Daily Archives: 10, April 2013

AS350B3e, the latest version of Eurocopter’s successful Ecureuil family, to enter the UK market

The AS350B3e, the newest version of Eurocopter’s successful Ecureuil family, is the latest addition to the UK’s important single engine helicopter fleet in Private/Business Aviation Oxford, UK, 10-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — After its entry into service in September 2011, the AS350B3e, … Read the full press release

New University of Nottingham mobile phone app powers better sanitation in developing world

10-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — A new mobile phone app developed by a University of Nottingham researcher is changing the lives of millions of people in Africa by giving them the power to instantly report problems with poor sanitation. More than a … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz’s latest about the C-Class: Special “Edition C” model

Stuttgart, 10-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Limited edition in tip-top form: the Edition C sees Mercedes‑Benz unveiling a particularly sporty and stylish take on its C‑Class Saloon, Estate and Coupé models. They stand out by virtue of their extensive equipment, an interior … Read the full press release

The European Investment Bank lends EUR 238m for the construction of the central section of Warsaw’s new metro new line

Warsaw/Luxembourg, 10-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending PLN 1 billion (some EUR 238 million) for the construction of the central section of Warsaw’s new metro new line, providing additional EIB support for the development of sustainable public … Read the full press release

EU27 Hourly labour costs ranged from €3.7 to €39.0 in 2012

10-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — In 2012, average hourly labour costs1 in the whole economy2 (excluding agriculture and public administration) were estimated to be €23.4 in theEU273 and €28.0 in the euro area3 (EA17). However, this average masks significant differences between EU Member States, with hourly labour … Read the full press release

Roadster driving pleasure at its best with the latest SLK and SL models of Mercedes-Benz

Stuttgart, 10-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The SLK and SL sports cars from Mercedes-Benz are characterised by fun at the wheel and open-air enjoyment. Now the two Roadster models also boast an extended range of appointments and will be available to order … Read the full press release

BCL: Réserves obligatoires – évolution mensuelle

10-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — La Banque centrale du Luxembourg (BCL) fait savoir que le montant de l’exigence de réserve, pour la période de maintenance du 10 avril  au 7 mai 2013, s’élève à 3 776 millions d’euros. Les réserves à déposer … Read the full press release

Key European Parliament vote on the Common Agricultural Policy after 2013

Brussels, 10-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Key European Parliament vote on the CAP: René Souchon supports lowering the ceiling for direct payments In view of the plenary session vote on the Common Agricultural Policy after 2013, the Committee of the Regions (CoR), represented by … Read the full press release

La Banque européenne d’investissement (BEI): prêt de 120 M€ pour accroître la sécurité du tunnel transeuropéen de Fréjus

10-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — La Banque européenne d’investissement (BEI) annonce son engagement concret en faveur du projet transfrontalier du tunnel de Fréjus avec l’octroi d’un prêt de 120 millions d’euros. Le contrat de financement a été signé, ce lundi 8 avril 2013, … Read the full press release

Andris Piebalgs: Increasing global resources to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Andris Piebalgs – European Commissioner for Development At the preparatory meeting for the replenishment of the Global Fund / Brussels Brussels, 10-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Let me begin by welcoming you all to Brussels for this preparatory meeting for the replenishment of the … Read the full press release

Barco supported Sundance Film Festival’s unique 3D projection mapping show with large venue projectors at New Frontier

Rancho Cordova, Calif., USA, 10-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Visualization pioneer Barco supported Sundance Film Festival’s presentation of a unique 3D projection mapping show created by immersive video entertainment producer Klip Collective. The vignette completely wrapped the venue for the 2013 edition of … Read the full press release

GLOBUL to offer the new Samsung GALAXY S4 smartphone in Bulgaria

10-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — This month GLOBUL will offer the new Samsung GALAXY S4 smartphone which will be available in all GLOBUL, GERMANOS and official partner shops in white and black color. The company has already started the registration for the … Read the full press release

APM Terminals guarantees ultra-modern terminal operations at the new Maasvlakte II terminal site with the delivery of 26 ARMGs and 8 remote-controlled STS cranes

• 26 ARMGs will be part of ultra-modern terminal operation;  • First of eight remote-controlled STS cranes, representing another industry first, scheduled for delivery in May. Rotterdam, Netherlands, 10-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The first two of a total of 26 automated rail-mounted … Read the full press release

László ANDOR: The crisis as a catalyst for change

László ANDOR – European Commissioner responsible for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion High level tripartite ILO/IMF/EC panel discussion on “Recovery from the crisis, coherent policies for growth and jobs” at 9th ILO European Regional Meeting/ Oslo Oslo, 10-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and Gentlemen, It … Read the full press release

Dassault’s FalconBroadcast Service Now Available on Falcon 2000 and Falcon 900 EASy Models

Saint-Cloud, France, 10-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Dassault Falcon announced today that its new FalconBroadcast airborne health monitoring service is now available on all Falcon 2000 and Falcon 900 models equipped with the EASy cockpit. “This service has been available for our … Read the full press release

Olli REHN: Recovery from the crisis – Coherent policies for growth and jobs

Olli REHN – Vice-President of the European Commission and member of the Commission responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro ILO European Regional Meeting – High-level tripartite ILO/IMF/EC panel discussion – Oslo Oslo, 10-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and Gentlemen, Regrettably, due to … Read the full press release

The MINI Design Team led by Anders Warming to present the MINI Paceman as a dynamic sculpture during the Salone del Mobile 2013

Munich/Milan, 10-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The MINI Design Team led by Anders Warming, Head of MINI Design, presents the MINI Paceman as a dynamic sculpture during the Salone del Mobile 2013. In the two-part MINI KAPOOOW! installation the MINI Paceman – detached … Read the full press release

Bankia to restructure its business areas

Bankia creates the Business Banking unit headed by Gonzalo Alcubilla. It combines business and corporate banking and the capital markets and corporate finance activities. The bank is also restructuring the retail banking unit and is unifying its private banking and … Read the full press release

President Barroso met with Ms Alenka Bratušek, Prime Minister of Slovenia

José Manuel Durão Barroso – President of the European Commission Brussels, 10-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, Prime Minister, It was indeed a pleasure to welcome Prime Minister Bratušek to the European Commission today. This is the Prime Minister’s first … Read the full press release

The European Commission reaffirms its support to the Italian government’s efforts to liquidate large stock of trade debt

Brussels, 10-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission reaffirms its support to the Italian government’s plan to accelerate the liquidation of the large stock of trade debt accumulated by the public administration. This will ease firms’ liquidity constraints and thus assist economic … Read the full press release

Bankia signed an agreement with Semutransa to guarantee the transport sector in Segovia and its province

10-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Bankia has signed an agreement with Semutransa to guarantee the fuel transactions of transport companies at Semutransa’s facilities at the Segovia Transport Centre. The guarantee means that fuel payments can be deferred, providing an important source of … Read the full press release

Commissioner Stefan Fule visited Skopje for a meeting of the High Level Accession Dialogue (HLAD)

Brussels, 10-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — On 9 April, Commissioner Stefan Fule visited Skopje for a meeting of the High Level Accession Dialogue (HLAD), established in March 2012 between the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and the European Commission, which continues to provide … Read the full press release

Commissioner Michel Barnier welcomes the agreement on disclosure requirements for extractive and forestry industries and on simpler accounting requirements for small companies

Brussels, 10-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — I congratulate the European Parliament, in particular the rapporteurs Klaus-Heiner Lehne and Arlene McCarthy, and the Council, in particular the Irish, Cypriot and Danish Presidencies on reaching this important agreement. The agreement on the disclosure requirements for the … Read the full press release

Andris Piebalgs, European Development Commissioner, welcomes new report on the efforts of the poorest countries in achieving development

Brussels, 10-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — European Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs welcomed today the new European Report on Development (ERD) on how global action can best support the efforts of the poorest countries in achieving development. The ERD 2013, entitled ‘Post 2015: Global … Read the full press release

Lafarge, Saint-Gobain, Schneider Electric and A_PRIORI team up to develop energy efficient houses in Russia

Moscow, Russian Federation, 10-4-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Lafarge, the global leader in the production of cement, aggregates and concrete, Saint-Gobain, a world leader in the habitat and construction markets, Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and A_PRIORI Project, … Read the full press release

Audi Tradition celebrates two anniversaries at the Techno Classica in Essen

10-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Audi Tradition is celebrating not one but two anniversaries at the Techno Classica in Essen (April 10 to 14). In Hall 7 of the world’s largest classic car fair, the brand with the four-ring emblem is displaying … Read the full press release

2 years after launch, the European Commission releases its first progress report on the EU Strategy for the Danube Region

Brussels, 10-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has released the first progress report on the European Union Strategy for the Danube Region, two years after it was first launched. It details significant achievements in tackling problems from missing transport links, lack … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain PAM wins major contract to supply pipes and fittings for the Kuwait Ministry of Electricity & Water

10-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  Saint-Gobain PAM, the parent company of Saint-Gobain’s Pipe Activity, today signed a contract (Az-Zour) to supply pipes and fittings for the Kuwait Ministry of Electricity & Water. The $200 million (around €154 million) contract represents a … Read the full press release

Second generation Schengen Information System (SIS II) enters into operation to increase security and facilitate free movement within the Schengen area

Brussels, 10-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Today, the second generation Schengen Information System (SIS II) enters into operation to increase security and facilitate free movement within the Schengen area. The SIS II allows for an easy exchange of information between national border control … Read the full press release

The European Commission to propose EU-wide methods to measure the environmental performance of products and organisations

Brussels, 10-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission is proposing EU-wide methods to measure the environmental performance of products and organisations, and encouraging Member States and the private sector to take them up. Today, companies wanting to highlight the environmental performance of … Read the full press release