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Destatis: in 2018 there were roughly 44.8 million persons in employment whose place of employment was in Germany

Number of persons in employment up 1.3% year on year WIESBADEN, 02-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — On an annual average in 2018, there were roughly 44.8 million persons in employment whose place of employment was in Germany. According to first provisional calculations … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö: 2,832 Offer Shares subscribed for without subscription rights in Sweden registered with the Finnish Trade Register

This stock exchange release may not be published or distributed, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, in or into Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa, Singapore or the United States or any other country where … Read the full press release

Iberdrola installed 10.7 million digital meters in Spain to digitise its distribution network

As a result of the Star project, with an investment of €2 billion, 10.7 million digital meters have been installed and provide remote management and automation capabilities to 90,000 transformation centres BILBAO, 28-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Iberdrola has completed the process … Read the full press release

Royal Dutch Shell completes the sale of its shares in Shell entities in New Zealand to OMV for $578 million

THE HAGUE, 28-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) has completed the sale of its shares in Shell entities in New Zealand, to OMV for $578 million. This includes the Māui, Pohokura, and Tank Farm assets, and the … Read the full press release

Syndial to transform Organic Fraction of Municipal Solid Waste (OFMSW) by recycling it into bio-oil at its pilot plant at the Gela refinery

First major step in the Company’s journey toward building industrial-scale plants, providing significant environmental benefits for large urban areas in Italy and abroad. GELA, 28-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Syndial, Eni’s environmental services company, begins operating at its pilot plant at the Gela refinery. … Read the full press release

LafargeHolcim awarded infrastructure contracts by the British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

Jona, Switzerland, 21-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — LafargeHolcim has been awarded infrastructure contracts worth over CAD 100 million as part of a major highway improvement project in Vancouver, Canada. The Highway 1 area is a vital local, regional and provincial corridor for … Read the full press release

CAF Rail Australia: Great River City Light Rail consortium awarded Supply, Operate and Maintain contract for the Parramatta Light Rail Project

Beasain, Spain, 21-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CAF has been awarded the Supply, Operate and Maintain contract for the Parramatta Light Rail Project (Stage 1), as part of the Great River City Light Rail consortium, including CAF Rail Australia and Transdev Australasia. … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp Elevator brings the most comfortable, efficient, and secure in-house mobility to United Tower in Bahrain

Bahrain’s 200-meter United Tower with a twisted shape sets new standards in design thyssenkrupp Elevator delivers 16 elevators and two escalators for most comfortable, efficient, and secure in-house mobility The “twistscraper” is thyssenkrupp’s biggest ever order in Bahrain and the … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp AG to appoint Dr. Wolfgang Colberg to the Supervisory Board

ESSEN, 21-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Supervisory Board of thyssenkrupp AG is to appoint former Evonik CFO Dr. Wolfgang Colberg (59) to the Supervisory Board. Dr. Colberg, who has a degree in business administration and business information systems, has been an … Read the full press release

BMT to provide multiple marine monitoring systems for BP’s Mad Dog Phase 2 floating production facility in the Gulf of Mexico

Teddington, Middlesex, U.K., 20-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Mad Dog Field is one of BP’s largest discoveries in the Gulf of Mexico. BMT will provide multiple marine monitoring systems for BP’s new semi-submersible floating production facility in Phase 2.  The Mad … Read the full press release

Consortium of five leading international banks provide USD 264 million six-year revolving credit facility to SCF Group

MOSCOW, 19-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sovcomflot (SCF Group) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a new USD 264 million six-year revolving credit facility with a consortium of five leading international banks, including: Citibank; DVB Bank; ING Bank; Société … Read the full press release

BMT to provide engineering services for the Pengarang Deepwater Terminals development in Johor, Malaysia

Teddington, Middlesex, U.K., 19-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BMT has been appointed by a major international EPC contractor to provide engineering services for the Pengarang Deepwater Terminals development, a major petrochemical and petroleum terminal in Johor, Malaysia. Pengerang Deepwater Terminals has the … Read the full press release

Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) takes EUR 65 million from NIB for safety system upgrades in two existing nuclear power plant units in Finland

HELSINKI, 19-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB and the Finnish energy company Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) have signed a loan agreement of EUR 65 million financing safety system upgrades in two existing nuclear power plant units in Finland. This ten-year loan will contribute to TVO’s refurbishment project … Read the full press release

Sika installs new production lines for mortars and acrylic liquid applied membranes in Palin, Guatemala

BAAR, 18-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika has opened a new production plant in Central America, located in Palin in the metropolitan area of Guatemala City. This move further expands the company’s market position in the emerging countries of the region. The … Read the full press release

Vattenfall to supply 260 GWh electricity yearly to Elkem for the period 2020 – 2026

STOCKHOLM, 18-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall and the Norwegian industrial group Elkem have signed a long-term electricity supply agreement for the period 2020 – 2026. The deal is the first major supply agreement with Elkem and includes supply of 260 GWh … Read the full press release

ASSA ABLOY announces acquisition of leading designer and manufacturer of high performance door sealing systems based in the UK

STOCKHOLM, 17-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ASSA ABLOY has acquired Lorient, a leading designer and manufacturer of high performance door sealing systems based in the UK with half of sales exported outside of the UK and EU. “I am very pleased to … Read the full press release

Equinor announces its second offshore wind lease in the United States

Equinor has been declared the provisional winner of one of the three leases offered in the US government’s wind lease sale for an area offshore the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Stavanger, Norway, 17-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor submitted a winning bid of … Read the full press release

Gas production from Aasta Hansteen field opens a new region for gas export to Europe

Stavanger, Norway, 17-Dec-2018 — On 16 December Equinor and its partners started production from the Aasta Hansteen gas field in the Norwegian Sea. Today, 17 December gas from the Aasta Hansteen field is available to the market for the first … Read the full press release

Airbus Defence and Space announces firm order from the French Defence Procurement Agency for additional A330 MRTT Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircrafts

MADRID, 14-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Defence and Space has received a firm order from the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) for a further three A330 MRTT Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft. The aircraft, known as Phénix in French service, constitute the … Read the full press release

ANA’s first A380 enters a final phase of ground and flight tests in Hamburg

HAMBURG, 14-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The first A380 for All Nippon Airways (ANA) has rolled out of the Airbus paint shop in Hamburg, Germany, bearing the airline’s distinctive and unique Hawaiian green sea turtle livery. ANA has firm orders for … Read the full press release

Enel begins operation of its first wind facility in the US state of Illinois

The 185 MW wind farm will sell its power to Bloomberg LP, General Motors and Constellation, an Exelon company Enel invested approximately 325 million US dollars in the construction of the wind farm, which will generate around 570 GWh per … Read the full press release

Siemens Mobility to design and build the next generation of VIA Rail Canada’s trainsets

32 bi-directional trainsets offering more than 9,100 seats Passenger service expected to begin in 2022 Enhanced passenger experience MUNICH, 13-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Mobility has been awarded a €650 million contract in Canada to design and build the next … Read the full press release

Volkswagen’s Toolmaking unit adds highly advanced 3-D printing center to its facilities in Wolfsburg

Innovative binder jetting process sets new standards for speed, flexibility and automation New printer generation can print production parts in addition to prototypes in future Dr. Andreas Tostmann: “The 3-D printing center takes Volkswagen’s additive manufacturing activities to a new … Read the full press release

JAC Volkswagen Automotive Co., Ltd. held groundbreaking ceremony for the New Energy Passenger Vehicle Project R&D Centre located in Hefei, Anhui Province, China

The R&D centre will be located in Hefei and will focus on key areas such as electrification, connectivity and autonomous driving Thanks to the strong support of shareholders, among them SEAT, JAC Volkswagen will continue moving forward with its innovation-driven … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz: EQC’s accident safety was validated at the Mercedes-Benz technology centre for vehicle safety (TFS)

combined power consumption: 22.2 kWh/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 0 g/km, provisional figures [1] STUTTGART, 12-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The new Mercedes-Benz EQC (combined power consumption: 22.2 kWh/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 0 g/km, provisional figures)[1] is also a genuine Mercedes when it comes … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ PrimeLineCOMPACT VI tissue production line delivered to Bashundhara Paper Mills Limited in Bangladesh started successfully

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the PrimeLineCOMPACT VI tissue production line – including stock preparation and automation system – delivered to Bashundhara Paper Mills Limited in Bangladesh. GRAZ, 11-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The ANDRITZ tissue machine – with … Read the full press release

IEDM2018: STMicroelectronics presents architecture and performance benchmarks of technology based on 28nm FD-SOI with embedded ePCM designed for its automotive microcontrollers

Innovative embedded Phase-Change Memory (ePCM) for automotive MCUs sampling now Initial performance benchmarks presented at IEDM 2018 Will support faster and more complex computing needs in automotive systems GENEVA, 11-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across … Read the full press release

Lithuanian Air Force (LAF) renewed its HCare Infinite material management contract for its Dauphin AS365 N3+ search and rescue (SAR) helicopters fleet

Fleet of three AS365 N3+ has achieved 97% average availability over three years MARIGNANE, France, 11-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Lithuanian Air Force (LAF) has renewed its HCare Infinite material management contract for its fleet of three Dauphin AS365 N3+ … Read the full press release

MJet GmbH of Austria to integrate its own operational, maintenance, and aircraft data into the Skywise platform

TOULOUSE, 11-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — MJet GmbH of Austria has become the first ACJ319 operator to sign up for Skywise, enabling it to integrate its own operational, maintenance, and aircraft data into the Skywise platform. MJet will store, access, manage, … Read the full press release

Siemens Mobility’s new tram Avenio M begins service on new Line 2 in Ulm, Germany

All twelve trams handed over to SWU Verkehr GmbH First series service for multi-articulated Avenio M First Avenio fleet with “Siemens Tram Assistant” collision warning system MUNICH, 10-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Avenio M from Siemens Mobility has begun service … Read the full press release