Daily Archives: 9, September 2023

Volkswagen Unveils All-Electric ID.X Performance Sports Limousine at ID. Treffen Event

(IN BRIEF) Volkswagen is unveiling the ID.X Performance show car, an all-electric sports limousine, at the ID. Treffen event in Locarno, Switzerland. The vehicle features powerful all-wheel drive, a performance-oriented suspension, and an expressive design. The car showcases the potential … Read the full press release

Eurojust Welcomes New Liaison Prosecutors from Moldova and Norway to Boost Cross-Border Crime Cooperation

(IN BRIEF) Eurojust, the EU’s judicial cooperation agency, welcomes two new Liaison Prosecutors. For the first time, Moldova has stationed a prosecutor at Eurojust’s headquarters in The Hague to strengthen cooperation on cross-border crime cases. The new Liaison Prosecutor for … Read the full press release

Ukrainian Siblings Transform Family Yeast Business into Global Success Story

(IN BRIEF) Ukrainian siblings, Olena and Rostyslav Vovk, have transformed their family business, Enzym Group, from a Soviet-era yeast plant into a modern, diversified company. Enzym Group is now a market leader in the yeast industry and produces yeast food … Read the full press release

EU-Funded Remediation Project Tackles Legacy Uranium Mining Sites in Uzbekistan

(IN BRIEF) Remediation work at legacy uranium mining sites in Uzbekistan is being funded by a €9 million grant from the Environmental Remediation Account for Central Asia (ERA), established by the European Union (EU) and managed by the European Bank … Read the full press release

Maersk Partners with Equinor to Supply Green Methanol for Innovative Feeder Vessel

(IN BRIEF) A.P. Moller – Maersk and Equinor have signed an agreement to supply green methanol for Maersk’s new methanol-enabled feeder vessel. The agreement secures green methanol supply from September 2023 to the first half of 2024 for the ship’s … Read the full press release

GRAHAM Receives ‘Best Energy Achievement in Construction Award’ at 2023 Business Energy Achievement Awards

(IN BRIEF) GRAHAM has won the “Best Energy Achievement in Construction Award” at the 2023 Business Energy Achievement Awards for their entry titled “Constructing a Sustainable Future.” The award recognizes the company’s industry-leading initiatives in promoting energy efficiency and reducing … Read the full press release

French Capital’s European Real Estate Investments Surge in H1 2023, Spain Tops Destination

(IN BRIEF) According to Savills research, French capital invested in European real estate reached nearly €3.2 billion in H1 2023, constituting 10% of all cross-border investments. This represents a significant increase from the 5% share recorded in the previous year … Read the full press release

Savills and Gerald Eve Seek Forward Funding Partner for Dominus’ £200 Million ‘Medlock Tower’ Student Accommodation in Manchester

(IN BRIEF) Savills and Gerald Eve have been appointed by developer Dominus to find a forward funding partner for a student accommodation project in Manchester, known as “Medlock Tower.” The £200 million development will consist of a 37-story super-prime student … Read the full press release

Neste Addresses USDA Report on Suspected Fraudulent Palm Oil Shipments as Company Continues to Uphold Supply Chain Integrity

(IN BRIEF) The USDA Biofuels Annual Report for September 2023 suggests that Neste, a renewable products refinery in Singapore, may have received fraudulent volumes of used cooking oil (UCO), specifically virgin palm oil from Indonesia, exported fraudulently as UCO via … Read the full press release

AFRY Attains Highest Platinum Rating in EcoVadis Sustainability Assessment, Ranking Among Top 1% Worldwide

(IN BRIEF) AFRY has achieved the highest Platinum rating in EcoVadis’ global sustainability and social responsibility assessment, earning a total score of 79 out of 100. This places AFRY among the top 1 percent of all assessed companies in sustainability … Read the full press release

Philips Introduces Microvascular Imaging Super Resolution CEUS for Enhanced Lesion Characterization on EPIQ Elite Ultrasound System

(IN BRIEF) Philips has introduced Microvascular Imaging Super Resolution Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS) on its EPIQ Elite ultrasound system, offering significant advancements in lesion characterization and diagnostic confidence. CEUS, which utilizes micro-bubble contrast media instead of iodinated contrast media, provides up … Read the full press release

Innovative Optical Packaging Technology Revolutionizes Data Centers and AI Hardware with Support from Heraeus and aiXscale Photonics

(IN BRIEF) RWTH Aachen University’s Chair of Integrated Photonics has pioneered an innovative packaging technology for optical data links in collaboration with aiXscale Photonics. This technology enables the co-packaging of optical and electrical systems on a wafer scale, leading to … Read the full press release