Daily Archives: 21, February 2024

Partnership Between Saab and Thales to Modernize Singapore’s Air Traffic Management Infrastructure

(IN BRIEF) Saab and Thales have announced a partnership at the Singapore Airshow 2024 to modernize Singapore’s Air Traffic Management (ATM) infrastructure. They plan to integrate Saab’s Integrated Digital Tower Suite (I-DTS) with Thales’ OpenSky platform to establish a unified … Read the full press release

Enhancing Flight Safety: Malaysia Airlines Invests in Thales Avionics Technology

(IN BRIEF) Malaysia Airlines has announced a partnership with Thales to equip 20 of its Airbus A330neo aircraft with advanced avionics solutions. This includes Thales’ Flight Management System (FMS) and ACSS’ Traffic Collision Avoidance Systems (T3CAS®). The collaboration marks the … Read the full press release

Thales Alenia Space Launches Merah Putih-2 Satellite, Aiding Digital Expansion in Indonesia

(IN BRIEF) The Merah Putih-2 telecommunications satellite, formerly known as Telkomsat HTS 113BT, was successfully launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, atop a SpaceX Falcon9 rocket. Designed to bolster connectivity infrastructure across Indonesia, the satellite aims to enhance digital businesses and … Read the full press release

Thales Unveils Cutting-Edge Solutions for Secure Mobile and IoT Connectivity at Mobile World Congress

(IN BRIEF) Thales, a global leader in digital security, is showcasing its latest innovations at the Mobile World Congress. They’re highlighting their contributions to securing mobile and IoT connectivity, including revolutionizing eSIM management, simplifying IoT deployments, leading 5G security, and … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV announces Investors Call for the presentation of the 2023 Preliminary Financial Results

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

(IN BRIEF) Digi Communications NV, a European telecommunications leader, will host a conference call on February 28, 2024, to discuss its 2023 preliminary financial results. The call, scheduled for 14:00 UK time / 16:00 EEST, will be conducted in English … Read the full press release

Bristol Veterinary School Marks 75 Years of Leading Veterinary Medicine and Conservation

(IN BRIEF) In 2024, the University of Bristol’s Veterinary School commemorates 75 years of excellence in educating veterinary professionals and spearheading advancements in veterinary science. Established in 1949 following recommendations from the Loveday Committee, the school has evolved into a … Read the full press release

Airtel and Ericsson Showcase Breakthrough 5G mmWave Functionality in India

(IN BRIEF) Bharti Airtel and Ericsson have successfully demonstrated the functionality of mmWave 5G on Airtel’s network in India, achieving peak speeds of 4.7Gbps during testing. This milestone showcases the potential of mmWave technology for delivering high network capacity, particularly … Read the full press release

Ericsson and TDC NET Pioneer Virtual Reality Training for Engineers

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson and TDC NET have initiated a groundbreaking collaboration to provide Virtual Reality (VR) training for TDC NET’s engineers, marking the first of its kind in the Nordics. This innovative approach replaces traditional 2D screen training with immersive … Read the full press release

Maersk Unveils Cutting-Edge Cold Chain Facility in New Zealand’s Golden Triangle

(IN BRIEF) A.P. Moller-Maersk (Maersk) has inaugurated its largest infrastructure investment in New Zealand with the opening of its integrated cold chain facility at the Ruakura Superhub in Hamilton. Costing approximately NZD 140-150 million, the facility offers end-to-end supply chain … Read the full press release

Report Offers Immediate Solutions to Lift One Million People Out of Poverty

(IN BRIEF) A report co-authored by a University of York academic and published by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) and Changing Realities outlines costed recommendations to alleviate poverty for one million people overnight. The recommendations include increasing core … Read the full press release

Wienerberger Exceeds Market Expectations with Strong 2023 Performance and Focuses on Sustainable Growth

(IN BRIEF) Wienerberger, an Austrian building materials company, reports robust full-year results for 2023, with total revenues reaching €4.2 billion and operating EBITDA hitting €811 million, driven by increased infrastructure and renovation activities. Despite challenges like inflation and rising interest … Read the full press release

Skanska AB Sets Agenda for Upcoming Annual General Meeting

(IN BRIEF) Skanska AB (publ), a leading construction and development company, has announced its Annual General Meeting (AGM) scheduled for March 27, 2024, in Stockholm, Sweden. Shareholders are invited to attend or vote by proxy, with key agenda items including … Read the full press release

Fresenius Projects Robust Earnings Growth in 2024 Following Successful 2023

(IN BRIEF) Fresenius had a strong finish in 2023, with a robust fourth quarter performance. They project accelerated earnings growth in 2024 due to the momentum from their #FutureFresenius initiatives. Achieving their raised outlook for FY/23, the company saw continued … Read the full press release

KUKA Showcases AI-driven Robot Programming and Innovations at Hannover Messe

(IN BRIEF) Automation company KUKA gears up for Hannover Messe in April, focusing on innovation and young research talent. The KUKA Innovation Award highlights robotics solutions tailored for various industries, while at the Microsoft stand, KUKA demonstrates how artificial intelligence … Read the full press release

Ingka Group’s Investment Arm Acquires 23,883 Hectares of Forestland Across the Baltics for Responsible Forest Management

(IN BRIEF) Ingka Investments, the investment arm of Ingka Group, has acquired 23,883 hectares of land, including 19,276 hectares of forestland, across Finland, Estonia, and Latvia. This acquisition aligns with their commitment to responsible forest management. The properties contain a … Read the full press release

Kalmar Secures Order for Electric and Hybrid Straddle Carriers to Enhance Sustainability at Hutchison Ports ECT Rotterdam

(IN BRIEF) Kalmar, a subsidiary of Cargotec, has finalized a deal to provide Hutchison Ports ECT Rotterdam with two fully electric and eight hybrid straddle carriers for its ECT Delta terminal, as part of a fleet renewal initiative. Scheduled for … Read the full press release

ESET Research Exposes Operation Texonto: Russian-Aligned Disinformation Campaign Targets Ukrainians

(IN BRIEF) ESET Research uncovered Operation Texonto, a disinformation and psychological operations (PSYOPs) campaign utilizing spam emails to influence Ukrainian citizens, suggesting Russia’s superiority in the ongoing conflict. The campaign consisted of two waves in November and December 2023, spreading … Read the full press release

Outokumpu Oyj repurchased 183,340 own shares as Part of EUR 50 Million Buyback Program

(IN BRIEF) On February 20, 2024, Outokumpu finalized the repurchase of its own shares as part of a previously announced buyback program. The transactions, conducted across various trading venues, resulted in the acquisition of 183,340 shares at a total cost … Read the full press release

Innovative TU/e Master’s Student Creates SUWEVE to Enhance Wheelchair Mobility

(IN BRIEF) Wouter Witteman, a master’s student in Embedded Systems at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), is known for his innovative solutions. His latest venture, SUWEVE, aims to improve wheelchair mobility by allowing users to face backward while being pushed. … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to Implement NOx Reduction System for TPC Group’s Power Boiler in Houston

(IN BRIEF) International technology group ANDRITZ has secured an order from TPC Group to install a Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system aimed at reducing nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions at the power boiler located in Houston, TX, USA. TPC Group’s decision … Read the full press release

Airbus and Singapore Economic Development Board Partner to Establish Sustainable Aviation Hub

(IN BRIEF) Airbus has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) to pave the way for the establishment of a Sustainable Aviation Hub in Singapore. This hub, to be hosted within Airbus’ Singapore Campus … Read the full press release

Trilogy NextGen Unveils Private 5G Network at TBN Studio, Revolutionizing Broadcasting

(IN BRIEF) Trilogy NextGen introduces a cutting-edge private 5G network deployment at Trinity Broadcasting Network’s (TBN) new PLEX studio in Dallas-Fort Worth, leveraging Microsoft Azure private multi-access edge compute (MEC) and Ericsson’s 5G Radio Dot System. This innovative network enables … Read the full press release

Siemens Unveils Veloce™ CS: Next-Gen Hardware-Assisted Verification and Validation System

(IN BRIEF) Siemens Digital Industries Software launches the Veloce™ CS system, a groundbreaking hardware-assisted verification and validation solution merging hardware emulation, enterprise prototyping, and software prototyping. Built on advanced integrated circuits including Siemens’ Crystal accelerator chip and the AMD Versal™ … Read the full press release

Savills Bolsters Central London Dilapidations Team with Key Appointments

(IN BRIEF) Savills has reinforced its central London dilapidations and lease management team with the addition of Adam Nash as Director and Ollie Hill as Associate. With nearly 20 years of experience, Adam brings a wealth of expertise in dilapidations, … Read the full press release

CapMan Social Real Estate Fund Expands Portfolio with Acquisition of Porcelænshaven Property in Copenhagen

(IN BRIEF) CapMan Social Real Estate (CMSRE) has acquired Porcelænshaven, a historic office and educational property in Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, fully leased to Copenhagen Business School (CBS). With 19,300 m2 of lettable space, the property, nestled near Frederiksberg Gardens, dates back … Read the full press release

Covestro and RWE Forge Long-Term Pact for Green Energy Supply

(IN BRIEF) Covestro and RWE have inked a substantial long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) aimed at bolstering Covestro’s Antwerp production site in Belgium with renewable energy from offshore wind turbines in the North Sea. This collaboration, spanning from 2026 to … Read the full press release

BAE Systems Applauds Commonwealth’s Surface Combatant Review for Australian Naval Fleet

(IN BRIEF) The Commonwealth of Australia’s Surface Combatant Review (SCR) announcement marks a significant milestone in the establishment of a next-generation naval surface fleet, with particular implications for BAE Systems Australia’s operations. The confirmation of the Hunter Class Frigate Program’s … Read the full press release

EBRD’s €22 Million Loan to Boost Tbilisi’s Waste Management System

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is extending a €22 million loan to Tbilservice Group, aimed at enhancing Tbilisi’s solid waste management and disposal system. This funding, co-financed by the Green Climate Fund, will facilitate the … Read the full press release

LSEG Sets New Standard with 26 Weeks’ Global Paid Parental Leave

(IN BRIEF) London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) announces a groundbreaking enhancement to its parental leave policy, introducing 26 weeks of fully paid leave for all employees welcoming a child into their family, effective from July 1, 2024. This move, irrespective … Read the full press release

Telefónica Unveils ‘100 Years Leading Change’ Showcase at MWC Barcelona

(IN BRIEF) Telefónica, celebrating its Centenary in 2024, is set to showcase its most innovative offerings at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. Under the theme ‘100 Years Leading Change’, the company will exhibit cutting-edge connectivity solutions, sustainable technologies, … Read the full press release