Author Archives: EuropaWire PR Editors

Siemens Mobility wins €70 million contract for the metro lines electrification of Circle Line Stage 6 and North East Line extension in Singapore

MUNICH, 11-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Singapore’s Land Transport Authority appoints Siemens Mobility for the electrification of the Circle Line Stage 6 and the North East Line extension (NELe) in Singapore. The €70 million contract includes delivery of the rail electrification system … Read the full press release

Futuristic urban streetwear featuring smart textiles made with BASF’s Freeflex and Haptex advanced materials at New York Fashion Week

NEW YORK, 11-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Fashion label Seven Crash to redefine itself as an innovative brand pushing the boundaries on futuristic workwear and fashion streetwear at New York Fashion Week by experimenting with different fashion styles and cultures through the use of … Read the full press release

R.W. Chelsea Holdings Ltd Starts To Hold Fixed Income Investor Meetings In Vienna, Zurich, Geneva and London

LONDON, 11-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — R.W. Chelsea Holdings Ltd (the “Issuer”), has mandated BMI International Europe Limited as Sole Global Coordinator to arrange a series of fixed income investor meetings in Vienna, Zurich, Geneva and London, commencing on 11 February 2019. … Read the full press release

Eni and SABIC partner over truly innovative technology for natural gas conversion into synthesis gas 

MILAN, 8-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni and SABIC will join forces and R&D capacity to work on and develop further an innovative technology for natural gas conversion into synthesis gas to further be transformed into high value fuels and chemicals, such as methanol. … Read the full press release

German Design Awards: The third generation of the Volkswagen Touareg is a combination of majestic solidity with finely tuned sophistication 

WOLFSBURG/FRANKFURT, 8-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — German brand and design authority Rat für Formgebung presented the top gold award in the “Passenger Vehicles” category for the Volkswagen Touareg at the German Design Awards on a ceremony held in Frankfurt am Main. The prestigious prize was … Read the full press release

Hagland Shipping AS to have its general cargo vessel ‘Hagland Captain’ retrofitted with Wärtsilä’s hybrid propulsion solution

HELSINKI, 8-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Shipping company Hagland Shipping AS to order hybrid retrofit installation from Wärtsilä for its general cargo vessel ‘Hagland Captain’. The agreement between the two companies has been signed in December 2018 and the project will be first of its kind ever … Read the full press release

Successful Test-Markets Prompt Launch Of New VA Female Condom In Europe

PETOSKEY, MI, USA, 8-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The makers of the VA worn-of-women female condom announce the European launch of the VA on February 9. The VA is available exclusively online at the VA wow website, vawow.com, and retail store EU … Read the full press release

Proposals now accepted by NWO’s Science PPP Fund within Chemistry, Energy, High-Tech Systems & Materials, Agri & Food and ICT

THE HAGUE, 7-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Science-wide PPP fund by NWO Domain Science opens for public-private research within the NWO Domain Science. Chemistry (including BBE), Energy, High-Tech Systems & Materials, Agri & Food and ICT are the top sectors open for cooperation between … Read the full press release

Rosalind Franklin will be the name of UK built ExoMars rover

LONDON, 7-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — UK Science Minister Chris Skidmore and British European Space Agency (ESA) Astronaut Tim Peake revealed the name of the UK made ExoMars rover on an event in the ‘Mars Yard’ at Airbus Defence and Space UK in Stevenage. … Read the full press release

US Chambers of Commerce Global IP index: UK has one of the most sophisticated intellectual property (IP) environments in the world

LONDON, 7-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The latest US Chamber of Commerce Global Intellectual Property Index has just been published and UK, again, comes 2nd in the ranking. The US Chambers of Commerce Global IP index compares 50 jurisdictions globally and looks into factors … Read the full press release

Offshore wind energy in Europe as of 2019: 105 wind farms across 11 countries with a total capacity of 18.5 GW

BRUSSELS, 7-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — According to new data made public by WindEurope, the size and scale of offshore wind continues to rise in Europe. As of February 2019, Europe already has 105 offshore wind farms across 11 countries with a total capacity … Read the full press release

Study: Switching off the body’s threat response by calming the heart rate in self-compassion exercises can have psychological and physical benefits

EXETER, 7-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New research funded by the Compassionate Mind Foundation and carried out by Exeter and Oxford Universities suggests that taking time to think kind thoughts about yourself and your loved ones can have psychological and physical benefits. The study is … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. to offer additional €125,000,000 5.0% senior secured notes due 2023; new notes will be consolidated and treated as its existing €350,000,000; adjustment on interim unaudited consolidated financial statements for the nine-month period ending September 30, 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 6-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (The Company) would like to inform the market and its investors that, on 6 February 2019, it decided to offer (the “Offering”) additional €125,000,000 5.0% senior secured notes due 2023 (the … Read the full press release

Data on manufacturing in Germany December 2018: 1.6% decline in new orders; Turnover up by 2.7%

WIESBADEN, 6-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New provisional data from the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reveals a slight decline of -1.6% for the new orders in manufacturing in Germany during December 2018 when compared to the previous month having the price, seasonally and calendar adjusted. … Read the full press release

World’s largest superhero statue to be built in Central Europe

BUDAPEST, 6 Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The World Congress of Superhero Fans nominates Warsaw, Budapest and Bratislava as contenders to host the world’s largest superhero statue. The superhero statue is meant to promote a free, democratic and open society in places … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom adds new security component called ID-Alarm to its digital protection package „Digital Schutzpaket“

BONN, 6-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom has just announced the addition of new security component called ID-Alarm to its digital protection package „Digital Schutzpaket“. The Digital Schutzpaket already includes features like secure setting up of home networks, professional advise by Deutsche … Read the full press release

Audi Environmental Foundation presents the 8th Sustainable Resource Management (SRM) Award

INGOLSTADT, 6-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Audi Environmental Foundation recognised two master’s theses in the Sustainable Resource Management course of study. The 8th SRM Award went to Julia Möbius and Sebastian Heinz of Technical University of Munich. Each of the winners received 1,500 euros prize money. Julia … Read the full press release

Salini Impregilo and its JV partner Doprastav of Slovakia to build Lot 2 of a section of the D3 highway in southern Czech Republic

MILAN, 6-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Salini Impregilo and its JV (joint venture) partner Doprastav of Slovakia landed a contract for the building of Lot 2, which is a section (12.53 kilometres) of the D3 highway in the south of the Czech … Read the full press release

The ad campaign for the launch of the new Mercedes-Benz B-Class aims at young families

STUTTGART, 5-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The market launch of the new Mercedes-Benz B-Class is going to be supported by a TV spot broadcasted on both TV and online starting from 4 February, 2019. The ad spot is also available on the B-Class webhub. In … Read the full press release

Eni acquires what would be the largest photovoltaic farm in the Northern Territory

MILAN, 5-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni, through its subsidiary in Australia Eni Australia Limited, has just completed the acquisition a solar project in the Northern Territory of Australia. The project is construction-ready and includes the installation of 33.7 MWp (Mega Watt peak) of ground-mounted PV panels and … Read the full press release

14th EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW): working towards Europe’s Sustainable Energy Future

BRUSSELS, 5-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ENTSO-E announces a strategic partnership that will put spotlight in the importance of transmission system operators (TSOs) for electricity in shaping a more sustainable European energy landscape. As a chosen strategic partner of one of the most important … Read the full press release

Alex Kazbegi becomes Chief Strategy Officer of VEON and joins its Group Executive Committee

AMSTERDAM, 4-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Alex Kazbegi, formerly Head of EMEA Telecom, Transportation, Infrastructure and Healthcare Research at Renaissance Capital, will lead VEON’s efforts in identifying growth and business development opportunities. Hi has just been appointed Chief Strategy Officer of the leading global … Read the full press release

ENTEGA Medianet to set up super-fast fiber optic Internet in Darmstadt’s Lincoln housing estate

DARMSTADT, 4-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The ENTEGA Medianet to install super-fast fiber optic cables for the apartments in Darmstadt’s Lincoln housing estate. The technology will provide much higher bandwidths than a copper cable supply. With the fiber connections data transfers of … Read the full press release

LafargeHolcim accelerates growth in the Ready-Mix Concrete and Aggregates segments

ZUG, 4-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The global leader in building materials and solutions LafargeHolcim adds one (1) precast and eight (8) ready-mix concrete plants as well as a sand quarry to its growing Ready-Mix Concrete and Aggregates segments. The new additions … Read the full press release

RCH Group to Showcase Integrated Selling Solutions at EuroCIS

Innovative POS and cash management systems for stationary or mobile use TREVISO, Italy, 4-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology never sleeps – and neither will RCH Group SpA as it returns to EuroCIS 2019, the leading Trade Fair for Retail Technology, which … Read the full press release

100 Years of Extraordinary: 2019 Calendar of Heritage Events showcasing the best of Bentley past and present

CREWE, 1-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — In 2019, Bentley enters its Centenary year. The 10th of July 2019 marks Bentley’s 100th year and this extraordinary milestone – reached by only a special few companies – will be a cause for celebration of … Read the full press release

Combined Solenis boasts expanded product portfolio and cost-effective solutions for paper and water treatment customers

LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany / WILMINGTON, Delaware, USA, 1-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Authorities have granted approval for BASF and Solenis to complete the merger of their paper and water chemicals businesses. Originally announced in May 2018, BASF and Solenis have now completed the transfer of BASF’s paper wet-end … Read the full press release

Siemens AG shareholders approve distribution of €3.80 dividend per share for FY 2018

BERLIN / MUNICH, 1-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens AG shareholders have, with large majorities, approved the distribution of €3.80 dividend per share for the fiscal 2018. The ratification took place during the company’s 53rd ordinary Annual Shareholders’ Meeting. The FY 2018 dividend is higher than the dividend … Read the full press release

Destatis: Prices for raw wood 7.4% lower in November 2018 vs the same month last year

WIESBADEN, 1-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — 53.5 million cubic meters of wood were logged in Germany during 2017 as reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis). Around three quarters of the logging that took place in Germany during 2017 came from coniferous trees. … Read the full press release

The plug-in hybrid models of the new BMW 7 Series: 745e, 745Le and 745Le xDrive – market launch in spring 2019

MUNICH, 1-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW unveils advanced plug-in hybrid models for the start at the market launch of the new BMW 7 Series in spring 2019. The new models are sporty, offer comfort, high level of efficiency and the possibility to … Read the full press release