Daily Archives: 24, April 2024

Outokumpu Completes Restructuring Negotiations, Moves Toward Operational Centralization in Germany

(IN BRIEF) Outokumpu, in line with its company strategy announced in November 2023, has concluded negotiations with employee representatives regarding restructuring measures in Germany. The plan involves shutting down operations at the Dahlerbrück and Hockenheim sites and centralizing advanced materials … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank President Addresses UN Financing for Development Forum

(IN BRIEF) Nadia Calviño, President of the European Investment Bank Group, participates in the 2024 Financing for Development Forum at the United Nations in New York. The forum, convened by the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), aims to … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool and UK Shipping Concierge Foster Maritime Collaboration at Hong Kong Event

(IN BRIEF) The University of Liverpool, in collaboration with the UK Shipping Concierge, organized the Maritime Breakfast Exchange at the British Consulate in Hong Kong, providing a platform for maritime leaders from Hong Kong and the UK to discuss collaborative … Read the full press release

Ericsson and IIT Kanpur Forge Strategic Alliance to Advance Financial Innovation in India

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson India and the Foundation for Innovation & Research in Science & Technology (F.I.R.S.T) at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur have announced a two-year strategic partnership aimed at driving innovation in Mobile Financial Services (MFS) and Fintech … Read the full press release

Nordea Group Chief Economist Highlights Nordic Economic Resilience Amid Global Challenges

(IN BRIEF) In a recent analysis, Helge Pedersen, Nordea Group Chief Economist, emphasizes the global economic resilience, signaling a potential soft landing. However, strong labor markets pose challenges for monetary policy, especially with the new geopolitical dynamics. While Norway and … Read the full press release

MTU Aero Engines AG Secures €300 Million Promissory Note for Corporate Financing

(IN BRIEF) MTU Aero Engines AG has achieved a significant milestone by successfully placing a €300 million promissory note (Schuldschein), which garnered strong investor interest and was oversubscribed by two-and-a-half times. CFO Peter Kameritsch noted that due to the high … Read the full press release

Daimler Truck Reaches Milestone: 1 Millionth Freightliner Cascadia Produced

(IN BRIEF) Daimler Truck AG celebrates a monumental achievement with the production of the 1 millionth Freightliner Cascadia heavy-duty truck, marking a significant milestone in the North American trucking industry. Since its debut in 2007, the Cascadia has been at … Read the full press release

Bechtle Launches New Subsidiary for Industrial 3D Printing Solutions

(IN BRIEF) Bechtle Group is launching a new subsidiary, Bechtle Additive Manufacturing Deutschland GmbH, in May 2024, dedicated to marketing industrial 3D printing solutions. Stemming from the successful track record of Bechtle PLM Deutschland, this spin-off aims to capitalize on … Read the full press release

KSB Expands Production of Eta Pumps in Germany Despite Lack of Government Funding

(IN BRIEF) KSB, a leading manufacturer of pumps and valves, has announced plans to expand the production of Eta pumps at its headquarters in Frankenthal, Germany, making it the center of excellence for the latest generation of electronically controlled pumps … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies and Vanguard Renewables Forge Joint Venture to Boost Renewable Natural Gas Projects Across the US

(IN BRIEF) TotalEnergies and Vanguard Renewables have established an equally owned joint venture to accelerate the development, construction, and operation of Farm Powered® renewable natural gas (RNG) projects in the United States. The agreement, signed in New York, marks a … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies Expands Portfolio Through Strategic Asset Swaps with Trident Energy

(IN BRIEF) TotalEnergies EP Congo, an 85%-owned affiliate of TotalEnergies, has inked a deal with Trident Energy, involving the acquisition of an additional 10% interest in the Moho license and the sale of its 53.5% interest in the Nkossa and … Read the full press release

SFC Energy Collaborates with ConnectCom Sarl to Provide Customized Emergency Power Solutions

(IN BRIEF) SFC Energy AG, a leading supplier of hydrogen and methanol fuel cells, has partnered with ConnectCom Sarl to develop a customized emergency power solution. The collaboration involves supplying stationary EFOY H₂Cabinet X series units and utilizing the H₂Genset … Read the full press release

Hexagon Strengthens Construction Safety Solutions with Xwatch Acquisition

(IN BRIEF) Hexagon, a global leader in digital reality solutions, has announced the acquisition of Xwatch Safety Solutions, a provider of machine control hardware and software technologies for enhancing safety protocols on construction sites. Xwatch’s solutions, including height control and … Read the full press release

Vodafone and Google Partner to Streamline Cloud Connectivity for Businesses

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone has announced a collaboration with Google aimed at simplifying cloud connectivity for businesses. This partnership involves the creation of one of the largest cloud-based software-defined wide area networks (SD-WANs) globally, providing customers with a virtual overlay on … Read the full press release

NASA’s CloudSat Satellite Concludes 17-Year Mission Enhancing Weather Predictions

(IN BRIEF) After over 17 years in orbit, NASA’s CloudSat satellite, constructed by BAE Systems, has concluded its mission, providing crucial data on cloud profiles and properties to improve weather prediction models. Launched in 2006, CloudSat was part of a … Read the full press release

Eni’s Q1 2024 Results Show Accelerated Growth and Strategic Portfolio Transformation

(IN BRIEF) Eni’s Board of Directors, under the leadership of Giuseppe Zafarana, approved the unaudited consolidated results for Q1 2024, showcasing an accelerated transformation of the company’s portfolio. CEO Claudio Descalzi highlighted key achievements, including the acquisition of Neptune Energy … Read the full press release

Volkswagen’s Elli and EnerKíte Introduce Game-Changing Energy-Autonomous EV Charging Solution

(IN BRIEF) At the Hannover Messe, Volkswagen Group’s subsidiary Elli, in collaboration with airborne wind turbine manufacturer EnerKíte and the Technical University of Braunschweig, unveils a pioneering research project with potential to revolutionize electric vehicle charging. The project harnesses high-altitude … Read the full press release

European Investment Fund Boosts Berlin SME Financing with €24.5 Million Guarantee

(IN BRIEF) Investitionsbank Berlin (IBB) is expanding its support for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Berlin through a €24.5 million counter-guarantee provided by the European Investment Fund (EIF). This backing, facilitated by the InvestEU programme, allows IBB to enhance … Read the full press release