Daily Archives: 20, June 2013

Wolfgang Stadler appointed Director Of Manufacturing Jaguar Land Rover

Coventry, UK, 20-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Jaguar Land Rover is appointing Wolfgang Stadler as its new Director of Manufacturing. In this role, Wolfgang will be responsible for Jaguar Land Rover’s global manufacturing operations and will report directly to Dr Ralf Speth, Chief … Read the full press release

Marks & Spencer plans to build £200m distribution centre at London Gateway

Prime Minister welcomes £200 million investment by Marks & Spencer into new distribution centre at London Gateway 700 new jobs for South Essex Major efficiencies in M&S supply chain to be achieved by shipping to new London Gateway super port … Read the full press release

British 2012 defence exports grew by 62%, the largest increase for 5 years

20-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — New figures published today by UK Trade & Investment’s Defence and Security Organisation (UKTI DSO) show that UK defence exports totalled £8.8 billion over the past year, a rise of 62% from 2011 in a global market that grew by … Read the full press release

Six-year agreement between Bombardier and ThyssenKrupp Aerospace renewed and expanded

20-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ThyssenKrupp Aerospace, a Division of ThyssenKrupp Materials CA Ltd, announced today that it has renewed and expanded a six-year contract with Bombardier Aerospace as the service provider for cut-to-size aluminum plate, sheet and extrusions and related … Read the full press release

The 5,000th Kalmar straddle carrier rolled out of the factory in Stargard Szczecinski, Poland

20-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The 5,000th Kalmar straddle carrier will be rolled out of the assembly unit in Stargard Szczecinski, Poland, this week. This Kalmar AutoStrad(TM) is a part of 44 electric straddle carriers to be delivered to Asciano’s Patrick Port … Read the full press release

Europe-wide social dialogue between port workers and employers

Brussels, 20-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission welcomes the new social dialogue committee in the port sector launched today with port authorities, terminal operators, dockers and other port workers across the EU. 1.5 million workers are employed in European ports, with … Read the full press release

Alma Media: Aamulehti Uudistuu Ja Siirtyy Tabloidiin Huhtikuussa 2014

20-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Alma Median laajalevikkisin aluelehti Aamulehti painetaan vuoden 2014 huhtikuun alusta tabloidi-formaattiin. Samalla tehdään lukuisia uudistuksia lehden sisältörakenteeseen ja juttutyyppeihin. Lehteä uudistettaessa hyödynnetään Alma Median uuden Tampereen-sanomalehtipainon antamia teknisiä mahdollisuuksia tehdä painetusta lehdestä aiempaa monimuotoisempi. – Aamulehden uudistus … Read the full press release

Lemminkäinen begins EUR 200M residential building project in the St. Petersburg city centre

20-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Lemminkäinen has obtained a building permit for the residential building planned for the plot in the St. Petersburg city centre, which was purchased by Lemminkäinen in autumn 2012. Lemminkäinen will begin the construction of the EUR 200 … Read the full press release

Carpet and sports pitches manufacturer Desso shortlisted for prestigious Responsible Business Award

20-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Desso, a leading European carpet and sports pitches manufacturer, has been recognised with a ‘Big Tick’ at the regional stage of the prestigious 2013 Responsible Business Awards, run by the charity Business in the Community (BITC). As … Read the full press release

Spanish €260M scheme to finance terrestrial digital platform operators found incompatible with EU State aid rules

Brussels, 20-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has concluded that a Spanish €260 million scheme to finance the digitisation and extension of the terrestrial television network in remote areas of Spain was incompatible with EU State aid rules. The measure favours … Read the full press release

H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB first half year (1 December 2012 – 31 May 2013) results announced

20-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB Six-month report 1 December 2012 – 31 May 2013 FIRST HALF-YEAR The H&M Group’s sales including VAT increased in local currencies by 5 percent during the first six months of … Read the full press release

EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti visited Romania and met with Romanian President Traian Basescu

New SME credit helps small firms gain access to finance 20-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The EBRD reached out to small Romanian companies on Monday during a week when EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti’s first visit to the country underscored the Bank’s … Read the full press release

Nobel Center to open in Stockholm thanks to one of the largest private donations in Sweden

Stockholm, 20-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Thanks to a generous donation, most of the financing has been secured for construction of the Nobel Center on the Blasieholmen peninsula in central Stockholm.  The donors are the Erling-Persson Family Foundation and the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation. Together … Read the full press release

EC to investigate Sweden and Denmark public support measure to Scandinavian Airlines (SAS)

Brussels, 20-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to verify whether a public support measure granted in 2012 by Sweden and Denmark to Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) is in line with EU state aid rules. The Commission has … Read the full press release

European Patent Office and Moroccan Industrial and Commercial Property Office signed set of co-operation agreements over improving patent systems

Munich, 20-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — EPO President Benoît Battistelli and the Director-General of the Moroccan Industrial and Commercial Property Office (OMPIC), Adil Elmaliki, signed a set of co-operation agreements yesterday in Munich to strengthen the patent system in both Morocco and … Read the full press release

H. Lundbeck A/S disappointed and strongly disagrees with EC decision and intends to appeal

The European Commission has decided that Lundbeck’s agreements concluded with four generic competitors concerning citalopram violated competition law The decision includes fining Lundbeck EUR 93 million Lundbeck’s financial guidance for 2013 is maintained excluding costs connected to the fine Lundbeck is … Read the full press release

Vestas to supply 14 V90-3.0 MW turbines to Obrovac Zelengrad wind power plant in Croatia

20-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for 42 MW. The 14 V90-3.0 MW turbines will be installed in the province of Obrovac, Croatia. The first turbine delivery is planned for the first quarter of 2014 … Read the full press release

Fundación Iberdrola received 525+ applications for Its Social Aid Programme, 46 projects will receive funding

The initiatives will be carried out in Spain within a maximum execution time of one year The recipient projects are related to the fight against poverty, social exclusion and improved quality of life The Foundation will fund up to €20,000 … Read the full press release

Amendment to Croatian shipyard 3.Maj restructuring plan approved by the European Commission

Brussels, 20-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has authorised under EU state aid rules an amendment to the restructuring plan for 3.Maj, one of the Croatian shipyards in difficulty. The Commission concluded that any distortion of competition that may arise from … Read the full press release

Alstom introduced new solutions and optimised technologies to help implement the energy turnaround

20-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — At the 13th Technical Press Colloquium (TPC), conducted in Kiel at the end of May, Alstom presented the solutions it will use to help implement the energy turnaround. Toughening existing power plants will play a role here, … Read the full press release

SAVOR-TIMI-53 cardiovascular outcomes trial of ONGLYZA® results announced by AstraZeneca and Bristol-Myers Squibb

20-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — AstraZeneca and Bristol-Myers Squibb announced today top-line results of the Phase IV SAVOR-TIMI-53 (Saxagliptin Assessment of Vascular Outcomes Recorded in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus) clinical trial of Onglyza ® (saxagliptin). In this study of adult patients with … Read the full press release

VINCI lands €1.5 billion worth of design-build contract for Doha metro in Qatar

– A design-build contract with a value of €1.5 billion – Works over a period of five years, involving up to 3,000 employees – A flagship project in Qatar in the run-up to the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Rueil-Malmaison, 20-6-2013 … Read the full press release

EUROCONTROL, EDA define key priorities to implmenting Single European Sky in the military aviation sector

Paris, 20-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — EUROCONTROL and the European Defence Agency (EDA) have today strengthened in front of the aerospace & military community their ongoing relationship, defining a joint list of key priorities for the implementation of the Single European Sky … Read the full press release

EC concludes ANA – Aeroportos de Portugal privatisation does not constitute state aid

Brussels, 20-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has concluded that the privatisation of ANA – Aeroportos de Portugal, S.A. was carried out on market terms and therefore did not involve any state aid in the meaning of EU rules. ANA has … Read the full press release

Kazakh disposable medical supplies company receives help from EBRD’s Small Business Support

20-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — It’s the simple things in life which can most radically improve patient care, as Juldyz Kenan, a Kazakh firm which works with the EBRD’s Small Business Support programme, can testify.  Juldyz Kenan manufactures quality disposable plastic medical supplies, such … Read the full press release

EU-funded project finds more wind power and cheaper electricity possible on existing EU grid networks

– 10% more power can be brought online by measuring cable temperature in real time – 2% cut in electricity prices using wind turbines and other power sources as virtual power plants – 28% more wind power can be produced … Read the full press release

EC fines Danish pharmaceutical company Lundbeck over anticompetitive agreements

Brussels, 20-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has imposed a fine of € 93,8 million on Danish pharmaceutical company Lundbeck and fines totalling € 52,2 million on several producers of generic medicines. In 2002, Lundbeck agreed with each of these … Read the full press release