Category Archives: Italy

Press Releases & News from Italy distributed via EuropaWire

SEAT President Luca de Meo on Europe’s economic future at the prestigious Scuola di Politiche

The President of SEAT argues that innovation and training are the two main instruments of change De Meo: “We need a stable institutional and regulatory framework and State agreements to encourage the competitiveness and internationalisation of businesses” “When the Administration … Read the full press release

Piaggio Group will start production of Vespa Elettrica scooter in September at the Pontedera plant

The first vehicles can be booked only online starting from the beginning of October  Electric innovation according to Piaggio takes solid form in the most iconic of its brands, which once again sets new parameters for urban mobility  Vespa Elettrica … Read the full press release

All six Audi drivers in the top ten at the DTM in Italy

Audi scores the most points at the night races in Misano All six Audi drivers in the top ten at Sunday’s race First pole position for Loïc Duval, another podium for René Rast MISANO, 28-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In a turbulent … Read the full press release

Snam to explore possible opportunities for collaboration with China’s State Grid International Development (SGID)

BEIJING, China, 28-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Snam signed a memorandum of understanding today with State Grid International Development (SGID), wholly-owned by State Grid Corporation of China, the world’s largest energy utility, to examine a range of possible opportunities for collaboration, … Read the full press release

Fincantieri and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) extend cooperation to include all segments of merchant shipbuilding

The agreement with the state-owned giant firm CSSC is expanded to all segments of merchant shipbuilding TRIESTE, 28-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fincantieri and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the extension of the industrial … Read the full press release

DATA4 Brings Pioneering Payment Systems to Kiosk Summit 2018

Fully integrated and automatic self-service systems to increase sales and improve crowd management TREVISO, Italy, 27-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DATA4, manufacturer of innovative self-service and automatic systems for the payment of goods and services in cash or electronically, will showcase … Read the full press release

Eni receives new offshore exploration license in the prolific East Nile Delta Basin of the Mediterranean Sea

Eni granted new exploration license named “Nour” located in the prolific East Nile Delta Basin of the Mediterranean Sea in Egypt San Donato Milanese (Milan), 15-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni announces that a new Concession Agreement, aimed at governing an offshore … Read the full press release

Eni announces new and extended Concession Agreements in Egypt

A new Nile Delta Concession Agreement allowing a ten-year extension of the Abu Madi West Development Lease, where the Nooros field is located, and a five-year extension of the Ras Qattara Concession Agreement approved. San Donato Milanese (Milan), 15-Aug-2018 — … Read the full press release

Eni and Snam to create 20 new CNG refuelling stations for vehicles in Italy

Eni’s aim is to further strengthen its sustainable mobility offering with this initiative. ROME/ MILAN, 14-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni and Snam, through its subsidiary Snam4Mobility, have signed a second contract implementing the framework agreement signed in May 2017, aimed … Read the full press release

Ericsson and TIM deployed vRAN platform in a live advanced LTE network in Turin, Italy

Ericsson and TIM have successfully deployed a virtual Radio Access Network (vRAN) platform in a live advanced LTE network in Turin, securing the Italian communications service provider for 5G early adoption. STOCKHOLM, 14-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The deployment of vRAN in … Read the full press release

BMW Brand Ambassador Alessandro Zanardi won bronze and a silver medal at the 2018 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships in Italy

Maniago, Italy, 07-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW Brand Ambassador Alessandro Zanardi (ITA) has extended his collection of para-cycling medals with a bronze and a silver medal. At the weekend, the 2018 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships took place on Zanardi’s … 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

Six-time world champion Max Biaggi to represent, promote racing tradition and products of Aprilia

The return of a pairing that has written memorable pages of motorcycle history The six-time world champion will represent Aprilia, collaborating to promote the brand, its racing tradition and its products Pontedera, Italy, 03-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Six-time world champion … Read the full press release

Filarmonica della Scala 2018 tour: seven concerts in seven different cities across Slovenia, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy

Seven concerts in seven  cities across Slovenia, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy Independent orchestra dedicated to symphonic repertoire MILAN, 02-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The last leg of the Filarmonica della Scala international tour in 2018 will start on 30 August … Read the full press release

Poste Italiane and UniCredit to establish partnerships in the consumer credit market

The agreement forms part of Poste Italiane’s strategy to establish partnerships with leading banking groups for the distribution of financial products ROME, 02-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Poste Italiane and UniCredit have signed today a letter of intent, with the aim … 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

Leonardo creates new model for its supply-chain to drive growth in the Aerospace, Defence and Security sector

The LEAP2020 programme (Leonardo Empowering Advanced Partnership 2020) is a new model for Leonardo’s supply-chain which will drive growth in the Aerospace, Defence and Security sector. Visible results in scale and quality are expected in the short and long term  … Read the full press release

Leonardo Spa to obtain ISO 37001:2016 “Anti bribery management systems” certification

ROME, 25-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leonardo Spa is the first company among the top ten global players in the Aerospace, Defense and Security sector to obtain ISO 37001:2016 “Anti bribery management systems” certification, the first international standard for anti-corruption management systems. The achievement … Read the full press release

Iveco-Oto Melara Consortium to deliver 10 new Centauro II armoured vehicles to the Italian Ministry of Defence

The contract, which includes vehicles, spares and logistic support, is for the first tranche of a total 136 units. The contract value to Leonardo is approximately 92 million Euros Centauro II is a latest-generation wheeled armoured vehicle which combines high … Read the full press release

The winners of the 11th edition of the Eni Award: Omar M. Yaghi, Zhong Lin Wang, Sang Yup Lee, Emerance Jessica Claire D’Assise Goma-Tchimbakala, Michele De Bastiani and Gianluca Longoni

The award ceremony will take place at the Palazzo del Quirinale on October 22nd in the presence of the President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella. ROME, 24-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni has announced the winners of the 11th edition of the … Read the full press release

Snam, Enagás and Fluxys consortium to acquire 66% interest in Greek natural gas infrastructure operator DESFA

ATHENS, 23-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The European consortium consisting of Snam (60%), Enagás (20%) and Fluxys (20%) signed today in Athens the agreements with the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) and Hellenic Petroleum for the acquisition of a 66% interest … Read the full press release

RCH Europe Brings New Innovative Selling Solutions to FAFGA 2018

Smart POS systems for the hospitality industry TREVISO, Italy, 23-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology is revolutionising the way in which we live and do business. In the hospitality industry where speed and quality of service is critical, organisations must embrace … Read the full press release

Leonardo: Magpas Air Ambulance selects AW169 as its new generation helicopter

• Specialist Aviation Services (SAS) will customise and operate an AW169 on behalf of Magpas Air Ambulance starting from spring 2019    • This will be the ninth UK-based AW169 for air ambulance operations confirming it as the market leader … Read the full press release

Leonardo teams up with L3 Technologies and Ultra Electronics Command & Sonar Systems to offer a complete Anti-Submarine Warfare acoustic system

Leonardo has formed separate partnerships with L3 Technologies, relating to the company’s advanced low-frequency HELRAS dipping sonar technology and next generation mid-frequency, lightweight Firefly dipping sonars, and with Ultra Electronics Command & Sonar Systems, for its advanced sonobuoy sensors ​The … Read the full press release

Leonardo to supply AW109 GrandNew helicopter to QME Mining Equipment Ltd of Ireland

• QME Mining Equipment Ltd will take delivery of the helicopter in early 2019 • Leonardo and official distributor in UK and Ireland Sloane Helicopters have delivered 15 aircraft in the last 18 months confirming Leonardo’s dominance in the regional … Read the full press release

Eni: second light oil discovery on the B1-X exploration prospect in the Egyptian Western Desert

The discovery confirms the high potential of deep geological sequences of the Faghur Basin San Donato Milanese (Milan), 10-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni announces a second light oil discovery on the B1-X exploration prospect located in South West Meleiha license, … Read the full press release

Assicurazioni Generali and Generali Deutschland to sell the majority stake of Generali Leben to Viridium Gruppe

Agreed vision for an innovative industrial partnership with Viridium Gruppe for the sustainable management of the Generali Leben Life portfolio. Total evaluation for 100% of Generali Leben up to €1 bln, incl. €125 mln as earn out in case of … Read the full press release

Eni: Mozambique Rovuma Venture submitted the development plan to the government for the first phase of the Rovuma LNG project

Two liquefied natural gas trains will each produce 7.6 million tons per year LNG production expected to commence in 2024 Marketing and financing negotiations underway in parallel with government approval process San Donato Milanese (MI), 09-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Mozambique … Read the full press release

Eni and ExxonMobil announce marketing efforts are underway for the Rovuma LNG project in Area 4 block offshore Mozambique

The initial phase of the Rovuma LNG project will develop the Mamba reservoirs in Area 4 and help deliver reliable, affordable energy to customers and create long-term economic value for the people of Mozambique and the project’s co-venturers. Rovuma LNG … Read the full press release

UniCredit to increase its strategic stake to 10.3 per cent in Kepler Cheuvreux

MILAN, 29-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit (acting through UniCredit Bank AG) today announced that, following seven  years of highly successful partnership in equity capital markets (ECM) activities, it will increase its strategic stake in Kepler Cheuvreux, the leading Pan European … Read the full press release