Daily Archives: 6, April 2023

Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation s’associe à DNV pour atteindre ses objectifs de développement durable

(ACTUALITÉ EN BREF) DNV, un expert indépendant en énergie et fournisseur d’assurance, a signé un protocole d’accord (MoU) avec l’Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) pour soutenir leurs efforts dans la définition d’objectifs fondés sur la science pour leurs objectifs nets … Read the full press release

Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation partners with DNV to achieve sustainability goals

(IN BRIEF) DNV, an independent energy expert and assurance provider, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) to support their efforts in setting science-based targets for their net zero goals. EGPC is aiming … Read the full press release

PSI-developed detector to explore complex radiation conditions of Jupiter’s icy moons

(IN BRIEF) The European Space Agency’s JUICE mission to explore Jupiter and its three largest moons is set to launch, carrying the high-tech detector RADEM developed by the Paul Scherrer Institute. The detector will provide information about the complex radiation … Read the full press release

Iberdrola Plans to Build Photovoltaic Panel Manufacturing Plant in Spain with European Funding

(IN BRIEF) Iberdrola has submitted a proposal for a photovoltaic panel manufacturing plant to the European Commission’s Innovation Fund. The plant will have a production capacity of 1.6 GW per year, equivalent to 3 million panels, and could cover a … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut Group announces new CEO, Peter Feld

(IN BRIEF) Barry Callebaut Group, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, has appointed Peter Feld as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Feld succeeds Peter Boone, who is stepping down for personal reasons. Feld has … Read the full press release

Allianz Trade partners with Singapore-based Bueno.money for B2B e-commerce venture

(IN BRIEF) Allianz Trade has entered into the B2B e-commerce space with Bueno.money, a Singapore-based Buy-Now-Pay-Later (BNPL) player, through its credit solution E-commerce Credit Insurance. This allows Bueno.money to offer a deferred payment solution to e-merchants in real-time with credit … Read the full press release

Joint Venture von ENGIE und EDP Renewables investiert 2,5 Milliarden Euro in französisches Offshore-Windprojekt

(IN KÜRZE) Ocean Winds, ein Joint Venture zwischen ENGIE und EDP Renewables, hat eine Investition von 2,5 Milliarden Euro in das Offshore-Windprojekt Îles d’Yeu und Noirmoutier vor der Küste Frankreichs angekündigt. Mit einer Leistung von rund 500 MW wird der … Read the full press release

ENGIE and EDP Renewables joint venture invests €2.5bn in French offshore wind project

(IN BRIEF) Ocean Winds, a joint venture between ENGIE and EDP Renewables, has announced a €2.5 billion investment in the Îles d’Yeu and Noirmoutier offshore wind project off the coast of France. With a capacity of around 500 MW, the … Read the full press release

Holcim takes a step toward circular construction with acquisition of Sivyer Logistics

(IN BRIEF) Holcim, a leading global construction materials and solutions company, has acquired Sivyer Logistics, a producer of recycled construction and demolition waste (CDW) in London. Sivyer Logistics utilizes advanced recycling and recovery technologies to recover over 500,000 tons of … Read the full press release

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft to showcase AI-based healthcare solutions at DMEA 2023

(IN BRIEF) The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, a German research organization, is showcasing digital solutions for the healthcare industry at the DMEA 2023 event in Berlin. The organization is working with partners to develop digital solutions for prevention, diagnosis, therapy and rehabilitation of … Read the full press release

El BERD contribuye al sector de las energías renovables de Uzbekistán con una inversión de 205 millones de dólares en una planta solar

(NOTICIA EN BREVE) El BERD está invirtiendo $ 205 millones en la construcción de tres plantas de energía solar completamente nuevas en Uzbekistán. El paquete financiero se proporcionará a Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar), con el cofinanciamiento esperado del … Read the full press release

EBRD contributes to Uzbekistan’s renewable energy sector with $205m solar plant investment

(IN BRIEF) The EBRD is investing $205 million in the construction of three greenfield solar power plants in Uzbekistan. The financial package will be provided to Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar), with expected co-financing from the Asian Development Bank, … Read the full press release

Equistone-backed Talon bolsters OOH offering with Evolve and Novus Canada purchases

(IN BRIEF) Talon, a global independent Out-of-Home (OOH) media agency backed by Equistone Partners Europe, has completed two bolt-on acquisitions worth £100m to expand its international footprint. The acquisitions of Evolve, an independent specialist international OOH business, and Novus Canada, … Read the full press release

Thales Leads Creation of National Cyber Intelligence Database in France to Boost Cyber Resilience

(IN BRIEF) Thales, along with 10 other companies and organisations, is leading the creation of a single national cyber intelligence database in France, called SCRED, to provide a shared picture of the threat landscape and increase cyber resilience. SCRED will … Read the full press release

Gasum Launches New Strategy to Focus on Renewable Gas and Electricity

(IN BRIEF) Gasum, a Nordic energy company, aims to shift its business and operations towards renewable gas and electricity, setting new sustainability goals as part of its strategy. The company’s ambition is to bring seven terawatt hours (TWh) of renewable … Read the full press release

Gasum Ltd. Holds Annual General Meeting, Appoints New Board Members

(IN BRIEF) Gasum Ltd held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on March 31, 2023 in Helsinki, during which the current members of the Board of Directors, Stein Dale, Elina Engman, Erkka Repo and Ari Vanhanen, were re-elected. Jari-Pekka Punkari and … Read the full press release

Continental Specialty Tyres nomina Teck Seng Chew nuovo product manager per le operazioni portuali

(NOTIZIA IN BREVE) Continental ha nominato Teck Seng Chew come nuovo product manager per l’attività portuale di Continental Specialty Tyres. Chew sarà responsabile dello sviluppo del piano strategico del business delle operazioni portuali e riporterà a Federico Jimenez, responsabile del … Read the full press release

Continental Specialty Tires names Teck Seng Chew as new product manager for port operation business

(IN BRIEF) Continental has appointed Teck Seng Chew as the new product manager for the port operation business in Continental Specialty Tires. Chew will be responsible for developing the strategic plan of the port operation business and will report to … Read the full press release

Swiss Museum of Transport y Empa colaboran en “Experience Energy!” exhibición

(NOTICIA EN BREVE) El Museo Suizo del Transporte ha inaugurado una nueva exposición, “¡Experimenta la energía!” en su “Casa de la Energía” especialmente diseñada en Lucerna. La exposición tiene como objetivo promover el diálogo intergeneracional sobre la Estrategia Energética 2050 … Read the full press release

Swiss Museum of Transport and Empa collaborate on “Experience Energy!” exhibition

(IN BRIEF) The Swiss Museum of Transport has opened a new exhibition, “Experience Energy!” at its purpose-built “House of Energy” in Lucerne. The exhibition aims to promote cross-generational dialogue on the Energy Strategy 2050 and has been created in collaboration … Read the full press release

Nordic Investment Bank et Elekta AB poursuivent leur coopération avec un prêt R&D de 50 millions d’euros pour des innovations dans le traitement du cancer

(ACTUALITÉ EN BREF) Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) et Elekta AB, un fabricant suédois d’équipements médicaux, ont conclu un accord de prêt de 50 millions d’euros sur 7 ans pour financer des investissements de R&D dans des solutions et des traitements … Read the full press release

Nordic Investment Bank and Elekta AB continue cooperation with €50 million R&D loan for cancer treatment innovations

(IN BRIEF) Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and Elekta AB, a Swedish medical equipment manufacturer, have agreed to a 7-year loan deal worth €50 million to finance R&D investments in oncology solutions and treatment. The loan will support Elekta’s research and … Read the full press release

Experian North America Recognized for Inclusivity, Equity, and Innovation in Fortune’s Best Companies to Work For List

(IN BRIEF) Experian North America has been named by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2023, marking the fourth consecutive year of the company’s inclusion on the list. The recognition reflects Experian’s inclusive and … Read the full press release

Skanska’s Q1 2023 US Order Bookings to Include $171 Million Contract for Atlanta Data Center

(IN BRIEF) Skanska, a Swedish construction company, has secured a contract worth $171 million to build a data center in Atlanta, Georgia for an existing client. The project involves constructing a new single-story data center spanning over 23,000 square meters … Read the full press release

Zumtobel Group continues sustainability momentum with EcoVadis Gold Medal

(IN BRIEF) The Zumtobel Group has maintained its EcoVadis Gold Medal rating, placing it among the top one percent in the industry for sustainability. The lighting company improved its overall score from 71 to 75 points, with a significant improvement … Read the full press release

Atos’ Eviden business line leading the way with post-quantum cryptography revolution

(IN BRIEF) Eviden, an Atos business, has announced that its digital identity management products will be made “post-quantum ready” by the end of the year. The move comes in preparation for the power of quantum computers to break classical cryptography … Read the full press release

Paraguay to expand hydro complex with AFRY-led consortium’s rehabilitation of Acaray plant

(IN BRIEF) AFRY, in consortium with Latinoconsult S.A., has been awarded the planning and supervision of the rehabilitation and modernisation of the 200 MW Acaray hydropower plant by Paraguay’s state-owned power utility, ANDE. The project is part of ANDE’s 2021-2040 … Read the full press release

GfK and Minderest provide comprehensive overview of current prices in the market

(IN BRIEF) GfK and Minderest have collaborated to provide better, data-driven pricing in e-commerce. The partnership enables decision-makers in both retail and manufacturing to have a comprehensive overview of current market prices and recommendations for actionable price adjustments through GfK’s … Read the full press release

Volocopter opens production facilities for EASA-certified electric air taxis in Germany

(IN BRIEF) Volocopter has opened production facilities in Bruchsal, Germany, and marked the occasion with the opening of a new hangar that will host the company’s final assembly line. The hangar also includes an airfield for development flight tests and … Read the full press release

Eviden partners with CryptoNext Security to develop next-generation cryptography

(IN BRIEF) Eviden, an Atos business, has announced that its Trustway Proteccio HSM will soon support post-quantum algorithms in collaboration with CryptoNext Security. The development enables customers to prepare for a migration towards hybrid encryption solutions, which is a major … Read the full press release

MAN tests eTruck’s driving functions, range, and charging behavior under extreme winter conditions

(IN BRIEF) MAN has successfully tested its new e-truck during winter tests in northern Sweden from December to March. The eTruck, which is suitable for daily ranges of between 600 and 800 kilometres, was tested under extreme winter conditions to … Read the full press release

Capgemini selected to lead €8m Next Generation IoT project for the European Commission

(IN BRIEF) Capgemini has been chosen to lead the IoT-NGIN project, which is part of the European Commission’s NGI initiative, aimed at modernizing the Internet for the future. The project, with a budget of €8 million and lasting until September … Read the full press release