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Statek Stanzereitechnik GmbH acquisition by NORMA Group closed following antitrust authorities approval

Value chain expanded in the area of metal processing Sales contribution of EUR 2.5 million expected in 2018 MAINTAL, 14-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NORMA Group has successfully closed the acquisition of the supplier Statek Stanzereitechnik GmbH (“Statek”) following approval by the … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp Elevator to maintain the 440 elevators and escalators at the 80 stations along the 110 kilometers long metro system in Stockholm

Storstockholms Lokaltrafik AB, Stockholm’s public transportation company, signed an 8-year contract with thyssenkrupp Elevator to maintain the 440 elevators and escalators Rising passenger figures require highest quality standards regarding transportation systems as well as maintenance solutions ESSEN, 14-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Iberdrola: The ‘Andalusia II’ substation began its sea crossing from the shipyard in Puerto Real (Cádiz) to the East Anglia One offshore wind farm

It will be installed in the biggest offshore wind project currently being developed in the world The biggest alternating current (AC) offshore substation ever built will cover 1,333 nautical miles (2,468 km) in around one week travelling to the wind … Read the full press release

Covestro’s Polycarbonates (PCS) sheets business in Sheffield (US) sold to Plaskolite

US Polycarbonates sheets business sold to Plaskolite LEVERKUSEN, 10-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Germany-based materials manufacturer Covestro yesterday successfully closed the sale of Covestro’s Polycarbonates (PCS) sheets business in Sheffield (US) to Plaskolite. Acrylics sheets manufacturer Plaskolite will continue operations at the … Read the full press release

Covestro introduces Maezio™ – the new brand for strong, light and aesthetic composite materials

Maezio™ ˗ the new brand for strong, light and aesthetic composite materials LEVERKUSEN, 10-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Covestro is pushing ahead with developing and marketing its continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites (CFRTP) by introducing Maezio™ as brand name. These innovative materials are … Read the full press release

Brett Martin now procuring renewable electricity from a solar installation funded and developed by Lightsource BP

LONDON, 10-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Brett Martin, one of NI’s most successful independent manufacturing companies announced that they are now procuring renewable electricity from a solar installation funded and developed by Lightsource BP, a global leader in the solar industry. Lightsource … Read the full press release

DNV GL part of the due diligence of the Bjerkreim cluster of wind farms in Norway

OSLO, 10-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, today announced that the company’s technical expertise was an important part of the due diligence of the Bjerkreim cluster, a 294-megawatt group of … Read the full press release

DNV GL to support Shell’s Penguins Field redevelopment on the UK Continental Shelf

DNV GL has won a cross-service contract to support Shell’s Penguins Field redevelopment on the UK Continental Shelf. OSLO, 10-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The contract with Shell involves a team which will deliver an integrated verification and class project for the … Read the full press release

JT Group to acquire the tobacco business of the second largest tobacco company in Bangladesh

Company continues to expand its presence in emerging markets TOKYO, Japan, 09-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Japan Tobacco Inc. (JT) (TSE: 2914) announces today that the JT Group has signed an agreement to acquire the tobacco business of Akij Group1 (Akij), the second largest … Read the full press release

JT Group completed the acquisition of the Donskoy Tabak (DT) companies in Russia

TOKYO, Japan, 09-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Japan Tobacco Inc. (JT) (TSE: 2914) announces that the JT Group completed the acquisition of the Donskoy Tabak (DT) companies yesterday Russian local time. The agreement to acquire the companies was announced in a press release1 on … Read the full press release

Anglo American plc completes the sale of the New Largo thermal coal project and Old New Largo closed colliery in South Africa for approximately US$65 million

LONDON, 09-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) announces completion of the sale, by its 73%-held subsidiary Anglo American Inyosi Coal (Proprietary) Limited, of the New Largo thermal coal project and Old New Largo closed colliery in South Africa … Read the full press release

The acquisition of the industrial adhesives of Nitta Gelatin Inc. by the Bostik-Nitta joint-venture in Japan completed

Colombes, France, 09-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Bostik completed the acquisition of the industrial adhesives of Nitta Gelatin Inc. by the Bostik-Nitta joint-venture in Japan, on 1st August 2018. This acquisition, which will be complemented by the construction of a new … Read the full press release

Manufacturers of interior airplane components can now achieve cost effective and quick production with the polyethersulfone Ultrason® E from BASF

Polyethersulfone Ultrason® E: One single polymer for manufacturing sandwich structures quickly and cost effectively Intrinsically flame retardant: Particularly well-suited for interior components in airplanes Ludwigshafen, Germany, 07-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Manufacturing sandwich structures for airplane interiors cost effectively and quickly: … Read the full press release

Eni announces Development Plan approval for the discoveries of Amoca, Miztón and Tecoalli in Area 1, offshore Mexico

This achievement occurs just 32 months after Eni signed the Area 1 Production Sharing Contract (PSC), won in an international bid round, and 17 months after the drilling of the first well. San Donato Milanese (Milan), 06-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Logicor renews lease contract with Flex for 31,000 sqm of warehouse and office space in Poland

LONDON, 06-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Logicor has renewed a lease contract with Flex for 31,000 sqm of warehouse and office space in Logicor Łódź II, Poland. Alongside the renewal, Flex has agreed to lease an additional 7,000 sqm of warehouse space, … Read the full press release

BASF’s Chemetall brand strengthens its position in China by investing in state-of-the-art surface treatment site in Pinghu

Ludwigshafen, Germany, 06-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Surface Treatment global business unit of the Coatings division of BASF, operating under the Chemetall brand, invests in a state-of-the-art surface treatment site in the Dushan Port Economic Development Zone of Pinghu, Zhejiang … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa and Van Oord consortium selected as preferred contractor for Fryslân nearshore wind farm construction

Supply of 89 SWT-DD-130 wind turbines with a total rated power output of over 380 MW Zamudio, Spain, 03-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The consortium of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and Van Oord has been selected by Windpark Fryslân B.V. as … Read the full press release

Rio Tinto completes sale of remaining coal assets in Queensland, Australia for $3.95 billion

LONDON, 03-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rio Tinto has completed the sale of its remaining coal assets in Queensland, Australia, for $3.95 billion. The transactions include the sale of Rio Tinto’s interests in the Hail Creek coal mine and Valeria coal … Read the full press release

Europe’s largest battery and H/EV event moves to manufacturing hub for e-mobility

3rd annual event to take place in Stuttgart, Germany, home to Mercedes-Benz and Porsche 200+ exhibitors already signed up for the event in the region known as ‘birthplace of the car’ More than 8,000 international attendees anticipated in 2019 (7 … Read the full press release

Cargotec’s Hiab to acquire the Effer loader cranes business from CTE Group for EUR 50 million

Malmö, Sweden, 02-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Hiab, part of Cargotec, and a global leader in on-road load handling, has entered into an agreement to acquire the Effer loader cranes business from the CTE Group for an enterprise value of EUR 50 … Read the full press release

Voith Paper North America to install BlueLine stock preparation system at Copamex mill in Anáhuac, México

Copamex partners with Voith as the most experienced supplier to reliably process highly contaminated furnish Appleton, Wis./Anáhuac, México, 02-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Voith Paper North America recently reached a deal with Copamex of Monterrey, México, for the installation of a … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain to acquire producer of very high temperature thermal insulation with two plants in Germany

Courbevoie, France, 02-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain has acquired the German company HKO, that designs, produces and distributes a complete range of very high temperature thermal insulation and fire protection solutions made from various types of glass fibers to cover temperature … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä Seals & Bearings to introduce augmented reality and smart glasses in stern tube seals & bearings services

HELSINKI, 01-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Digitalisation and the rapid development of new technologies is fundamentally transforming the marine industry. New innovations increase efficiency and flexibility. However, these innovations are no longer confined to products and systems. They will also revolutionise marine … Read the full press release

Kingfisher plc to install energy storage batteries at B&Q’s Swindon distribution centre

Energy storage batteries will reduce B&Q distribution centre’s grid power consumption by 31% WESTMINSTER, 01-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Kingfisher plc, the international home improvement company, has unveiled plans to install energy storage batteries at B&Q’s Swindon distribution centre. The installation is the … Read the full press release

Fincantieri: The steel cutting ceremony of the first “Doha” class corvette held at the Muggiano (La Spezia) yard

TRIESTE, 01-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The steel cutting ceremony of the first “Doha” class corvette ordered to Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defence within the national naval acquisition programme, took place today at the Muggiano (La Spezia) yard, in the presence … Read the full press release

GRAHAM supports new Graduate Apprenticeship scheme that gives employees the opportunity to gain higher education

Hillsborough, UK, 31-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A new Graduate Apprenticeship scheme that gives company employees the opportunity to gain higher education through the workplace has been supported by GRAHAM. Delivered as part of the GRAHAM Academy Scotland, nine current and new … Read the full press release

GTT to design the LNG tanks of new 174,000 m3 LNG carrier (LNGC) for the Korean shipyard Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries

PARIS, 30-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GTT has received a new order notification from the Korean shipyard Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) for the tank design of a new 174,000 m3 LNG carrier (LNGC), to be built on behalf of an Asian … Read the full press release

French renewable energy producer Neoen to break ground on its Numurkah solar farm in Goulburn Valley Highway in northwest Victoria, Australia

Full construction on Victorian solar farm commences in July, creating up to 300 jobs for the local economy With over 1,000 MW in assets in operation and under construction in Australia, Neoen ranks as the country’s number one independent producer … Read the full press release

Total starts up production of Kaombo in Angola; will produce an estimated 115,000 barrels of oil per day

PARIS, 30-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Total has started up production of Kaombo, currently the biggest deep offshore development in Angola, located on Block 32, 260 kilometers off the coast of Luanda. Kaombo Norte, the first Floating Production Storage and Offloading … Read the full press release

Total President Exploration & Production Arnaud Breuillac: The Ichthys LNG Project will be an important addition to Total’s portfolio in the fast growing LNG market

PARIS, 30-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Ichthys LNG Project reached a major milestone on July 27 with the opening of the first offshore production well, marking the start of 40 years of operations of this gas and condensate field. At full … Read the full press release