Daily Archives: 21, August 2015

Transocean Ltd monthly Fleet Update Summary: $35 million in new contracts since last report

ZUG, SWITZERLAND, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SIX: RIGN) today issued a monthly Fleet Update Summary, which includes new contracts, changes to existing contracts, and changes in estimated planned out-of-service time of 15 or more days since the … Read the full press release

Loughborough MSc student Aditi Chauhan sign for East London side West Ham United Ladies

Loughborough MSc student Aditi Chauhan has this week added to India’s sporting history by signing for East London side West Ham United Ladies. The significance of this sees the Indian goalkeeper, coming from a country that doesn’t have a domestic … Read the full press release

Verkehrsclub Österreich Bewertung Bahnhöfe in Tirol – ÖBB mit Maßnahmen in der Pipeline

VIENNA, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Schlechtester Bahnhof Brenner liegt auf italienischem Staatsgebiet (kein ÖBB Bahnhof) – Hall in Tirol und Völs sowie Innsbrucker Westbahnhof sollen in den nächsten Jahren verbessert und umgebaut werden – Freude über den sehr gut bewerteten … Read the full press release

EUROVISION Creative Forum: Leading public service broadcasters will meet in Berlin between September 14 and 16 to screen the best new TV formats

The only annual event to solely showcase public service media (PSM) programme formats, the EUROVISION Creative Forum, celebrates its 10th edition in September. BERLIN, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Programme-makers from world leading public service broadcasters will meet in Berlin between September … Read the full press release

Uralkali comments on media reports for possible de-listing of its GDRs representing its common shares on the London Stock Exchange

Berezniki, Russia, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Uralkali (LSE: URKA; the Company), one of the world’s largest potash producers, noting media reports that it is considering a buyback of its securities, which may lead to de-listing of its global depositary receipts (“GDRs”) representing its common shares on the London … Read the full press release

Nikhef: new XENON100 analysis refutes a long-standing claim of dark matter detection

AMSTERDAM, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — A new XENON100 analysis, published in Science this week, refutes a long-standing claim of dark matter detection. Dark matter is an abundant but unseen matter in the universe considered largely responsible for the gravitational force … Read the full press release

Hydro Karmøy strengthens its position as supplier of advanced aluminium alloys to the automotive industry

OSLO, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — With recent investments exceeding NOK 20 million, Hydro Karmøy is positioning itself to be a major supplier of aluminium to the European automotive industry. A decision was made this week to install new equipment for … Read the full press release

Hydro contributes new website industriarven.no to celebrate the addition of Notodden and Rjukan to the UNESCO World Heritage List

OSLO, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Today the Telemark region of Norway is celebrating the addition of Notodden and Rjukan to the UNESCO World Heritage List. Hydro’s contribution includes the new website industriarven.no, a popularized account of what this world heritage … Read the full press release

Geraldine Quirk appointed Partner Insurance practice at the International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP)

LONDON, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has today (20 August 2015) announced the appointment of Geraldine Quirk as a Partner in its Insurance practice to enhance its non-contentious insurance and financial services regulatory expertise. … Read the full press release

Newcastle University, UK’s RNLI led and supported by Lloyds’ Register study reviewed the design of all-weather lifeboats

LONDON, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The design of all-weather lifeboats is being reviewed as part of a study led by Newcastle University and the UK’s Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) with support from Lloyds’ Register. The four-year project will help … Read the full press release

deGUT: Julia Bösch und Anna Alex machen Männer glücklich

Die beiden Repräsentantinnen der deGUT 2015 haben mit OUTFITTERY eine ECommerce-Lösung für shoppingmüde Männer entwickelt Berlin / Potsdam, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Den Modehandel grundlegend zu verändern und konsequent an die Bedürfnisse von Männern anzupassen, das ist die Vision von … Read the full press release

Continental starts new career training program from September 2015 for automotive software developers

New career for the creators of the vehicles and mobility of tomorrow 28 training slots planned for 2015 Hanover, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology company Continental will be offering a new career training program from September 2015, which will enable … Read the full press release

Universität St.Gallen: Wahlen und Geldpolitik im Öffentlichen Programm

St. Gallen, Switzerland, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Die Universität St.Gallen lädt die Bevölkerung im Herbstsemester 2015 zu 40 öffentlichen Vorlesungen ein. In diesem Semester orientieren sich Vorlesungsreihen am aktuellen Geschehen: die eidgenössischen Wahlen sowie die nationale und internationale Geldpolitik werden … Read the full press release

Folksam Delårsöversikt januari – juni 2015

Fortsatt god tillväxt och nöjda kunder STOCKHOLM, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Folksam växer och vi är gillade av kunderna. Under perioden har vi vidtagit flera åtgärder för att fortsätta bygga vår ekonomiska styrka och fokusera på vår kärnaffär pensionssparande och … Read the full press release

European Commissioner Corina Cretu to attend EBN’s 2015 Annual Congress, 28-30 October in the Albert Hall, Brussels

BRUSSELS, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — EBN, is delighted to announce the presence of European Commissioner Corina Cretu at its 2015 Annual Congress. Commissioner Cretu, in charge of Europe’s Regional Policy, will join 400+ delegates from over 40 countries to discuss the … Read the full press release

Runners benefiting from medical technology will be honored as the 2015 “Medtronic Global Heroes” in the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon or Medtronic TC 10 Mile on October 4

Distance Runners from Six Continents Benefitting from Medical Technology to Run Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Events this October MINNEAPOLIS, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Twenty-five long-distance runners who benefit from medical technology will be honored as the 2015 “Medtronic Global Heroes” when they … Read the full press release

Medtronic plc to report financial results for first quarter of fiscal year 2016 on Thursday, September 3, 2015

DUBLIN, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) announced today it will report financial results for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 on Thursday, September 3, 2015. A news release will be issued at approximately 6:15 a.m. Central Daylight … Read the full press release

Wenche Agerup elected new member of Statoil’s board of directors

Stavanger, Norway, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — In a meeting in the Corporate Assembly of Statoil ASA (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO) on 20 August 2015  Wenche Agerup was elected as a new member of Statoil’s board of directors. Wenche Agerup was the Executive … Read the full press release

KfW Group achieved 31% increase of its business volume in the first half of 2015

Total commitment volume of EUR 41.5 billion (+31%) Domestic promotional business volume rises to EUR 25.7 billion (+21 %) Strong demand for SME financing after hesitant start of the year (+10%) Demand in international business increases more than 50 % … Read the full press release

Destatis: 4.8% increase of newborn children in Germany in 2014 vs 2013

WIESBADEN,  21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — In 2014, the number of live births in Germany was 715,000. Based on provisional figures, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that this was an increase of 33,000 newborn children, or 4.8%, compared with … Read the full press release

Rosneft Group closes the acquisition of 100% in Trican Well Service LLC

MOSCOW, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — A company of the Rosneft Group and a subsidiary of Trican Well Service Ltd. closed the transaction, pursuant to which a Rosneft subsidiary acquires a 100% participation interest in Trican Well Service LLC, which provides … Read the full press release

Die Airbus Group trauert um den ehemaligen Vorsitzenden der Geschäftsführung der Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm GmbH (MBB), Dr.-Ing. Hanns-Arnt Vogels

Toulouse, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Die Airbus Group trauert um den ehemaligen Vorsitzenden der Geschäftsführung der Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm GmbH (MBB), Dr.-Ing. Hanns-Arnt Vogels. Der Ingenieur und Manager starb am 11. August 2015 im Alter von 89 Jahren in Düsseldorf. MBB gehört … Read the full press release

67th straight successful launch of the workhorse Ariane 5 satellite launch vehicle from the Kourou, French Guiana on August 20th

Ariane 5 launch from Kourou, French Guiana is the 67th successful flight in a row This 225th flight puts two telecommunications satellites in geostationary orbit BLAGNAC, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Defence and Space salutes the 67th straight successful launch of … Read the full press release

Orange completes the acquisition of the remaining 5.25 per cent of Jazztel’s share capital not previously owned by the Group

PARIS, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Orange completed today the acquisition of the remaining 5.25 per cent of Jazztel’s share capital not previously owned by the Group. This transaction results from the exercise of the squeeze-out rights ensuing from Orange’s successful … Read the full press release

Barclays Head of Retail & Wholesale Richard Lowe comments on ONS Retail Sales figures

LONDON, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Commenting on today’s ONS Retail Sales figures, Richard Lowe, Head of Retail & Wholesale at Barclays, said:  “Retailers should be pleased with today’s ONS retail sales figures. The heatwave at the start of July gave … Read the full press release

Hamburg: RWE SmartHome und Vodafone demonstrieren ein intelligentes Zuhause, das ganz einfach mit dem Tablet oder Smartphone ferngesteuert werden kann

Vodafone und RWE präsentieren das Wohnen der Zukunft Vodafone Flagshipstore zeigt in Hamburg, was ein smartes Wohnzimmer so alles kann Dortmund / Hamburg, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Im Hamburger Vodafone Flagshipstore am Jungfernstieg 14 können Besucher ab dem 17. August … Read the full press release

Royal Bank of Scotland CEO Ross McEwan visits Glasgow based Entrepreneurial Spark business accelerator hub

Royal Bank of Scotland CEO Ross McEwan’s recent visit to Entrepreneurial Spark gave him the chance to see one of the accelerator’s biggest funding successes to date as a start-up secured a $1 million (£644,000) investment. EDINBURGH, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

RBS CEO Ross McEwan was a guest of Street Soccer Scotland’s CEO David Duke at training session of the Scottish Homeless World Cup teams in Dundee

Scotland’s squads are banking on success after RBS CEO Ross McEwan dropped in to watch them prepare for their attempts to win the Homeless World Cup. EDINBURGH, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — On Wednesday RBS CEO Ross McEwan was a guest of … Read the full press release

Brazilian SAA and Chinese Xcloud Game the first companies to benefit from the partnership between China Unicom, Tsinghua Holdings Technology and Innovation (THTI) and Telefónica Open Future_

In addition, VisualNACert and Voicemod, two companies accelerated by Telefónica, have been selected for the final of the Global Innovation Awards 2015 to be held in Beijing Madrid, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Brazilian agrotechnology firm SAA and Chinese online games developer … Read the full press release

The first offshore green Masala bond to list on London Stock Exchange’s Main Market

IFC issued bond to fund India’s Yes Bank’s investments in climate change projects Listing raises 3.15 billion rupees – £31million IFC and Yes Bank open trading on London Stock Exchange LONDON, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — London Stock Exchange today welcomes … Read the full press release