Daily Archives: 29, April 2013

Henri Malosse, EESC President: Without a European vision, there can be no sustainable solution to energy access

29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — During his visit to Lithuania, Henri Malosse, EESC President, travelled to the Ignalina plant, closed at the request of the European Commission as one of the conditions of Lithuania’s accession to the European Union. “Access to energy is … Read the full press release

airberlin business client sales structure has been restructured

29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Business client sales at airberlin have been restructured under the leadership of Stefan Magiera, Vice President Corporate Sales. “The requirements of business travel agencies and travel offices are becoming increasingly complex against the backdrop of cost reductions … Read the full press release

Scuderia Ferrari test driver Marc Gené opened Ferrari Store in Las Rozas, nearby Madrid

Madrid, 29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — There’s a new piece in the jigsaw of Ferrari Stores around the world. Yesterday evening, one was opened in Las Rozas, in the immediate vicinity of the Spanish capital, Madrid within the “Factory” shopping centre. Guest of … Read the full press release

ECB: Signs of improved financial market integration in second half of 2012

29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — An improvement in financial market integration was observed in the second half of 2012, after a further deterioration in the first half of the year caused by adverse market sentiment, worsened fiscal conditions and bank fragility in … Read the full press release

Prime Minister Enrico Letta congratulated by President of the EC Herman Van Rompuy on the formation of the new government of Italy

Brussels, 29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — On behalf of the European Union and personally I would like to warmly congratulate Prime Minister Enrico Letta on the formation of the new government. I am sure that under his leadership there will be a strong … Read the full press release

London’s Great Northern Hotel in King’s Cross returns to its former glory re-opening as a luxury boutique hotel

Lewis Cubitt’s restored Victorian railway hotel reveals £40 million renovation in May 2013 29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Great Northern Hotel, one of London great’s Victorian railway hotels, originally designed by Lewis Cubitt in 1854, officially re-opens on Thursday 9th May … Read the full press release

Mit RWE-Flugthermografie Energie sparen

Verfahren zeigt Energieeffizienzpotenziale für Gebäude RWE und Stadt Essen sind Vorreiter 29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Mit dem Verfahren der luftgestützten Thermografie haben RWE Deutschland und die Stadt Essen in den vergangenen Wochen 24.000 Wärmebilder der Ruhr-Metropole gesammelt. Diese Aufnahmen werden genutzt, … Read the full press release

ROSATOM presented perspective projects at ENKO 2013 Conference in Bratislava, Slovakia

29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — On April 24, 2013 at ENKO 2013 Conference in Bratislava vice-president of JSC Rusatom Overseas (ROSATOM’s subsidiary, responsible for international business development) Ivo Kouklik presented on ROSATOM investment projects, perspective in Europe and in the world and … Read the full press release

Safran opened its new “Paul-Louis Weiller” building in Issy-les-Moulineaux, south of Paris

Paris, 29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — André Santini, former French minister, and currently Deputy and Mayor of Issy-les-Moulineaux, and Jean-Paul Herteman, Chairman and CEO of Safran, today inaugurated Safran’s new building in Issy-les-Moulineaux, just south of Paris. It is named after one of … Read the full press release

EIB President Werner Hoyer at the Brookings Institution

29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The President of the European Investment Bank, Werner Hoyer, participated at the margin of the IMF / World Bank spring meetings at a panel discussion “The Way Forward for the Eurozone and Europe: A Conversation with European … Read the full press release

New tougher EU rules to ensure chemicals used in industrial processes are not diverted to illegal drug production

29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — New rules to ensure that chemicals used in industrial processes, such as manufacturing plastics, textiles, aspirin, flu and allergy remedies, dyes and perfumes, are not diverted to the illegal production of heroin, speed or crack were adopted … Read the full press release

MIT Technology Review recognized ABB’s hybrid high-voltage direct current (HVDC) breaker among top 10 technologies

Zurich, Switzerland, 29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has been recognized by MIT Technology Review for its hybrid high-voltage direct current (HVDC) breaker, placing it among the ten most important technology milestones of the past year. … Read the full press release

MEPs quizzed ECB Vice-President Vitor Constancio on credit flow to businesses and households

29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — MEPs quizzed European Central Bank Vice-President Vitor Constancio on what more can be done to help credit flow to businesses and households, whether austerity is the right recipe, ECB transparency and possible interest rate cuts at Wednesday’s … Read the full press release

EDP won the Kaizen Award in recognition of its success in applying the Lean methodology

29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Since 2004, EDP implemented more than 4,000 Lean initiatives that resulted in productivity gains. With these initiatives, EDP received the highest award given by the Kaizen Institute. EDP received the Kaizen Award in recognition of its success … Read the full press release

International Airport In Khujand, Tajikistan received $3m from EBRD to modernise its runway and control equipment

29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Tajikistan is often referred to as “remote” by the outside world, but with continuing EBRD investment in its infrastructure it is becoming more accessible. The international airport in Khujand, the country’s second-largest city, will be able to … Read the full press release

Zakłady Azotowe w Tarnowie-Mościcach S.A. dividend payment for 2012

29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Ordinary General Meeting of the Shareholders in Zakłady Azotowe w Tarnowie-Mościcach S.A. The Management Board of the Company informs that the Ordinary General Meeting passed the resolution concerning the dividend payment from the revenue of … Read the full press release

The European Investment Bank will step up its annual lending by more than 40 percent, to around EUR 70bn

29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The EIB is one of “five major building blocks” for economic recovery and sustainability according to an editorial article published today in the International Herald Tribune and co-signed by Olli Rehn, European Commissioner for economic and monetary affairs; Jeroen … Read the full press release

Catherine Ashton visited officially China and Mongolia

Brussels, 29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice President of European Commission Catherine Ashton is travelling today on an official visit to China and Mongolia. In China from 25-28 April, the High Representative will … Read the full press release

Solarwatt GmbH Presents Innovative Solar Power Systems at the Dresden Eventwerk

Restart with customer event on 24.04.13 in the Eventwerk Dresden Decentralized energy supply and independence in the focus of the systems SOLARWATT has a future with innovative ‘Made in Germany’ systems. Dresden, 29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The pioneer of the solar … Read the full press release

Telenor Group Q1 2013: Improved margins with stable revenues

29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — In the first quarter of 2013, Telenor Group reported revenues of NOK 24.7 billion. EBITDA before other items was NOK 8.42 billion, EBITDA margin was 34 %, and operating cash flow was NOK 5.6 billion. “The first … Read the full press release

EU-funded research project develops new diagnostic tool for malaria

Brussels, 29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — An EU-funded research project aims to start testing a new diagnostic tool for malaria one year ahead of schedule. The pioneering smartphone-like device uses cutting-edge nanotechnology to detect not only the malaria infection but also any drug … Read the full press release

Induction programmes for new teachers in the EU are now mandatory in 15 EU Member States

Brussels, 29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Induction programmes designed to offer personalised support and advice for new teachers are now mandatory in 15 EU Member States (Austria, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden and the UK) … Read the full press release

Neelie Kroes: Connected TV is the next big thing in the creative and digital worlds

Internet on TV, TV on Internet: Commission seeks views on rapidly converging audiovisual world Brussels, 29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Millions of Europeans catch up with their favourite TV series on a smartphone on the way to work, watch online content on their … Read the full press release