Monthly Archives: December 2021

Seminário Bíblico sobre “O Cumprimento da Palavra de Jesus no Mundo de Hoje”

Em meio ao declínio da população religiosa global, uma explicação clara da Bíblia atraiu mais de 140.000 crentes à igreja e à atenção de milhões. (PRESS RELEASE) LISBON, 31-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Shincheonji Igreja de Jesus, o Templo do Tabernáculo … Read the full press release

Skanska sold the third office building of the Generation Park complex in Warsaw, Poland, its first office skyscraper in CEE

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 30-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced the sale of the third office building of the Generation Park complex in Warsaw, Poland. The value of the deal … Read the full press release

Hydro brings down the capacity of the primary aluminium production at the Slovalco plant in Slovakia due to high electricity prices

The Board of Directors at Hydro’s majority-owned Slovalco primary aluminium plant in Slovakia has decided a further curtailment of primary aluminium production at the plant. (PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 30-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable … Read the full press release

HSBC’s deal for HSBC life China gets regulatory clearance

Pursuing full ownership underscores HSBC’s commitment to expanding business in China (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 30-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — HSBC Holdings plc, one of the world’s largest banking and financial services providers, has announced that its deal for the acquisition of … Read the full press release

Snam Group to build hydrogen-ready fuel cell system at the Torino Airport

Another Torino Green Airport project gets under way (PRESS RELEASE) SAN DONATO MILANESE / CASELLE TORINESE, 29-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Snam Group (BIT: SRG), one of the world’s leading energy infrastructure companies, has announced that its subsidiary Renovit,  specialized in … Read the full press release

SEB unveils new carbon footprint calculator aimed at the Baltic market

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 29-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (STO: SEB-A) (SEB), a Swedish financial group leader on the Nordic market, has unveiled a new mobile app, available for everyone in all three Baltic countries, that will help … Read the full press release

BAE Systems plans to hire 900 apprentices and 750 graduates and undergraduates in 2022 across UK

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 29-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, has announced a massive plan of hiring 900 apprentices and 750 graduates and undergraduates in 2022 across UK in what represents … Read the full press release

New study looks into the link between the genetic variant APOE4 allele and the severity of COVID-19 in Finland

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 27-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Helsinki, the oldest and largest institution of academic education in Finland, and University Hospital Helsinki, Finland’s largest provider of healthcare services, have announced a new study that investigates the connection between … Read the full press release

EBRD to loan EUR 20 million to Bulgarian copper producer Sofia Med AD

EBRD €20 million loan to Sofia Med Funds to boost the capacity expansion investment Sofia Med to develop and implement a low-carbon strategy (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 27-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a multilateral … Read the full press release

Vattenfall sells 32 turbines in the largest Dutch onshore wind farm to a.s.r., a major Dutch insurance group

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 27-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a Swedish Gov-owned multinational power company, has announced the sale of 32 turbines in the largest Dutch onshore wind farm Prinses Ariane in Wieringermeer to a.s.r., a Utrecht based insurance group. The … Read the full press release

Norsk Hydro to upgrade the electrolysis cells at its aluminum plant in Årdal, Norway

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 23-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company committed to a sustainable future, has announced it will invest NOK 60 million (EUR 6 million) for the upgrade of the electrolysis cells … Read the full press release

EBRD to provide EUR 75 million guarantee to Raiffeisen Bank in Ukraine aimed at supporting micro, small and medium-sized enterprises

EBRD to provide €75 million guarantee to Raiffeisen Bank in Ukraine Innovative mechanism unlocks funding for MSMEs Thirty per cent of the project to finance green technologies (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 23-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development … Read the full press release

Holcim positions itself as a full roofing provider with the purchase of US residential roofing market leader Malarkey Roofing Products

Malarkey is a proven growth engine in the highly profitable and growing US residential roofing market Highly regarded brand with leadership in innovation and sustainability in Holcim’s biggest market Complementary acquisition in roofing systems to achieve USD 4 billion Net … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ deployed advanced process controls for the improvement of the pulp mill performance at Mondi Frantschach in Austria

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 22-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ANDRITZ GROUP, Austria-based international technology group active in the supplies of plants, equipment, systems and services across multiple industries, has announced it achieved an improved performance of the pulp mill at Mondi Frantschach … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to upgrade the evaporation plant of Mondi Group’s Frantschach mill in Austria

Start-up is scheduled for October 2023. (PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 22-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ANDRITZ GROUP, Austria-based international technology group active in the supplies of plants, equipment, systems and services across multiple industries, has announced it has been tasked for the … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ’s L2A and L2B pulp drying line at Bracell’s project in Brazil boast new production world records

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, Dec-22-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ANDRITZ GROUP, Austria-based international technology group active in the supplies of plants, equipment, systems and services across multiple industries, has announced new production world records for its L2A and L2B pulp drying lines … Read the full press release

Neste ahead of schedule on its commitment to use 100% renewable electricity

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 22-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste (HEL: NESTE), the world’s leading provider of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel and the 4th most sustainable company in the world, has announced the signing of its first renewable hydropower purchase … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank announces pioneering transaction in Philippines that reflects the shift of consumer lending in Asia to responsible and sustainable lending

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 22-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank (ETR: DBK), Germany’s leading multinational investment bank and financial services company, has announced the closing of an innovative ESG-linked loan in the Philippines with consumer finance provider Home Credit Philippines (HC … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Power Systems works on the development of mtu methanol engines to be used in commercial ships and yachts

Rolls-Royce Power Systems to set standards in high-speed marine methanol engines  New engines based on proven mtu technologies  Methanol and synthetic diesel as key fuels of the future for climate-friendly engine operation  Fuel cell another option on the way to … Read the full press release

Vattenfall to deliver fossil-free energy from its Nordic hydropower plants to Neste in Finland

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 22-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a Swedish Gov-owned multinational power company, has announced it has signed a hydropower agreement for an annual volume of 800 GWh of electricity purchased with Guarantees of Origin (GOs) with Neste, the … Read the full press release

T-Systems MMS joins the public blockchain network Polkadot as a validator

T-Systems MMS participates with its infrastructure in securing and maintaining the Polkadot network Deutsche Telekom subsidiary acquires DOT tokens T-Systems MMS promotes secure communication between blockchains (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 21-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom (ETR: DTE), one of the world’s leading … Read the full press release

Skateboarding exhibition at CASA SEAT in Barcelona starting from 13 January, 2022

The showcase “Fusta i Rodes: skate exhibition” will be inaugurated on 13 January featuring a collection of unique pieces and will be complemented with activities of different disciplines related to skateboard culture Chris Thomas of Assembly Ventures, the first international … Read the full press release

The largest battery-based energy storage facility in France launches with power capacity of 61 MW and a total storage capacity of 61 MWh

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 21-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced the launch of what’s considered France’s largest battery-based energy storage facility in response to the grid stabilization needs. Located in Dunkirk, … Read the full press release

ING to discontinue its presence on the retail banking market in France

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 21-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ING (AMS: INGA), a global financial institution of Dutch origin, has announced its exit from the French retail banking market. The current decision follows the Group’s strategic review that was announced in June … Read the full press release

‘I Love fruit & veg from Europe’: Weihnachten in der Schweiz ist gesund und voller Aromen

Das Projekt fördert schmackhafte, kreative und nahrhafte Gerichte sowohl unter dem Weihnachtsbaum als auch auf dem Tisch. (PRESS RELEASE) ZÜRICH, 20-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Während der Festtage gut zu essen, ohne sich dabei zusätzliche Pfunde zuzulegen, ist nicht unmöglich. Die … Read the full press release

SUEZ closes the sale of two landfills and five transfer stations in Sydney to Cleanaway Waste Management Limited

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 20-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SUEZ Group, a French multinational company with over 160 years of expertise in water and waste management, has announced the completion of the divestment of two landfills and five transfer stations, collectively post … Read the full press release

Low-carbon aluminium: Deeside recycling plant in the UK expands recycling capacity with Hydro investment

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 20-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company committed to a sustainable future, has announced it will financially support the expansion of its Deeside recycling plant in the UK with an … Read the full press release

Continental to showcase solutions that transform and reinvent the definition of mobility at CES 2022 in Las Vegas

Continental will be showcasing innovative products and services from server-based vehicle architecture and automated driving capabilities to its sustainable tire concept For the first time at CES, Continental will present its award-winning Switchable Privacy Display aimed to help reduce driver … Read the full press release

DNV to provide Common Grid Model Exchange Standard (CGMES) V3.0 conformity testing services for ENTSO-E, the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity

Conformance testing assures compliance with Common Information Model (CIM) standard, enabling smooth data exchange between smart grid operating and planning systems from different vendors (PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 20-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies to deliver decarbonized electricity to Prony Resources via 25-year renewable PPA

(PRESS RELEASE) NOUMEA, New Caledonia, 20-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced a partnership with Prony Resources New Caledonia, major supplier of nickel and cobalt used in the batteries of the … Read the full press release