Daily Archives: 20, October 2023

Philips Collaborates with Tampere Heart Hospital to Enhance Environmental Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) Philips has completed a comprehensive analysis of Tampere Heart Hospital’s environmental sustainability, focusing on interventional cardiology and carbon footprint evaluation. The findings have been transformed into a joint action plan to expedite the hospital’s efforts to achieve net-zero … Read the full press release

Philips Unveils Advanced Cardiology Solutions and Clinical Data at TCT 2023

(IN BRIEF) Philips is set to showcase its latest innovations in cardiology at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) annual meeting in San Francisco, USA. The company will present a comprehensive portfolio of image-guided therapy and echocardiography solutions designed to support … Read the full press release

Philips Tops Forbes’ 2023 “World’s Best Employers” List in Health Care Equipment & Services

(IN BRIEF) Philips has once again secured a place on Forbes’ 2023 “World’s Best Employers” list, ranking among the top 100 organizations globally. The company earned the title of the best employer in the Health Care Equipment & Services category. … Read the full press release

Evonik Completes Expansion of Shanghai Catalyst Plant for Green Hydrogen Production

(IN BRIEF) Evonik Industries has successfully relocated and expanded its precious metal powder catalyst plant in Shanghai Chemical Industrial Park (SCIP), with production set to commence in Q4 2023. The company has signed an agreement with Hydrogenious LOHC Technologies to … Read the full press release

bp Commences Full Commercial Operation of Third LNG Train at Tangguh Facility in Indonesia

(IN BRIEF) bp, in collaboration with the Tangguh production sharing contract partners, has initiated full commercial operation of the third liquefaction train at the Tangguh LNG facility located in Papua Barat, Indonesia. The expansion project, which includes the new train, … Read the full press release

Barclays LifeSkills Unveils Bold Initiative to Tackle Unemployment and Bridge Social Divides

(IN BRIEF) Barclays LifeSkills is introducing a new strategy to address unemployment and social inequality, with a focus on underrepresented and underserved groups in the UK. The program aims to provide skills and employment opportunities to individuals facing barriers to … Read the full press release

Vodafone Foundation Launches Zoteria App to Combat Rising LGBTQ+ Hate Crime Across the UK

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone Foundation has introduced the Zoteria app to address the increasing LGBTQ+ hate crime incidents in the UK, particularly affecting trans and LGBTQ+ individuals. The app allows victims to quickly report incidents, receive support, and access educational content … Read the full press release

BASF Announces Key Personnel Changes in Senior Leadership Roles

(IN BRIEF) BASF has announced key personnel changes within its leadership team, including Marcelo R. Lu taking on the role of President for the Division South & East Asia, ASEAN & ANZ, effective February 1, 2024. Klaus Welsch will retire … Read the full press release

Sustainable Excellence: Kuehne+Nagel France Inaugurates Eco-Friendly Air Logistics Facility Paris CDG Airport

(IN BRIEF) Kuehne+Nagel France has opened a new air logistics hub at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, significantly expanding its air freight capabilities and healthcare logistics solutions. The hub can handle 300 air freight pallets per week, with a larger … Read the full press release

Nissan Approved as a Member of European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA)

(IN BRIEF) The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has officially approved Nissan’s membership application, effective from January 1, 2024. Nissan, a Japanese vehicle manufacturer with a long history and a strong presence in Europe, operates manufacturing facilities in Spain and … Read the full press release

Leadec Expands Service Portfolio for Mercedes-Benz Plants in Hamburg and Bremen

(IN BRIEF) Leadec, a service specialist, has secured contracts for infrastructural and technical facility management (IFM and TFM) along with technical cleaning services at the Mercedes-Benz manufacturing plants in Hamburg and Bremen, Germany. Leadec already has a presence in the … Read the full press release

Societe Generale Appoints François Bloch as Head of International Retail Banking for Africa, Mediterranean Basin & Overseas

(IN BRIEF) Societe Generale has announced the appointment of François Bloch as the new Head of International Retail Banking for the Africa, Mediterranean Basin, and Overseas region, effective from November 1, 2023. François Bloch, who has been with the Group … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom MMS Enhances MultiversX Network, Advancing Web3 Security

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Telekom MMS, a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom, has become a validator on the MultiversX Network, enhancing security and efficiency for Web3 applications. MultiversX, known for its scalable blockchain architecture, has processed nearly 350 million transactions and has … Read the full press release

Equinor and Partners Achieve Early Success with Breidablikk Field Production in North Sea

(IN BRIEF) Equinor, along with partners Petoro, Vår Energi, and ConocoPhillips, has started production at the Breidablikk field in the North Sea, four months ahead of schedule and within budget. The subsea field, tied to the Grane platform, contains nearly … Read the full press release

Festo Joins Siemens Xcelerator’s Industrial Edge Ecosystem for Digital Solutions in Manufacturing

(IN BRIEF) Festo, a leading automation technology provider, has announced its partnership with Siemens and its inclusion in the Siemens Industrial Edge Ecosystem. As part of this collaboration, Festo is offering the Festo AX Data access app on the Siemens … Read the full press release

Siemens Mobility’s Desiro HC Double-Decker Trains to Revolutionize Franconia-Thuringia Express

(IN BRIEF) In a bid to modernize regional transport, Siemens Mobility has partnered with DB Regio Bayern and Bayerische Eisenbahngesellschaft (BEG) to introduce 18 new Desiro HC double-decker trains for the Franconia-Thuringia Express. These trains, operational from December 2023, offer … Read the full press release

Global Energy Giant Equinor Records Continued Safety Improvements in Q3 2023

(IN BRIEF) Equinor, a global energy company, reports a continued improvement in safety as it records a decline in serious incidents and injuries per million hours worked in the third quarter of 2023. The serious incident frequency remains steady at … Read the full press release

Eni and Lannutti Group Partner to Advance Decarbonization with Renewable Diesel HVOlution

(IN BRIEF) Enilive, a subsidiary of Eni focused on sustainable mobility, and the Lannutti Group, a prominent player in the logistics and road transport sector, have entered into an agreement to utilize HVOlution, a renewable diesel fuel derived from 100% … Read the full press release

EIB Signs €50 Million Agreement with VÚB to Boost Financing for Slovak SMEs and Regional Development

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has inked a €50 million lending deal with Všeobecná úverová banka (VÚB), aimed at increasing access to financing for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), mid-cap companies, and both public and private sector entities … Read the full press release

Oxford’s Saïd Business School Hosts African Venture Capital Leaders for Impactful ‘Africa Venture Finance Programme

(IN BRIEF) The University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School recently played host to 42 prominent African and Africa-focused venture capital (VC) fund managers as part of the ‘Africa Venture Finance Programme.’ This event, organized by the European Investment Bank’s Boost … Read the full press release

Saab Receives Order from Japan Self-Defense Forces for Carl-Gustaf Multi-Role Weapon System

(IN BRIEF) Saab, the renowned defense and security company, has secured an order from the Japan Self-Defense Forces (JGSDF) for the supply of the versatile man-portable weapon system, Carl-Gustaf®. This order encompasses more than 300 systems, with deliveries scheduled for … Read the full press release

Eurex Expands Cryptocurrency Offerings with Options on FTSE Bitcoin Index Futures

(IN BRIEF) Eurex, the leading European exchange, has marked another significant step in its mission to provide secure access to cryptocurrencies within a regulated market environment. Following the successful launch of Bitcoin index futures in April 2023, Eurex has now … Read the full press release

Inmarsat Maritime Wins Prestigious 2023 IMRF Award for Maritime Search and Rescue Innovation

(IN BRIEF) Inmarsat Maritime, a division of Viasat, has been honored with the 2023 International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) Award for Innovation and Technology in Maritime Search and Rescue. This recognition comes after a thorough evaluation by a distinguished judging … Read the full press release

CapMan Announces Date for 1–9 2023 Interim Report Release and Webcast Presentation

(IN BRIEF) CapMan, a leading investment and asset management company, has scheduled the release of its interim report for the period from 1 January to 30 September 2023. The report will be published on Thursday, 26 October 2023, at approximately … Read the full press release

Latvia’s Kekava Bypass: A Game-Changer in Baltic Infrastructure

(IN BRIEF) Latvia’s Kekava bypass, a pioneering public-private partnership (PPP) project, has been completed in just two years, diverting heavy traffic away from Kekava and promising more efficient travel through the Baltics. Despite a 17-year planning process and external challenges, … Read the full press release