Daily Archives: 23, March 2024

REN’s Philanthropic Drive: Enhancing Social Services with Vehicle Donations

(IN BRIEF) REN – Redes Energéticas Nacionais, in adherence to its social responsibility policy, has contributed five vehicles to esteemed organizations within the social sector, aimed at bolstering service provision. The selected institutions include Associação Salvador, Centro Social Recreativo e … Read the full press release

Fundamentering AS Awarded Contract for Ramfjord Bridge Foundation Work in Troms

(IN BRIEF) Fundamentering AS (FAS), a subsidiary of AF Gruppen, has secured a contract with Metrostav Norge AS for foundation work on the Ramfjord Bridge in Troms, commissioned by the Norwegian Public Roads Administration. Valued at approximately NOK 100 million … Read the full press release

Strøm Gundersen AS Awarded Contracts for Hotel and Office Building Construction in Drammen

(IN BRIEF) Strøm Gundersen AS, a company within AF Gruppen, has secured two turnkey contracts totaling NOK 516 million excluding VAT for the construction of a hotel and an office building in Brakerøya, Drammen. The first contract, valued at NOK … Read the full press release

MOL Group Launches Growww Program, Inviting Young Professionals to Shape Energy Transition

(IN BRIEF) MOL Group has initiated the application process for its renowned fresh graduate program, Growww, offering over 90 positions across 8 countries to young professionals eager to contribute to the energy transition. The program, which has attracted thousands of … Read the full press release

UniCredit Joins WWF Earth Hour Initiative, Reinforcing Commitment to Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) UniCredit, a prominent banking institution, is set to participate in the “WWF Earth Hour” initiative on March 23, 20.30 local time, for the 18th consecutive year. The bank will switch off lights in 33 of its buildings across … Read the full press release

Arriva Secures Government Funding for New Zero-Emission Buses in Five UK Regions

(IN BRIEF) Arriva, in collaboration with local authorities, has successfully secured funding from the UK Government’s ‘ZEBRA’ scheme for the introduction of new zero-emission buses across several regions, including Leicester, Tamworth, Redcar, Durham, and Darlington. The funding, aimed at accelerating … Read the full press release

Professor Maureen Freely Wins Prestigious Translation Prize at NBCC Awards

(IN BRIEF) Professor Maureen Freely, from the University of Warwick, clinched the Gregg Barrios Book in Translation Prize at the National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) Awards in New York for her translation of Tezer Özlü’s “Cold Nights of Childhood.” Celebrated … Read the full press release

Annual Charity Netball Tournament Raises Over £32,000 for Look Good Feel Better Cancer Support Charity

(IN BRIEF) Look Good Feel Better, in partnership with England Netball, organized its Annual Charity Netball Tournament at the University of Warwick, raising over £32,000 for individuals undergoing cancer treatment. The event, attended by 240 netball players, featured 26 teams … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool and Sumy State University Celebrate Two-Year Partnership Milestone with Twinning Showcase and Academic Networking Event

(IN BRIEF) On the occasion of the two-year anniversary of their international partnership, the University of Liverpool and Sumy State University are hosting a Twinning Showcase and academic networking event. Coordinated by Cormack Consultancy Group and supported by various organizations … Read the full press release

Volvo Group and Renault Group Launch Flexis SAS for Next-Gen Electric Vehicles

(IN BRIEF) After obtaining all necessary regulatory approvals, Volvo Group and Renault Group have officially launched Flexis SAS, a new company based in France dedicated to developing the next generation of fully electric and software-defined vehicles for urban logistics. With … Read the full press release

Government Funds Stagecoach for Zero-Emission Buses: A Green Transit Revolution

(IN BRIEF) Stagecoach, the UK’s leading bus and coach operator, applauds the government’s investment of £143 million to introduce more zero-emission buses across England through the Zero Emission Bus Regional Areas (ZEBRA) scheme. Transport Secretary Mark Harper announced the funding … Read the full press release

Breakthrough Blood Test May Revolutionize Tuberculosis Detection, Potentially Saving Millions of Lives

(IN BRIEF) Researchers at the University of Southampton have made significant progress towards developing a blood test capable of identifying millions of individuals unknowingly spreading tuberculosis (TB). By analyzing blood markers, the study identified a set of six proteins highly … Read the full press release

Understanding Women’s Sleep and Emotions Across the Menstrual Cycle: New Research Insights

(IN BRIEF) New research reveals that women experience disruptions in sleep patterns and heightened feelings of anger in the days leading up to their period, shedding light on the intricate relationship between menstrual cycles, emotions, and sleep. Conducted by the … Read the full press release

GP-Camera Collaboration Revolutionizes Dermatology Consultations, Slashing Wait Times

(IN BRIEF) A service evaluation conducted by the University of East Anglia unveils a groundbreaking initiative where GPs utilized cameras to photograph skin complaints, sending high-resolution images to dermatologists for review. With over 3,000 patients involved, the innovative service significantly … Read the full press release

Alma Media Solutions’ Cyber Pirates Podcast Wins Top Honors at Grand One Competition

(IN BRIEF) Alma Media Solutions Brand Studio’s podcast, “Cyber Pirates,” designed for DNA business solutions, has been recognized as the best podcast in the esteemed digital marketing Grand One competition. The eight-part series, targeting business decision-makers, garnered over 22,000 listeners, … Read the full press release

Employee Representatives Elected to Vestas Group’s Board of Directors

(IN BRIEF) In accordance with Danish law on employee representation, Vestas Group’s Danish companies have conducted regular elections to select representatives for the Board of Directors. Michael Abildgaard, Senior Shop Steward at Vestas Manufacturing A/S, and Claus Christensen, Service Engineer … Read the full press release

Vattenfall Secures Final Permit for Major Land-Based Wind Power Project

(IN BRIEF) Vattenfall’s ambitious Norrbäck and Pauträsk wind project, comprising 111 turbines with a combined output of 530 MW, has successfully obtained its final environmental permit. With an anticipated annual production of 2 TWh, these wind farms, located across Lycksele, … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ Partners with Lignatherm AG to Advance Eco-Friendly Insulation Board Production in Switzerland

(IN BRIEF) International technology group ANDRITZ has secured an order from Lignatherm AG to provide a pressurized refining system for a new insulation board production facility in Küssnacht am Rigi, Switzerland. Set to utilize locally sourced wood chips exclusively, the … Read the full press release

Advancing Sustainable Solutions: Metsä Group and ANDRITZ to Establish Lignin Refining Demo Plant

(IN BRIEF) Metsä Group has announced plans to build a demo plant for lignin refining at its Äänekoski bioproduct mill, with equipment supplied by ANDRITZ. Scheduled for completion in late 2025, the plant aims to refine lignin, a substance in … Read the full press release

Novartis’ Fabhalta Receives Positive CHMP Opinion for PNH Treatment: A Potential Game-Changer

(IN BRIEF) Novartis has announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended granting marketing authorization for Fabhalta® (iptacopan) for the treatment of adults with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) who … Read the full press release