Daily Archives: 31, March 2023

BEI e Ministero italiano collaborano per lanciare il Fondo per la Rigenerazione Urbana Sostenibile in Italia

(NOTIZIA IN BREVE) Il Ministero dell’Interno italiano e la Banca europea per gli investimenti (BEI) hanno lanciato un fondo tematico da 272 milioni di euro per rafforzare i piani urbanistici integrati delle 14 città metropolitane italiane. Il fondo sosterrà progetti … Read the full press release

EIB and Italian Ministry Collaborate to Launch Fund for Sustainable Urban Regeneration in Italy

(IN BRIEF) The Italian Interior Ministry and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have launched a €272 million thematic fund to strengthen the integrated urban plans of Italy’s 14 Metropolitan cities. The fund will support private projects aimed at enhancing sustainable … Read the full press release

EBWE stellt Tam Finans 10 Millionen € Factoring-Fazilität für KMU in Türkiye zur Verfügung

(IN KÜRZE) Die Europäische Bank für Wiederaufbau und Entwicklung (EBRD) hat Tam Finans Factoring A.S., einem Factoring-Unternehmen in Türkiye, im Rahmen ihres Handelserleichterungsprogramms (TFP) eine Factoring-Fazilität in Höhe von 10 Millionen Euro zur Verfügung gestellt. Ziel der Fazilität ist die … Read the full press release

EBRD Provides €10 Million Factoring Facility to Tam Finans for SMEs in Türkiye

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has provided Tam Finans Factoring A.S., a factoring company in Türkiye, with a €10 million factoring facility under its Trade Facilitation Programme (TFP). The facility aims to support small and … Read the full press release

Ukrainian pharma company YURiA-PHARM acquires Uzbek firm Reka-Med with EBRD financing

(IN BRIEF) YURiA-PHARM, a leading Ukrainian pharma company, has acquired Reka-Med, a pharmaceutical company in Uzbekistan, with the help of €10 million of finance repurposed from an existing loan made by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). The … Read the full press release

Moldovan businesses to receive €10m loan from EBRD and EU for greater access to finance

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a €10 million loan to ProCredit Bank Moldova to support investment financing for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Moldova. The loan will help businesses upgrade their … Read the full press release

EBRD provides €100m financing package to support SME development in Serbia through Banca Intesa Belgrade

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a €100m loan to Banca Intesa Belgrade to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Serbia. The loan will be on-lent to local businesses and improve their access … Read the full press release

Antalya Airport expansion project secures €140m bridge loan from EBRD

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has provided a €140 million capex bridge loan to Fraport TAV Antalya Yatirim for the Antalya Airport expansion project in Turkey. The loan is part of a financing package that … Read the full press release

Terna secures €900m funding from EIB for Tyrrhenian Link submarine cable project

(IN BRIEF) Terna has signed agreements with the European Investment Bank for the second and third tranches of a €1.9bn loan for the Tyrrhenian Link, a submarine electricity cable connecting the Italian peninsula with Sicily and Sardinia. The contracts for … Read the full press release

Alzette river and tributary Pétrusse in Luxembourg to be restored with €9m loan from EIB

(IN BRIEF) Luxembourg has secured a €9m ($10.5m) loan from the European Investment Bank to finance the ecological restoration of the Alzette river and its tributary, the Pétrusse. The project, which will cover a section of the Alzette in Steinsel … Read the full press release

Eni Unveils Enivibes, the First Startup from Its Corporate Venture Builder Eniverse

(IN BRIEF) Eni has launched Enivibes, the first venture under its Corporate Venture Builder program Eniverse, to commercialize its proprietary technology e-vpms (Eni Vibroacoustic Pipeline Monitoring System). The technology, designed to monitor the integrity of liquid transportation pipelines, uses an … Read the full press release

BAE Systems partners with Heart Aerospace to create battery system for electric regional aircraft

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems and Heart Aerospace are collaborating to develop a lightweight and innovative battery for Heart Aerospace’s ES-30 regional electric airplane. This will be the first of its kind to be integrated into an electric conventional takeoff and … Read the full press release

Siemens pioneers digital data chain for efficient plant component data management

(IN BRIEF) Siemens has supplied Bayer’s Crop Science Division with pressure transmitters containing standardized ID links, enabling the transfer of digital documentation in real time to the ERP system used by the customer. The transmitters feature technology that complies with … Read the full press release

Il centro tecnico di Kyoto di Arkema celebra tre decenni di innovazione e crescita in Giappone

(NOTIZIA IN BREVE) Arkema Kyoto Technical Center (KTC), un centro di ricerca e sviluppo in Giappone che fornisce supporto tecnico ai clienti nella regione Asia-Pacifico. KTC è cresciuta negli anni fino a diventare un centro di ricerca e sviluppo di … Read the full press release

Arkema’s Kyoto Technical Center Celebrates Three Decades of Innovation and Growth in Japan

(IN BRIEF) Arkema Kyoto Technical Center (KTC), a research and development center in Japan that provides technical support to customers in the Asia-Pacific region. KTC has grown over the years to become a flagship R&D center supporting various markets, including … Read the full press release

BASF’s Neopor Used in energystore’s Low-Carbon Insulation Range Launch

(IN BRIEF) UK company energystore has launched a new range of low-carbon insulation products called energystore+, providing customers with a significant opportunity to reduce the carbon footprint of their buildings. The new products, based on expandable polystyrene granules, were produced … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce annonce de nouveaux directeurs financiers et présidents de l’aérospatiale dans le cadre de la transformation

(ACTUALITÉ EN BREF) Rolls-Royce a annoncé des changements au sein de son conseil d’administration et de son équipe de direction, nommant des dirigeants possédant une vaste expérience dans la finance, la gestion de la performance et l’industrie aérospatiale. Ces changements … Read the full press release

BASF and Y&H partner to provide temperature sensing solutions to Turkish glass industry

(IN BRIEF) Y&H Foreign Trade Ltd. has been appointed as the agent for BASF’s Temperature Sensing solutions for the glass industry in Türkiye, effective March 01, 2023. BASF’s temperature sensing solutions, including precious metal thermocouples and EXACTUS optical pyrometers, are … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Announces New CFO and Aerospace Presidents in Transformation Push

(IN BRIEF) Rolls-Royce has announced changes to its Board and Executive Team, appointing leaders with extensive experience in finance, performance management, and the aerospace industry. The changes are part of a transformation program aimed at achieving sustainable earnings growth and … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom solution facilitates remote heat meter reading for Danpower and enercity contracting

(IN BRIEF) Danpower and enercity contracting, two German heat suppliers, are automating the reading and processing of meter data to optimize their heat generation and save CO2. They are using a solution from Deutsche Telekom, which involves gateways connected to … Read the full press release

La conectividad 5G de Vodafone permite el primer autobús conectado e inteligente de Europa

(NOTICIA EN BREVE) Vodafone ha conectado el primer autobús inteligente y conectado de Europa a 5G en colaboración con el Ayuntamiento de Zaragoza en España. El autobús eléctrico está equipado con un sistema de asistencia a la conducción que automatiza … Read the full press release

German FIFA esports players and content creators collaborate with Deutsche Telekom to develop fair play guide

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Telekom and the esports player foundation are developing the FIFA Fairplay Guide, a code of conduct aimed at promoting fair play and sportsmanship in the FIFA video game community. The guide is part of the “Against Hate … Read the full press release

Vodafone’s 5G Connectivity Enables Europe’s First Connected and Intelligent Bus

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone has connected Europe’s first smart and connected bus to 5G in collaboration with Zaragoza City Council in Spain. The electric bus is equipped with a driving assistance system that automates acceleration, braking, and steering, without driver intervention. … Read the full press release

SEAT recognized for initiatives around mental health and pandemic response

(IN BRIEF) SEAT S.A. has won the European Sport & Healthy Company 2022 award in the Gold category for its projects related to the health and physical activity of its employees and of Spanish society in general. Among them were … Read the full press release

Joint Venture von ArcelorMittal mit Nippon Steel sichert sich 5-Milliarden-Dollar-Darlehen für Expansion in Indien

(IN KÜRZE) ArcelorMittal hat bekannt gegeben, dass AMNS Luxembourg Holding S.A., die Muttergesellschaft ihres Joint Ventures zur Stahlerzeugung mit der Nippon Steel Corporation in Indien, einen Kreditvertrag über 5 Milliarden US-Dollar mit mehreren Banken, darunter der Japan Bank for International … Read the full press release

ArcelorMittal’s Joint Venture with Nippon Steel Secures $5 Billion Loan for India Expansion

(IN BRIEF) ArcelorMittal has announced that AMNS Luxembourg Holding S.A., the parent company of its steelmaking joint venture with Nippon Steel Corporation in India, has secured a $5 billion loan agreement with several banks including the Japan Bank for International … Read the full press release

Bosch unveils new software platform for automation of service robots

(IN BRIEF) Bosch has developed a new software platform to simplify the development of service robots for commercial and industrial activities. According to the International Federation of Robotics, 121,000 smart machines for professional use were sold worldwide in 2021, a … Read the full press release

JBIC ermöglicht Partnerschaft mit ArcelorMittal zur Unterstützung japanischer Unternehmen in der Stahlindustrie

(IN KÜRZE) ArcelorMittal und die Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) haben am 30. März 2023 eine Absichtserklärung unterzeichnet, um ihre Partnerschaft in der Stahlindustrie und den Bemühungen zur Dekarbonisierung zu stärken. Diese Vereinbarung baut auf ihrer bestehenden Beziehung auf, … Read the full press release

JBIC Facilitates Partnership with ArcelorMittal to Support Japanese Companies in Steelmaking Industry

(IN BRIEF) ArcelorMittal and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) signed an MOU on March 30, 2023, to strengthen their partnership in the steelmaking industry and decarbonization efforts. This agreement builds on their existing relationship, which includes JBIC’s financing … Read the full press release

Stefan Grosch Joins Board of Management of Robert Bosch GmbH

(IN BRIEF) The board of management of Robert Bosch GmbH has announced a personnel change effective April 1, 2023. Filiz Albrecht, director of industrial relations, has decided not to extend her contract after 2024 and will step down from the … Read the full press release

Santander Private Banking Takes Home Multiple Awards at 2022 Euromoney Awards

(IN BRIEF) Santander Private Banking has been named the Best Private Bank in Latin America by Euromoney, which also recognized the bank in several other award categories including Best Bank for Family Office Services and for Wealth Transfer/Succession Planning. The … Read the full press release

CLAAS Group names Jan-Hendrik Mohr as successor to outgoing CEO Thomas Böck

(IN BRIEF) The CLAAS Group Shareholders’ Committee has appointed Jan-Hendrik Mohr as the new CEO with effect from 1 April 2023. Mohr, who has been with the CLAAS Group since 1984 and a member of the Group Executive Board since … Read the full press release

Fortescue Future Industries Signs PPA with Statkraft for Renewable Power at Holmaneset Green Energy Project

(IN BRIEF) Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) has signed a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Statkraft for renewable power to support its proposed 300 megawatt green hydrogen and green ammonia facility at the Holmaneset Project site in Norway. FFI undertook … Read the full press release

ASSA ABLOY to Acquire Italian High-Security Residential Lock Manufacturer Mottura

(IN BRIEF) ASSA ABLOY, a leading Swedish lock and security company, has signed an agreement to acquire Mottura Serrature di sicurezza Spa, an Italian manufacturer of high-security residential armored lock cases and security cylinders. The acquisition will strengthen ASSA ABLOY’s … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel atteint une électricité 100% renouvelable dans ses entrepôts de logistique contractuelle mondiale

(ACTUALITÉ EN BREF) Kuehne+Nagel a publié son septième rapport de développement durable, détaillant les performances ESG du Groupe en 2022 et son engagement en faveur de pratiques durables. Parmi les faits saillants, l’entreprise a investi dans les biocarburants maritimes et … Read the full press release

TenneT to build 40 GW of offshore wind energy to fulfill North Sea Energy Summit’s target

(IN BRIEF) Transmission System Operator (TSO) TenneT has collaborated with Hitachi Energy, Petrofac, GE/SMOP and GE/McDermott to develop a new global market standard for 2 GW HVDC systems, a crucial component of TenneT’s innovative 2GW Program. This program consists of … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel Achieves 100% Renewable Electricity in Global Contract Logistics Warehouses

(IN BRIEF) Kuehne+Nagel has published its seventh Sustainability Report, detailing the Group’s ESG performance in 2022 and its commitment to sustainable practices. Among the highlights, the company invested in maritime biofuels and sustainable aviation fuels to reduce Scope 3 emissions, … Read the full press release

DNV Achieves Record Turnover in 2022, on Track to Hit Growth Targets

(IN BRIEF) DNV, a provider of assurance and risk management services, has achieved record turnover in 2022, posting revenues of 25,031 million Norwegian Kroner (NOK), a year-on-year growth of 16.6%. The company is well-positioned to achieve its 45% revenue growth … Read the full press release