Daily Archives: 6, June 2013

Henkel-Initiative für sichere Nahrungsmittel-Verpackungen startet Online-Seminare

6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Die sichere Nahrungsmittelverpackung ist ein Thema mit dem sich Henkel als weltgrößter Klebstoffhersteller intensiv beschäftigt. Auf der neu geschaffenen Wissensplattform „Food Safe Packaging Portal Europe“ informiert Henkel ab dem 6. Juni 2013 mit wöchentlich stattfindenden Live-Webinaren die … Read the full press release

EC adopts package to step up its fight against illicit tobacco trade

See also MEMO/13/509 Brussels, 6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Today the European Commission has adopted a comprehensive package to step up its fight against illicit tobacco trade, especially cigarette smuggling. The illicit tobacco trade is a global threat depriving Member States and the EU of … Read the full press release

2002-2011 data analysis reveals Alstom’s environmental measures saved 207 million tonnes of CO2 annually

6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Alstom’s commitment to delivering cleaner energy across the world has saved more than the equivalent of three times Austria’s annual emissions over the last decade, new figures show. An in-depth analysis of data from 2002-2011 reveals that … Read the full press release

Bayer MaterialScience to present solvent-free raw materials for textile coating at the TechTextil 2013 trade fair in Frankfurt

High-class outfit of car seats, sports and fashion goods Polyurethane dispersions fulfill the highest requirements Leverkusen, June 2013 – From June 11 to 13, Bayer MaterialScience is presenting solvent-free Impranil® raw materials for coating the textiles used for car seats and … Read the full press release

HM Revenue & Customs found British film producer Richard Driscoll guilty of VAT fraud

6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The film, Eldorado, which featured a number of well-known British and Hollywood actors, including former Dr Who Sylvester McCoy and Splash actress Daryl Hannah, was the last to be made by David Carradine, of Kung Fu … Read the full press release

European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) complies with series of suggestions made by The European Ombudsman to prevent conflicts of interest

6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Ombudsman, P. Nikiforos Diamandouros, welcomed the positive reply of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) to suggestions he made with an eye to helping the Agency improve its administration. The suggestions, which were formulated following the Ombudsman’s recent … Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group Balance Sustainability Report: reduced fuel consumption and new efficiency record

Balance Sustainability Report published today • New efficiency record: specific fuel consumption of 4.06 litres • Further progress in active noise prevention • Balance also available for the first time as an attractive “E-paper” 6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The edition of … Read the full press release

BEKB: Generalversammlung stimmt doppelter Dividende zu

6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — 2’488 Aktionärinnen und Aktionäre haben heute Dienstag, den 21. Mai 2013, an der Generalversammlung der BEKB in der BEA-Messehalle teilgenommen. Sie zeigten sich erfreut, dass die Bank ihr Zehnjahresziel um rund 25 Prozent übertroffen hat und stimmten … Read the full press release

UK study: Declines in the biodiversity of pollinating insects and wild plants have slowed in recent years

6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Declines in the biodiversity of pollinating insects and wild plants have slowed in recent years, according to a new study. Researchers led by the University of Leeds and the Naturalis Biodiversity Centre in the Netherlands found evidence … Read the full press release

Swisscom increased its holding in Cinetrade Group to 75%

Berne, 6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — On 30 April 2013, Swisscom increased its strategic holding in Cinetrade, which it has held since 2005, from 49% to 75%. In doing so, Swisscom has secured the long-standing experience of the Cinetrade team in the film … Read the full press release

CEO coalition, EC to collaborate on improving internet for kids

Brussels, 6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  CEOs and senior board members from the world’s digital, media and tech companies (IP/11/1485) have met in Brussels to report directly to Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes on how they are making the internet a better, … Read the full press release

Volvo Trucks modernized its entire European truck range

6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Since September 2012, Volvo Trucks has launched five new truck models. It all began last year with the spectacular launch of the new Volvo FH, followed this year by the introduction of the new Volvo FM, Volvo … Read the full press release

Российские микрофинансовые компании начали использовать углубленную аналитику

Москва,  6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Молодой российский рынок микрофинансирования, имеющий огромный потенциал развития, демонстрирует первые признаки зрелости. Компания «Домашние деньги», ведущая микрофинансовая организация России, для достижения высокой рентабельности бизнеса серьезно изучает портрет своего заёмщика, используя для этого аналитические инструменты компании SAS, … Read the full press release

Welsh Secretary David Jones calls on Welsh Government to follow UK lead on future wind farm developments

6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  Following today’s announcement of changes to the National Planning Policy Framework relating to sub-50 megawatt wind farm development in England, Welsh Secretary David Jones has urged the Welsh Government to adopt comparable measures in Wales, so … Read the full press release

AXA Real Estate Investment Managers completed 6,500 sqm hypermarket letting to City Gross in Burlöv, Sweden

Paris, 6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — AXA Real Estate Investment Managers (“AXA Real Estate”), the leading real estate portfolio and asset manager in Europe¹, with €45 billion of assets under management as at March 2013, announces that, on behalf a client, it has completed … Read the full press release

Kristalina Georgieva on the floods in Central Europe

Statement by Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva, European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Brussels, 6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — At this difficult time for many people struggling to cope I want to express my appreciation for all those helping in … Read the full press release

EBRD Delegation to visit Togliatti, Ulyanovsk and Moscow

6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — A delegation of the Board of Directors of the EBRD has begun a six-day mission to Russia during which the group will visit two key Russian regions and Moscow, hold talks with the government and regional authorities … Read the full press release

The European Commission: investment aid for German airport Memmingen in line with EU state aid rules

Brussels, 6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has found that investment aid totalling €7.75 million to finance an infrastructure project at Memmingen airport is in line with EU state aid rules. Memmingen airport is a small regional airport located in South … Read the full press release