Category Archives: Hungary

Press Releases & News from Hungary distributed via EuropaWire

Nikken Sekkei and GRAPHISOFT extend partnership for the promotion of BIM from 2018 to 2022

TOKYO, Japan, 03-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nikken Sekkei and GRAPHISOFT have reached an agreement to continue and extend their strategic partnership for the promotion of BIM from 2018 to 2022 – originally launched in 2013 – with a special focus … Read the full press release

Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) loans EUR 75 million to Hungarian Development Bank (MFB) for MSMEs, infrastructure and education

PARIS, 22-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) approved a €75 million loan to the Hungarian Development Bank (MFB) to provide a credit line to MSMEs and finance projects in municipal infrastructure development and the education sector. The … Read the full press release

Telenor sells its assets in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) to PPF Group for EUR 2.8 billion

Fornebu, Norway, 21-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Telenor has entered into an agreement to sell its assets in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) to PPF Group for EUR 2.8 billion (around NOK 27 bn) on an enterprise value basis. The Board of … Read the full press release

Hungarian state railway (MÀV) to purchase nine Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 423 road-railers to maintain its rail network

BUDAPEST/ STUTTGART, 07-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Hungarian state railway (MÀV) has decided to purchase nine Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 423 road-railers to maintain its rail network. Powered by the environmentally friendly Euro VI four-cylinder in-line engine OM 934 LA with an output of 170 kW (231 hp), … Read the full press release

Hungarian team “Petronauts” wins the first place at MOL Group’s Freshhh 2017 competition

Freshhh is an international online competition for top students interested in the Oil & Gas industry Through Freshhh MOL aims to further engage with digital natives, offering them compelling potential career paths This year’s edition attracted 1,450 teams from nearly … Read the full press release

Medicinal Chemistry: Peter D.J. Grootenhuis is the recipient of the 2018 IUPAC-Richter Prize for outstanding creative contributions in the treatment of cystic fibrosis

The 2018 IUPAC-Richter Prize in Medicinal Chemistry has been awarded to Peter D.J. Grootenhuis. BUDAPEST, 30-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Peter D.J. Grootenhuis received this award in recognition of his outstanding creative contributions to the invention, discovery, and development of the medicine … Read the full press release

A6 Alliance widens its cooperation to the air navigation service providers (ANSPs) of Switzerland, Hungary and Romania

FAREHAM, UK, 22-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The A6 Alliance of air navigation service providers (ANSPs) across Europe who are committed to modernise the European ATM system – has widened its cooperation to the ANSPs of Switzerland, Hungary and Romania and has also agreed … Read the full press release

Kapsch CarrierCom and MVM OVIT Zrt. equipped the Hungarian railway network with the GSM-R technology

VIENNA/BUDAPEST, 19-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The network stability tests of the first section of the GSM-R network installed for Hungarian State Railways and GYSEV Zrt. have been closed successfully. The implementation of the state-of-the-art GSM-R technology increases the operability of … Read the full press release

Smart cities: Deutsche Telekom to establish European Smart Solutions Center (ESC) in Budapest

Launch of Hungary-based European Smart Solutions Center streamlines Smart City expertise and activities Attractive WiFi solution for EU-sponsored Smart City initiative Wifi4EU Intuitive Mayor’s Dashboard provides easy access and control of implemented Smart City solutions; tracks data in real-time BONN, … Read the full press release

STRABAG to build art storage facility as part of the Liget Budapest Project

Part of Liget Budapest Project Five buildings with total space of 37,000 m² Contract value: approx. € 39 million BUDAPEST, 31-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European construction group STRABAG has been awarded the contract to build an art storage facility … Read the full press release

MOL Group expands exploration portfolio with 6 new licences in Hungary and 4 licences in Norway

BUDAPEST, 13-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MOL Group expanded its exploration portfolio by acquiring new licenses in Hungary and Norway. MOL acquired 6 new licences in the 4th bid round in Hungary, doubling its exploration acreage in the country. MOL Norge participated … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp further expands in Hungary with plans for springs and stabilizers production facility in Debrecen

New production facility for springs and stabilizers to be built in Debrecen at a cost of around 35 million euros ESSEN, 03-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group thyssenkrupp plans to build a further automotive and components plant in Hungary. The … Read the full press release

The latest version of GRAPHISOFT industry-leading BIM software solution – ARCHICAD 20

BUDAPEST, 09-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — GRAPHISOFT®, the leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) software developer for architects and designers, announced today the latest version of its industry-leading BIM software solution. ARCHICAD 20 features a number of important functional improvements that put the … Read the full press release

Hungary to host 40th Ordinary UEFA Congress on Tuesday 3 May at the Hungexpo in Budapest

Nyon, Switzerland, 11-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The 40th Ordinary UEFA Congress will take place on Tuesday 3 May at the Hungexpo in Budapest, Hungary. The Congress, which is UEFA’s supreme governing organ, meets annually and is made up of representatives from … Read the full press release

EY announces the appointment of Raj Apte as Head of Restructuring for Central and Southeast Europe

Raj Apte has been appointed EY’s Head of Restructuring for Central and Southeast Europe (CSE), with immediate effect. BUDAPEST, 10-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Based in Budapest, Raj is responsible for leading a team of professionals across 22 countries in the region, … Read the full press release

GRAPHISOFT: MCA Arquitetura of Brazil won Grande Prêmio de Arquitetura Corporativa Grand Prize for its design of the Sebrae-ES headquarters

BUDAPEST, 18-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — GRAPHISOFT®, the leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) software developer for architects and designers, is pleased to announce that MCA Arquitetura of Brazil has won the Grand Prize in the XII. Grande Prêmio de Arquitetura Corporativa … Read the full press release

Knight’s Cross of the Hungarian Order of Merit Awarded to the CEO of Hungarian Gas Storage László Fritsch

BUDAPEST, 28-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — In relation to the national holiday celebrating the foundation of the Hungarian state, Dr Miklós Seszták, Minister of National Development awarded orders of merit on behalf of the President of the Republic, Dr János Áder … Read the full press release

Bosch opens new Mobility Solutions development center in Budapest; boasts nearly 1,300 engineers

New Mobility Solutions development center Total of 1,300 engineers at the Budapest site Hungary is Bosch’s second-largest development site for the Mobility Solutions business sector in Europe Long-term importance of Hungary as a production and development site Stuttgart, Budapest,  10-8-2015 … Read the full press release

MOL Group completed the acquisition of ENI´s Czech and Slovak downstream business including retail network under Agip brand

MOL Group has successfully acquired 125 Agip service stations in Czech Republic and 41 service stations in Slovakia from ENI Retail network expansion confirms MOL Group’s leading role in CEE MOL Group’s retail network grows to more than 1900 service … Read the full press release

EP Energy, a.s. to acquire more than 95% of the shares in Hungary-based Budapesti Erőmű Zrt from E.D.F. International

LONDON, 3-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — EP Energy, a.s., has, through its subsidiary company EP Hungary, a.s., entered into an agreement with France-based E.D.F. International (EdF) on the sale of its majority stake in Hungary-based Budapesti Erőmű Zrt. EP Energy will … Read the full press release

MVM Partner Ltd demonstrates its new energy manager service at the Marriott Hotel

BUDAPEST, 28-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — MVM Partner Ltd. is introducing its new energy manager service in the summer of 2015. Before entering the market, the company launched a pilot project together with the Marriott Hotel (Duna Hotel Ltd.) the goal … Read the full press release

MVM Group 2014 sales: the highest in the company’s history

BUDAPEST, 28-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — At the Shareholders’ Meeting of the MVM Group, the Shareholders approved the 2014 Report of the Group and the business policy objectives for 2015. The MVM Group realised an EBITDA of HUF 103 billion against … Read the full press release

MVM Hungarian Electricity sponsored handball teams prevailed on the quarter-finals of both the SEHA League and the Hungarian Women’s Cup this weekend

BUDAPEST, 31-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — MKB-MVM Veszprém has won the Men’s Handball SEHA League, after they prevailed first over the Croatian PPD Zagreb on Friday, then over the Byelorussian Meskov Brest on Sunday in the quarter-finals held before a domestic … Read the full press release

AREVA and EVOPRO to formalize global cooperation in nuclear and renewable energy

PARIS, 9-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — AREVA and EVOPRO, a leading Hungarian engineering company specialized in industrial automation systems, have signed today a Memorandum of Understanding to formalize global cooperation in nuclear and renewable energy. The ceremony took place at Hungarian … Read the full press release

GRAPHISOFT acquires the ArchiCAD and Artlantis distribution unit of Cigraph in Italy

BUDAPEST, 23-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — GRAPHISOFT, the global leader in Building Information Modeling (BIM) solutions for architects, announced today that it has acquired the ArchiCAD and Artlantis distribution unit of Cigraph, its first distributor partner in Italy, as part of a … Read the full press release

Škoda Electric and Solaris consortium to deliver 24 new trolleybuses to the Hungarian capital

PILSEN, 19-11-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The consortium of companies Škoda Electric and Solaris will deliver 24 new trolleybuses to the Hungarian capital. The Pilsen Škoda company will ensure the delivery of the complete electric equipment and also the final assembly … Read the full press release

GRAPHISOFT® announces ArchiCAD® 18’s global rollout process and introduction of its brand new BIMcloud® Solution has begun

BUDAPEST, 24-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — GRAPHISOFT®, the global leader in Building Information Modeling (BIM) solutions for architects, announced today that ArchiCAD® 18’s global rollout process and the introduction of its brand new BIMcloud® Solution has begun. BIMcloud allows a BIM workflow on any … Read the full press release

MOL with its partners Premier Oil and Cairn Energy received approval by the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change for the Field Development Plan of the Catcher area

MOL Group’s Catcher asset moves into execution phase MOL possesses a 20% non-operated stake in the Catcher Area project Catcher part of portfolio of North Sea offshore assets acquired from Wintershall First oil targeted for mid-2017 BUDAPEST, Hungary, 17-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

MOL Group announces the opening of its new regional office in Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq

New Regional Office to centralize MOL’s activities in the Middle East and Africa region Former CEO of Kalegran Ltd. Majdi Ahmad appointed as regional director Local communities and experts to benefit from MOL’s experience in the region BUDAPEST, 17-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

The Darkest Hearts to Release Its Debut Single “Disappear” June 16th

“Disappear” on escape plan RECORDS, catalogue # 888174800776 NASHVILLE, Tenn., 16-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ —  Dark, brooding things are emerging from sunny Music City, USA. With a full, lush sound, driving beat and vivid lyrics, the debut single Disappear from The Darkest … Read the full press release