Daily Archives: 24, August 2023

ČEPS and RWE Finalize Sale of RWE Gas Storage CZ

(IN BRIEF) State-owned electric power transmission operator ČEPS has finalized the sale of its subsidiary, RWE Gas Storage CZ, to RWE, a German energy company. The Czech Republic’s government approved the purchase, and the contract was signed recently. RWE Gas … Read the full press release

RWE Initiates Green Electricity Advancement with Hambach Lignite Opencast Solar Project

(IN BRIEF) RWE is making substantial progress in green electricity production with a new venture at the Hambach lignite opencast mine. They’re constructing a photovoltaic plant integrated with a battery storage system. About 22,000 solar modules will be installed, capable … Read the full press release

Kalmar, a division of Cargotec, Announces Acquisition of Electric Terminal Tractor Product Line from Lonestar Specialty Vehicles

(IN BRIEF) Kalmar, a division of Cargotec, has announced its acquisition of the electric terminal tractor product line from Lonestar Specialty Vehicles (LSV) in the US. As part of the deal, LSV will transfer immaterial assets to Kalmar and become … Read the full press release

University of Glasgow Leads New Quantum Technologies Research Alliance with Scottish Funding

(IN BRIEF) The University of Glasgow has been selected to lead a novel research alliance in quantum technologies, backed by the Scottish Funding Council’s (SFC) Alliance for Research Challenges (ARCs) program. This initiative, supported by up to £600,000 in funding … Read the full press release

Moorim P&P Selects ANDRITZ for State-of-the-Art Recovery Boiler and Digitalization

(IN BRIEF) ANDRITZ, an international technology group, has been chosen to supply a cutting-edge HERB recovery boiler and advanced digitalization solutions for Moorim P&P’s pulp and paper mill in Ulsan, South Korea. The partnership aims to enhance the mill’s economic … Read the full press release

University of Dundee Representatives Embrace Educational and Cultural Exchange at SWUFE in China

(IN BRIEF) Representatives from the University of Dundee attended Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) in China, engaging in a two-week program involving lectures on business, finance, economics, and broader topics like international trade, cultural differences, and COVID recovery. … Read the full press release

Visa Moilanen Takes the Helm as Head of Pulp & Paper in AFRY’s Process Industries Division

(IN BRIEF) Visa Moilanen has been appointed as the Head of Pulp & Paper in the Process Industries Division at AFRY. Having a significant background in the global Pulp & Paper sector, including previous roles at AFRY, Visa brings substantial … Read the full press release

AFRY Selected by EETC for Vital Grid System Study to Support Egypt’s Renewable Energy Expansion

(IN BRIEF) The Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) has chosen AFRY to conduct a crucial system study to facilitate the rapid expansion of Egypt’s national transmission grid. The study’s focus is on addressing challenges arising from the increased integration of … Read the full press release

ABN AMRO Advocates Digital Financial Education for Children to Foster Financial Independence

(IN BRIEF) ABN AMRO emphasizes the importance of incorporating digital financial education for children in response to the increasing shift towards digital payments. While cash usage among children is decreasing, their use of bank cards and digital banking apps is … Read the full press release

Alexander Zwart Appointed Chief Innovation and Technology Officer at Rabobank, Succeeding Bart Leurs

(IN BRIEF) Alexander Zwart will assume the role of Chief Innovation and Technology Officer (CITO) at Rabobank, joining the Managing Board as of 1 December. In this position, he will oversee Technology, Data and Analytics, Digital Transformation, and Innovation for … Read the full press release

MAN Truck & Bus Presents Innovative Camper Solutions on TGE Base Vehicle at Caravan Salon

(IN BRIEF) MAN Truck & Bus will showcase its camper innovations based on the TGE base vehicle at the Caravan Salon in Düsseldorf. The MAN TGE serves as a base for motorhomes and offers features like the new Camper high … Read the full press release

FL Technics Receives UK CAA Certification for CFM56 Engine Maintenance Services, Expands Engine Solutions Portfolio

(IN BRIEF) FL Technics, a prominent aircraft maintenance solutions company, has achieved certification from the Civil Aviation Authority of the United Kingdom (UK CAA) to expand its Part-145 maintenance capabilities to the CFM56 family of engines. This achievement complements FL … Read the full press release

Maersk North America Market Update: Navigating Ocean Challenges, Emissions Trading Expansion, and Logistics Solutions

(IN BRIEF) The Maersk North America Market Update for August 2023 provides insights on various aspects of the shipping and logistics industry. It discusses updates on ocean operations, including adjustments due to low water levels at the Panama Canal and … Read the full press release

ELKO Partners with Autel Energy to Bring Efficient EV Charging Solutions to Latvia

(IN BRIEF) ELKO, a distributor in Latvia, has partnered with Autel Energy, a developer of efficient electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions, including AC and DC chargers and energy storage systems for various sectors. Autel Energy’s product range encompasses AC Wallbox, … Read the full press release

Ghanaian Professor Jerry John Kponyo Explores Ethical AI and Afrocentric Datasets in Global Discourse Series

(IN BRIEF) Professor Jerry John Kponyo from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Ghana delves into the concept of responsible AI as part of the “One Topic, One Loop” global discourse series. He highlights the significance of … Read the full press release

Graphene’s Proton Permeability Breakthrough Paves the Way for Green Hydrogen Revolution, Finds Joint Study by University of Warwick and University of Manchester

(IN BRIEF) Researchers from the University of Warwick and the University of Manchester have made a groundbreaking discovery about the permeability of graphene to protons. A decade ago, it was demonstrated that graphene allowed protons to pass through, defying theoretical … Read the full press release

Exploring Gulf Stream’s Influence: University of Liverpool’s Research Cruise Investigates Carbon and Nutrient Transport in the Florida Straits

(IN BRIEF) Professor Ric Williams, Chair in Ocean and Climate Sciences at the University of Liverpool, recently led a research cruise to the Florida Straits as part of a £4 million collaborative research project. This project, backed by the Natural … Read the full press release

TechMed Researcher Annemieke Witteveen Nominated as Finalist for New Scientist Science Talent 2023

(IN BRIEF) Assistant Professor Annemieke Witteveen, from the Biomedical Signals and Systems department at the Faculty of EEMCS (TechMed Centre), has been nominated for the prestigious New Scientist Science Talent Prize. This award highlights emerging researchers, with Witteveen and 14 … Read the full press release