Category Archives: Denmark

Press Releases & News from Denmark distributed via EuropaWire

FLSmidth Secures Major Service Contract for HPGRs in Chilean Iron Ore Mines

(IN BRIEF) A leading Chilean iron ore miner has entrusted FLSmidth with a multi-year contract to service its five High Pressure Grinding Rolls (HPGRs) across three mines in Chile, aiming to boost productivity and extend equipment lifespan. Despite the HPGRs … Read the full press release

Claus Valentin Hemmingsen Assumes Leadership as Chair of Ramboll Group’s Board of Directors

(IN BRIEF) Claus Valentin Hemmingsen, a prominent figure in the Danish business realm, has been appointed as the new Chair of the Board of Directors at Ramboll Group, succeeding Jeff Gravenhorst. Hemmingsen brings a wealth of experience, including his tenure … Read the full press release

STMicroelectronics Secures Renewable Energy Contract for Italian Operations

(IN BRIEF) STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader, has inked a ten-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Centrica Energy for the supply of renewable energy to its Italian operations, starting from January 2025. The agreement, based on approximately 61 GWh of … Read the full press release

2024 Healthy Buildings Barometer Urges Action for Healthier European Buildings

(IN BRIEF) The 2024 Healthy Buildings Barometer (HBB) launches, revealing alarming statistics about indoor health and comfort in European buildings. With one in four Europeans living in spaces with poor indoor air quality and over 30 million affected by insufficient … Read the full press release

VELUX Group Honored with Sustainability Impact Award for CO2 Emission Reduction Efforts

(IN BRIEF) The VELUX Group was recently awarded the Sustainability Impact to My Enterprise Award by Schneider Electric for its exceptional work in reducing scope 1 and 2 CO2 emissions. Presented at a ceremony in Paris, the award recognizes VELUX’s … Read the full press release

VELUX Achieves 100% Renewable Electricity and Significant Emission Reductions in 2023 Sustainability Report

(IN BRIEF) In their recently launched 2023 Sustainability Report, VELUX showcased remarkable progress in reducing emissions and advancing sustainability initiatives. By securing 100% documented renewable electricity and cutting emissions from their own operations by 16% compared to 2022, VELUX is … Read the full press release

Maersk Names Second Methanol-Enabled Vessel ‘Astrid Mærsk’ in Yokohama Ceremony

(IN BRIEF) In Yokohama, Japan, Maersk celebrated the naming ceremony of the “Astrid Mærsk,” the second of its 18 large methanol-enabled vessels, marking a significant step towards its net-zero targets. With Mrs. Liza Uchida, spouse of Nissan CEO Makoto Uchida, … Read the full press release

LEGO Group Teams Up with Illumination for New Despicable Me 4 LEGO Sets

(IN BRIEF) The LEGO Group, in collaboration with Illumination and Universal Products & Experiences, announces an exciting partnership to coincide with the release of Illumination’s Despicable Me 4 on July 3. This collaboration introduces a new range of LEGO Despicable … Read the full press release

LEGO Group Unveils Long-Term Initiatives for Autism Acceptance Month

(IN BRIEF) In recognition of Autism Acceptance Month, the LEGO Group, along with LEGO House and the LEGO Foundation, announces a series of initiatives aimed at supporting neurodivergent children and adults. These initiatives include KultureCity® Sensory Inclusive™ Certification for LEGO … Read the full press release

Bang & Olufsen and ADER ERROR Unveil “The Blueism” Collection: A Fusion of Fashion and Music

(IN BRIEF) Bang & Olufsen and ADER ERROR have announced a collaborative limited-edition collection titled “The Blueism”, marrying fashion and music through a sleek portable speaker and accessories. ADER ERROR infuses its signature Z-blue color into Bang & Olufsen’s Beosound … Read the full press release

Former DSV CEO Jens Bjørn Andersen to Chair STARK Group’s External Board

(IN BRIEF) STARK Group, after three years under CVC Capital Partners, appoints former DSV CEO Jens Bjørn Andersen to establish its external board. Andersen, known for his transformative leadership at DSV, expresses excitement about joining STARK Group during its impressive … Read the full press release

NIRAS and Egis Join Forces to Propel Offshore Wind Development in France

(IN BRIEF) NIRAS and Egis announce a strategic partnership aimed at bolstering consultancy and engineering services in the realm of renewable energies, particularly offshore wind projects in France. With NIRAS’s extensive experience in global offshore wind and Egis’s strong foothold … Read the full press release

UN Adopts International Day of Play to Champion Children’s Rights

(IN BRIEF) In a landmark decision, the United Nations has adopted an International Day of Play, slated for June 11th, to underscore the significance of play in children’s development. Backed by global partners and research highlighting the crucial role of … Read the full press release

Telia Denmark Maintains Network Excellence with Nokia’s Advanced Managed Services

(IN BRIEF) Telia Denmark has once again clinched the top spot for customer-perceived network quality in the country, thanks to Nokia’s advanced managed services. Umlaut, a renowned advisory firm, bestowed this recognition for the second consecutive year, underscoring Telia’s commitment … Read the full press release

Novo Nordisk Acquires Cardior Pharmaceuticals in Billion-Euro Deal, Pioneering RNA Therapies for Heart Diseases

(IN BRIEF) EQT Life Sciences proudly announces Novo Nordisk’s acquisition of Cardior Pharmaceuticals, valuing the biopharmaceutical company at up to EUR 1.025 billion. Based in Hannover, Germany, Cardior specializes in RNA-based therapeutics for cardiovascular diseases, focusing initially on heart failure. … Read the full press release

NIRAS Reports Record Earnings and Steady Growth, Sets Ambitious Goals for Future

(IN BRIEF) NIRAS, a leading consultancy firm, has announced its robust annual results for 2023, boasting record earnings (EBITA) of DKK 167 million and a commendable organic growth rate exceeding 10%. Despite challenging market conditions marked by inflation and global … Read the full press release

Employee Representatives Elected to Vestas Group’s Board of Directors

(IN BRIEF) In accordance with Danish law on employee representation, Vestas Group’s Danish companies have conducted regular elections to select representatives for the Board of Directors. Michael Abildgaard, Senior Shop Steward at Vestas Manufacturing A/S, and Claus Christensen, Service Engineer … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies Celebrates Tyra Hub Restart: Denmark Returns to Gas Self-Sufficiency

(IN BRIEF) TotalEnergies announces the successful restart of production from the Tyra hub in the Danish North Sea following a major redevelopment project. The revamped hub is set to produce 5.7 million cubic meters of gas and 22,000 barrels of … Read the full press release

Telefónica Receives LEGO’s Centennial Gift: Iconic Headquarters Replicated in Bricks

(IN BRIEF) Telefónica has received a special centennial gift from the LEGO Group: a meticulously detailed replica of its historic headquarters at Gran Vía 28, scaled down to 1:50. This impressive LEGO construction, one of the largest in the world … Read the full press release

Hempel Launches Hempatherm IC: Revolutionary Thermal Insulation Coatings System

(IN BRIEF) Hempel A/S, a leading coatings manufacturer, has unveiled Hempatherm IC, its pioneering thermal insulation coatings system designed to address the escalating need to manage Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) and control maintenance costs. Comprising Hempatherm IC 170 and Hempatherm … Read the full press release

Startical Partners with GOMspace and NanoAvionics for Satellite Testing in Air Traffic Services Venture

(IN BRIEF) Startical, a venture created by ENAIRE and Indra, has announced its collaboration with GOMspace and NanoAvionics to conduct tests on communication and surveillance systems for its future constellation of over 270 satellites, aimed at providing air traffic services … Read the full press release

Hydro Extrusions to Sell Kaunas Plant, Ensuring Employee Continuity

(IN BRIEF) Hydro Extrusions has announced an agreement to sell its fabrication unit in Kaunas, Lithuania, to VE Invest UAB. The Kaunas plant, with approximately 170 employees, serves as a fabrication unit for Hydro’s extrusion plants in Sweden and Denmark. … Read the full press release

VELUX-Led Living Places Copenhagen Wins Prestigious MIPIM Award for Sustainable Residential Project

(IN BRIEF) Living Places Copenhagen, a collaborative project by the VELUX Group, EFFEKT architects, Artelia engineers, and Enemærke & Petersen contractors, has been honored with the MIPIM Award 2024 for “Best Residential Project.” This accolade recognizes the project’s innovative approach … Read the full press release

LEGO Group Reports Resilient Growth Amidst Challenging Toy Market: 2023 Financial Overview

(IN BRIEF) The LEGO Group announced its full-year earnings for 2023, showcasing a two percent revenue growth to DKK 65.9 billion despite a tough toy market environment. Operating profit stood solid at DKK 17.1 billion, reflecting accelerated investments in strategic … Read the full press release

Ørsted Successfully Concludes Tender Offer for Hybrid Capital Securities

(IN BRIEF) Ørsted A/S has finalized its invitation to holders of its EUR 500,000,000 2.25% green hybrid capital securities due in 3017 to tender their securities for purchase by Ørsted for cash. With EUR 249,544,000 in aggregate principal amount of … Read the full press release

Health Canada Authorizes Probiotic Strain CLEPIUS™ for Alleviating Digestive Discomfort and Stress

(IN BRIEF) Health Canada has approved functional claims for Novonesis’ probiotic strain CLEPIUS™, acknowledging its efficacy in alleviating symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and improving quality of life in adults. The authorization encompasses a range of benefits, including relief … Read the full press release

LEGO Unveils Exciting New Sets and Teases Mario Kart for the Super Mario Universe

(IN BRIEF) The LEGO Group celebrated MAR10 Day by unveiling three thrilling new LEGO Super Mario sets: The Bowser Express Train, King Boo’s Haunted Mansion, and Battle with Roy at Peach’s Castle, set to release on August 1, 2024. These … Read the full press release

Vestas Secures Order for V236-15.0 MW Wind Turbine at Thyborøn Port

(IN BRIEF) Vestas has secured a firm order from Thyborøn-Harboøre Vindmøllelaug I/S af 2002 for a V236-15.0 MW wind turbine to be installed directly on the waterfront in the Port of Thyborøn, Denmark. The order includes supply, delivery, commissioning, and … Read the full press release

Novo Nordisk Hosts Capital Markets Day to Share Progress on Strategic Aspirations 2025

(IN BRIEF) Novo Nordisk is conducting a Capital Markets Day (CMD) to provide updates on its Strategic Aspirations 2025. The event will focus on various aspects, including corporate strategy, sustainability, research and development pipeline, and financial performance. Highlights include discussions … Read the full press release

Hydro and NKT Forge Partnership for Low-Carbon Aluminium Power Cable Innovation

(IN BRIEF) Hydro and NKT have announced a strategic partnership to develop a cutting-edge, low-carbon aluminium power cable value chain, aimed at facilitating the growth of Europe’s renewable energy grid. The collaboration, set to extend towards 2030, will focus on … Read the full press release

Unlocking Creative Potential: LEGO Group Study Sheds Light on Gender Disparities in Children’s Creative Confidence

(IN BRIEF) The LEGO Group has unveiled findings from a global study highlighting societal trends affecting children’s creative confidence, particularly girls, who face intense pressure to be perfect. The study, involving over 61,500 parents and children aged 5-12 across 36 … Read the full press release

Novo Nordisk’s Semaglutide Shows Promise in Kidney Outcomes Trial FLOW

(IN BRIEF) Novo Nordisk has announced promising headline results from the kidney outcomes trial FLOW, which compared injectable semaglutide 1.0 mg with placebo as an adjunct to standard care for people with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease (CKD). … Read the full press release

Syngenta Partners with Maersk for Biofuel-Powered Ocean Transport, Aiming for Reduced GHG Emissions

(IN BRIEF) Syngenta Crop Protection has finalized an agreement with Maersk for ocean transport using biofuel, marking a significant step towards reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from its logistics operations. Through Maersk’s ECO Delivery solution, Syngenta will utilize certified biofuels … Read the full press release

Maersk Partners with BANDAI NAMCO to Streamline Logistics Operations in Mexico City

(IN BRIEF) A.P. Moller – Maersk (Maersk) has forged a partnership with global toy manufacturer BANDAI NAMCO to manage its supply chain and logistics operations in Mexico City. Strategically located in the northern part of the city, the distribution center … Read the full press release

Danish Ministry of Defence Partners with BAE Systems for CV90 Fleet Maintenance

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems has inked a 15-year framework agreement with the Danish Ministry of Defence to provide repair and maintenance services for the Danish Army’s CV90 fleet, valued at approximately $400 million. This agreement ensures sustained operational readiness for … Read the full press release

Ørsted Expands Footprint in Korea with Incheon Offshore Wind Project Agreement

(IN BRIEF) Ørsted, a global renewable energy leader, has partnered with Incheon Metropolitan City, Korea, to develop an offshore wind power industry in the region. The collaboration aims to establish a local wind power sector centered around Ørsted’s 1.6 GW … Read the full press release

Novo Nordisk Announces Annual General Meeting Date and Proposals for Board Re-election

(IN BRIEF) Novo Nordisk A/S has announced the date for its Annual General Meeting, scheduled for Thursday, March 21, 2024, at 14:00 CET. The meeting will be held partially electronically, allowing shareholders to participate either in person at Bella Center … Read the full press release

Ericsson and TDC NET Pioneer Virtual Reality Training for Engineers

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson and TDC NET have initiated a groundbreaking collaboration to provide Virtual Reality (VR) training for TDC NET’s engineers, marking the first of its kind in the Nordics. This innovative approach replaces traditional 2D screen training with immersive … Read the full press release

Maersk Unveils Cutting-Edge Cold Chain Facility in New Zealand’s Golden Triangle

(IN BRIEF) A.P. Moller-Maersk (Maersk) has inaugurated its largest infrastructure investment in New Zealand with the opening of its integrated cold chain facility at the Ruakura Superhub in Hamilton. Costing approximately NZD 140-150 million, the facility offers end-to-end supply chain … Read the full press release

CapMan Social Real Estate Fund Expands Portfolio with Acquisition of Porcelænshaven Property in Copenhagen

(IN BRIEF) CapMan Social Real Estate (CMSRE) has acquired Porcelænshaven, a historic office and educational property in Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, fully leased to Copenhagen Business School (CBS). With 19,300 m2 of lettable space, the property, nestled near Frederiksberg Gardens, dates back … Read the full press release