Daily Archives: 2, November 2023

Maersk Supply Service Implements Fleet Data IoT Platform for Battery Optimization and Emissions Reduction

(IN BRIEF) Maersk Supply Service, the offshore service provider, has adopted Inmarsat Maritime’s Fleet Data IoT platform to optimize the performance of its initial vessel battery installation on the Maersk Minder Offshore Supply Ship. This solution not only enables real-time … Read the full press release

Dassault Systèmes company Medidata Hosts NEXT New York 2023: A Premier Clinical Research Conference

(IN BRIEF) Medidata, a subsidiary of Dassault Systèmes, is hosting NEXT New York 2023, a major clinical research conference in New York City from November 7-8. This event will bring together over 700 leaders in the life sciences industry to … Read the full press release

MAHLE Powertrain Unveils State-of-the-Art Battery Development Center in Stuttgart, Germany

(IN BRIEF) MAHLE Powertrain, an engineering services provider, has inaugurated a cutting-edge battery development center in Stuttgart, Germany, dedicated to serving European clients. Spanning 1,300 square meters, the facility is equipped to handle all aspects of battery development, from initial … Read the full press release

Continental Introduces Sustainable Solutions and Certificates for Fleet Operators

(IN BRIEF) Continental is offering a comprehensive portfolio of solutions aimed at making fleet operations more efficient and sustainable. Fleet operators can select from a modular range of solutions, including ContiLifeCycle and ContiConnect digital tire management, as part of the … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies Extends Partnership with Oman LNG, Commits to GHG Emission Reduction

(IN BRIEF) TotalEnergies has extended its partnership with Oman LNG, a liquefied natural gas (LNG) joint venture, for ten more years beyond 2024. This extension also covers the adjacent Qalhat LNG project, which has been extended for five years. As … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval Establishes New Business Unit for Hydrogen Technologies and Invests in Innovation Center

(IN BRIEF) Alfa Laval, a global leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation, and fluid handling, is launching a new business unit called “Business Unit Electrolyzer and Fuel Cell Technologies” to capitalize on opportunities in the hydrogen sector. Over the past … Read the full press release

Henkel Introduces Bio-Based Adhesives for Sustainable Timber Construction, Reducing CO2 Emissions by Over 60%

(IN BRIEF) Henkel Engineered Wood, a leading supplier of certified adhesives for load-bearing mass timber, has launched two new bio-based adhesive solutions, Loctite HB S ECO and Loctite CR 821 ECO, designed for sustainable timber construction. These innovative adhesives, developed … Read the full press release

ING Group Announces €2.5 Billion Share Buyback Program for CET1 Ratio Optimization

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

(IN BRIEF) ING Group has initiated a €2.5 billion share buyback program to enhance its Common Equity Tier 1 (CET1) ratio. The move follows ING’s aim to converge its CET1 ratio toward a target of approximately 12.5%, as announced earlier … Read the full press release

Heidelberg Materials Reports Strong Financial Results, Expands Sustainability Efforts, and Announces Board Changes

(IN BRIEF) Heidelberg Materials, a global leader in building materials, has reported a 6.0% increase in revenue to €16,083 million for the first nine months of 2023, despite a decline in sales volumes due to a global economic downturn. The … Read the full press release

Kapsch TrafficCom’s Upgraded WIM Solution Achieves Accuracy Milestone on Austrian Highways

(IN BRIEF) Kapsch, a leading transportation solutions provider, has developed advanced Weigh in Motion (WIM) systems to address the challenges posed by overweight and overloaded vehicles on roads. These systems accurately measure axle and total weights, detect weight categories and … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric Completes Acquisition of Climate Consulting Leader EcoAct to Boost Net Zero Solutions

(IN BRIEF) Schneider Electric, a global leader in energy management and automation, has successfully finalized its acquisition of EcoAct SAS, an international leader in climate consulting and net-zero solutions based in Paris, France. This strategic move brings together two top-tier … Read the full press release

DNV Supports KREDO Offshore in Offshore Wind Measurement Project for South Korean Green Energy

(IN BRIEF) DNV, a leading energy expert and assurance provider, is collaborating with KREDO Offshore, a Korean renewable energy developer, to advance offshore wind farm projects in South Korea. DNV is overseeing the deployment and monitoring of seven Floating Lidar … Read the full press release

Swiss Financial Institutions Launch Groundbreaking Pilot for Tokenized Central Bank Money

(IN BRIEF) SIX, the Swiss National Bank (SNB), and six commercial banks are embarking on a pioneering pilot project called Helvetia Phase III, aimed at exploring the use of tokenized central bank money (wCBDC) for financial institutions. This initiative marks … Read the full press release

Accenture Expands Cybersecurity Reach in Spain with Acquisition of Innotec Security

(IN BRIEF) Accenture, a global technology and consulting firm, has acquired Innotec Security, a prominent cybersecurity-as-a-service company headquartered in Madrid, Spain. This acquisition enhances Accenture’s cybersecurity capabilities and presence in Spain. Innotec Security, previously owned by Entelgy Group, brings 500 … Read the full press release

Advansia, Part of AFRY, Secures Framework Agreements to Support Norway’s Power Grid Development

(IN BRIEF) Advansia, a subsidiary of AFRY, has been awarded two significant framework agreements aimed at facilitating the development and expansion of Norway’s power transmission network. Statnett, the state-owned enterprise responsible for the country’s power transmission system, is in the … Read the full press release

Origin by Ocean and AFRY Collaborate on Innovative Seaweed Biorefinery in Finland

(IN BRIEF) Finnish biotechnology start-up Origin by Ocean has teamed up with AFRY, a global engineering and advisory firm, to work on an ambitious project aimed at establishing an industrial-scale biorefinery in Finland. The collaborative effort focuses on refining seaweed … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ Reports Strong Q3 2023 Performance, Expands Green Hydrogen Presence

(IN BRIEF) In the third quarter of 2023, ANDRITZ, an international technology group, achieved substantial growth in revenue, earnings, and net income compared to the previous year. While the total order intake declined due to the absence of a large … Read the full press release

SAP Joins Stanford University’s HAI Corporate Affiliate Program to Advance Ethical and Trustworthy AI

(IN BRIEF) SAP SE has become a member of the Stanford University Human-Centered Intelligence (HAI) Corporate Affiliate Program. This collaboration will support Stanford HAI’s research, policy, and education initiatives focused on the responsible development and implementation of artificial intelligence (AI). … Read the full press release

Continental Expands Industrial Solutions with Acquisition of Conveyor and Maintenance Firm Vertech AB

(IN BRIEF) Continental has acquired Vertech AB, a conveyor and maintenance company located in Kiruna, Northern Sweden. Vertech AB specializes in servicing the conveyor industry in mining areas of Sweden and Norway. This acquisition is part of Continental’s strategy to … Read the full press release

Hexagon’s Geospatial Solutions Selected by Saudi Arabia for Vegetation Monitoring and Desertification Combat

(IN BRIEF) Hexagon’s Safety, Infrastructure & Geospatial division has been chosen by Saudi Arabia’s National Center for Vegetation Development and Combating Desertification (NCVC) to provide remote sensing solutions for monitoring and evaluating the country’s vegetation coverage. Saudi Arabia, with its … Read the full press release

Hexagon Launches Nexus Connected Worker, Enhancing Manufacturing Productivity Through Real-Time Data Insights

(IN BRIEF) Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has introduced Nexus Connected Worker, a suite of manufacturing software solutions that connects workers to real-time data, offering actionable insights and reporting on various aspects of manufacturing, including operations, maintenance, quality, and audits. The … Read the full press release

University of York Study Reveals General Practice Nurses Felt ‘Forgotten’ and Undervalued During Pandemic

(IN BRIEF) A University of York study has found that general practice nurses working during the COVID-19 pandemic felt undervalued and “forgotten.” The study, which involved interviews and focus groups with 40 nurses in England, revealed that nurses’ input was … Read the full press release

Warwick University-Led Study Reveals Disparities in Emergency Care Wait Times for Frail and Elderly Patients in NHS Hospitals

(IN BRIEF) A recent study conducted by the University of Warwick in collaboration with the Society for Acute Medicine has exposed disparities in emergency care wait times between younger, healthier patients with straightforward medical issues and older, frailer patients with … Read the full press release

Accenture Completes Acquisition of ConcentricLife to Enhance Healthcare Marketing Capabilities

(IN BRIEF) Accenture has successfully finalized its acquisition of ConcentricLife, a prominent healthcare marketing agency known for its expertise in assisting Life Sciences brands in creating optimal brand experiences throughout various stages of the health journey. This strategic acquisition underscores … Read the full press release

Stellantis Appoints Grégoire Olivier to Lead Liaison Office for Leapmotor

(IN BRIEF) Stellantis, the multinational automotive corporation, has appointed Grégoire Olivier to head a newly established “liaison office” for Leapmotor, a strategic partner. Reporting directly to Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares, Olivier will oversee the execution of the partnership, including the … Read the full press release

LEGO’s Holiday Film Encourages the Gift of Play as a Superpower

(IN BRIEF) The LEGO Group has released its holiday film as part of its Play Is Your Superpower campaign, urging people to give the superpower of play this festive season. The film features a neighborhood of kids and adults engaged … Read the full press release

World’s Longest-Running Climate Change Experiment in Peril: Buxton Lab Seeks Funding

(IN BRIEF) The Buxton Climate Change Impacts Lab, celebrating its 30th anniversary, is at risk of closure due to a funding shortfall. This unique experiment, investigating climate change’s effects on grasslands, plays a vital role in understanding and mitigating climate … Read the full press release

Предприниматель Михаил Пелег выступил в защиту образования и грамотности на мероприятии ЮНЕСКО, посвящённом Международному дню грамотности

МИХАИЛ ПЕЛЕГ ПОДЧЕРКНУЛ КЛЮЧЕВУЮ РОЛЬ ГРАМОТНОСТИ В ПРОДВИЖЕНИИ МИРА, СТАБИЛЬНОСТИ, СОЦИАЛЬНОЙ И ЭКОНОМИЧЕСКОЙ РЕКОНСТРУКЦИИ В УЯЗВИМЫХ РЕГИОНАХ ПО ВСЕМУ МИРУ. (ВКРАТЦЕ) Предприниматель Михаил Пелег выступил на мероприятии ЮНЕСКО, посвященном Международному дню грамотности. Он подчеркнул важность образования и грамотности для мира, … Read the full press release