Daily Archives: 25, January 2013

E-world 2013: TÜV Rheinland und Telekom senken Energieverbrauch bei Gebäuden und IT-Infrastrukturen

Einsparungen bis zu 15 Prozent bei Gebäuden, bis zu 60 Prozent bei IT Energiemanagementsystem nach ISO 50001 Telekom liefert Daten, TÜV Rheinland bewertet und unterstützt 25-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Deutsche Telekom und TÜV Rheinland unterstützen Unternehmen ab sofort gemeinsam beim Energiesparen: … Read the full press release

UEFA Executive Committee confirms EURO 2016 venues

Declaration regarding proposed revisions of the FIFA Statutes also supported 25-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The UEFA Executive Committee has confirmed the ten venues for UEFA EURO 2016, presented by the tournament hosts, the French Football Federation (FFF). At its meeting at … Read the full press release

Uitspraak Europese Commissie inzake grondprijs Damplein in Leidschendam

25-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — De Europese Commissie heeft uitspraak gedaan naar aanleiding van haar onderzoek naar de grondprijsverlaging voor het, inmiddels gerealiseerde, bouwplan op het Damplein in Leidschendam Centrum. In haar besluit van 23 januari 2013 is de Europese Commissie van … Read the full press release

UK Government Joins Global Initiative for Cyber Resilience

United Kingdom becomes latest signatory of World Economic Forum’s Partnering for Cyber Resilience initiative, which aims to build secure, resilient digital networks Initiative, launched in 2012, has now attracted signatures of over 70 companies and government bodies from 15 sectors … Read the full press release

Minister Coveney re-affirms aim to reach political agreement on CAP and CFP reform during the Irish Presidency

25-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney will chair the first meeting of Ireland’s Presidency of the Agri/Fish Council on Monday 28 January. The overarching theme of the Irish Presidency is promotion of stability, … Read the full press release

Human Condition Improving Faster Than Ever Before, Says Gates

Child mortality has halved since 1990 The strength of the Millennium Development Goals is their simplicity and accountability Climate change must be incorporated into future frameworks The theme of the 43rd World Economic Forum Annual Meeting is Resilient Dynamism. For more information, visit http://wef.ch/Davos Davos-Klosters, … Read the full press release


Chairman Dick Olver discusses opportunities and challenges related to the future workforce and Detica Managing Director Martin Sutherland helps examines global cybersecurity issues 25-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Today’s new era of hyperconnectivity offers organizations important opportunities to grow, innovate and thrive … Read the full press release

SureNow – Spontan in die Berge und noch schnell per Smartphone die Ski-Versicherung buchen

Neues App-Portal ermöglicht spontanen Versicherungsabschluss, überall und auch für kurze Dauer Kooperation mit der HDI Versicherung AG bietet Absicherung gegen Skibruch, Diebstahl und Unfall zu Tagestarifen ab 2,90 Euro 25-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Spontan in den Schnee, ein Wintersportwochenende mit Freunden, … Read the full press release

Schouten in de regionale top 3 klantgerichte bouwers

In het Algemeen Dagblad van november 2012 is een artikel verschenen van Bouwprestaties.nl waarin melding wordt gemaakt dat Schouten behoort tot de regionale top 3 van klantgerichte bouwers! 25-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Bouwprestaties.nl is een nieuw initiatief om de kwaliteit van … Read the full press release

State aid: Commission opens in-depth investigation into compensation for Sardinian airports

Brussels, 25-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to examine whether an Italian scheme granting financial support to certain airport operators in Sardinia and the air carriers operating in these airports is in line with EU state … Read the full press release

State aid: Commission orders The Netherlands to recover €6.9 million incompatible state aid from Schouten-de Jong Bouwfonds

Brussels, 25-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has concluded that certain public support measures granted to Schouten-de Jong Bouwfonds (“SJB”) by a public private partnership (“PPP”), consisting of the Dutch municipality of Leidschendam-Voorburg and SJB, constitutes state aid that is … Read the full press release

EuroLat starts ahead of Santiago Summit

The strengthening of the strategic partnership between the EU and Latin America and the role of the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly, representing one billion people in both regions, marked the opening ceremony of the sixth plenary session held today in … Read the full press release

Antitrust: Commission fines Telefónica and Portugal Telecom € 79 million for illegal non-compete contract clause

Brussels, 25-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Antitrust: Commission fines Telefónica and Portugal Telecom € 79 million for illegal non-compete contract clause The European Commission has imposed fines of € 66 894 000 on Telefónica and of € 12 290 000 on Portugal Telecom … Read the full press release

EU launches clean fuel strategy

Brussels, 25-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission today announced an ambitious package of measures to ensure the build-up of alternative fuel stations across Europe with common standards for their design and use. Policy initiatives so far have mostly addressed the actual … Read the full press release

Internal energy market: Commission refers Bulgaria, Estonia and the United Kingdom to Court for failing to fully transpose EU rules

Brussels, 25-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission is referring Bulgaria, Estonia and the United Kingdom to the Court of Justice of the European Union for failing to fully transpose the EU internal energy market rules. To date Bulgaria, Estonia and the … Read the full press release

Digital Agenda: Commission asks Court of Justice to fine Portugal over exclusion of companies from providing universal service

Brussels, 25-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has asked the European Court of Justice to impose a fine on Portugal because it has not respected a 2010 Court judgment requiring it to follow EU telecoms rules when deciding who should provide universal service in … Read the full press release

Gender Equality: European Commission refers the Netherlands to the Court

Brussels, 25-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission decided today to refer the Netherlands to the Court of Justice of the European Union for not adequately protecting the rights of employees on maternity, adoption or parental leave related to their return to … Read the full press release

BAE Systems: First Lady of Defense Reflects on Journey

Linda Hudson, president and CEO of BAE Systems, Inc. is a pioneer 25-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Hudson’s long list of firsts — which includes being the first woman to head a major Department of Defense contractor — represents the collective progress … Read the full press release

Antitrust: Commission takes Bulgaria to Court over assignment of digital terrestrial broadcasting authorisations

Brussels, 25-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has decided to refer Bulgaria to the EU’s Court of Justice over the assignment of digital broadcast spectrum. The Commission found that the procedure followed by Bulgaria was based on disproportionately restrictive award conditions, … Read the full press release

BASF und SINOPEC unternehmen nächste Schritte bei Planung der World-Scale-Produktionsanlage für Isononanol in Maoming/China

Produktionsbeginn für 2015 erwartet  Erste Isononanol-Anlage in China liefert wichtiges Rohmaterial für die Herstellung von Weichmachern der nächsten Generation 25-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — BASF und die China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (SINOPEC) haben ihre gemeinsame Machbarkeitsstudie abgeschlossen und unternehmen die nächsten … Read the full press release

“Utility” services: Internal Market MEPs vote for more freedom to choose

Public authorities choosing among bids to supply them with water, energy, postal or transport services must be free to take account of environmental or social needs, and not just the cost, said Internal Market MEPs voting on an update of … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom – TAL-Antrag: “Chance auf investitionsfreundliche Regulierung”

Telekom setzt auf langfristig stabile TAL-Entgelte Ausgleich für höhere Kosten und allgemeine Preissteigerung erforderlich Neue Investitionsanreize durch EU- und deutschen Rechtsrahmen 25-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Die Deutsche Telekom hat bei der Bundesnetzagentur für die Überlassung der Teilnehmeranschlussleitung (TAL) ein monatliches Entgelt … Read the full press release

EIB teams up with Europa Nostra to save Europe’s Cultural Heritage

25-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Europe’s leading heritage organisation Europa Nostra has launched today its new flagship programme ‘The 7 Most Endangered’ with the European Investment Bank Group, represented by the EIB Institute, as its founding partner. This programme will identify endangered monuments and sites in Europe … Read the full press release

Public procurement: Internal Market MEPs back “concession” plans

Public procurement “concession” contracts, which enable public authorities to transfer the economic risk of projects such as building roads bridges or sports arenas to the private sector, will be subject to uniform EU-wide rules voted by the Internal Market Committee … Read the full press release

XAnge et l’IRD entrent au capital de Intent Technologies

Paris, 25-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — XAnge Private Equity et IRD annoncent leur entrée au capital de la société Intent Technologies, fournisseur d’une infrastructure de services numériques pour objets connectés dans l’habitat et le bâtiment intelligent pour un montant total de 1 … Read the full press release

State aid: Commission approves compensation for La Banque Postale of France for ensuring banking accessibility

Brussels, 25-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has found that public financing granted by France to the French bank La Banque Postale from 2009 to 2014 in order to improve banking accessibility are in line with EU state aid rules. In … Read the full press release