Monthly Archives: May 2021

DNV announces collaborative research project to develop automated verification of inspection data from offshore wind farms

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, Norway, 13-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV announces the launch of a new collaborative research project in partnership with the University of Bristol and Percepetual Robotics to develop an automated data processing procedure for verification of detected wind … Read the full press release

Virgin Media teams up with TV personality Tom Read Wilson to unveil series of lockdown lifting life hacks

TV star Tom Read Wilson and Virgin Media help Brits ease into a faster-paced routine with a series of lockdown lifting life hacks To help the country bounce back into the swing of things, Virgin Media has enlisted the help … Read the full press release

Lightsource bp secures planning approval for Wellington North solar farm in ‎New South Wales, Australia ‎

The solar farm is adjacent to Lightsource bp’s 200MWdc Wellington solar farm which is ‎currently under construction. Once operational, the solar hub with a combined installed ‎capacity of 600MWdc could become the state’s largest solar project Lightsource bp’s solar hub … Read the full press release

Renault partners with Enel X to make home EV charging safe and easy

Renault is evolving its solutions for electric and plug-in hybrid customers for easy and safe charging, by launching “Renault E-Charge”, all-inclusive, integrated charging solutions in partnership with Enel X Customers will have access to the full range of Enel X … Read the full press release

Siemens España and Telefónica Tech combine expertise to offer comprehensive solutions for smart buildings

(PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 12-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens España and Telefónica Tech to present a far-reaching value proposition to create major opportunities for improving buildings that includes everything from energy efficiency and user experience to connectivity, security and data analysis … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz collaborates with Tencent Security Keen Lab to strengthen vehicle security

(PRESS RELEASE) SHENZHEN, Guangdong, CHina/ STUTTGART, 12-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz announces cooperation with Tencent Security Keen Lab to continuously improve its car IT security. Mercedes-Benz plays a leading role in the digitalization of mobility. To strengthen and ensure trustful … Read the full press release

Siemens to combine its IIoT platform Sidrive IQ with Schaeffler’s decades of experience and expertise in bearings

Automated bearing diagnostics to enable informed maintenance decisions Integration of the bearing condition’s analysis into overall motor health status Scalable through integration with IIoT platform Sidrive IQ (PRESS RELEASE) NUREMBERG, 11-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens, the global technology powerhouse, has … Read the full press release

Circular economy: Alfa Laval, EasyMining partner over the extraction of commercially valuable products from waste materials

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 11-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval (STO: ALFA), the world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, and EasyMining, an innovation company in the Swedish Ragn-Sells Group, have announced a partner agreement aimed at the … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank Wealth Management launches ESG fund strategies for high net worth clients in Germany

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 10-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank is driving positive change and responding to the growing demand from its clients, who want to pursue investments that reflect their values and to increase opportunities for returns from … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval further supports marine industry’s decarbonization efforts with the acquisition of StormGeo

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 10-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, announces that it will acquire StormGeo – a global leader in weather intelligence and advanced data science solutions. The acquisition … Read the full press release

Henkel launches inaugural consumer electronics-specific, bio-based PUR hot melt adhesive

LOCTITE® HHD 3544F Contains 60% Bio-Based Content, Provides Sustainable Alternative for Structural Bonding Applications (PRESS RELEASE) IRVINE, CA, U.S.A., 10-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel, in line with its sustainability priorities, announces the development and commercial availability of LOCTITE® HHD 3544F, the … Read the full press release

Yara launches a farm decarbonization business created for farmers to earn additional revenue from adopting climate-positive practices

The new farm decarbonization business has operations and partnerships across four continents (PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 7-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara, a leading crop nutrition solutions provider, announces the commercial launch of Agoro Carbon Alliance, a global business created for farmers to earn additional … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to supply FibreFlow drum pulper to upgrade and expand North Pacific Paper Company’s production of low-carbon, recycled packaging papers

Start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2022. (PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 7-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — International technology Group ANDRITZ announces that it has received an order from North Pacific Paper Company (NORPAC) for the supply a major expansion of … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ receives order for new high-capacity pickling and galvanizing line from long-standing customer Prosperity Tieh, Taiwan

Start-up of the line is planned for mid-2023. (PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 7-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — International technology Group ANDRITZ to supply Prosperity Tieh, Taiwan with new high-capacity pickling and galvanizing line for hot-rolled carbon steel strip and acid regeneration plant … Read the full press release

Ericsson and Samsung end patent related legal disputes through cross-license agreement

Agreement includes global patent cross license of cellular technologies, including 5G Settlement ends all ongoing patent related legal disputes between the parties In the second quarter 2021, IPR licensing revenues are expected to be SEK 2.0 b. to 2.5 b. … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV announces Investors Call for the Q1 2021 Financial Results

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 6-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that on 17 May 2021 at 14:00 UK time / 16:00 EEST (Romania local time) it will host a conference call to discuss the … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces an Amendment to the 2021 Financial Calendar

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 6-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DIGI COMMUNICATIONS NV would like to inform its investors and the market that an Amendment to the 2021 Financial Calendar, is available on the Company’s official website (Investor Relations Section/Financial Calendar): https://www.digi-communications.ro/en/investor-relations/shares/financial-calendar … Read the full press release

Aviva completes sale of its entire shareholding in AvivaSA Emeklilik ve Hayat AS

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 6-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational insurance company Aviva plc (“Aviva”) announces completion of sale of its entire 40% shareholding in the Turkish life insurance and pensions joint venture, AvivaSA Emeklilik ve Hayat AS (“AvivaSA”), to Ageas … Read the full press release

Equinor and Vårgrønn to develop floating offshore wind farm at Utsira Nord in the Norwegian North Sea

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, 6-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vårgrønn, the Norwegian renewable energy company established by HitecVision and Eni, announces signing of collaboration agreement with Equinor to jointly prepare and submit an application to the Norwegian authorities to develop floating offshore … Read the full press release

SGS’ Cyberlab in Graz earns accreditation from the German Federal Office for Information Security

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 6-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS announces that its Cyberlab in Graz, Austria is now accredited to carry out cybersecurity evaluations according to Common Criteria for the Technical Domain ‘Smart Cards and Similar Devices’ following certification from the … Read the full press release

Sandro Pierri appointed CEO of BNP Paribas Asset Management

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 5-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — French international banking group BNP Paribas announces that it has appointed Sandro Pierri as CEO of BNP Paribas Asset Management, its asset management arm, with effect from 1 July 2021. Based in Paris, … Read the full press release

SEAT S.A. Apprentice School 21-22 academic year: Registration now open for four advanced dual vocational training cycles

The registration period is open for new students, who can apply for one of the 74 places available for the 21-22 academic year until the end of the month All students who successfully complete one of the 4 advanced degree … Read the full press release

SHV Energy enters India’s renewable energy market for commercial and industrial customers with the acquisition of majority stake in SunSource

(PRESS RELEASE) UTRECHT, 5-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SHV Energy announces that it has acquired majority stake in SunSource Energy, a leading provider of distributed energy for commercial and industrial (C&I) customers in India with a presence across South-East Asia. The … Read the full press release

Fastpayhotels Hits an Industry Milestone by Connecting 500 Hotels Per Day Through DerbySoft Technology

(PRESS RELEASE) Dallas, Texas, U.S.A., 5-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DerbySoft, the leader in high-performance distribution services, and Fastpayhotels, one of the fastest-growing B2B accommodation distribution platform, hit an industry milestone by delivering connectivity speeds of 500 hotels per day through … Read the full press release

DHL extends partnership with ESL Gaming as its Official Logistics Partner

DHL has been ESL’s Official Logistics Partner since 2018 and is responsible for all transport logistics In 2021 DHL will deliver 20+ tournaments addressing a truly global audience, including additional Dota 2 tournaments and the newly added ESL CS:GO Pro … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO marks 30 years of affiliation with Volkswagen Group with special concert featuring the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

Charitable gala evening to support the families of victims of the COVID-19 pandemic Special concert performed by the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra with principal conductor Semjon Bychkov ŠKODA AUTO has been an integral part of the Volkswagen Group since 1991 (PRESS … Read the full press release

EBRD welcomes Istanbul as the 47th member of EBRD Green Cities urban sustainability programme

EBRD President Renaud-Basso and Istanbul’s Mayor sign accord Turkish metropolis to scale up urban regeneration with new metro line EBRD to help design tailor-made environmental improvement plan for Istanbul (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 3-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — EBRD announces that Istanbul, … Read the full press release

Eni and Santos strengthen partnership to identify potential new areas of collaboration in northern Australia and Timor-Leste

(PRESS RELEASE) PERTH, Australia, 3-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni, through its subsidiary Eni Australia Limited announces signing of a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Santos to jointly seek to identify potential new areas of collaboration in developments of offshore … Read the full press release

Allianz releases Sustainability Report 2020, new climate strategy and targets

High customer satisfaction, most attractive employer in the insurance industry and more female managers  Significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from business operations   Expansion of guidelines for carbon-based business models in property and casualty insurance and proprietary investments from 2023 … Read the full press release