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Vattenfall and Netterden launch the first floating solar farm in Gendringen, the Netherlands

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 28-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company, Vattenfall announces that it has opened its first floating solar farm in Gendringen, the Netherlands. The solar farm, with a capacity of 1.2 megawatt, was built on the site … Read the full press release

PGNiG to supply natural gas to Gas TSO of Ukraine for the first time through ERU partnership

(PRESS RELEASE) WARSAW, 28-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — PGNiG, through its cooperation with Energy Resources of Ukraine (ERU), will for the first time supply natural gas to Gas TSO of Ukraine. To date, PGNiG has already exported more than 3 bcm … Read the full press release

Atos to support RheinEnergie in its path to digitalization

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 28-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global leader in digital transformation, Atos announces transformation program agreement with RheinEnergie AG, a leader in utility services. As a regional energy service provider and water supplier, RheinEnergie aims to expand renewable energies, … Read the full press release

ArcelorMittal to repurchase its own shares for US$500 million between 28 September 2020 and 31 March 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) LUXEMBOURG, 28-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational steel manufacturing corporation, ArcelorMittal announces a share buyback program (the ‘Program’) under the authorization given by the annual general meeting of shareholders held on June 13, 2020 (the ‘AGM Authorization’). For the … Read the full press release

ArcelorMittal divests 100% of the shares of ArcelorMittal USA to Cleveland-Cliffs

(PRESS RELEASE) LUXEMBOURG, 28-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational steel manufacturing corporation, ArcelorMittal announces a definitive agreement (the “Agreement”) with Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (“Cleveland-Cliffs”) for the divestiture of 100% of the shares of ArcelorMittal USA to Cleveland-Cliffs for a combination of cash … Read the full press release

Haizol Boosts Companies Operational Agility

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 28-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Operational Agility refers to one’s ability to discover and seize opportunities to improve operations and processes, within a focused business model. For the vast majority of companies, increasing agility is a board room … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce: completion of ground-testing for the “Accelerating the Electrification of Flight” project a leap towards developing all-electric and hybrid-electric planes

(PRESS RELEASE) MANCHESTER, 25-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce, a leading engineering company focused on world-class power and propulsion systems, has announced it has completed testing of the ground-breaking technology that will power the world’s fastest all-electric plane. All the technology … Read the full press release

Siemens Mobility to install automatic train control signaling system and half-height platform screen doors on the Jurong Region Line (JRL) in Singapore

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 25-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Mobility, a separately-managed company of Siemens with focus on intelligent and efficient mobility solutions, has announced it has signed a contract worth approximately EUR 135 million with the Singapore Land Transport Authority … Read the full press release

Siemens Energy to base its new Corporate Center in Berlin; headquarters remain in Bavaria

Siemens Energy Corporate Center in Berlin Joint location and structural concept planned with the State of Berlin Company’s administrative headquarters remain in Bavaria (PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 25-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global energy technology company Siemens Energy, already as a stand-alone … Read the full press release

Smart home: Siemens Smart Infrastructure’s new thermostat range makes your room healthy, productive, and sustainable

Built-in sensors, control functions, input/output and flexible power supply in one device Open KNX communication for integration from simple to advanced building management systems New slim and smooth design with touch buttons and rotary knob Fast installation and commissioning with … Read the full press release

Study: how urban landscapes of tomorrow can achieve environmental sustainability, social inclusion and economic competitiveness

Enel is strongly committed to circular cities with several projects worldwide, mainly in the domains of electric mobility, storage, renewables, energy efficiency, smart grids, public lighting, building management (PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 25-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel (BIT: ENEL), an Italian … Read the full press release

Robeco strengthens commitment to sustainable investing with exclusion of investments in thermal coal, oil sands and Arctic drilling

(PRESS RELEASE) ROTTERDAM, 24-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Asset management firm, Robeco announces its decision to exclude investments in thermal coal, oil sands and Arctic drilling from all its mutual funds as an important next step in its sustainable investing approach. … Read the full press release

Canadian Coast Guard Icebreaker to be fitted with Retractable Thrusters and Dynamic Positioning system by Wärtsilä

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 24-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä announces that it has won a contract to supply and integrate two Retractable Thrusters and a Dynamic Positioning (DP) system for the CCGS Amundsen, a Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) Icebreaker, the only … Read the full press release

Eveliqure announces the initiation of a Phase 1 clinical study of its combined Shigella and ETEC vaccine candidate

(PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 24-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Eveliqure Biotechnologies GmbH, an Austrian biotechnology company, today announces the initiation of clinical testing for its ShigETEC vaccine candidate, with the dosing of the first subject in a Phase 1 safety and immunogenicity … Read the full press release

European research project successfully demonstrates laser structuring of large surface areas to produce materials with fluid repellent and anti-bacterial effects

(PRESS RELEASE) PARMA, 23-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The EU TresClean project has successfully completed its mission to demonstrate that tailored surfaces replicating the types of organic structures found in nature can produce beyond state-of-the-art fluid-repellent and antibacterial surfaces. The project … Read the full press release

eFax führt das EMEA-Kanalprogramm ein

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eFax investiert in neues EMEA-Kanalprogramm und verstärkt die Unterstützung für Vertriebspartner und Kunden, um die digitale Transformation in ganz Europa zu beschleunigen (PRESS RELEASE) DUBLIN, 23-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — eFax, die weltweit führende Online-Faxlösung, gibt heute den Start eines neuen … Read the full press release

eFax lance un programme de distribution dans la région EMEA

eFax lance un programme de distribution dans la région EMEA

eFax investit dans un nouveau programme de distribution dans la région EMEA, renforçant l’assistance proposée à ses partenaires de distribution et clients afin d’accélérer la transformation numérique en Europe (PRESS RELEASE) DUBLIN, 23-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — eFax (http://efax.co.uk), la solution … Read the full press release

Mono Solutions partners with Lokale Internetwerbung to launch in leadhub platform

Mono Solutions partners with Lokale Internetwerbung to launch in leadhub platform

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN, 23-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Mono Solutions is pleased to announce a partnership with Lokale Internetwerbung GmbH & Co. KG, an expert in delivering a SaaS marketing solution to local businesses in more than 40 markets. This partnership … Read the full press release

Inmarsat devices and services now available in Virgin Megastores in UAE

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 22-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British satellite telecommunications company Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT) has announced that its distribution partner in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Global Beam Telecom has signed an agreement with Virgin Megastore in UAE to make … Read the full press release

Credit Suisse study: pension situation in Switzerland likely to deteriorate considerably in the future without far-reaching reforms

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 22-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Credit Suisse (SWX: CSGN), a global wealth manager, investment bank and financial services firm, has released its study on retirement provision in Switzerland showing that the path to early retirement is becoming more difficult. … Read the full press release

Suez 2030 transformation strategy update: results exceed our objectives

EPS1 from €0.75 to €0.80 in 2021 and up to €1.0 in 2022 Ordinary dividend at €0.65 paid in 2021 and growing to €0.70 in 2022 Exceptional dividend or share buyback of at least €1bn as soon as possible and by … Read the full press release

Startups Immersive Storylab, Envisage Space, IoT Horizon, Alphabiolabs and LR Consultancy move to STFC’s Daresbury Laboratory

(PRESS RELEASE) SWINDON, 22-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), a United Kingdom government body and part of UK Research and Innovation, has announced that five promising startups have chosen to relocate their businesses at Daresbury … Read the full press release

Professor Sir Steve Smith donates in support of University of Exeter’s first ever Giving Day

(PRESS RELEASE) EXETER, 22-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Exeter, a public research university, has announced that its former Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Steve Smith, has supported its first ever Giving Day with a donation of £10,000 to the scholarship … Read the full press release

Pyrum Innovations AG to expand tire pyrolysis capacity with EUR 16 million backing from BASF SE

Investment will support construction of additional production capacities for pyrolysis oil Milestone in establishing a circular economy for post-consumer plastic waste Pyrolysis oil will partly replace fossil feedstock and be used for demanding plastic applications (PRESS RELEASE) LUDWIGSHAFEN, 21-Sep-2020 — … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to supply Archerfish mine neutralisers for the US Navy in a EUR 95 million contract with US Department of Defense

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 21-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, has announced it won a major contract worth up to £87 million (~EUR 95 million) by the US Department of Defense … Read the full press release

Lloyds Bank’s UK Recovery Tracker: Tourism and recreation sectors in UK outperforming their international counterparts in August 2020

13 of the 14 UK sectors tracked by Lloyds Bank’s UK Recovery Tracker were ahead of the global recovery benchmark in August. Transport was the only UK sector to report a decline in output in August, with automotive, healthcare, chemicals … Read the full press release

German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) funds pilot plant by Evonik and Siemens Energy that will rely on carbon dioxide and water to produce chemicals

Evonik and Siemens Energy put pilot plant into operations Artificial photosynthesis closes carbon dioxide cycle The Federal Ministry of Education and Research is funding the various project stages with more than €6 millionund Siemens Energy nehmen Versuchsanlage in Betrieb (PRESS … Read the full press release

Barclays to invest 28 million EUR in Barrenjoey, an Australia-based full-service financial services firm

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 21-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational investment bank and financial services company, Barclays to become a foundation investor in Barrenjoey Capital Partners (“Barrenjoey”), a newly-established Australia-based full-service financial services firm. Barrenjoey, launching in mid-2021, will provide corporate … Read the full press release

Zurich to plant 1 million trees to restore biodiversity at Brazil’s Atlantic Forest

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 21-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) announces an exclusive reforestation sponsorship in The Atlantic Forest initiative in Brazil. The targeted, sustainable reforestation project will see 1 million trees planted to transform a barren farmland back … Read the full press release

Syniti Launches Podcast Series to Address Growing Focus on Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures, featuring Leading CEOs

(PRESS RELEASE) BOSTON, MA, U.S.A., 18-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Syniti, a leader in enterprise data management, announced today the launch of a global weekly podcast series, the “CEO TO CEO Podcast.” This new podcast focuses on delivering exclusive insights for … Read the full press release