Tag Archives: Australia

SUEZ closes the sale of two landfills and five transfer stations in Sydney to Cleanaway Waste Management Limited

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 20-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SUEZ Group, a French multinational company with over 160 years of expertise in water and waste management, has announced the completion of the divestment of two landfills and five transfer stations, collectively post … Read the full press release

Leader in the subsea well access space Expro signs four major subsea well access contracts in Australia and Malaysia

(PRESS RELEASE) HOUSTON, TX, U.S.A, 29-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Expro (NYSE: XPRO), the visionary full-cycle energy services expert, has announced it landed four significant subsea well access contracts in South East Asia and Australia worth well over $50 million (EUR … Read the full press release

Shell subsidiary in Australia acquires online energy retailer serving more than 185,000 customers

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 22-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Dutch Shell plc (AMS: RDSA), a Dutch-British multinational oil and gas company, has announced that its subsidiary in Australia Shell Energy Operations Pty Ltd will acquire Powershop Australia, an online energy … Read the full press release

EQT further invests in the healthcare sector with the acquisition of Integrated Clinical Oncology Network

EQT Infrastructure has agreed to acquire Icon Group from a consortium including Goldman Sachs Asset Management, QIC and Pagoda. Goldman Sachs Asset Management will remain a minority shareholder as part of the transaction Icon Group is Australia’s largest vertically integrated cancer … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies to partner with two carbon companies over development of natural below-ground carbon sinks in Australia

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 18-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced new partnerships with Australian carbon developers AgriProve, a pioneer in agricultural soil carbon sequestration, and Corporate Carbon, one of the leading … Read the full press release

BITSCore Tests Satellite Cyber-Security and Ride-Share Algorithms on Australian Rocket

(PRESS RELEASE) BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia, 17-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Australian cyber security company BITSCore has successfully tested two sets of software algorithms on a sub-orbital rocket launched in Queensland, Australia, just a week after testing them on the International Space … Read the full press release

Inmarsat commissioned white paper: Australia’s Aviation Market: The Impact of Covid-19 and a Slow Recovery

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 10-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT), the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has announced the release of an independent white paper commissioned by the company titled “Australia’s Aviation Market: The Impact of Covid-19 and … Read the full press release

Webuild lands €2.1 billion contract for the North East Link PPP Primary Package in Melbourne, Australia as part of Spark consortium

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 28-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Webuild, an Italian industrial group specialised in the construction and civil engineering, formerly Salini Impregilo, has announced that the company expands its presence in Australia and PPP projects as new orders reach €10.6 … Read the full press release

Capgemini announces offer to acquire Empired to strengthen its cloud and data capabilities in Australia and New Zealand

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 19-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational information technology services and consulting company Capgemini announces that it has entered into a Scheme Implementation Agreement with Empired Limited (ASX: EPD) to acquire Empired under an Australian statutory shareholder approved … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and Vattenfall Solar Team gear up for the World Solar Challenge 2021 in Australia

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 8-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company Vattenfall teams up with Vattenfall Solar Team again this year for the World Solar Challenge. In October, the team aims to win the Australian world championship again. This will … Read the full press release

Barclays to invest 28 million EUR in Barrenjoey, an Australia-based full-service financial services firm

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 21-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational investment bank and financial services company, Barclays to become a foundation investor in Barrenjoey Capital Partners (“Barrenjoey”), a newly-established Australia-based full-service financial services firm. Barrenjoey, launching in mid-2021, will provide corporate … Read the full press release

Rio Tinto Diamonds: despite unprecedented challenges due to COVID-19 pandemic the company safeguards the livelihoods of many in the industry

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 23-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading global metals and mining corporation Rio Tinto has announced it continued to produce and market its diamonds throughout the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Rio Tinto, 100 per cent owner of … Read the full press release

New fully integrated telecommunications operator in Australia now formed: Vodafone Hutchison Australia Pty Limited (VHA) and TPG Telecom Limited (TPG) merger completed

(PRESS RELEASE) BERKSHIRE, 13-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational telecommunications company Vodafone Group Plc has announced that the merger between Vodafone Hutchison Australia Pty Limited (VHA) and TPG Telecom Limited (TPG) have now been completed. The newly formed entity will … Read the full press release

Shell announces investment in Arrow Energy’s Surat Gas Project in Queensland, Australia

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 17-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Oil and gas giant Shell has just announced an investment in Arrow Energy’s Surat Gas Project in Queensland, Australia. The investment will bring up to 90 billion cubic feet per year of … Read the full press release

Shell ships first LNG cargo from Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas facility in Australia

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 11-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Shell announces the first shipment of Liquefied Natural Gas from its Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility. The facility is located 475kms North East of Broome in Western Australia. Valencia Knutsen … Read the full press release

Anheuser-Busch InBev’s subsidiary in Asia Pacific to list a minority stake on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 10-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Budweiser Brewing Company APAC Limited, the Asia Pacific (APAC) subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch InBev (Euronext: ABI) (NYSE: BUD) (MEXBOL: ANB) (JSE: ANH), has announced application filing for a potential IPO on the Hong Kong … Read the full press release

Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) 2019: Switzerland remains #1; Singapore leads Asia-Pacific; Europe dominates the top 10; China leader among BRICS nations

(PRESS RELEASE) MIDDLE EAST, ASIA, EUROPE, 23-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Adecco Group, Tata Communications and INSEAD have just released their annual benchmark report that looks into the ability of 125 countries around the world to compete for talent. According … Read the full press release

Australia’s leading container terminal operator, Patrick Terminals expands existing fleet with 12 Kalmar straddle carriers

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 3-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Kalmar will supply 12 diesel-electric straddle carriers to Australian terminal operator Patrick Terminals. Patrick Terminals ordered eight automated Kalmar AutoStrad(TM) units and four manually operated Kalmar Straddle Carriers. Delivery of the machines is … Read the full press release

Global demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) to reach 384 million tonnes in 2020 – Shell LNG Outlook 2019

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 25-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — According to Shell’s LNG Outlook for 2019 the global demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) will reach 384 million tonnes by 2020. The use of LNG in 2018 around the world has also grown by 27 … Read the full press release

Eni acquires what would be the largest photovoltaic farm in the Northern Territory

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 5-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni, through its subsidiary in Australia Eni Australia Limited, has just completed the acquisition a solar project in the Northern Territory of Australia. The project is construction-ready and includes the installation of 33.7 MWp (Mega Watt peak) of ground-mounted PV … 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

(PRESS RELEASE) 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 … Read the full press release

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