Author Archives: EuropaWire PR Editors

Telenor selects Ericsson to start building the future 5G radio network in Norway

FORNEBU, 13-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Telenor selects Ericsson to modernise and build the its 5G radio access network (RAN), completing its vendor selection process for the future network in Norway. Sigve Brekke, CEO of Telenor Group commented: “We expect 5G … Read the full press release

Vestas to implement site specific and cost optimised solutions to Akuo Energy’s wind projects in Poland

HAMBURG, 12-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Vestas announces a 132 MW order from a worldwide player in Renewable Energy, Akuo Energy. The order is for the wind projects Wielowies, located in southern Poland and EP 44 and Gniew, located in northern … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall awarded major contract to manufacture aluminum housings for the 5G network

DÜSSELDORF, 11-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Rheinmetall to manufacture aluminum housings for the 5G network, systematically expanding the activities of its Automotive arm to include new product categories outside the automotive industry. The contract has been awarded through its Chinese joint … Read the full press release

Skanska sells 90% interest in the Bank of America Tower office property in Houston, Texas, USA for USD 373 M, about SEK 3.5 billion

STOCKHOLM, 11-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska sells 90 percent interest in the Bank of America Tower office property in Houston, Texas, USA to an affiliate of Beacon Capital Partners. The transaction amounts to USD 373 M, about SEK 3.5 billion, … Read the full press release

MEP Olekas is elected Chairman of the Euronest PA Social Affairs Committee

At the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly session in Tbilisi on 8 and 10 December, Juozas Olekas, Member of the European Parliament (MEP), was elected Chairman of the Committee on Social Affairs, Employment, Education, Culture and Civil Society. BRUSSELS, 10-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Menschenrechtsverletzungen durch Zwangskonvertierungen – Ein internationales Problem

Zentrum für Studien über neue Religionen

BERLIN, 9-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Am 29. November fand ein Seminar unter dem Titel “Intoleranz und Diskriminierung gegenüber neu-religiösen Bewegungen: Ein internationales Problem” statt. Die Veranstalter waren das “Zentrum für Studien über neue Religionen” (CESNUR) aus Italien und “Menschenrechte ohne … Read the full press release

Equistone: WHP Telecoms enters the fibre market with the acquisition of Sitec Infrastructure Services Ltd

Equistone: WHP Telecoms enters the fibre market with the acquisition of Sitec Infrastructure Services Ltd

LONDON, 9-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — WHP Telecoms, private equity backed by Equistone, announced it is about to complete the acquisition of Sitec Infrastructure Services Ltd (Sitec). With the deal the wireless telecommunications services provider WHP Telecoms will further strengthen its … Read the full press release

Infront and Ski Association of Japan extend international media rights to FIS World Cup

ZUG, Switzerland, 9-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront and the Ski Association of Japan extend the international media rights to all FIS World Cup events. The new agreement is for another five years, running until the end of 2025/26 season, including … Read the full press release

CapMan Nordic Real Estate II fund makes its first exit just 2 years since inception

HELSINKI, 6-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — CapMan Nordic Real Estate II fund announced it is selling a portfolio of eleven care properties in Finland to Sweden based property owner Hemfosa Fastigheter. CapMan Nordic Real Estate II fund was launched back in … Read the full press release

Vodafone reduces its plastic waste with the roll out of new initiatives

BERKSHIRE, UK, 6-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone replaces the standard credit card-sized SIM holder with a new half-sized format as part of its commitment to reduce its use of all non-essential plastics. This move reduces the amount of plastic used … Read the full press release

Fortum-Rusnano wind investment fund starts a 50-megawatt (MW) wind power project in the Rostov region, Russia

HELSINKI, 5-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Fortum-Rusnano wind investment fund announced it is taking on its fifth project out of the total 1,823 MW awarded to the fund in the Russian wind auction during 2017 and 2018. The fund will … Read the full press release

Volvo Group Venture Capital supports the advancement of a safety-certified software framework for autonomous systems

GOTHENBURG, 5-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Volvo Group Venture Capital AB invested in a leading software company in autonomous mobility. The investment in Apex.AI will support the advancement of a safety-certified software framework for autonomous systems. Apex.AI is based Palo Alto, … Read the full press release

XPAND has launched “XPAND Code Generator”, a website that automatically issues XPAND Code that can be read from 200 meters/700 feet

The free version “XPAND Code Gratis” with ads that can be used commercially has been newly released TOKYO, Japan, 4-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — XPAND K.K., which develops and manages the spatial link XPAND Code, has launched XPAND Code Generator, a … Read the full press release

Neptune Energy begins seismic surveys in Petrel field located in the Bonaparte Basin of Australia

LONDON, 4-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Neptune Energy makes its first substantial investment in Petrel for five years with the start of seismic surveys in the extensive Petrel field, located in the Bonaparte Basin of Australia. The study will expand and … Read the full press release

Construction company Skanska bought 26,200 sq. m. of land in Bucharest, Romania for EUR 24 million

STOCKHOLM, 3-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Construction and project development company Skanska announced it has acquired some 26,200 square meters of land in Bucharest, Romania. The land was bought from Intero Property Development Estates SRL as the price agreed and paid … Read the full press release

Benedikt Dalkmann succeeds Jarek Gabor as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Bertelsmann Education Group

GÜTERSLOH, Germany, 3-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Bertelsmann Education Group welcomes Benedikt Dalkmann as new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Benedikt was previously responsible for Corporate Development, Data Analytics, and Compliance for the Bertelsmann division. He succeeds Jarek Gabor, who has become … Read the full press release

Meridiam and Urbaser sign new contract for a major waste-to-energy plant in Poland

PARIS, 2-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Meridiam and Urbaser to develop, build and operate a waste-to-energy plant in north-eastern Poland. The Public Private Partnership contract was signed with the public utility in charge of district heating supply in the municipality of … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s pioneering GX Aviation and EAN connectivity solutions for the airline industry recognised at the World Travel Awards

LONDON, 29-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat named the ‘World’s Leading Inflight Service Provider’ for the third year in a row at the prestigious World Travel Awards. The world leader in global, mobile satellite communications was recognised for its pioneering GX … Read the full press release

HeidelbergCement optimises portfolio and improves cash generation by further reduction in Ciments du Maroc shareholding

HEIDELBERG, 29-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — HeidelbergCement sells 3.6% of Ciments du Maroc’s share capital to certain Moroccan institutional investors through a block trade. The sale of around 0.5 million shares was sold for an aggregate amount of approximately €73 million. … Read the full press release

NIB provides funding for the advancement of new audiological technology

HELSINKI, 28-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB signs new loan agreement of DKK 450 million (EUR 60 million) with Danish hearing healthcare company Demant A/S to finance Demant’s research investments for 2019. This is the third loan agreed between NIB and … Read the full press release

Crafting qualifications to accelerate adoption of Additive Manufacturing

The first diplomas awarded for the new harmonized qualification system for AM developed by EWF will contribute to a faster adoption of this key enabling technology and ensure the future of European industrial competitiveness PORTO SALVO, Portugal, 28-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Europe’s soon to be tallest building to rely on high class powder coatings system from AkzoNobel

AMSTERDAM, 27-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel to supply high class powder coatings system to protect Varso Tower from the ravages of Warsaw weather. Europe’s soon to be new tallest building stands at 310 meters tall and will dominate the skyline … Read the full press release

LafargeHolcim adds new production facilities in Africa for its sustainable and affordable housing solution, Durabric

JONA, Switzerland, 27-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — LafargeHolcim adds more production capacity for its Durabric soil-stabilized bricks with new a plant located in Malawi. As part of 14Trees, its joint venture with CDC Group, the new plant will industrialize LafargeHolcim’s Durabric … Read the full press release

100,000 Graduation Ceremony of Shincheonji Theology Center Held over 112 countries

100,000 Graduation Ceremony of Shincheonji Theology Center Held over 112 countries

SEOUL, South Korea, 26-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Shincheonji, Church of Jesus, The temple of the Tabernacle of the Testimony hosted the ‘100,000 Graduation Ceremony’ on November 10, where 103,764 people were simultaneously registered as congregation members. The ceremony was held … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy launches new Siemens Gamesa DD Flex concept and the SG 11.0-193 DD Flex offshore wind turbine at the WindEurope Offshore 2019 Conference & Exhibition

Zamudio, Vizcaya, Spain, 26-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) unveiled its new Siemens Gamesa DD Flex concept and the SG 11.0-193 DD Flex offshore wind turbine at the WindEurope Offshore 2019 Conference & Exhibition. Built on the … Read the full press release

CapMan Nordic Real Estate II Fund announces its sixteenth acquisition

HELSINKI, 25-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — CapMan Nordic Real Estate II Fund acquired a retail and office property located at Købmagergade 42 in Copenhagen. The property is located in one of the main pedestrian streets in Copenhagen, within a short walking … Read the full press release

Sika takes over Adeplast SA, leading player on the construction materials market in Romania

BAAR, 25-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika announced it is acquiring a Romanian manufacturer of mortars and thermal insulation solutions with CHF 120 million sales per year. The acquisition will substantially strengthen the company’s position in the local Romanian construction chemicals … Read the full press release

ZEISS Elyra 7 with Lattice SIM for superresolution microscopy wins R&D 100 Award in the “Analytical/Test” category

JENA, Germany, 22-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ZEISS wins a R&D 100 Award for superresolution microscope. ZEISS Elyra 7 with Lattice SIM was selected by judges from R&D Magazine as an award recipient in the “Analytical/Test” category. The Award Ceremony will … Read the full press release

PDA GMP for APIs Education Webinar Now an “ICH Recognised Training Programme”

PDA met ICH’s twelve eligibility criteria to gain recognition BERLIN, 22-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) is proud to announce that its “ICH Q7 GMP for APIs” online training module is now endorsed by the International Council … Read the full press release

Capgemini earns Net-Zero Energy – Platinum certification for its Export Promotion Industrial Park campus in Bangalore

PARIS, 21-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini‘s Bangalore EPIP (Export Promotion Industrial Park) campus receive the Net-Zero Energy – Platinum certification from the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC). It is the first corporate campus in India to receive this certification. The … Read the full press release