Daily Archives: 23, August 2023

Digi Communications N.V. announces the availability of the instruction regarding the payment of share dividend for the 2022 financial year

Digi Communications N.V. announces the amendment of the Company’s 2023 financial calendar

(IN BRIEF) Digi Communications N.V. has announced the availability of detailed instructions for the payment of a share dividend for the 2022 financial year. The dividend amounts to 1 leu per share and was approved during the Company’s Ordinary General … Read the full press release

Renewable Leader Vestas Secures Major Order for US Repowering

(IN BRIEF) Vestas, a global sustainable energy solutions provider, has secured a significant order to repower three undisclosed projects in the USA, reinforcing its commitment to renewable energy advancement. The order involves 72 V120-2.2 MW turbines and includes supply, delivery, … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ Refining System Powers Greenply’s Inaugural Fiber Production Success

(IN BRIEF) Greenply Industries Limited has achieved a significant milestone by successfully producing its first batch of fibers using a state-of-the-art high-performance pressurized refining system from ANDRITZ. This accomplishment took place at their MDF production facility in Vadodara, Gujarat, India. … Read the full press release

TUM.Africa Talent Program Explores Jet Lag Causes Through International Research Collaboration

(IN BRIEF) The TUM.Africa Talent Program is hosting six doctoral candidates from sub-Saharan Africa in Munich as part of its first round. One of the candidates, Emmanuel Owiredu Odame from Ghana, is collaborating with German researcher Franz Aschl on investigating … Read the full press release

Continental Unveils Software-Based Mobility Solutions and Sustainable Innovations at IAA MOBILITY 2023

(IN BRIEF) Continental, a technology company, is set to showcase its unique portfolio of software-based and sustainable mobility solutions at the IAA MOBILITY 2023 in Munich. The company’s offerings include innovative high-performance computers, solutions for digital mobility implementation, sustainable vehicle … Read the full press release

Skanska to Construct Ambitious and Climate-Friendly Care Home in Bergen, Norway, Valued at SEK 550 Million

(IN BRIEF) Skanska has entered into an agreement with the Municipality of Bergen in Norway to construct the Midtbygda care home. The contract is valued at approximately NOK 548 million (about SEK 550 million) and will be part of Skanska’s … Read the full press release

Ericsson’s Graduate Program Welcomes Fresh Cohort in Nigeria, Aiming to Drive Innovation and Digital Transformation in Africa

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson has introduced a new group of graduates in Nigeria as part of its ongoing Graduate Program in Africa. This program offers opportunities for graduates to explore roles in various fields including Engineering, Information Technology, Artificial Intelligence, and … Read the full press release

Heidelberg Materials Continues Portfolio Optimization Strategy in West Africa, Sells Cement Terminal in Gambia to B5 Plus

(IN BRIEF) Heidelberg Materials has completed the sale of its cement terminal in Banjul, Gambia, to B5 Plus as part of its ongoing portfolio optimization strategy in West Africa. The financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. This … Read the full press release

Stradivarius Set to Make Debut in Germany’s ECE Shopping Center at Milaneo Stuttgart, Expanding Inditex’s Presence

(IN BRIEF) Inditex’s fashion brand, Stradivarius, is set to debut in Germany at the ECE shopping center, Milaneo Stuttgart. The leasing contract has been signed, and the store is scheduled to open in November 2023, marking the brand’s first-ever store … Read the full press release

Iraq Joins SESAME Laboratory as First Associate Member, Enhancing Regional Scientific Collaboration in the Middle East

(IN BRIEF) SESAME (Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East) laboratory, based in Jordan, has welcomed Iraq as its first Associate Member. SESAME is an intergovernmental organization that provides third-generation X-ray beamlines for various scientific disciplines, promoting … Read the full press release

AXA Unveils Employee Share Offering ‘Shareplan 2023’ Across 40 Countries to Foster Employee Ownership and Engagement

(IN BRIEF) AXA Group has launched its annual employee share offering named “Shareplan 2023” in 40 countries, inviting more than 110,000 employees to participate. The program allows employees to subscribe to shares issued through a capital increase reserved for employees. … Read the full press release

ESET Research Reveals Turkish-Origin CosmicBeetle Group Using Spacecolon Toolset for Ransomware Deployment and Data Theft Globally

(IN BRIEF) ESET Research has conducted an analysis of the Spacecolon toolset, which is utilized to deploy Scarab ransomware variants globally. The toolset is believed to be of Turkish origin and is operated by a group named CosmicBeetle. Spacecolon’s primary … Read the full press release

E.ON Raises €1.5 Billion Through Green Bonds for Future Sustainability Projects and Prefunding 2024 Needs

(IN BRIEF) E.ON has successfully issued two green bond tranches totaling €1.5 billion to prefund parts of its 2024 funding needs. The bonds have maturities of 8 years and 12 years, with coupons of 3.75% and 4.00% respectively. The issuance … Read the full press release

Hexagon’s Operator Alertness System Debuts Underground, Championed by MMG for Enhanced Miner Safety

(IN BRIEF) Hexagon has partnered with MMG, a global base metals producer, to launch the HxGN MineProtect Operator Alertness System (OAS) in an underground mining context. This marks the first use of such technology in underground mines. Deployed in MMG’s … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies Advances Carbon Storage Strategy with Acquisition of 40% Interest in CO2 Storage Exploration License

(IN BRIEF) TotalEnergies has entered into an agreement with CapeOmega Carbon Storage AS to acquire a 40% participating interest in the CO2 storage exploration license ExL004, also known as the “Luna” project. The license covers an area of 453 sq.km … Read the full press release

Equinor’s Innovative Steam Turbine Solution to Cut Emissions at Statfjord C Platform by 25%

(IN BRIEF) Equinor and its partners are implementing an innovative solution to enhance energy efficiency and reduce emissions at the Statfjord C platform. The plan involves replacing two gas turbines with a steam turbine powered by heat recovery from gas … Read the full press release

ING Advances Share Buyback Program, Repurchasing Over 22 Million Shares for €298 Million

ING Repurchases Nearly 1.7 Million Shares, Demonstrating Progress in Buyback Initiative

(IN BRIEF) ING has made progress on its share buyback program, repurchasing 22,963,042 shares during the week of August 14 to 18, 2023. The shares were acquired at an average price of €13.01, totaling €298,758,301.04. This is part of the … Read the full press release

UK SMEs Poised to Drive Employment Growth: Expected to Hire 3.5 Million People This Quarter

(IN BRIEF) UK small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) are expected to contribute to significant employment growth this quarter, with the potential to hire up to 3.5 million people. This positive projection is based on data from the Barclays Business Barometer, … Read the full press release

Vodafone’s 5G Boosts Fan Experience and Elevates Irish Rugby Team’s Performance Ahead of World Cup

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone’s 5G technology is being harnessed to enhance the fan experience and improve the performance of the Irish Rugby team. The 5G Stadium App, developed by Immersiv and using Vodafone’s 5G network, offers augmented reality, live performance tracking, … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom Joins Forces with UEFA EURO 2024™ for a Comprehensive Partnership Across Connectivity, Sponsorship, and Media Rights

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Telekom has established a three-pillar partnership with UEFA EURO 2024™, becoming an official partner in the areas of telecommunication services, sponsorship, and media rights. The partnership involves several initiatives to enhance the fan experience and connectivity during … Read the full press release

Siemens and ÖBB Collaborate to Transform Austria’s Rail Network Through Cutting-Edge ETCS Technology

(IN BRIEF) Siemens Mobility and Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) are collaborating to digitize Austria’s rail network by implementing the European Train Control System (ETCS), a cutting-edge technology aimed at enhancing the efficiency, capacity, and safety of the rail system. This … Read the full press release

Siemens Boosts eMobility Portfolio with Acquisition of Heliox for Fast Charging Solutions

(IN BRIEF) Siemens AG has announced its intent to acquire Heliox, a Dutch company specializing in fast charging solutions for electric buses, trucks, and vehicles. This acquisition will expand Siemens’ eMobility charging portfolio, enhancing its offerings for eBus and eTruck … Read the full press release

EBRD Extends €100 Million Loan to North Macedonia’s ESM for Energy Security and Decarbonization

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is extending a €100 million emergency liquidity loan to JSC Elektrani na Severna Makedonija (ESM), the public electricity utility of North Macedonia. This loan aims to enhance ESM’s financial stability, … Read the full press release