Daily Archives: 12, April 2013

The European Commission approved the acquisition of Zijerveld&Veldhuyzen and Den Hollander by dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina

Brussels, 12-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has authorised under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition by the leading Dutch dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina of two Dutch companies: Zijerveld & Veldhuyzen B.V., a specialised cheese wholesaler, and Den Hollander Food B.V., … Read the full press release

The European Commission has serious concerns over the compatibility of the Fourth Amendment to the Hungarian Fundamental Law with EU legislation

Brussels, 12-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  In a letter sent to Prime Minister Viktor Orbán today, President Barroso, while noting Prime Minister Orbán’s reassurances on Hungary’s and the Hungarian government’s willingness and commitment to fully respect European Union values and law, confirms … Read the full press release

New cements by HeidelbergCement AG

TernaCem – a new alternative binder concept 12-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The cement industry is the source of about 5 per cent of the global anthropogenic CO2 emissions. On average, the production of one tonne of cement clinker generates around 800 … Read the full press release

CoR & Martin Schulz: Agreement on the Multiannual Financial Framework must be reached before the summer

Brussels, 12-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — During the Committee of Regions (CoR) 100th plenary President Ramon Luis Valcárcel presented Europe’s cities and regions priorities to the President of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz. Mr Valcárcel said in the current political phase, “In order to … Read the full press release

Dacian Cioloş: For an ambitious and dynamic organic sector

Dacian Cioloş – European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Meeting of the Advisory Group on Organic Farming/Brussels Brussels, 12-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you for inviting me to take part in this extended advisory group; I am pleased … Read the full press release

Mexican low-cost carrier Volaris is the first Mexican airline with Sharklet-equipped A320

Blagnac, 12-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Mexican low-cost carrier Volaris celebrated the delivery of its first Sharklet-equipped Airbus A320 with a special flight from Mexico City to Cancun. Volaris is the first Mexico-based operator of the new fuel-saving wing tip devices. The flight … Read the full press release

Audi won numerous Awards in March 2013

Wins for Audi in five “Fleet Award” categories The readers of the magazine “Autoflotte” have voted the brand with the four rings winner of the 2013 “Fleet Award” in five categories. This result means Audi has earned a podium place … Read the full press release

Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN: Horizon 2020 – The new EU Framework Program for Research and Innovation – a focus on mobility and transport

Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN – European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science  Hannover Messe Trade Fair / Hannover Hannover, 12-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and Gentlemen, I am delighted and honoured to have the opportunity to talk to you about Horizon 2020, the European … Read the full press release

HeidelbergCement: Federal Court of Justice in Germany confirms in essence the verdict in the German cartel proceedings

12-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Federal Court of Justice in Germany confirmed the fine imposed on HeidelbergCement in 2009 by the Higher Court of Düsseldorf at a reduced level of €161.4 million. After release of the respective provision, a P&L effective … Read the full press release

Androulla Vassiliou: Opening up higher education to the world and the new university ranking, U-Multirank

Androulla Vassiliou – Member of the European Commission responsible for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth European University Association Annual Conference/Ghent (Belgium) Ghent, Belgium, 12-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Dear President Nazaré, Dear Rector of the Ghent University Ladies and gentlemen, It’s a pleasure to … Read the full press release

Migrant children are more likely to face segregation and end up in schools with fewer resources, new European Commission study says

Brussels, 12-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — This leads to under-performance and a high probability that the children will drop out of school early. The study suggests that Member States should provide targeted educational support for migrant children such as specialist teachers and systematic involvement … Read the full press release

Investors led by Joh. A. Benckiser intends to make an offer of € 12.50 per ordinary share of D.E MASTER BLENDERS 1753

Transaction highlights  Investor group led by JAB and DEMB have reached conditional agreement on a recommended full public offer for D.E MASTER BLENDERS 1753 of € 12.50 (cum dividend) in cash per ordinary share  The Offer price represents a … Read the full press release

Audi is the first car manufacturer to have its LED technology certified by the European Commission

LED headlights from Audi verifiably improve fuel economy. That is why the European Commission is now certifying this technology 12-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Lighting systems have a tremendous effect on an automobile’s fuel economy. Conventional halogen units, for example, consume over … Read the full press release

Bankia Habitat, BFA-Bankia Group’s real estate arm, offers close to 400 properties for as low as EUR 20,000 in Valencia

The BFA-Bankia Group’s property subsidiary organises a property show in the Valencian capital on the 11th and 16th of April 12-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Bankia Habitat, the BFA-Bankia Group’s real estate arm, is organizing a show featuring close to 400 properties … Read the full press release

BMW i & Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec to present the installation QUIET MOTION during the Salone del Mobile

A contemporary interpretation of a new mobility concept Munich/Milan, 12-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — In partnership with the internationally renowned designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, BMW i presents an installation entitled QUIET MOTION on the occasion of the Salone del Mobile 2013. Against … Read the full press release

The European Investment Bank signed Memorandum of Understanding with Tajikistan to deepen cooperation

Luxembourg/Brussels, 12-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Vice President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), Wilhelm Molterer and the Chairman of State Committee on Investments and State Property Management, Davlatali Saidov, in the presence of the President of Tajikistan, Emomali Rahmon, have signed a Memorandum … Read the full press release

Dassault Systèmes opens an office in Dubai

Office to Extend Reach of Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Platform in the Region DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (UAE), 12-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, a world leader in 3D design, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product … Read the full press release

EU Commissioners met with Turkish Ministers to discuss Turkey’s accession process

Brussels, 12-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle, together with Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion László Andor, met with Turkish Minister of EU Affairs Egemen Bağış and Minister of Labour and Social Security … Read the full press release

EADS Successfully Places $ 1 Billion Inaugural U.S. Bond in the U.S. institutional market for first time in its history

Amsterdam,  12-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — EADS has successfully placed bonds in the U.S. institutional market for the first time in its history by pricing an inaugural USD 1 billion bond with a 10-year maturity on April 9, 2013. The proceeds of … Read the full press release