Monthly Archives: November 2018

Notification shares buy-back: DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol, 5-9 November 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the FSA Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (EU) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority “ASF”, … Read the full press release

STRABAG PFS awarded technical facility management for the “Upper Area Control Centre” cluster in Karlsruhe by the German air-traffic control body DFS

As of 1 May 2019, it will take on technical facility management for the “Upper Area Control Centre” cluster in Karlsruhe. FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — STRABAG Property and Facility Services (STRABAG PFS) has won a tender issued by … Read the full press release

SCC acquires significant stake in communication and collaboration solutions provider, avsnet

LONDON, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SCC has acquired a significant stake in communication and collaboration solutions provider, avsnet, underlining its ongoing intent to be a significant player in the visual communications and collaboration space. Sitting within the SCC group, this move … Read the full press release

Rio Tinto completes lease and sale of wharf and land in Kitimat, British Columbia to LNG Canada

LONDON, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rio Tinto has completed the lease and sale of a wharf and land in Kitimat, British Columbia, to LNG Canada for a consideration of $576 million. LNG Canada, a joint venture comprising Shell, PETRONAS, PetroChina, Mitsubishi … Read the full press release

Telenor kicks off 5G trial in Kongsberg, Norway; the first in Scandinavia

Today (8 November 2018), Telenor Group launched the very first 5G pilot in Scandinavia. The pilot will serve as a testbed for the superfast fifth generation mobile network in Norway. Kongsberg, Norway, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The pilot was launched during … Read the full press release

Californian transportation company Ecology cuts greenhouse gas emissions by up to 80% and reduces tailpipe emissions with Neste MY Renewable Diesel

ESPOO, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ecology, a transportation and logistics company in California, has switched its fleet of more than 600 trucks to run on Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ and is reporting cleaner fuel filters, fewer maintenance problems and reductions in … Read the full press release

Neste launches Neste MY Renewable Diesel to the Swedish transport market

ESPOO, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste is launching Neste MY Renewable Diesel for the Swedish transport market. It is made from 100% renewable raw materials and emits up to 90% less greenhouse gas emissions compared to conventional fossil diesel. With 2.7 … Read the full press release

Neste and Clariant partner in developing and making new sustainable material solutions accessible to a variety of industries

ESPOO, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste, the world’s leading provider of sustainable renewable diesel and an expert in delivering drop-in renewable chemical solutions, and Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, have signed an agreement for a new partnership to join … Read the full press release

Chevron Lummus Global and Neste Engineering Solutions partner on NAPCON operator training simulators for residue hydrocracking technologies

ESPOO, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Chevron Lummus Global (CLG) and Neste Engineering Solutions have signed a collaboration agreement regarding NAPCON operator training simulators for residue hydrocracking technologies. The agreement will cover all the residue hydrocracking technologies of Chevron Lummus Global, for … Read the full press release

Infineon Technologies adds silicon carbide to its portfolio with the acquisition of Siltectra

MUNICH/ DRESDEN, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) acquires Siltectra GmbH, a start-up based in Dresden. The start-up has developed an innovative technology (Cold Split) to process crystal material efficiently and with minimal loss of … Read the full press release

Borealis issued a BBB+ rating with stable outlook by S&P Global Ratings

Borealis obtains strong investment grade rating from S&P Global Ratings VIENNA, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, announces that it was issued a BBB+ rating with stable … Read the full press release

ZF receives first approval in Germany for the automated drone flying of spare parts on factory premises

Drone flies replacement parts from central warehouse to maintenance workshops at ZF’s Plant 2 in Friedrichshafen Industry 4.0 solution improves internal logistics on site Long-term goal is for drones to assist in package deliveries Friedrichshafen, Germany, 09-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ZF … Read the full press release

ZF now offers the broadest range of hybrid and all-electric drive solutions for almost every vehicle segment

ZF supplies electric drives for all vehicle types, ranging from bicycles to 40-ton trucks The product portfolio ranges from hybrid solutions to all-electric drives. Integrated E-system solutions, including electronics and peripheral systems. Friedrichshafen, Germany, 09-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ZF is constantly … Read the full press release

Infineon Technologies launches new IFX007T motor driver for industrial applications

MUNICH, 09-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) is launching the IFX007T NovalithIC™ motor driver for industrial applications. The IFX007T smart half-bridge provides an easy and efficient way to drive brushed and brushless motors, integrating a … Read the full press release

Infineon Technologies and NEXT Biometrics join forces to develop a reference design for biometric payment cards

Includes all Elements to Simplify and Expedite Biometric Smart Card Technology Joint Market News of NEXT Biometrics and Infineon Technologies MUNICH/ OSLO, 09-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY), the global leader in smart card payment solutions … Read the full press release

electronica 2018: Infineon Security Partner Network members will present their security solutions at the Infineon booth

MUNICH, 09-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Internet of Things (IoT) connects millions of devices from huge industrial machines to tiny remote sensors. Yet from one application to another, security requirements vary considerably. To develop customized solutions, Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX … Read the full press release

Safran bolsters its investments in ceramic matrix composites with the opening of Safran Ceramics research center

Safran Ceramics, a research center for ceramic matrix composites (CMC) located in the heart of Bordeaux Aeroparc, was inaugurated today in a ceremony attended by Alain Rousset, President of the Nouvelle Aquitaine region of southwest France, and Stéphane Cueille, Senior … Read the full press release

Thomas Rathnow appointed Chairman of the Management Board / CEO of Verlagsgruppe Random House

Thomas Rathnow, Publisher and Member of the Management Board, is appointed Chairman of the Management Board / CEO to succeed Dr. Frank Sambeth, CEO of Verlagsgruppe Random House, who is leaving the company. MUNICH, 09-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Markus Dohle, … Read the full press release

Safran strengthens its commitment to developing Australian Defence Industry capability with the opening of new Safran Electronics & Defense Australasia facility in Botany

Botany, Australia, 09-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Australian Minister for Defence, the Honourable Christopher Pyne, the CEO of Safran Electronics & Defense, Martin Sion, and the CEO and General delegate of Safran Pacific, Alexis de Pelleport, opened the new Safran … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä Digitalisation: We have a 360-degree approach to creating a safe and compliant operating environment for marine and energy companies

Operators in the marine and energy industries face increasing demands when it comes to security throughout their product and service lifecycles. Digitalisation is taking over the marine and energy industries, building the importance of cyber security for data protection and … Read the full press release

AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets to acquire the management of $9.4 billion of U.S. commercial real estate loan mandates from Quadrant Real Estate Advisors

AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets and Quadrant Real Estate Advisors announce they have reached an agreement whereby AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets will acquire from Quadrant Real Estate Advisors one of its U.S. lines of business including a … Read the full press release

EBRD lends €15 million to Turkish chemicals maker to increase production of a key component in energy-efficient tyres

EBRD €15 million loan will fund building of new production facility New plant will increase capacity by 40,000 tonnes by 2020 Expansion supports fast-growing demand for silica used in energy-efficient tyres LONDON, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In support of greener business … Read the full press release

Stadler selected to design, build and deliver 64 FLIRT electrical trains by Transdev for the suburban railway lines in Hanover

Transdev contracted Stadler to design, build and deliver 64 electrical trains of the FLIRT type for use on the suburban railway lines in Hanover. BERLIN, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The company Transdev GmbH won a Europe-wide public tender to operate the … Read the full press release

EE to feature football legends Robert Pirès, David Trezeguet, Cafu and Michael Essien in The EE Wembley Cup 2018

International football legends Robert Pirès, David Trezeguet, Cafu and Michael Essien join stars of YouTube’s most talked about teams for The EE Wembley Cup 2018 The legends join the new American Football-inspired Draft stage with the format also now including Fast and Furious 30 minutes matches, Man Down Time and Sin … Read the full press release

EE: nine 5G trial sites are now live across East London

EE makes nine 5G sites live covering busiest parts of East London Latest 5G trial focused on learnings around site strengthening, power limitations and planning permission LONDON, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — EE, the UK’s number one mobile network and part of … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to deliver a fully integrated scope to the largest ever LNG fuelled high-speed catamaran

HELSINKI, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The largest ever high-speed catamaran, which will operate on LNG fuel, will feature a fully integrated scope of supply from the technology group Wärtsilä. The 125 metres long vessel is being built at the Armon Gijón … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä’s Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System submitted for US Coastguard Type Approval following completion of required testing procedures

HELSINKI, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä’s Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) has successfully completed all the required testing procedures, and has now been submitted for US Coastguard (USCG) Type Approval. This follows the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Type … Read the full press release

Survey: global investors are more likely to invest in both the EU and the UK after Brexit

78% of investors expect increased investment in Europe over next five years Europe’s perceived stability and commitment to sustainability declines BRUSSELS, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s attractiveness as an investment destination is on the rise compared to 2017, as the … Read the full press release

Cobots and RPA Gain Centerstage in Automotive Robotics Space; Labor Issues Prevail as a Key Challenge

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Robotics in the automotive industry has been acclaimed as the impetus behind driving optimization and rethinking of production and process through innovative measures. Prospect of artificial intelligence is promising, with the ability to … Read the full press release

Polish State Secretary for Energy, Grzegorz Tobiszowski: Ambitious plans for the development of 8 GW of offshore wind by 2035

BRUSSELS, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Poland marked its return to wind energy today with the announcement of ambitious plans to develop 8 GW of offshore wind by 2035. It came as Poland opened a 1 GW onshore wind auction on 5 … Read the full press release