Monthly Archives: December 2012

SISLEY Spring/Summer 2012

28-12-2012 — / — Heavy doses of style and inspirations without distractions in the new Sisley collection for spring summer 2012: the common denominator is a vaguely Seventies atmosphere worked in a melting pot of styles and colours. Woman’s collection BIANCA … Read the full press release

New Yara Fertilizer Industry Handbook published

Oslo, 28-12-2012 — / — Yara has today released an updated version of its Fertilizer Industry Handbook containing information about the fertilizer market and industry. The Yara Fertilizer Industry Handbook is a tool for analysts, investors, journalists and others who would like … Read the full press release

Linthal 2015: Arbeitsunterbruch über Weihnachten/Neujahr

Über Weihnachten und Neujahr werden die Aktivitäten auf der Baustelle Linthal 2015 in Tierfehd unterbrochen bzw. eingeschränkt. Dies ermöglicht den Arbeitenden die Festtage zuhause zu verbringen. 28-12-2012 — / — Die Festtagsferien beginnen am 22. Dezember 2012 und dauern in den … Read the full press release

Τράπεζας Πειραιώς – Ολοκλήρωση πληρωμών κοινοτικών ενισχύσεων έτους 2012 στους Αγρότες από τον Όμιλο Τράπεζας Πειραιώς, συνολικού ύψους 2 δισ. ευρώ

28-12-2012 — / — Η Τράπεζα Πειραιώς ανακοινώνει ότι στο πλαίσιο της συμβολής της στην υποστήριξη και ανάπτυξη του Αγροτικού Τομέα της οικονομίας, ολοκλήρωσε στις 18 Δεκεμβρίου επιτυχώς την εκταμίευση και πληρωμή των κοινοτικών ενισχύσεων του 2012 σε 700 χιλιάδες αγρότες … Read the full press release

EIB provides a further EUR 50 million via Piraeus Bank under the Guarantee Fund for Greek SMEs

28-12-2012 — / — The European Investment Bank (EIB) signed today with Piraeus Bank a EUR 50 million line of credit for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the fields of industry, tourism and services in Greece. This is the second line of … Read the full press release

Team Using Scia Engineer Wins Award at Build Qatar Live 2012

“BIM Unlimited” was granted “Best Use of BIM for Technical Assessment” Columbia, 28-12-2012 — / — The Nemetschek Engineering Group is pleased to announce that a team using Scia Engineer software, team “BIM Unlimited”, was granted the “Best Use of BIM … Read the full press release

SISLEY YOUNG Spring/Summer 2012

28-12-2012 — / — SISLEY YOUNG Spring/Summer 2012 Girl’s collection FLOWER SEASON – When do flowers bloom if not in spring? Scattered flowers, giant bouquets, posies on white or coloured backgrounds for third-generation neo-hippies. Long dresses and blouses worn with a lace … Read the full press release

Mühleberg Nuclear Power Plant – Decision on upgrade of nuclear power plant will only be possible by late 2013

Bern, 28-12-2012 — / — BKW is undertaking additional investigations to safeguard the long-term operation of the Mühleberg nuclear power plant (KKM). This is necessary since the initial indicative tenders show that the original estimated costs of 170 million CHF will be … Read the full press release

Lebanon: 125 M euros for highway and clean energy

The European Investment Bank (EIB) announces the signing of two loans with the Republic of Lebanon, acting through the Council for Development and Reconstruction: EUR 75 million for “Lebanese Highways II” to finance the rehabilitation and widening of the A1 … Read the full press release

Brain imaging insight into cannabis as a pain killer

28-12-2012 — / — The pain relief offered by cannabis varies greatly between individuals, a brain imaging study carried out at the University of Oxford suggests. The researchers found that an oral tablet of THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, tended … Read the full press release

State aid: Commission approves resolution plan for the Dexia group and restructuring plan for Belfius subject to fulfilling certain commitments

Brussels, 28-12-2012 — / — The European Commission has authorised aid granted by Belgium, France and Luxemburg for the orderly resolution of the Dexia group, the sale of its subsidiary DMA (Dexia Municipal Agency) and the restructuring of Belfius (formerly Dexia Banque … Read the full press release

Eni: Financial Calendar 2013

Review and announcement of 2013 financial results San Donato Milanese (MI), 28-12-2012 — / — Eni announces the dates for the publication of its 2013 financial results as approved by the Board of Directors and at the Shareholders’ Meeting: Fourth quarter … Read the full press release

Nace, el portal de EFE sobre turismo y para el viajero

28-12-2012 — / — La AGENCIA EFE ha lanzado hoy, un portal especializado en turismo cuyo objetivo es convertirse en un site de referencia para el viajero, con contenidos multimedia y en distintos idiomas relacionados con todos los ámbitos del sector. Efetur es … Read the full press release

Banco Sabadell collaborates with UNICEF in favour of child survival

28-12-2012 — / — The Marketing Director of Banco Sabadell, Ramon Domènech, and the President of UNICEF Cataluña, Pablo Giménez-Salinas, yesterday signed an agreement for cooperation through which Banco Sabadell joins UNICEF’s “CumpleDías” campaign in favour of child survival. “CumpleDías” is based … Read the full press release

iSocket in every home in Europe!

GSM Power Socket – the new generation of a new type of devices for remote control – now available from iSocket e-Store Europe Varkaus, Finland, 28-12-2012 — / — The iSocket® family of intelligent devices was launched by Intellectronics, Finland in 2011 and … Read the full press release

Meeting between Luxembourg’s Deputy Prime Minister Jean Asselborn and EIB President Werner Hoyer

28-12-2012 — / — On Thursday 20 December, European Investment Bank President Werner Hoyer received Jean Asselborn, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, at the Bank’s headquarters in Kirchberg. Mr Hoyer and Mr Asselborn … Read the full press release

Antitrust: Commission sends Statement of Objections to Samsung on potential misuse of mobile phone standard-essential patents

Brussels, 27-12-2012 — / — The European Commission has informed Samsung of its preliminary view that Samsung’s seeking of injunctions against Apple in various Member States on the basis of its mobile phone standard-essential patents (“SEPs”) amounts to an abuse of a dominant … Read the full press release

SEPI launches the process for the joint sale of ENUSEGUR and ETSA DOI

27-12-2012 — / — Spain’s State-Owned Industrial Holding Company (SEPI) has decided to begin the process of selling 100% of the share capital of ENUSEGUR, S.A. and ETSA DOI, S.R.L., both subsidiaries of the Enusa Group. ENUSEGUR and ETSA DOI focus … Read the full press release

Rusatom Overseas became a member of Czech Nuclear Society

27-12-2012 — / — Rusatom Overseas, a subsidiary of State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM, became the collective member of the Czech Nuclear Society (CNS). Membership can help to deepen the cooperation between Czech and Russian companies and institutions in the … Read the full press release


27-12-2012 — / — Today (21.12.2012), Marel is pleased to announce that it signed an amend & extend of its current long-term financing entered into in November 2010, originally in the amount of EUR 350 million. A consortium of international banks: … Read the full press release

Правительство Калининградской области поощрило «Ростелеком – Северо-Запад» за эффективную социальную политику

27-12-2012 — / — Калининградский филиал ОАО «Ростелеком» стал победителем регионального этапа конкурса «Российская организация высокой социальной эффективности» в номинации «За формирование здорового образа жизни в организациях производственной сферы». Заявки на участие в конкурсе подали 27 предприятий региона. Всего в конкурсе … Read the full press release

Banco Sabadell signed an agreement to acquire BMN’s branch network and banking business in Cataluña and Aragón

27-12-2012 — / — Upon completion of the due diligence, Banco Sabadell and Banco BMN signed an agreement today for the acquisition of BMN’s territorial network and business in Cataluña and Aragón. Josep Oliu, Chairman of Banco Sabadell: “This is a valuable … Read the full press release

EIB announces EUR 70bn Funding Program for 2013

27-12-2012 — / — EIB has issued new projections for its funding activities, as part of the annual revision of its Corporate Operational Plan (COP). The Bank plans to borrow EUR 70bn in 2013. This is similar to the amount of … Read the full press release

Yara International ASA: Timing of Yara quarterly reports

Oslo, 27-12-2012 — / — Yara’s 2013 quarterly reports will be published at the following dates: Fourth quarter 2012:              12 February 2013 First quarter 2013:                  22 April 2013 Second quarter 2013:            19 July 2013 Third quarter 2013:                 18 October 2013 Fourth quarter … Read the full press release

Samsung – Enforcement of ETSI standards essential patents (SEPs)

Brussels, 27-12-2012 — / — Samsung – Enforcement of ETSI standards essential patents (SEPs) Questions and Answers What is an injunction? An injunction is a court order aiming at preventing the continuation of a patent infringement. Generally, it includes the prohibition to … Read the full press release

An essential new tool for conservation planning

27-12-2012 — / — An international research team has updated a Victorian map that has been the blueprint for our understanding of the diversity of life-forms across the world. The original map was created in 1876 by Alfred Russel Wallace, who … Read the full press release

ENI signs agreement for the acquisition of a new exploration block offshore Pakistan

The Block, which is approximately 7,500 square kilometers, is located in ultra deep water of an underexplored and promising area offshore Pakistan. San Donato Milanese (Milan), 27-12-2012 — / — Eni has signed an agreement with the Pakistani Authorities and the … Read the full press release

EIB and Banco Sabadell join forces to provide EUR 400 million for financing SMEs

27-12-2012 — / — The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a EUR 200 million loan agreement with Banco de Sabadell to finance the investment projects of SMEs and midcaps (companies with up to 3000 employees), mainly in industry and services. … Read the full press release

PLAYLIFE Spring/Summer 2012

27-12-2012 — / — Playlife is much more than a brand, much more than a store. It’s a “multibrand/multistore” where you can find collections by different brands, each of them with a specific inspiration and characteristics. These are the ideas for … Read the full press release

Customs: Boosting EU competitiveness, protecting EU citizens in the 21st century

Brussels, 27-12-2012 — / — Today the European Commission adopted a Communication on the State of Customs Union. The Communication takes stock of the current state of the EU customs union, identifies the challenges that it currently faces, and sets out priority … Read the full press release


27-12-2012 — / — The Marel GEBA SC 125 V dynamic packing line now has a powerful new ally: Innova software that monitors all key positions in the line, and enables you to control processing from your desk. The standard slicing and packing … Read the full press release

EU support to Ukraine for energy reform and local development

Brussels, 27-12-2012 — / — The European Commission has announced additional EU funding for Ukraine for 2012 today. The support is part of the Eastern Partnership and will focus on energy reform and the involvement of citizens in local development. Štefan Füle, … Read the full press release

2012 International Property Award Winners in South America Designed with ArchiCAD

BUDAPEST, 27-12-2012 — / — GRAPHISOFT® has announced that two of the winning entries in this year’s International Property Awards were designed using ArchiCAD, GRAPHISOFT’s award-winning BIM software. Farkasvölgyi Arquitetura was ’highly commended’ for two of its designs: Complexo Andradas, a mixed-use development, … Read the full press release

Statement by EU High Representative Catherine Ashton on the referendum in Egypt

27-12-2012 — / — The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission Catherine Ashton issued the following statement today: “I have followed very closely the holding of the referendum on … Read the full press release

Italy: EIB lends EUR 150 million to Acquedotto pugliese

27-12-2012 — / — A EUR 150 million loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) for Acquedotto pugliese spa (AQP) was signed today in Bari. The signing ceremony was attended by EIB Vice-President Dario Scannapieco (who is responsible for operations in Italy, … Read the full press release

Renewed EU funding to support on-going reforms in Serbia

Brussels, 27-12-2012 — / — The European Commission announced that it has allocated €171,6 million today to support Serbia’s efforts to implement its EU reform agenda. The funding will focus on increasing the efficiency of the judicial system, developing asylum capacities and … Read the full press release

«Ростелеком – Северо-Запад» выступил партнером лиги КВН в Петрозаводске

27-12-2012 — / — 21-22 декабря в Петрозаводске состоялись финал IX сезона и фестиваль Открытой студенческой лиги КВН. Карельский филиал ОАО «Ростелеком» выступил партнером мероприятия и предоставил призы участникам. Организатором мероприятия выступил Профком студентов Петрозаводского государственного университета. В финале IX сезона … Read the full press release

Antitrust: Commission market tests commitments from Star alliance members Lufthansa, United and Air Canada concerning transatlantic cooperation

Brussels, 27-12-2012 — / — The European Commission has invited interested parties to comment on commitments proposed by Lufthansa, United and Air Canada to address competition concerns about their transatlantic cooperation. The Commission has concerns that this cooperation may harm premium passengers … Read the full press release

Yara share purchases for employee program

Oslo, 27-12-2012 — / — On 11 December 2012 the Yara employee share trust (“Stiftelsen For Ansattes Aksjer i Yara”) purchased 18,200 Yara shares in the market at an average price of NOK 283.3562 per share, as part of Yara’s employee share purchase … Read the full press release

European Medicines Agency starts review of Tredaptive, Pelzont and Trevaclyn

Agency issues interim advice 27-12-2012 — / — The European Medicines Agency has started a review of the safety and efficacy of Tredaptive, Pelzont and Trevaclyn, identical medicines that are used to treat adults with dyslipidaemia (abnormally high levels of fat … Read the full press release