Daily Archives: 8, April 2013

Bankia Habitat, the BFA-Bankia Group’s real estate company, launches Subasta Outlet auction programme

The properties will be on offer until the end of month at discounts averaging 46%. Prices start at around 24,000 euros. 8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Bankia Habitat, the BFA-Bankia Group’s real estate company, today starts its first real estate auction in … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric acquired full ownership of Electroshield – TM Samara, transforming Russia into a key market for the Group

Rueil-Malmaison (France), 8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Schneider Electric announced today that it has acquired full ownership of Electroshield – TM Samara, further to the 50% acquired in October 2010, after obtaining the requisite regulatory approvals in Russia. Electroshield – TM Samara … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel finalized divestment of Decorative Paints North America

8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — AkzoNobel has today finalized the $1.05 billion sale of its North American Decorative Paints business to US-based PPG Industries, Inc. The deal was announced on December 14, 2012. AkzoNobel continues to have a strong presence in … Read the full press release

Commissioner Füle and Secretary General Jagland deeply regret the lack of progress in implementing the Sejdić-Finci judgement in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Brussels, 8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Commissioner Füle and Secretary General Jagland regret the lack of progress in implementing the Sejdić-Finci judgement Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Mr Štefan Füle and Secretary General of the Council of Europe Mr Thorbjørn Jagland … Read the full press release

APM Terminals CEO Kim Fejfer met Omani government to discuss Omani logistics infrastructure and economic development

Salalah, Oman, 8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — APM Terminals CEO Kim Fejfer and a senior delegation met with representatives of the Omani government this past week as the company’s partnership in Omani logistics infrastructure and economic development was the key topic of … Read the full press release

The European Commission blocks the proposal by German Telecoms Regulator to set fixed termination rates 3-times above EU-average

Brussels, 8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — European Commission halts German plans to set fixed termination rates 3-times above EU-average The European Commission has blocked a proposal by the German Telecoms Regulator (BNetzA) to set fixed termination rates three times (300%) higher than the average … Read the full press release

Decyzja RN PGNiG SA w sprawie Wiceprezesa ds. Poszukiwań i Wydobycia

8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Rada Nadzorcza PGNiG SA podczas posiedzenia 2 kwietnia 2013 roku podjęła decyzję o uchyleniu uchwały z dnia 27 lutego br. dotyczącej powołania Pana Krzysztofa Bociana na stanowisko Wiceprezesa Zarządu PGNiG SA ds. Poszukiwań i Wydobycia oraz o zakończeniu … Read the full press release

GLOBUL to support Bulgarian motorcycling champion Martin Choy during the 2013 racing season

8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — GLOBUL will support the Bulgarian motorcycling champion Martin Choy and his co-partner Mihail Ivanov from GLOBUL Racing Team during the 2013 racing season. This year Choy’s ambition is to win the European Championship title, defending his remarkable … Read the full press release

Commissioner Štefan Füle met with Deputy Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Mahmud Mammad-Guliyev in Brussels

Brussels, 8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Statement by Commissioner Štefan Füle following the meeting with Deputy Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Mahmoud Mammad-Guliyev Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle met with Deputy Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Mahmud Mammad-Guliyev in Brussels today. He … Read the full press release

GLOBUL ще подкрепи студентска инициатива, която ще се състои в Американския университет в Благоевград

8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — GLOBUL ще подкрепи студентска инициатива, която ще се състои днес в Американския университет в Благоевград. Събитието ще се проведе под формата на състезание, в което ще се включат студенти и ученици от водещи учебни заведения в страната, … Read the full press release

Commissioner Šemeta: Recent developments, fuelled by the outcome of the Offshore Leaks, confirms the urgency for more and better action against tax evasion

Brussels, 8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Commission has long advocated more transparency and stronger common tools to fight fraudsters, discourage evaders and ensure fair burden-sharing in taxes. Indeed we put a comprehensive package of measures on the table last December to achieve … Read the full press release

Barco debuts its new DP4K-P post production projector in Canon U.S.A.’s 4K Digital Intermediate (DI) Suite at this year’s NAB Show

Rancho Cordova, Calif., USA, 8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Digital cinema pioneer Barco debuts its new 4K post production projector in Canon U.S.A.’s, a leader in digital imaging solutions, 4K Digital Intermediate (DI) Suite at this year’s NAB Show. The projector will be … Read the full press release

The EU Commission extended its review period of the remedy proposal until June 7, 2013 for the combination of Ahlstrom’s Label and Processing business and Munksjö

Not for distribution 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. 8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — As previously announced, Ahlstrom and Munksjö submitted a … Read the full press release

A world you like: industry and public sector representatives from 10 EU Member States to visit leading energy efficiency business-cases in Denmark

Climate Action: European Commission engages industry to spread best climate practices Brussels, 8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — On Monday 8 April 2013, industry and public sector representatives from 10 European Member States participate in a field trip to visit leading energy efficiency business-cases … Read the full press release

European Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs announced €27.5m to support people’s access to basic services in Darfur

Brussels, 8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — European Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs announced today €27.5 million to support people’s access to basic services (such as education and health), as well as water management and agriculture in Darfur, a region in Western Sudan. The funding was announced … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz posts its best sales month ever by selling 139,920 vehicles in March 2013

Stuttgart, 8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Mercedes-Benz delivered 139,920 vehicles to customers in the month of March, more than in any previous month (+6.5%). Thus, first-quarter sales were 3.5% higher than in the same period of the previous year (324,898 units).Despite the … Read the full press release

La Banque centrale du Luxembourg: Taux d’intérêt

8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — La Banque centrale du Luxembourg (BCL) fait savoir que, sur base de chiffres provisoires, les principaux taux d’intérêt moyens, sur les opérations de crédit et de dépôt, appliqués par les établissements de crédit du Luxembourg aux ménages … Read the full press release

French fire and rescue services to use satellite communications provided by Cassidian and Astrium

Final stage in networking tactical cells Initial operational deployment scheduled for spring 2013 A tailored solution for all users of Tetrapol networks 8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Cassidian and Astrium Services have successfully completed the final validation tests for their remote solution … Read the full press release

S-Class as the star of the Mercedes-Benz Classic exhibition at the 25th Techno Classica in Essen

The Benz “Prince-Heinrich-Wagen” stands for the long motorsport history of the brand Stuttgart, 8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — From 10 to 14 April 2013, Mercedes-Benz Classic is making the exclusive history of the S-Class and its pioneering innovations the main focus of … Read the full press release

Psychologists at The University of Nottingham discover copying is a social phenomenon

8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Mimicking the behaviour of mum and dad has long been considered a vital way in which children learn about the world around them. Now psychologists at The University of Nottingham have shown that copying unnecessary behaviour is more likely … Read the full press release

Essilor to launch a new production line for standard ophthalmic lenses at its Dijon plant (France)

Charenton le Pont, France, 8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Essilor, the world leader in ophthalmic optics, inaugurates a new production line for standard ophthalmic lenses at its Dijon plant (France). This investment of over four million euros in high-tech industrial processes illustrates the group’s … Read the full press release

Banque centrale du Luxembourg: Position extérieure globale au quatrième trimestre de 2012

8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Par rapport au troisième trimestre de 2012, les avoirs financiers extérieurs du Luxembourg ont progressé de 98 milliards d’euros pour atteindre 5 472 milliards d’euros à la fin du quatrième trimestre de 2012. Les engagements financiers vis-à-vis … Read the full press release

Essilor Shareholders advised the Combined Ordinary and Extraordinary Annual Meeting will be held on May 16, 2013 in Paris, France

Procedures for Requesting or Viewing Proxy Information for the Combined Ordinary and Extraordinary Annual Meeting on May 16, 2013 Charenton-le-Pont, France, 8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Shareholders are advised that the Combined Ordinary and Extraordinary Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, May … Read the full press release

Students from the University of Bristol transform the outlook for residents at a Clifton care home

8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Staff at Carlton Mansions, on Apsley Road, already had a good relationship with student volunteers and decided to ask the University of Bristol Students’ Union (UBU) for their help in creating a fun scene. The Painting and Decorating Society … Read the full press release

Baník Coach Martin Pulpit entered into a bet with Martin Troup, a representative of club partner Radegast beer

Ostrava, 8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Baník soccer players have two thirds of the season behind them. So far, they have earned 22 points. Coach Martin Pulpit has a clear goal for the next ten matches – to get 14 points. He … Read the full press release

The customer sports program of Mercedes-AMG will take an active part in the 2013 racing year all over the globe

Affalterbach, 8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The SLS AMG GT3 will moreover start in the US for the first time. In the 2013 motorsports season, the race version of the gullwing car will take part in more than 22 race series on … Read the full press release

Airbus Military and PT Dirgantara Indonesia sign development agreement for NC212i light utility transport aircraft

Madrid, 8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Airbus Military and PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PT DI) have signed an agreement covering the development plan for the NC212i light utility transport aircraft. The agreement, signed at the LIMA Airshow in Langkawi, Malaysia by PT … Read the full press release

To mark International Roma Day, the European Commission calls for further efforts by the Member States to improve the situation of Roma communities in Europe

Brussels,  8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — To mark International Roma Day, the European Commission has underlined the need for further efforts by the Member States to improve the situation for Roma communities in Europe. Despite efforts in the Member States towards … Read the full press release

The European Commission welcomes the Portuguese Constitutional Court decision on the 2013 state budget

Brussels, 8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission welcomes that, following the decision of the Portuguese Constitutional Court on the 2013 state budget, the Portuguese Government has confirmed its commitment to the adjustment programme, including its fiscal targets and timeline. Any departure … Read the full press release

Is this the end of work as we know it?

A thought-provoking new white paper, ‘The Future of Work’, suggests it could be 8-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Commissioned by Esselte Corporation to mark its100-year anniversary, the paper looks at the current and future world of work highlighting the key changes both … Read the full press release