Daily Archives: 8, August 2023

Vestas Partners with Sinia Renovables for 50 MW Wind Project in Spain

(IN BRIEF) Renewable energy company Vestas has secured a significant order for a 50 MW wind project in northwest Spain. The order was placed by Sinia Renovables, the renewable investment division of Banc Sabadell. Vestas will provide 11 V136-4.5 MW … Read the full press release

From South to North: Construction group Webuild’s 31 Italy Projects Transform Mobility Paradigm

(IN BRIEF) Construction group Webuild is making significant strides in Italy’s infrastructure development, overseeing 31 major projects in collaboration with a network of 10,500 companies. With a dedicated workforce exceeding 16,300, these initiatives span the entire country, from North to … Read the full press release

Enea Repurchases Own Shares in SEK 25 Million Buyback Program

(IN BRIEF) Enea AB (publ), a telecom and cybersecurity software specialist, has repurchased 24,477 of its own shares within the framework of an authorized share buyback program. The purpose of the program is to adjust the company’s capital structure over … Read the full press release

Accenture Enhances Capital Project Capabilities with Anser Advisory Acquisition

(IN BRIEF) Accenture, a global professional services company, has completed the acquisition of Anser Advisory, a management and advisory firm specializing in infrastructure projects in the United States. The acquisition strengthens Accenture’s capabilities in capital projects and allows them to … Read the full press release

FLSmidth to Supply Key Equipment and Services for Ma’aden’s Phosphate Mine in Saudi Arabia

(IN BRIEF) FLSmidth, a global supplier of engineering and equipment to the mining industry, has been selected to deliver key beneficiation equipment and services for Ma’aden’s phosphate 3 phase 1 mine site in Saudi Arabia. The order, worth approximately DKK … Read the full press release

TÜV Rheinland Becomes New MCS Certification Body, Advancing Sustainable Energy in the UK

(IN BRIEF) TÜV Rheinland, an independent testing and certification organization, has been accredited as a new product certification body for the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) in the UK. Initially focusing on solar panel products, the partnership aims to expand into … Read the full press release

Solidaridad and Pact Promote Mercury-Free Mining in Ghana with New Mineral Processing Equipment

(IN BRIEF) Solidaridad and Pact have collaborated on the “Promoting Mercury-free Mining in Ghana” project to support artisanal and small-scale gold miners in Ghana. The project aims to reduce mercury usage, which is harmful to miners and the environment. As … Read the full press release

Deutsche Börse’s DB1 Ventures Leads Funding Round for Block Trading Platform OptimX Markets

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Börse’s Corporate Venture Capital arm, DB1 Ventures, has led a Seed funding round in OptimX Markets, a block trading platform based in New York. OptimX provides a venue-neutral solution for sharing and processing institutional block orders in … Read the full press release

Infineon Launches Advanced MOTIX™ MCU Power ICs with CAN FD Interface for Automotive Motor Control Applications

(IN BRIEF) Infineon Technologies AG introduces the TLE988x and TLE989x families of MOTIX™ MCU embedded power ICs for automotive motor control applications. These ICs integrate a gate driver, microcontroller, communication interface, and power supply on a single chip, resulting in … Read the full press release

Palestinian Medical Students Experience Clinical and Surgical Training at University of Dundee’s School of Medicine’s Summer School

(IN BRIEF) Sixteen third-year medical students from the Arab American University in Palestine participated in a two-week Summer School at the University of Dundee’s School of Medicine’s Summer School. Led by Dr. David Russell and organized by Miss Victoria Kirkwood, … Read the full press release

Amey Implements Innovative Shower Pod Solution to Improve Living Conditions in UK Prisons

(IN BRIEF) Amey, a provider of strategic facilities and project management services, has collaborated with the Ministry of Justice to introduce a ground-breaking welfare solution in UK prisons. They developed a cost-effective shower pod prototype for young offenders in two … Read the full press release

American Rheinmetall Vehicles and Team Lynx Win $700 Million Contract for Advanced Infantry Combat Vehicle Development

(IN BRIEF) The U.S. Army has awarded a contract to American Rheinmetall Vehicles and Team Lynx for Phase 3 and 4 of the XM30 Mechanized Infantry Combat Vehicle program. The contract is worth over $700 million and involves the development … Read the full press release

Aviva Leads Sustainability Efforts by Underwriting Engineered Timber in Commercial Buildings

(IN BRIEF) Aviva, one of the largest insurers in the UK, is expanding its underwriting appetite to include engineered timber in commercial developments as part of its sustainability commitments. The company aims to support the construction and real estate sectors … Read the full press release

BioNTech Q2 2023 update: Advances Oncology Pipeline and Prepares for Omicron-Adapted COVID-19 Vaccine Launch

(IN BRIEF) BioNTech reported its second-quarter 2023 financial results and corporate update, highlighting significant pipeline advancements in oncology with the initiation of BNT316/ONC-392 Phase 3 pivotal trial and positive data updates across multiple technology platforms. The company also prepares for … Read the full press release

Iberdrola’s Neoenergia and MUFG Sign Pioneering Green Loan for Distribution Network Upgrade in Brazil

(IN BRIEF) Iberdrola’s Brazilian subsidiary, Neoenergia, has signed a bilateral green loan with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) for 150 million Brazilian real (approximately €28 million). The financing agreement aims to upgrade the distribution network in Neoenergia Brasilia’s concession area, … Read the full press release

Lithuania’s First Offshore Wind Auction Sees Ignitis Group and OceanWinds as Winners, Plans for Improved CfD Model in Future Tender

(IN BRIEF) Lithuania has successfully conducted its first offshore wind auction, with a consortium of Ignitis Group and OceanWinds emerging as the winner. They paid €20 million for the right to develop the 700 MW offshore wind project, expected to … Read the full press release

Banijay’s MasterChef to Debut in French-Canadian Market, Cookery Competition Set to Inspire Culinary Enthusiasts in Quebec

(IN BRIEF) Banijay, a prominent media and entertainment company, announces that its popular cooking show, MasterChef, will be adapted for French-Canada. Produced by Pixcom in collaboration with Quebecor Content, the show will feature cooking enthusiasts competing against each other to … Read the full press release

SGS Launches Cutting-Edge Crop Science Experimental Station in Benacazón, Spain, Boosting Agricultural Research and Innovation

(IN BRIEF) SGS has established a new experimental field station for Crop Science in Benacazón, Spain. The facility, which includes walk-in plant growth chambers, greenhouses, and specialized laboratories, aims to support crop scientists in their research and enable integrated pest … Read the full press release

SGS Continues to Shine on FTSE4Good Index for Sixth Year, Demonstrates Unwavering Commitment to Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection, and certification company, has been acknowledged for its commitment to sustainable practices for the sixth consecutive year by being included in the FTSE4Good Index Series. The recognition is based on FTSE4Good criteria, … Read the full press release

EQT AB Repurchases 364,176 Ordinary Shares Between 31 Jul and 4 Aug 2023 as Part of its Share Buyback Scheme

(IN BRIEF) EQT AB has repurchased 364,176 of its own ordinary shares as part of its repurchase program announced on 14 July 2023. The program aims to buy back a maximum of 1,800,000 own ordinary shares for SEK 500,000,000 and … Read the full press release

Leading Infection Prevention Company, Schülke to Join ATHOS Consortium Following EQT Private Equity’s Strategic Ownership

(IN BRIEF) EQT Private Equity has agreed to sell Schülke, a provider of infection prevention solutions for the healthcare industry, to the ATHOS Consortium. Under EQT’s ownership, Schülke focused on the healthcare market, expanded into new geographies, and became a … Read the full press release

Motion Camouflage: Trumpetfish’s Unique Hunting Strategy Revealed by Bristol Scientists

(IN BRIEF) University of Bristol researchers have discovered a unique hunting behavior in trumpetfish. They found that these fish use “motion camouflage” by swimming closely behind non-threatening fish, like parrotfish, to approach their prey undetected. This is the first evidence … Read the full press release