Daily Archives: 16, May 2013

Painting of the first A350 XWB “MSN001” completed in Toulouse

Blagnac, 16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Painting of the first A350 XWB “MSN001” was today fully completed as it emerged in its Airbus livery out from the paintshop in Toulouse. This latest milestone shows that MSN001 is progressing well on its route … Read the full press release

MAN Diesel & Turbo’s latest G-type engine passes Type Approval Test in Korea

Korean TAT confirms potential of 60-bore graduate 16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — At the end of April, 2013 in Korea, MAN Diesel & Turbo’s latest G-type engine passed its Type Approval Test at HHI-EMD, the engine and machinery division of Hyundai Heavy … Read the full press release

Energieeinsparung, neue Designoptionen, nachhaltige Lösungen – Henkel bietet innovative Technologien für den modernen Aufzugbau

In Aufzügen sind Klebstoffe auf dem Weg nach oben Düsseldorf, 16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Der Ausstieg auf die Aussichtsplattform von Londons neuem heimlichen Wahrzeichen „The Shard“ (Die Scherbe) verspricht einen unvergesslichen Blick. Doch allein schon die Fahrt auf das in 244 Metern … Read the full press release

Stadler Rail AG controlled joint venture in Belarus received 10-year loan from EBRD

16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — A long-term EBRD loan will help finance the first western investment in Belarus’s rolling stock manufacturing sector, based on the successful reorganisation of a former state-owned producer of trams and trolley-buses and creation of a privately-owned company … Read the full press release

Nomine Direttorio della Banca d’Italia

Roma, 16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — A seguito della nomina di Fabrizio Saccomanni a Ministro dell’Economia e delle finanze, il Consiglio Superiore della Banca d’Italia, su proposta del Governatore, ha nominato quale Direttore Generale Salvatore Rossi, già membro del Direttorio in qualità … Read the full press release

Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water to upgrade the sewer network in Cimla, Neath

Welsh Water begins £500,000 investment in Cimla 16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water has begun work on a major investment project to upgrade the sewer network in Cimla, Neath. The not-for-profit company is investing nearly £500,000 to replace … Read the full press release

EIB loans EUR 342m to PKP Intercity for high-speed trains in Poland

16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) is increasing its loan for PKP Intercity’s Pendolino trains from EUR 224m to EUR 342m. The project consists of the purchase of 20 modern high-speed trains and the construction of an associated … Read the full press release

Vienna Insurance Group achieved best result in its history, increases dividend

Resolution to increase dividend to EUR 1.20 per share 16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — On 3 May 2013 the 22nd Annual General Meeting of Vienna Insurance Group AG Wiener Versicherung Gruppe was held at Stadthalle in Vienna. Thanks to an increase in profit (before … Read the full press release

Postbank / IKEA co-branded credit card is the best banking product for 2012 in Bulgaria

16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The co-branded credit card of Postbank and IKEA store is the best banking product for 2012 in the opinion of a competent international jury and the best card product for 2012 based on the online voting on … Read the full press release

EIB provides EUR 215m for environmental-friendly energy in Greece

The European Investment Bank (EIB) provides EUR 215 million for environmental-friendly energy in Greece with two loans for electricity and natural gas. 16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — EUR 190 million go to the Greek Public Power Corporation S.A. (PPC) for promoting energy … Read the full press release

Ryanair welcomed EU Court Confirmation That European Commission Failed To Investigate “State Aid” granted to Alitalia

16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost carrier (ULCC), today (16 May) welcomed the EU Court’s ruling which confirmed that the European Commission has failed to investigate “State Aid” granted to Alitalia. Ryanair had initially notified the European Commission … Read the full press release

EC approved Istituto Sviluppo Agroalimentare equity investment in Ferrarini Group-controlled NewCo

Brussels, 16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —   The European Commission approved today a €12.5 million equity investment by the Italian public investor Istituto Sviluppo Agroalimentare (ISA) in the share capital of the company NewCo, controlled by the Ferrarini Group. The Commission concluded that … Read the full press release

Industrial and commercial cooperation between Alenia Aermacchi and TAI

Istanbul, 16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Alenia Aermacchi and TAI have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) formalizing the interest of both companies in expanding industrial and commercial cooperation on products of mutual interest and identifying potential programs in third country markets. The … Read the full press release

Ford España under EC investigation for proposed public financing

Brussels 16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  The European Commission has opened a formal investigation to examine whether Spanish plans to grant public financing to the Ford group for an investment project in the Valencia region are in line with EU state aid … Read the full press release

Pascal Laffineur appointed CEO Altran Benelux

16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Pascal Laffineur (47) has been appointed CEO of Altran Benelux. He is member of the Group’s management committee and reports directly to Michael Blickle, Group Executive Vice-President for Northern Europe. After graduating from the Catholic University of … Read the full press release

EC temporarily approves €100m rescue aid for LOT Polish Airlines by the Polish government

Brussels, 16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has concluded that a rescue loan of PLN 400 million (around €100 million) granted by the Polish government to LOT Polish Airlines was in line with EU state aid rules. The Commission found, in … Read the full press release

ABB CTO Prith Banerjee to leave the company

Banerjee to leave in next few weeks; Successor to be announced in due course Zurich, Switzerland, 16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Chief Technology Officer, Prith Banerjee, who joined ABB in 2012, has decided to leave ABB for family reasons. He will be … Read the full press release

‘Together for a new Mali’ donor conference mobilised €3.25 billion to rebuild Mali

Brussels, 16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  An international donor conference ‘Together for a new Mali’, organised by the European Union and France, together with Mali, took place in Brussels today. Represented at the highest levels, the international community has mobilised decisively in … Read the full press release

Colruyt opent op 15 mei nieuwe winkel in Harelbeke

16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Op woensdag 15 mei 2013 opent een gloednieuwe Colruyt-winkel de deuren aan de Stasegemsesteenweg in Harelbeke. De winkel, de 228ste van Colruyt, heeft een verkoopoppervlakte van zo’n 1.500 m² en telt 41 medewerkers. Hannelore Pinket, gerant Colruyt Harelbeke: “Veel … Read the full press release

EIB to lend EUR 15 billion to SMEs during 2013 to 2015 in order to support growth and jobs in Europe

EIB attaches high importance to small and medium-sized enterprises 16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) attaches the highest importance to supporting small and medium-sized enterprises in order to promote growth and jobs in Europe. The President of the … Read the full press release

EC promotes the roll out of intelligent information services for road safety and transport efficiency

Brussels, 16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission today adopted two regulations to promote the roll-out of ‘intelligent information services’, such as real-time warnings about dangerous road conditions ahead and information on safe and secure parking places for truck drivers. They can … Read the full press release

Henkel Laundry & Home Care attended the ECR (Efficient Consumer Response) Europe Conference

Focusing on sustainable consumption Düsseldorf, 16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —   Held on May 14 and 15, the ECR (Efficient Consumer Response) Europe Conference & Marketplace saw experts and decision-makers from the consumer goods sector meet to exchange views on a range of … Read the full press release