Daily Archives: 28, May 2013

Bayer CropScience: Decision to restrict use of neonicotinoid-containing products will not improve bee health

Monheim,  28-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Despite failing to achieve a qualified majority in the Appeal Committee, the European Commission has announced a restriction on the use of neonicotinoid-containing products on bee-attractive crops, a decision that Bayer CropScience considers disproportionate and one … Read the full press release

EU-27 unemployed young persons were 5.7 million in March 2013, EU takes measures to tackle youth unemployment

Brussels, 28-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — What is the current situation? In March 2013, 5.7 million young persons were unemployed in the EU-27, of whom 3.6 million were in the euro area. The youth unemployment rate was 23.5% in the EU-27 and 24% … Read the full press release

Alstom Grid organized Technical Seminar in Barcelona on new substation automation solutions

28-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — On 14 May, Alstom Grid organized a new Technical Seminar on new substation automation solutions aimed at small and medium sized electricity companies in the Catalonia area. This event is part of a series of seminars that … Read the full press release

Henkel Lifetimes als bestes Webmagazin ausgezeichnet

28-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Das Online-Verbraucher-Portal Henkel Lifetimes von Henkel Laundry and Home Care gewinnt mit der Düsseldorfer Agentur menadwork kommunikation GmbH den Deutschen Preis für Onlinekommunikation 2013: Henkel Lifetimes ist Sieger in der Kategorie „Webmagazin“. Mit dem Deutschen Preis für … Read the full press release

46% of EU citizens say they use eGovernment services online

Brussels, 28-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Almost half of EU citizens (46%) now go online to look for a job, use the public library, file a tax return, register a birth, apply for a passport or use other eGovernment services. 80% say online … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz stand at the UITP Congress in Geneva 26 – 29 May dominated by the world’s best-selling urban bus model Citaro

Citaro: broad range of Euro VI-compliant urban buses Innovative technology: Euro VI, regenerative braking, weight optimisation Record Run Buses 2012: Euro VI pays its way, Citaro 8.5 percent more fuel-efficient Citaro Euro VI: Bus of the Year 2013 Emission-free urban … Read the full press release

ÖBB Postbus GmbH to take delivery of buses from Daimler Buses between 2013 and 2017

ÖBB Postbus GmbH chooses Mercedes-Benz and Setra buses Vehicles offer impressive levels of comfort, safety and efficiency Customer operates local public transportation systems throughout Austria Vienna, 28-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ÖBB Postbus GmbH is focusing on vehicles from Mercedes-Benz and Setra as … Read the full press release

EC, CERN to support the construction of SESAME, major research facility in the Middle East

Brussels, 28-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  The European Commission and CERN have today agreed to support the construction of SESAME, one of the most ambitious research facilities in the Middle East. SESAME is a so-called synchrotron light source, functioning in effect like … Read the full press release

Štefan Füle remarks on the EU-Turkey Association Council

Brussels, 28-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ”We had a very good, open and interactive exchange of views on a whole range of issues with all of us aware of the importance of 2013 for strengthening the relationship between the EU and Turkey. I … Read the full press release

Eurocopter to supply EC225 and AS350 B3e helicopters to China’s State Grid General Aviation Company

China’s largest helicopter operator in the power and electricity sectors, the State Grid General Aviation Company (SGGAC), has ordered one EC225 and two AS350 B3e rotorcraft to support the country’s electrical grid development and build the Chinese company’s business into … Read the full press release

Zorgverzekeraars investeren in draagbare laboratoria

28-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Achmea en De Friesland Zorgverzekeraar gaan participeren in het bedrijf Ostendum. Dit bedrijf ontwikkelt lab-on-a-chip toepassingen – minuscule laboratoria op een chip – waarmee een arts binnen enkele minuten onder meer bloed- , urine- en speekselmonsters kan … Read the full press release

G4S honored by White House for hiring returning military veterans

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michele Obama have recognised G4S for its successful commitment to hiring returning military veterans and their families as part of the ‘Joining Forces’ Campaign 28-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  President, G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc. … Read the full press release

Janez Potočnik at the Hay Festival: Environment or Economy: Can we have both?

Janez Potočnik – European Commissioner for Environment Public discussion at the Hay Festival (Hay-on-Wye, UK) Hay-on-Wye, 28-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — I am hearing far too often these days that in these times of economic crisis we cannot afford to have a high level of … Read the full press release

Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN Healthy Brain Speech at Healthy Europe Conference in Dublin

Month of the Brain/Dublin, 28-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Minister Reilly, Ladies and Gentlemen, I would like to thank the Irish Presidency of the European Council for co-organising this conference on brain research and healthcare. As you know, we are currently … Read the full press release