Tag Archives: Australia

Sandoz certified “TOP Employer Asia Pacific 2019” for its exceptional employee offerings in the region

Sandoz has been certified by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee offerings in Asia Pacific (APAC) The annual, international research undertaken by the Top Employers Institute recognizes leading employers around the world This exclusive certification underlines Sandoz´ commitment … Read the full press release

The first shipment of bauxite from Rio Tinto’s Amrun project in Queensland, Australia

Rio Tinto’s Amrun project in Queensland, Australia, has achieved a significant milestone, successfully making the first shipment of bauxite, six weeks ahead of schedule. LONDON, 03-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The US$1.9 billion (A$2.6 billion) investment in Amrun will replace production from … Read the full press release

Safran strengthens its commitment to developing Australian Defence Industry capability with the opening of new Safran Electronics & Defense Australasia facility in Botany

Botany, Australia, 09-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Australian Minister for Defence, the Honourable Christopher Pyne, the CEO of Safran Electronics & Defense, Martin Sion, and the CEO and General delegate of Safran Pacific, Alexis de Pelleport, opened the new Safran … Read the full press release

Ericsson selected as Telstra’s 5G network provider to deliver next generation of mobile technology for Australia

Telstra has chosen Ericsson as its 5G network provider under an agreement that will see the two companies partner to deliver the next generation of mobile technology for Australia.  The announcement marks the addition of live, 5G sites in the … Read the full press release

Veolia selected to operate and maintain the first Energy Recovery facility in Australia

PARIS, 23-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Veolia Australia & New Zealand has been selected to operate and maintain the first Energy Recovery facility in the country: the Kwinana Project. First ever project to of its kind in Australia, the new state-of-the-art plant … Read the full press release

Airbus commits towards enhancing the capability and competitiveness of the Australia’s space sector

Canberra, Australia, 01-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus and the Australian Space Agency (ASA) have signed a statement of intent confirming the European manufacturer’s commitment towards enhancing the capability and competitiveness of the country’s space sector. The statement of intent, which is … Read the full press release

SGS to expand its biopharmaceutical testing capabilities in Geneva with a new 200m2 laboratory

GENEVA, 04-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, a leading bio/pharmaceutical analytical and bioanalytical contract solutions provider, today announced it is expanding its biopharmaceutical testing capabilities in Geneva, Switzerland with a new 200m2 laboratory. The laboratory will be equipped with a number of … 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

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 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

Saab to help Australia’s major airports to improve operating efficiencies

STOCKHOLM, 31-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab has received an order to install Aerobahn, a collaborative decision making platform, at Australia’s four major airports to improve operating efficiencies. Australia’s air navigation services provider, Airservices Australia, identified Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney … Read the full press release

Glencore acquires 49% interest in the Hunter Valley Operations (HVO) coal mine in NSW, Australia

BAAR, 07-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Glencore has completed the acquisition of a 49% interest in the Hunter Valley Operations (HVO) coal mine in NSW, following the receipt of regulatory approvals. The HVO Joint Venture (JV) with Yancoal, which owns a 51% … Read the full press release

Amey and Arup to design a Smart Motorway solution for the M4 in New South Wales, Australia

OXFORD, 30-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading consultancy firm, Amey, will be working with Arup to design a Smart Motorway solution for the M4 in New South Wales, Australia – the first project of its kind in the region. The M4 Smart … Read the full press release

Alstom to deliver its Demand Response Management System (DRMS) to Ergon Energy, Australia

Levallois-Perret, France, 16-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom has been awarded a contract by Queensland’s regional energy distributor, Ergon Energy to deliver its Demand Response Management System (DRMS). The project will be managed from Alstom’s offices in Sydney, with the software … Read the full press release

Glencore’s AUD589M investment in Ernest Henry Mining in north-west Queensland, Australia commences operations from new kilometre-deep hoisting shaft

Cloncurry, Australia, 27-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Glencore’s AUD589 million investment in Ernest Henry Mining near Cloncurry in north-west Queensland, Australia, to transition from open pit to underground operations has celebrated a significant milestone; commencing operations from a new kilometre-deep hoisting shaft. … Read the full press release

EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti visits New Zealand and Australia for high-level political and business meetings

Underscores drive to seek new investment sources for emerging economies LONDON, 3-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti travels to New Zealand and Australia in the first week of March for high-level political and business meetings aimed at strengthening the Bank’s links … Read the full press release

ESET HQ malware research lab reports for advanced banking trojan Hesperbot targeting banks and users in Germany and Australia

Large Infection Waves Continue in the Czech Republic Bratislava, Slovakia, 11-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET HQ malware research lab is reporting new campaigns of the very effective banking trojan Hesperbot. As previously uncovered by ESET, Hesperbot is using very credible-looking spreading campaigns … Read the full press release

Ericsson to develop 3G network-enabled solution to support electricity smart meter program for Australian energy company SP AusNet

Ericsson to provide an innovative 3G smart meter communications solution in Victoria, Australia This solution communicates direct to a smart meter over an existing Australian public mobile network The standards-based approach adopted by Ericsson allows this solution to be replicated … Read the full press release

ABB signed long-term service agreement (LTSA) with BG Group subsidiary QGC for maintenance of facilities at Queensland Curtis Liquefied Natural Gas

Agreement will help to improve plant productivity and availability at world’s first coal-seam gas project – Queensland Curtis LNG Zurich, Switzerland, 20-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has signed a long-term service agreement (LTSA) with … Read the full press release

EU at G20 Summit: restore global confidence, sustainable and inclusive global growth, countering protectionism and fight against tax avoidance worldwide

04-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Improving confidence in the global economy, making decisive progress on the way to sustainable and inclusive global growth, countering protectionism and stepping up the fight against tax avoidance and evasion worldwide: these should be amongst the main results … Read the full press release

China Navigation Company’s four new ‘Chief Class’ 22,000dwt multi-purpose vessels to feature MacGregor electric cranes and hatch covers

8-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Four new 22,000dwt multi-purpose vessels for China Navigation have been designed to provide efficient, flexible freight solutions; they will feature variable frequency drive electric cranes and hydraulically-operated hatch covers from MacGregor, part of Cargotec China Navigation Company’s … Read the full press release

Vestas to supply 51 wind turbines to Taralga Wind Farm project in New South Wales, Australia

1-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — With reference to Vestas Wind Systems A/S company announcement No. 30 of 29 June 2013, today, Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for the supply of 51 wind turbines to the Taralga Wind Farm project in … Read the full press release

Irizar entrega la unidad 1000 de su modelo de autocar Irizar i6

27-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — En un acto celebrado en sus propias instalaciones Irizar hace entrega de la unidad 1000 de su modelo de autocar Irizar i6 fabricado en la planta de Irizar en Ormaiztegi – España. El Irizar i6 fue … Read the full press release

The 5,000th Kalmar straddle carrier rolled out of the factory in Stargard Szczecinski, Poland

20-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The 5,000th Kalmar straddle carrier will be rolled out of the assembly unit in Stargard Szczecinski, Poland, this week. This Kalmar AutoStrad(TM) is a part of 44 electric straddle carriers to be delivered to Asciano’s Patrick Port … Read the full press release

Cement Australia to be operated as a joint venture by HeidelbergCement and Holcim

HeidelbergCement and Holcim intend joint control of Cement Australia 15-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — HeidelbergCement and Holcim intend to balance their respective interests in Cement Australia and to operate the company as a joint venture. HeidelbergCement plans to acquire from Holcim … Read the full press release