Daily Archives: 16, May 2024

BILD Partners with ElevenLabs to Globalize Audio Content Reach Using AI Dubbing

(IN BRIEF) BILD, in collaboration with ElevenLabs, is expanding its podcast offerings to an English-speaking audience using AI dubbing technology. This partnership enables BILD to translate its primarily German-language podcasts into English and other languages while maintaining the original speaker’s … Read the full press release

Energinet Partners with Siemens Energy to Accelerate Green Grid Expansion in Western Denmark

(IN BRIEF) Energinet, Denmark’s National Electricity Transmission System Operator, has awarded Siemens Energy a comprehensive contract to expand the power grid in Western Denmark over the next eight years. With plans to construct approximately 50 new or reinforced 150 kV … Read the full press release

Atlas Copco Group Hosts Capital Markets Day to Outline Growth Strategy

(IN BRIEF) Atlas Copco Group convenes its Capital Markets Day in Belgium, offering insights into the company’s strategy, global operations, and development plans. The event, held in Mechelen and broadcast live, features presentations by the Presidents of the Compressor Technique … Read the full press release

Outokumpu Recognized as Europe’s Climate Leader for Second Consecutive Year

(IN BRIEF) Outokumpu, a global leader in sustainable stainless steel production, has once again been honored as one of Europe’s Climate Leaders by the Financial Times. This recognition underscores Outokumpu’s commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and advancing transparency in … Read the full press release

Spanish Mountain Gold Partners with ANDRITZ and BC Hydro for Sustainable Gold Mining

(IN BRIEF) Spanish Mountain Gold Ltd. (SMG) has forged a strategic partnership with international technology group ANDRITZ and BC Hydro to enhance the sustainability of its proposed gold mine in British Columbia. Utilizing ANDRITZ’s IDEAS simulation software, SMG aims to … Read the full press release

Leighton Asia Secures A$160 Million Contract for Choa Chu Kang Waterworks Reconstruction

(IN BRIEF) Leighton Asia, a CIMIC Group company, has clinched a contract worth approximately A$160 million for the reconstruction of Choa Chu Kang Waterworks, one of Singapore’s major water treatment facilities. The project, awarded by PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, … Read the full press release

Siemens Energy and Energinet Forge EUR 1.4 Billion Pact to Revamp Denmark’s Energy Grid

(IN BRIEF) Siemens Energy and Energinet, Denmark’s state-owned energy company, have entered a landmark EUR 1.4 billion framework agreement to modernize the country’s energy infrastructure. The deal focuses on expanding the electricity grid in Western Denmark through the construction of … Read the full press release

Sartorius and NVIDIA Deepen Collaboration for AI-Powered Biopharma Innovation

(IN BRIEF) Sartorius, a prominent life science group, is expanding its collaboration with NVIDIA to advance the development of new therapies by integrating NVIDIA’s AI-powered computing platforms with Sartorius’ expertise in life sciences and bioprocessing. Since 2020, Sartorius has integrated … Read the full press release

Ovid NutriHealth Launches: Interdisciplinary Database for Food and Health Sciences

(IN BRIEF) Wolters Kluwer Health, in collaboration with the International Food Information Service (IFIS Publishing), has introduced Ovid NutriHealth, an exclusive interdisciplinary health research database. With over 500,000 records sourced from publishers worldwide, the platform provides comprehensive information on the … Read the full press release

Manchester City and PUMA Unveil 24/25 Home Kit Infused with Mancunian Spirit

(IN BRIEF) Manchester City and PUMA have revealed the new Home kit for the 2024/2025 season, incorporating elements that pay homage to Manchester’s cultural identity. The sky-blue kit features subtle threads of “0161,” representing the city’s dialing code and its … Read the full press release

Aegon Appoints Duncan Russell as New CFO, Succeeding Matt Rider

(IN BRIEF) Aegon announces the appointment of Duncan Russell as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective September 1, 2024, succeeding Matt Rider, who will retire after over seven years of service. Duncan, currently serving as Chief Transformation Officer at Aegon, brings … Read the full press release

Telefónica’s Íope Ventures Invests in Wenalyze to Enhance Fintech and Insurtech Solutions

(IN BRIEF) Telefónica’s investment arm, Íope Ventures, joins a funding round for Wenalyze, an open data analytics platform targeting the banking and insurance sectors. Led by Athos Capital, the investment round has already secured over €1 million, with participation from … Read the full press release

BASF and 3B Fibreglass Collaborate to Reduce Carbon Footprint in Chemical Industry

(IN BRIEF) BASF, a global leader in the chemical industry, partners with 3B Fibreglass to advance its sustainability goals by incorporating sustainably produced glass fibers into its Ultramid® A & B compound portfolio. Utilizing green electricity in production, 3B Fibreglass … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom Reports Robust Growth in Q1 2024

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Telekom’s upward trajectory continues as it announces a successful start to 2024. The telecom giant witnessed a 1.6 percent organic increase in net revenue, reaching €27.9 billion, with service revenues soaring by 4.1 percent to €23.5 billion. … Read the full press release

Siemens Approves Sale of Innomotics to KPS Capital Partners for €3.5 Billion

(IN BRIEF) Siemens AG has greenlit the sale of Innomotics, a world-leading electric motors and large drives company, to KPS Capital Partners, LP (“KPS”) for €3.5 billion. The decision to divest Innomotics aligns with Siemens’ strategic portfolio optimization efforts, providing … Read the full press release

Siemens Reports Resilient Second-Quarter Performance Amidst Market Challenges

(IN BRIEF) Siemens AG showcased a robust second-quarter performance, with revenue holding steady at €19.2 billion and orders reaching €20.5 billion, marking a 12 percent decline from the previous year. The company’s industrial software business exhibited strong growth, particularly in … Read the full press release

NIB Commits EUR 100 Million for Modernization of Hospital Infrastructure in North Savo

(IN BRIEF) The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has entered into an uncommitted credit facility of EUR 100 million with the Wellbeing Services County (WSC) of North Savo, Finland, marking their second loan agreement. This 20-year loan is designated for the … Read the full press release

NIB Funds Landsnet’s Green Transmission Network Expansion in Iceland

(IN BRIEF) The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has finalized a 15-year USD 50 million investment loan agreement with Iceland’s transmission system operator, Landsnet hf., to support the construction and enhancement of substations, underground cabling, and overhead lines from 2023 to … Read the full press release

NIB Partners with City of Stockholm to Build World’s Largest Underground Wastewater Treatment Facility

(IN BRIEF) The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has inked a 10-year loan agreement with the City of Stockholm to fund the construction of the world’s largest underground wastewater treatment facility at Henriksdal. Valued at SEK 2 billion (EUR 172 million), … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to Equip U.S. Navy’s F/A-18E/F Super Hornets with Cutting-Edge Dual Band Decoy

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems secures a contract with the U.S. Navy to develop the Dual Band Decoy (DBD), an advanced radio frequency (RF) countermeasure system designed to protect fighter jets from enemy threats. Building on the success of the AN/ALE-55 … Read the full press release

EDF Pioneers Green Commercial Paper Issuance, Targets Renewable Energy Investments

(IN BRIEF) On May 14, 2024, EDF achieved a significant milestone by launching its inaugural green commercial paper issuance, valued at €50 million with a 6-month maturity, successfully subscribed by Ecofi. The funds from this issuance are earmarked to support … Read the full press release