, 30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Dassault Falcon has received EASA approval for a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) to install ADS-B Out (Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast Out) on Falcon 50EX and classic Falcon 2000 aircraft equipped with Pro Line 4 avionics. … Read the full press release

EUR 50 million for water sector investments in Cantabria

30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted a EUR 50 million loan to the Cantabria Region to help finance its investment in water and sanitation facilities. The project is designed to increase the reliability and efficiency of the … Read the full press release

EnOcean introduces 902 MHz energy harvesting wireless modules into the North American market

Additional frequency offers longer range, robust performance and ease product design Salt Lake City/Boston, 30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — EnOcean today announced the availability of a new line of energy harvesting wireless modules communicating on the 902 MHz band for the North American … Read the full press release

Barco supports breast imaging workshops to aid training of 1,000+ radiologists worldwide

Barco’s leading-edge mammography displays and Conference CloneView elevate hands-on workshops designed to help physicians diagnose breast cancer at its earliest stages Duluth, Ga., USA, 30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Healthcare imaging specialist Barco is continuing to grow its support of breast imaging … Read the full press release

Research and development: EIB lends EUR 60 million to Piaggio Group for projects carried out in Italy

PIAGGIO R&D II Financing of Piaggio's selected activities for the research, technical improvement and product development of scooters, motorcycles and small light commercial vehicles.

30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Piaggio today signed a EUR 60 million finance contract to support Piaggio Group’s research and development projects. The loan will be for a term of seven years and will be used … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel expanding Middle East operations

AkzoNobel expanding Middle East operations

30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — AkzoNobel has underlined its growth ambitions for the Middle East after signing an expanded joint venture agreement with the Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo group of companies. The new deal strengthens the existing joint venture between AkzoNobel and … Read the full press release

Warum wir jetzt die Vereinigten Staaten von Europa brauchen

Viviane Reding — Vizepräsidentin der Europäischen Kommission, EU-Kommissarin für Justiz, Grundrechte und Bürgerschaft Warum wir jetzt die Vereinigten Staaten von Europa brauchen Centrum für Europarecht an der Universität Passau / Passau Passau, 30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — “Wer ernsthaft dauerhaft solide Haushaltspolitiken will, der braucht … Read the full press release

APM Terminals Proposes New Nigerian Mega-Port Project

– Multi-purpose Badagry Port to include Free Trade Zone; – Development consortium planning for 2016 opening. Lagos, Nigeria, 30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — APM Terminals and its consortium partners have announced plans to develop a new greenfield mega-port project and Free Trade Zone … Read the full press release

Speech – Blueprint for a Deep and Genuine EMU, Commissioner Olli REHN

Olli REHN – Vice-President of the European Commission and member of the Commission responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro Press Conference on the Blueprint for EMU/Brussels Brussels, 30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Thank you Jose Manuel. For over three years … Read the full press release

Straty na handlu gazem ziemnym głównym powodem obniżenia przez Moody’s ratingu dla PGNiG SA

30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — W związku z opublikowanym 20 listopada br. przez agencję ratingową Moody’s komunikatem dotyczącym obniżenia oceny kredytowej PGNiG z „Baa1″ na „Baa2″ z perspektywą negatywną, Zarząd PGNiG SA informuje, że sytuacja płynnościowa Spółki jest bezpieczna. Potrzeby finansowe Spółki … Read the full press release

Ericsson identified as a challenger in telecom IT services

Leading IT research and advisory company assessed Ericsson’s ability to execute and completeness of vision Ericsson is using its expertise to support Communications Service Providers (CSPs) in transforming their businesses and making the most of opportunities as telecom and IT … Read the full press release

Защо имаме нужда от Съединени европейски щати

Вивиан Рединг — Заместник-председател на Европейската комисия, комисар на ЕС по правосъдието, основните права и гражданството Доклад и дискусия в Университета Пасау, Център за европейско право към Университета Пасау / Брюксел Брюксел, 30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — „Който се стреми сериозно към трайно стабилна … Read the full press release


30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Der Hochschulrat der Universität Hamburg hat am Donnerstag, den 22. November 2012, auf Vorschlag des Präsidenten, Prof. Dr. Dieter Lenzen, Dr. Martin Hecht zum neuen Kanzler der Universität Hamburg gewählt. Dr. Hecht wird Dr. Katrin Vernau nachfolgen, … Read the full press release

Dassault Systèmes Announces the V6 Release 2013x of its 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

New Release Brings Strong Set of Applications and Industry Solution Enhancements VELIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, France, 30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, … Read the full press release

President Schulz and EP group leaders to meet future Irish presidency

30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ahead of the Irish Presidency which begins in January 2013, EP President Martin Schulz and leaders of the political groups in the European Parliament will be in Dublin on Thursday and Friday to meet the Taoiseach and … Read the full press release

Greater economy for businesses with new OTE programs

Athens, 30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — OTE offers two new programs to ensure greater economy for businesses in response to their increased needs. Daily tasks in businesses become an inspiration for OTE to further develop its products and services in the context of … Read the full press release

Second Alert Mechanism Report on macroeconomic imbalances in EU Member States

Overview of the Macroeconomic Imbalance Procedure

Brussels, 30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — What is the Macroeconomic Imbalance Procedure (MIP)? Over the first decade of Economic and Monetary Union, a number of EU Member States witnessed a build-up of macroeconomic imbalances. These vulnerabilities proved to be highly damaging once the … Read the full press release

Barco’s 2,800 lumens training and simulation projector now features Sony’s new LCoS technology, quadrupling contrast ratio

SIM 7Q QXGA LCoS projector for training and simulation

Xenia, Ohio, USA, 30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Barco, a world leader in professional visualization, is the premier beneficiary of Sony Corporation’s new LCoS technology which will boost the contrast ratio of Barco’s newest 2,800 lumens SIM 7 series projector from 10,000:1 … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom publishes pro forma figures and initiates rightsizing program

Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE November 19, 2012 at 9.50 Not to be distributed in or into Australia, Canada, the Hong Kong special administrative region of the People’s Republic of China, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa or the United States. … Read the full press release

Vitali und Wladimir Klitschko rufen beim Telekom Millionen-Lauf zum Endspurt auf

Box-Weltmeister setzen sich für benachteiligte Kinder ein Bereits über 900.000 erlaufene Kilometer und damit mehr als 900.000 Euro zugunsten von “Ein Herz für Kinder” Jeder kann über die Fitness-App “runtastic” kostenlos mitmachen 30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Chancengleichheit entscheidet sich oftmals bereits … Read the full press release

Séralini et al. study conclusions not supported by data, says EU risk assessment community

30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Serious defects in the design and methodology of a paper by Séralini et al. mean it does not meet acceptable scientific standards and there is no need to re-examine previous safety evaluations of genetically modified maize NK603. These … Read the full press release

The Sussex Salon debate: Is it time for the UK to become a republic?

30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The country may have celebrated the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in spectacular style this year, but is everything really happy and glorious with the monarchy in 21st Century Britain – or is it time for Britain to become a … Read the full press release

Commissioner Oettinger welcomes faster decisions on infrastructure

Brussels, 30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Günther Oettinger, EU Commissioner for Energy said: “This is really a breakthrough and will give a big push to much needed infrastructure: Rather than waiting up to 12 years or longer for a permit, developers of crucial … Read the full press release

Eni completed the placement of 4% of Galp Energia shares and of euro 1,028 million bonds exchangeable into the portuguese company’s ordinary shares

Gross proceeds from the Equity Offering amounted to approximately EUR 381 million. Following settlement of the Equity Offering, Eni’s shareholding in Galp will decrease from 28.34 per cent to 24.34 per cent of the outstanding Galp share capital. NOT FOR … Read the full press release

BIS, ECB and IMF publish third part of “Handbook on Securities Statistics”

30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the European Central Bank (ECB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today jointly released the third and final part of the Handbook on Securities Statistics, which covers equity securities issues and holdings. … Read the full press release

Artenvielfalt bewahren, Menschen einbeziehen

Dr. Christine Schmitt / Quelle Privat

Mit einem Bericht beraten Experten die Vereinten Nationen zum Thema Wald- und Klimaschutz in Entwicklungsländern Freiburg, 30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — In Entwicklungsländern werden täglich große Waldflächen abgeholzt oder zerstört, die Artenvielfalt in den Wäldern geht verloren. Die Freisetzung von Kohlenstoffdioxid (CO2), die … Read the full press release

Reuse confiscated mafia assets for social purposes, say MEPs

30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Confiscated mafia assets should be re-used for social purposes, said members of the Special Committee on Organised Crime at Wednesday’s public hearing on money laundering. “To give assets confiscated from mafias back to society has a strong … Read the full press release

Rabobank: Virtually no growth in Dutch economy in 2013; global growth only 3.75%.

30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Very low economic growth rates are becoming the rule rather than the exception in the Netherlands, and 2013 will not be different, with just 0.25% growth expected. Therefore, by the end of next year, Dutch Gross Domestic … Read the full press release