Daily Archives: 20, April 2017

Leading Expert on Educational Equality Begins New Role at the University of Exeter

EXETER, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A leading expert on social mobility and educational inequality has been appointed to work to support young people from disadvantaged backgrounds who want to study at the University of Exeter. Lee Elliot Major’s work as an … Read the full press release

Start-up of Trinidad Onshore Compression Project Announced by BP Trinidad and Tobago

LONDON, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BP Trinidad and Tobago LLC (bpTT) today announced the start-up of the Trinidad onshore compression (TROC) project – one of seven major upstream projects BP expects to bring online in 2017. Full start-up will take … Read the full press release

ING in the Netherlands Appoints New CEO

AMSTERDAM, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Vincent van den Boogert has been appointed as CEO of ING in the Netherlands. He will start his new role on 1 June 2017 succeeding Nick Jue* who has been appointed CEO of ING in … Read the full press release

European Households Experience More Stress With Use of Technology

But two thirds of the population also see improvements in terms of convenience and energy savings ESSEN, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — For one third of the population in eight European countries, technology in the home makes life more stressful and … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Appoints New Chief Technology Officer

LONDON, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce announces today that Paul Stein has been appointed as Chief Technology Officer, reporting to Chief Executive Warren East. In his new role, Paul will be accountable for Rolls-Royce’s technology investment and for ensuring its close … Read the full press release

Zurich Is one of Top Three Global Travel Insurance Provider With Acquisition of Cover-More

ZURICH, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) today has successfully acquired Cover-More Group Limited (Cover-More), a leading travel insurance and assistance solutions provider based in Sydney with a strong market position in Australia, India and the U.S. This transaction … Read the full press release

New MasterTop Flooring Series Launched on the European Market

Impact noise reduction up to 20 dB Combining design, silence and sustainable properties MANNHEIM, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With the new MasterTop 1327 series BASF has launched two fully liquid-applied, sound deadening flooring system specifications which combine high walking comfort with … Read the full press release

Ninety New Gates Cambridge Scholars Announced

CAMBRIDGE, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Minaam Abbas has not yet started his PhD, but he is already co-founder of two businesses with the potential to transform how cancer is treated and how small enterprises are supported. Minaam, who will start his … Read the full press release

SAP Announces New Expanded Responsibilities for Key Executives

WALLDORF, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced newly expanded responsibilities of key executives. Robert Enslin and Bernd Leukert will shift and expand their portfolios as members of the Executive Board of SAP SE. The Supervisory Board of SAP … Read the full press release

Al Khozama Management Company in Saudi Arabia Awards $300 Million Contract to Salini Impregilo

MILAN, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Salini Impregilo has won a $300-million contract from Al Khozama Management Company, the leading developer and manager of luxury, hospitality, retail and commercial properties in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The contract – known as the … Read the full press release

Pioneering Digital Learning Initiative Brings GP Surgery to the Classroom

ABERDEEN, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A pioneering digital learning initiative that aims to encourage new medical students to consider a career in general practice has brought the GP surgery into the classroom. A shortage of GPs is predicted in Scotland within … Read the full press release

MAYKOR Entrusted With comprehensive Maintenance of LUKOIL-Permnefteprodukt Project

MOSCOW, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Avtotank-Service (a subsidiary of MAYKOR that specializes in servicing gas stations) won a tender for high-level maintenance work as part of a LUKOIL-Permnefteprodukt project. The contract involves implementing the full range of maintenance and service work … Read the full press release

CFM LEAP-1B Boeing 737 Max 9 Successfully Completes More than 2-Hour First Flight

Engines performed very well SEATTLE, Washington, U.S.A., 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Boeing [NYSE: BA] 737 MAX 9, powered by advanced LEAP-1B engines, today successfully completed a two-hour, 42- minute first flight, taking off from Renton Field in Renton, Washington, at 10:53 … Read the full press release

Infront Signs Long-term Agreement with Italian Golf Federation for Events Management, Marketing and Digital Rights

The 11-year contract includes event management, marketing and digital rights; and secures the Ryder Cup 2022 to be hosted in Rome ROME, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront Sports & Media, a Wanda Sports company, has signed a long-term agreement with … Read the full press release

Stagecoach Orders New Vehicles Worth ₤70 Million

More than 340 new buses and coaches ordered More than £1billion orders for around 7,000 new vehicles placed over past 11 years Latest intake of vehicles all meet latest Euro 6 emissions standards and have USB charging points Innovative emissions-reducing … Read the full press release

TPC Group Awards Wood Group with New Automation Contract

ABERDEEN, Scotland, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Wood Group has been awarded a new three year contract valued at $8 million to deliver process automation engineering services to TPC Group, a leading producer of value-added products derived from C4 hydrocarbons. Effective immediately, … Read the full press release

University of Warwick to Honor Notable persons in science and technology

COVENTRY, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A space plane designer, someone who manipulated individual atoms to form what became an iconic image, and a leading policy maker on global climate change are among those to receive honorary degrees from the University of … Read the full press release

University of Warwick Partners With Also Festival To Bring Festival for the Mind in Warwickshire

COVENTRY, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Warwick has partnered with Also Festival to help bring to life the biggest and boldest ideas from art, science, psychology and philosophy with immersive talks and experiences lake-side, in a leafy Warwickshire setting. … Read the full press release

New Study Shows Links Between Zinc Levels and Cardiac Health

MUNICH, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In addition to essential metabolic functions, the level of zinc in the body also affects the heart muscle. When oxidative stress occurs, it may be due to a shortage of zinc, which can be determined by … Read the full press release

Physicists Observe Quantum Effects That Limits Photons Emitted

Physicists in Garching observe novel quantum effect that limits the number of emitted photons. MUNICH, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The probability to find a certain number of photons inside a laser pulse usually corresponds to a classical distribution of independent events, … Read the full press release