Daily Archives: 31, May 2013

Richard Bennison appointed Non-Executive Director R J Kiln & Co Limited and Kiln Group

London, 31-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Kiln, the forward thinking specialist insurance and reinsurance business which is part of the Tokio Marine group, today announced that it has appointed Richard Bennison as a Non-Executive Director to the R J Kiln & … Read the full press release

EC opens public consultation on future EU health and safety at work policy framework

Brussels,  31-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Health and safety at work: Commission opens public consultation on future EU policy framework The European Commission has launched a public consultation to gather insights and contributions from the public further to results of the evaluation … Read the full press release

Hilti issues safety alert regarding non-Hilti cartridges of inferior quality

31-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Hilti powder actuated fastening systems have been successfully used on construction sites around the globe for over 60 years. Safety of personnel is essential for us. Inferior quality cartridges can burn uncleanly and create a build-up of … Read the full press release

Prehistoric fashion show event in London

31-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Research by archaeologists at the University of Southampton and the Natural History Museum Vienna will be showcased in London this weekend at a special prehistoric fashion show event – staged as part of an international Humanities festival, ‘The … Read the full press release

Report: EU-funded Eco-innovative SMEs produce above average returns

Brussels, 31-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  Investment in SMEs working in the area of environmentally innovative technologies is producing above average returns, creating valuable jobs and also alleviating environmental impacts, according to a new report. The performance of young SMEs funded over … Read the full press release

Stockholm University Institute for Stress Research will be the host of the 20th PNIRS Scientific Meeting in collaboration with Karolinska Institutet

Pioneering discoveries on the brain and immune defense 31-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — It’s true that the brain governs the body, but the body also governs the brain, for example when the immune defense system makes us rest when we’re sick. This … Read the full press release

European Youth Week – 25 years of EU support for Youth

Androulla VASSILIOU Speech CHARLEMAGNE Building/Brussels, 31-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and gentlemen, Dear friends, Thank you for joining me to celebrate the 25 years of EU Youth Programmes: Youth for Europe, Youth and, now, Youth in Action. 25 years, roughly a generation … Read the full press release

Transport group Stagecoach confirmed the appointment of two Managing Directors at its UK Bus division

31-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Philip Norwell, currently Commercial Director, Stagecoach East, will take on the role of Managing Director, Stagecoach South East from 1 September following the announcement that current South East Managing Director Paul Southgate is to retire on 1 … Read the full press release

Henkel Klebstoffe als Problemlöser für Roboterhersteller

31-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Sie können tonnenschwere Lasten heben, funktionieren unter den härtesten Einsatzbedingungen und arbeiten 24 Stunden am Tag ohne Pause. Seit ihrem Erscheinen in den frühen 1960er Jahren haben Roboter die Industriewelt erobert. Für den Bau dieser erstaunlichen Maschinen … Read the full press release

Catherine Ashton to visit Singapore for the Shangri La dialogue (Asia Security dialogue)

Brussels, 31-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the Commission Catherine Ashton travels this week to Singapore where she is to represent the European Union in the Shangri La dialogue on 31 … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank to provide EUR 100m for key investments in Cyprus

Nicosia, 31-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) is to provide EUR 100 million for key investments in Cyprus. The loan will be used to part-finance investments totalling EUR 1 177 million in areas identified under the National Strategic Reference Framework … Read the full press release

Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) extends UK duty holder and management services contract

31-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) will continue to provide duty holder and asset management services to the Hummingbird Spirit floating storage offloading production (FPSO) vessel, under a new contract extension from Teekay. Effective from April 2013, the contract … Read the full press release

Siim Kallas at European Sea Ports Conference in Varna: Making the most of Europe’s ports to drive trade and growth

European Sea Ports Conference, Varna 31-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  Ladies and gentlemen, It’s a pleasure to be back at ESPO’s conference and speak at such a vital time for Europe’s port community. One year ago, in Sopot, we were still in the … Read the full press release

Commissioner Cecilia Malmström: “I welcome the agreement on the Schengen proposals at trilogue and Coreper level”

Brussels, 31-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — “I welcome the agreement on the Schengen proposals at trilogue and Coreper level. The agreement paves the way to a sound Schengen governance based on clear and transparent rules that will make the system more efficient, … Read the full press release

Alstom, Transmashholding to develop Russia’s first dual-voltage electric freight locomotive for the Russian Railways

31-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Alstom, its Russian partner Transmashholding (TMH) and the Russian Railways (RZD) have entered into an agreement for the development of the first Russian dual-voltage freight locomotive called “2ES20”. The dual-voltage, double-section mainline electric locomotive with asynchronous traction drive, will … Read the full press release