Daily Archives: 8, July 2013

Porsche announced it delivered 81,500 sports cars in H1 2013, 18% increase YOY

Stuttgart, 8-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Between January and June 2013, Porsche shipped over 81,500 new cars globally for the first time ever by the midway point in the year – an increase of 18 per cent compared to the first half of … Read the full press release

IBERDROLA to extend San Pedro hydroelectric power plant

Following commissioning of Santo Estevo II, in operation since February The Company will invest €52 million in the construction of the new plant During the next three years of construction, IBERDROLA will generate up to 190 direct jobs 8-7-2013 — … Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International’s first Quantum Class cruise ship will feature MacGregor crane and viewing gondola

8-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — MacGregor has won the contract to deliver North Star, an engineering marvel that takes guests to new heights with a jewel-shaped, glass capsule, transporting them on a spectacular journey more than 91 m (300 feet) above the … Read the full press release

China Navigation Company’s four new ‘Chief Class’ 22,000dwt multi-purpose vessels to feature MacGregor electric cranes and hatch covers

8-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Four new 22,000dwt multi-purpose vessels for China Navigation have been designed to provide efficient, flexible freight solutions; they will feature variable frequency drive electric cranes and hydraulically-operated hatch covers from MacGregor, part of Cargotec China Navigation Company’s … Read the full press release

Vestas signed 10-year advanced service contract renewals with GDF SUEZ Energia Italia

8-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Vestas has secured 10-year advanced service contract renewals with GDF SUEZ Energia Italia, which heads the Italian-based energy business of the GDF SUEZ Group, for six wind power plants in Italy with a total capacity of 130 … Read the full press release

ThyssenKrupp Metallurgical Products GmbH acquired New York metal commodity trading company BenMet

Expansion of activities in North and South America, widening of product portfolio 8-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ThyssenKrupp Metallurgical Products GmbH, Essen, has acquired the business of metal commodity trading company BenMet NY, headquartered in New York, effective July 1, 2013. The … Read the full press release

Bayer CropScience and World Bank’s International Finance Corporation formed partnership to support modernization of agriculture in Ukraine

Monheim/Kiev, 8-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Bayer CropScience and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, announced today an innovative partnership to support modernization of agriculture in Ukraine and help the country maximize its farming potential. Securing … Read the full press release

Alstom launched 5,000-square-foot bogie manufacturing plant in Sorel-Tracy, Quebec

8-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Alstom today (05/07/2013) inaugurated its new 55,000-square-foot bogie manufacturing plant located in the cutting-edge industrial complex in Sorel-Tracy, Quebec.  Built to serve Alstom’s needs in the context of a $1.2 billion CA ($864 million €) contract between … Read the full press release

Germany’s oldest coastal steamer “Prinz Heinrich” returns to service thanks also to Henkel’s Loctite Fixmaster Marine Chocking epoxy resin

8-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Jonny and Hinni each weigh somewhere in the region of two and a half metric tons. Despite their considerable age of more than 100 years, the two will soon be in a position to once again show … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz rolls out 360-degree multi-channel campaign for the launch of the new S-Class

Stuttgart, 8-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Mercedes-Benz is supporting the market launch of its new flagship with an extensive campaign covering all relevant communication channels. Under the banner “The new S-Class. Vision accomplished.”, the saloon is to be presented as the global … Read the full press release

EU-wide survey finds 45% of European internet users willing to upgrade or change supplier for higher speed

8-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Internet speed is emerging as a top issue for internet users according to the latest EU-wide survey of how Europeans use the internet. Nearly half (45%) of Europeans households would upgrade their Internet subscription or switch supplier … Read the full press release

EIB provides EUR 570 million loan to power grid management company Terna Italy

Rome, 8-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The EUR 570 million finance contract signed today in Rome between the European Investment Bank (EIB) and Terna, Italy’s power grid management company, is focused on investment in southern Italy. The EIB was represented at the signing … Read the full press release

EADS marks 50 years Franco-German cooperation under the Élysée Treaty with special internship programme

Toulouse,  8-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Élysée Treaty and promoting Franco-German cooperation, EADS has teamed up with the Franco-German Youth Office (Office Franco-Allemand pour la Jeunesse OFAJ/ Deutsch-Französisches Jugendwerk DFJW) to launch a … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank’s Hedge Fund Consulting Group survey highlights greater investor emphasis on Hedge Fund operational due diligence

8-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Deutsche Bank today identified the changing regulatory environment as the most significant factor driving the growing importance of operational due diligence amongst hedge fund investors. Deutsche Bank’s Hedge Fund Consulting Group’s second annual operational due diligence survey, … Read the full press release

59.33% of Repsol shareholders opt to receive the dividend in shares

8-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — A total of 59.33% of Repsol shareholders have opted to receive the complementary dividend on the results of the 2012 financial year in shares. Through this payment system, shareholders can choose between receiving newly-issued company stock or … Read the full press release

Repsol continues its work with Fundación ONCE for the integration of people with disabilities into the labour market

The agreement has been renewed by Repsol’s Executive Director of People and Organisation, Cristina Sanz, and the Vice-chairman of Fundación ONCE, Alberto Durán The signing forms part of the ‘Por Talento’ Programme carried out by Fundación ONCE through FSC Inserta, … Read the full press release