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COVID-19: Ricoh 3D to produce 40,000 face shields per week for NHS medical workers

The first prototype was printed and assembled in less than 24 hours thanks to 3D printing technology and the strength of Ricoh’s supplier network

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 7-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ricoh Europe PLC, part of Japanese multinational document management solutions, electronics and IT services company Ricoh Group, announced it will support NHS medical workers in their fight with COVID-19 with 40,000 face shields … Read the full press release

COVID-19: ABB and employees support the International Committee of the Red Cross relief efforts

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 7-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB partners with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) as part of its ongoing measures to support COVID-19 relief efforts. ICRC, an international humanitarian organization with Swiss roots, specializes in providing … Read the full press release

DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V.: Exercise of stock option by a Non-Executive Director of the Company

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 6-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. (The Company) would like to inform the market and its investors that on 6 April 2020 Mr. Bogdan Ciobotaru, Non-Executive Director of the Company, have exercised his stock option, … Read the full press release

BT Covid-19 update: broadband, mobile perform strongly; no job losses; CEO donates his salary

BT Covid-19 update: broadband, mobile perform strongly; no job losses; CEO donates his salary

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 6-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British telecom giant, BT has released its Covid-19 statement. During unprecedented connectivity demand across the country BT’s fixed broadband network, which is the nation’s communications backbone, and EE – UK’s number one mobile network, … Read the full press release

Notification shares buy-back: DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol, 30 Mar – 3 Apr 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 6-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the ASF Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (UE) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian Financial … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö announces closer co-operation with Suominen in the sustainable Moist Toilet Tissue segment

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 6-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö signs multi-year commercial agreement with Suominen that renews and strengthens the existing co-operation at Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s Ställdalen plant in Sweden. The transaction will not only considerably improve the companies’ joint service to their … Read the full press release

Citycon announces the appointment of Sanna Yliniemi as the new Vice President, Centre Management

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 3-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Citycon welcomes new Vice President, Centre Management, Sanna Yliniemi. She will be responsible at the Group level for the operations and results of the approximately 40 shopping centres owned by Citycon. Sanna held … Read the full press release

On behalf of Park Leisure 2000, Savills sells Allerthorpe Golf & Park Retreat in East Yorkshire

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 3-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Savills announces the sale of Allerthorpe Golf & Park Retreat near Pocklington, East Yorkshire to a local operator for an undisclosed sum. The transaction is on behalf of Park Leisure 2000 Ltd. Set … Read the full press release

Hexagon: 2019 Annual and Sustainability reports published; AGM’s date [29 Apr 2020] remains unchanged

Hexagon: 2019 Annual and Sustainability reports published; AGM's date on 29 Apr 2020 remains unchanged

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 3-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading sensor, software and autonomous solutions company Hexagon announced it has released its 2019 Annual and Sustainability reports. Both reports are made publicly available on the company’s web site at hexagon.com. Hexagon’s intention … Read the full press release

COVID-19: Hydro supports construction and maintenance of four new field hospitals in Brazil

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 3-Apr-2020— /EuropaWire/ — Hydro donates BRL 5 million to support construction and maintenance of the new field hospitals as part of emergency measures to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil. The four new hospitals will create 720 … Read the full press release

COVID-19: VINCI Concessions’ infrastructures in France mobilised for medical transport

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 3-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Concessions’ infrastructures are being used for the medical transport of medical equipment and sick patients from coronavirus, as part of the Résilience operation announced by French President Emmanuel Macron. On 29 and … Read the full press release

Sparkasse Mainz ergänzt sie dazu das Selbstbedienungsfoyer des Beratungscenters Nieder-Olm mit neuer Geldautomaten mit Einzahlfunktion

(PRESS RELEASE) MAINZ, 3-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Mit einer weiteren Investitionsmaßnahme in ihr Automatennetz kommt die Sparkasse Mainz dem veränderten Nutzungsverhalten ihrer Kundinnen und Kunden entgegen. Ab dem 14. April ergänzt sie dazu das Selbstbedienungsfoyer des Beratungscenters Nieder-Olm. Nach Ende … Read the full press release

COVID-19: Restaurants and cafés at CapMan’s fully owned premises in Finland relieved from paying rent

COVID-19: Restaurants and cafés at CapMan’s fully owned premises in Finland relieved from payment rent

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 3-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Real estate investor active across the Nordic region CapMan Real Estate announced it will relieve the restaurant and café tenants at premises from its portfolio from paying rent for 2 months due to … Read the full press release

COVID-19: Henkel converts Düsseldorf site to produce disinfectants for donation to hospitals and public institutions

Henkel to provide production capacities at short notice in order to produce disinfectants (PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 2-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel will provide production capacities at short notice in order to produce disinfectants as part of its global solidarity program … Read the full press release

NWO announces Industrial Partnership Programme grant for research on better nutrition for our intestinal bacteria

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 2-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — A consortium led by Paul de Vos (University Medical Center Groningen) will undertake a research into better nutrition for our intestinal bacteria. The project is within the Industrial Partnership Programme (IPP). This … Read the full press release

NWO announces grants awarded to fourteen LIFT (Launchpad for Innovative Future Technology) projects

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 2-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Fourteen LIFT (Launchpad for Innovative Future Technology) projects involved in developing smart membranes that extract nitrogen components from manure streams, creating nanocrystals for solar cells in windows, and finding ways to eliminate … Read the full press release

Life Sciences & Health: First Venture Challenge under NWO ready to start

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 2-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The first Venture Challenge organised under the NWO is formally ready to start with the teams selected and the tender procedure for the coaching has almost been completed. The Venture Challenge, developed … Read the full press release

Predictive maintenance: Alfa Laval signs 6-year agreement with Aker BP for its Framo seawater lift pumps

Predictive maintenance: Alfa Laval signs 6-year agreement with Aker BP for its Framo seawater lift pumps

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, Sweden, 2-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling company Alfa Laval has announced it signed a 6-year predictive maintenance agreement with Aker BP, an oil exploration and development company, for Alfa Laval’s … Read the full press release

NWO: Technology Area (TA) projects in the Chemicals, Agri&Food, and Energy sectors scheduled to start in 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 2-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Three Technology Area (TA) projects are scheduled to start in 2020. A consortium led by Geert-Jan Boons (Utrecht University) will link allergenic proteins to complex sugars to open new avenues for preventing … Read the full press release

COVID-19: Vattenfall donates emergency stockpiles to reduce protective equipment shortage of health care providers

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 1-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall in Norrköping sent approximately 200 cartons within the stocked van, each one holding 2,000 face masks, which totals over 400,000 pieces to the National Board of Health and Welfare’s central emergency stockpiles … Read the full press release

COVID-19: UK start-up Lanterne to launch free app to help observe ‘social distancing’ more effectively

(PRESS RELEASE) SWINDON, 1-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) announces that UK start-up company Lanterne, has developed, and will soon launch, a free app that will help us observe ‘social distancing’ more effectively in our collective … Read the full press release

Dr. Paula Bialski appointed Associated Professor of Sociology and digitalisation at University of St. Gallen

(PRESS RELEASE) ST. GALLEN, Switzerland, 1-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — University of St. Gallen announces the appointment of Prof. Dr. Paula Bialski as Associated Professor of Sociology and digitalisation from 1 April 2020. Prof. Dr. Paula Bialski, born on 16 April … Read the full press release

University of St. Gallen welcomes Dr Veronica Vivi Barassi as Full Professor of Media and Communication Studies

(PRESS RELEASE) ST. GALLEN, Switzerland, 1-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Prof. Dr Veronica Vivi Barassi has been appointed as Full Professor of Media and Communication Studies at the University of St. Gallen starting 1 April 2020. Born on 22 January 1981, … Read the full press release

ENGIE Nederland: Marleen Prins volgt per 1 april 2020 Hans Boot op als Chief Operations Officer (COO) Services

(PRESS RELEASE) BUNNIK, the Netherlands, 1-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Marleen Prins is in maart 2018 gestart bij ENGIE Nederland in de functie van CHRO (Chief Human Resources Officer). Daarvoor heeft ze in verschillende rollen (IT-directeur, HR-directeur en Operations-directeur) een stevig … Read the full press release

Chief Commercial Officer joins Mono Solutions

Kim Mortensen joins Mono Solutions

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN, 31-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Mono Solutions announces that Kim Mortensen has joined the Executive Management team as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) effective March 16, 2020. The Executive Management team is excited to onboard a Chief Commercial Officer … Read the full press release

Vattenfall deploys digital inspection technology in “impossible” places

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 30-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall maintenance work and inspections in various operations will soon be done with the use of drones. During inspections of hard-to-access plant components, drones can simplify these tasks and reduce the risk of … Read the full press release

Alstom announces new order from German Hessische Landesbahn for 30 additional Coradia Lint regional trains

(PRESS RELEASE) SAINT-OUEN, France, 30-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom awarded a €120 million worth contract to supply 30 Coradia Lint regional trains to Hessische Landesbahn (HLB). The 120-seater trains are spacious, bright and disabled-friendly which offer a unique travel experience … Read the full press release

COVID-19: Dutch banking and financial group Rabobank postpones dividend payments until at least Oct 2020

COVID-19: Dutch banking and financial group Rabobank postpones dividend payments until at least Oct 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) UTRECHT, 30-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Dutch multinational banking and financial group Rabobank has announced it will not make distributions on its Rabobank Certificates in March, June and September 2020. Decision follows recent ECB and DNB announcements. Herewith Rabobank … Read the full press release

Notification shares buy-back: DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol, 23 – 27 Mar 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 30-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the ASF Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (UE) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian Financial … Read the full press release

Hoa Thang 1.2 wind farm: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy scores its largest order to date in Vietnam

Hoa Thang 1.2 wind farm: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy scores its largest order to date in Vietnam

25 units of Siemens Gamesa’s SG 4.5-145 turbine will be delivered for the Hoa Thang 1.2 wind farm, one of the largest in Vietnam Operation and maintenance service contract secured for 10 years (PRESS RELEASE) ZAMUDIO, Spain, 27-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release