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Volkswagen unveils comprehensive diesel swapping program throughout Germany valid for Euro-1 to Euro-4 diesel vehicles

Environmental incentive for scrappage of Euro-1 to Euro-4 diesel vehicles applicable throughout Germany Exchange premium in addition to residual value of old vehicle for Euro-4 and Euro-5 diesel vehicles in 14 cities particularly affected Offers available now from dealers WOLFSBURG, … Read the full press release

Eni further strengthens its presence in Mozambique with acquisition of new exclusive exploration and development rights

With this acquisition, Eni further strengthens its presence in Mozambique, a country that has a strategic relevance for the company. San Donato Milanese (Milan), 19-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At the presence of the Ministry for Mineral Resources and Energy Ernesto Max Tonela, … Read the full press release

Alise joint venture wins €71 million contract to comprehensively implement the electrical architecture of Grand Paris Express Line 15 South

Comprehensive implementation of the line’s electrical architecture Contract value: €71 million Rueil-Malmaison Cedex – France, 19-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Alise joint venture led by VINCI Energies via its subsidiary SDEL Transport Grands Projets, in partnership with Eiffage Énergie Systèmes (50/50), … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp Elevator launches HoloLinc, a first of its kind, fully digitalized sales process for the stairlift industry

Digitization becomes everyday business, tangible and productive: thyssenkrupp Elevator equips 120 sales executives in ten countries with a special toolkit including mixed-reality technology and Microsoft HoloLens Revolutionary new HoloLinc technology developed by thyssenkrupp Elevator and Zühlke uses Microsoft HoloLens to … Read the full press release

Leica Geosystems introduces new bathymetric LiDAR high resolution technology in its Leica Chiroptera 4X and Leica HawkEye 4X

New Leica Chiroptera 4X, Leica HawkEye 4X save more than 50 per cent in flight costs Heerbrugg, Switzerland, 19-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, announced today the availability of Leica Chiroptera 4X and Leica HawkEye 4X. The latest … Read the full press release

SGS white paper: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is racing up the seafood industry agenda

From the farm to the processor, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is racing up the seafood industry agenda GENEVA, 18-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Within the seafood sector, leading retailers and food service operators, as well as their supply chain partners have introduced … Read the full press release

Terna completes the construction of the new high-voltage electricity line in Rio Grande do Sul in Southeastern Brazil

The construction of the “Santa Maria 3 – Santo Angelo 2” line, the 158-kilometre long infrastructure in Rio Grande do Sul, is completed two months early This project is strategic for integrating clean energy into the national electricity grid ROME, … Read the full press release

SGS acquires Inter-Basic Resources, Inc. a leading provider of testing and verification for air and fluid filtration performance

SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of Inter-Basic Resources, Inc. (IBR), based in Grass Lake, Michigan, USA and Milton Keynes, UK. GENEVA, 18-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — IBR is a leading provider of state-of-the-art testing and verification for air and fluid … Read the full press release

BMT’s industry-leading integrated navigation and manoeuvring simulator suite awarded Class A, B and C certification from DNV GL

Teddington, UK, 17-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — REMBRANDT, BMT’s industry-leading integrated  navigation and manoeuvring simulator suite, has been awarded Class A, B and C certification from DNV GL. The certification further builds on BMT REMBRANDT’s 30-year history as one of the maritime … Read the full press release

Europe Bicycle Parking Racks Market Driven by Consumer Focus on Sustainability and Carbon Consciousness

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 17-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Investment in bicycle parking racks in Europe is surging at a brisk pace, with a new Fact.MR study valuing the Europe bicycle parking rack market at around US$ 850 million in 2018. According to … Read the full press release

BMT to support the Royal Thai Navy’s (RTN) new midget submarine programme

Teddington, UK, 17-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BMT, the leading international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has been awarded a contract to support the Royal Thai Navy’s (RTN) new midget submarine programme from its offices in Bath, UK. BMT has been … Read the full press release

Schindler unveils its breakthrough Robotics Installation System for Elevators

Schindler forms robotics research collaboration with Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Ebikon, Switzerland, 17-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —  Today Schindler announced the debut of its breakthrough Robotics Installation System for Elevators (R.I.S.E), paving the way for greater automation and … Read the full press release

Roland Berger: additive manufacturing may be on the verge of becoming affordable for mass-production applications

Additive manufacturing remains for many companies a niche technology: metal 3D printing is an expensive method of production that is primarily used for building prototypes and making special components for the aerospace and med-tech sectors. New technologies hold the promise … Read the full press release

European chemical industry calls on the European Commission to strengthen the current system of protection of workers’ reproductive health

BRUSSELS, 17-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The chemical industry and trade unions today agreed on the future framework to further protect EU workers from the risks associated with exposure to substances toxic to reproduction at the workplace. In a joint declaration signed today, … Read the full press release

Cefic, CHEM Trust, EEB, UK CIA: We urge UK to remain within REACH and participate in the ECHA post-Brexit

BRUSSELS, 17-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahead of the Brexit summit on 17 October, Cefic, CHEM Trust, the European Environment Bureau (EEB) and the UK Chemical Industries Association (CIA) have today published an Open Letter to all EU Heads of State in the Financial … Read the full press release

Europe Emulsifier and Co-Emulsifier Market Witnessing a Shift Towards Bio-based Variants – Fact.MR Study

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 11-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The unwavering consumer focus on personal variables such as effects of aging, being conscious about self-image and physical attractiveness has been capitalized by personal care product manufacturers, and as an outcome, new personal … Read the full press release

Fact.MR Study on IBM Watson Services Market Lists Business Agility and Customer Service Transformation as Key Motivations to Adoption

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 10-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — IBM Watson Services continue to get significant traction from end-users, with over 72% respondents in Europe affirmative on using IBM Watson language services, according to a Fact.MR survey. The survey is part of the … Read the full press release

Europe Non-Dairy Toppings Market Riding on the Coattails of Growing Vegan Revolution, Finds a New Fact.MR Study

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DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 10-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Europe non-dairy toppings market revenues continue to head north, as the growing vegan population ramps up demand for non-dairy ingredients. Shelves and aisles across European retail stores and hypermarkets have been observed with … Read the full press release

EDF to invest in GIBB Power an engineering specialist in the energy sector

LONDON, 10-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — EDF, world’s leading electricity company, and GIBB, a major engineering player in Africa signed agreements for EDF to invest in GIBB Power, a subsidiary company of GIBB Engineering and Architecture specialising in engineering in the … Read the full press release

Audi A1 now exclusively made at SEAT plant in Martorell, Spain

The Audi A1 becomes the second premium car made in Spain after the Audi Q3 The new Audi A1 will enhance synergies and efficiencies with SEAT Ibiza and Arona MARTORELL, 10-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Production of the Audi A1 is already … Read the full press release

‘Sustainability’, ‘Functionality’ and ‘Cost-Effectiveness’ Among Key Expectations of European Consumers from Automotive Tow Bars Industry

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 09-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Increasing consumer pressure and broader sustainability trends are influencing automotive tow bars market players to adopt environment-friendly products, according to a new study by Fact.MR. The trend is especially pronounced in Europe, which … Read the full press release

BP and Eni and Libya’s National Oil Corporation to resume exploration activities in Libya

Libya’s National Oil Corporation, BP and Eni today signed an agreement expected to lead to Eni and BP working together to resume exploration activities on a major exploration and production contract in Libya.  LONDON, 09-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A letter of … Read the full press release

Sonatrach and Total to carry out joint petrochemical project in Arzew, western Algeria

PARIS, 09-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sonatrach and Total have signed two agreements as part of the comprehensive partnership announced in 2017: A new concession contract to jointly develop the Erg Issouane gas field located on the TFT Sud permit, signed by Sonatrach, … Read the full press release

Saudi Aramco and Total partner for the front-end engineering and design of a giant petrochemical complex in Jubail

DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia/PARIS, France, 09-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —  Amin H. Nasser, President and Chief Executive Officer of Saudi Aramco and Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Total, signed today in Dhahran the joint development agreement for the front-end engineering … Read the full press release

Master Builders Solutions® introduces an innovative admixture to extend service life of concrete

Extends the service life of concrete by reducing crack widths Reduces shrinkage by up to 60 percent Ensures high-quality concrete LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, 09-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With MasterLife SRA 900, Master Builders Solutions® is introducing an innovative admixture to extend the service … Read the full press release

BAE Systems: Series of planned exercises in high temperatures demonstrated Hawk’s capabilities to operate in hot weather

A demonstration led by the Royal Air Force has proven the Hawk advanced jet trainer’s ability to operate in soaring temperatures. Farnborough, United Kingdom, 08-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A pair of Hawk T2 aircraft from the RAF’s IV Squadron undertook … Read the full press release

Guy Montminy to succeed Erwin Bieber as president of the Platforms & Services (P&S) sector at BAE Systems

BAE Systems has named Guy Montminy as president of the Platforms & Services (P&S) sector, effective October 1. Farnborough, United Kingdom, 08-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With this appointment, Montminy has also joined the senior leadership team of BAE Systems, Inc., led by … Read the full press release

BAE Systems: Our vision for the proposed upgrade of the British Army’s Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank: Black Night

We have unveiled Black Night – a working example of our vision for the proposed upgrade of the British Army’s Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank. Farnborough, United Kingdom, 08-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — We are leading a major strategic partnership of world-leading defence … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s Fleet Safety maritime data service named winner in the Technology category at 2018 Safety4Sea Awards

New maritime safety service that paves the way for the modernisation of the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) wins prestigious industry accolade LONDON, 05-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat’s new Fleet Safety maritime data service has been named winner in … Read the full press release

NORMA Group presents its charitable project NORMA Clean Water at “Ulrich Wickert Award for Children’s Rights 2018”

NORMA Clean Water: Successful cooperation with Plan International recognized More than 18,000 school children benefit from the charitable initiative MAINTAL, 05-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NORMA Group, a global market leader in engineered joining technology, presented its NORMA Clean Water India project … Read the full press release