Tag Archives: safety

Wärtsilä Digitalisation: We have a 360-degree approach to creating a safe and compliant operating environment for marine and energy companies

Operators in the marine and energy industries face increasing demands when it comes to security throughout their product and service lifecycles. Digitalisation is taking over the marine and energy industries, building the importance of cyber security for data protection and … Read the full press release

Hexagon AB to present its Smart X solutions for solving urban challenges at the Smart City Expo World Congress

STOCKHOLM, 07-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB, a global leader in digital solutions, will demonstrate its Smart X solutions for solving urban challenges related to safety, infrastructure and mobility at the Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) in Barcelona from 13-15 November. … Read the full press release

G4S: The security team at Metro Itaquera Shopping mall has developed over 40 technical procedures to cover a range of potential situations that would require security interventions

G4S’s security teams have worked with São Paulo’s Metro Itaquera for almost a decade, using intelligence gathering to keep the busy metropolitan hub safe and secure. LONDON, 26-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As well as welcoming and ensuring the safety of those who … Read the full press release

Volkswagen presents the first trailer showcasing its new unveiled SUV T-Cross

Volkswagen presents the first trailer showing the unveiled T-Cross New SUV will be launched with numerous assist systems WOLFSBURG, 12-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen is set to unveil the new T-Cross12 for the first time in a trailer entitled “I am safe”, … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce and Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines carried successful navigational safety test aboard a 165m passenger ferry

LONDON, 11-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The capacity for Intelligent Awareness and machine learning technologies to significantly improve navigational safety has been verified by Rolls-Royce and Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), following the success of a pilot project … Read the full press release

Two partner projects @CITY and @CITY-AF aim to develop concepts, technologies and prototype applications to enable automated driving in complex urban areas

@CITY initiative researches and tests automated driving functions for urban traffic Development of intelligent technologies for greater safety, convenience and more efficient use of existing transport infrastructure Leading German companies, research organisations and the German government are investing around 45 … Read the full press release

Alcon announces an immediate, voluntary market withdrawal of the CyPass Micro-Stent from the global market

Decision based on five-year data from COMPASS-XT long-term safety study Alcon advises ophthalmic surgeons to cease further implantation BASEL, 31-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Reflecting its uncompromising commitment to patient safety, Alcon today announced an immediate, voluntary market withdrawal of the CyPass Micro-Stent from … Read the full press release

Continental delivers and supplies products and solutions that meet particularly high standards of EU fire protection standard EN 45545 at different levels of safety

Fire protection: Continental fulfills stringent provisions of EU fire protection standard EN 45545 at different levels of safety Sensors with haptic feedback conceivable for various applications Robust, durable products make rail travel safer and more comfortable than ever HANOVER/BERLIN, 27-Aug-2018 — … Read the full press release

Dr. Christian Vollmer of SEAT: the duo trailer has the capacity to reduce by 50% the number of trucks on the road

It measures over 30 metres long and reduces CO2 emissions by 20% per road journey The duo trailer leads to a logistics cost savings of 25% and should reduce the level of road accidents The truck was tested on the journey … Read the full press release

Amey recognised for its ‘exceptional safety performance’ by National Grid

OXFORD, 19-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading service provider Amey, is proud to announce that they have been recognised for their ‘exceptional safety performance’. Amey received the award in relation to a substation refurbishment project they are carrying out on behalf … Read the full press release

SGS: Nepal to implement new set of chemical requirements for toy safety

Nepal is proposing to implement a new set of chemical requirements for toy safety. If approved, the new measures could become effective in late 2018/early 2019. GENEVA, 29-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In March 2017, we informed you [1]that Nepal had implemented measures … Read the full press release

The winners of the third annual Efma-Accenture Innovation in Insurance Awards announced at the Elyseum in Paris

Insurance institutions showcase winning innovations transforming the industry PARIS, 13-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Efma, an association of more than 3,300 retail financial services companies in 130 countries, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the winners of the third annual Efma-Accenture Innovation in Insurance … Read the full press release

Daimler AG Member of the Board Ola Källenius on the new Mercedes-Benz G-Class: the new ‘G’ is still a ‘G’ only better

The new Mercedes-Benz G-Class presents itself in top form. Whether on or off the road and whatever the operating conditions, the off-road vehicle impresses with its performance, cutting-edge assistance systems, outstanding handling, and safety. At the same time, the new … Read the full press release

EBRD and EU to strengthen the safety of oil protection and increase the protection of humans and the environment in Greece

EBRD and EU develop implementation plan to strengthen protection LONDON, 01-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The world runs on hydrocarbons. But the impacts of oil production are significant and accidents like the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf … Read the full press release

Denmark-based Akjumen becomes official partner and distributor of CRITICAL Software’s products and services in Scandinavia

COIMBRA, Portugal, 04-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CRITICAL Software has announced a new partnership with Denmark-based Akjumen, a company focused on bridging the gap between technology and business services. The agreement will see Akjumen act as an official partner and distributor of … Read the full press release

GRAHAM’s CONNECT personal development programme named the ‘Health and Wellbeing Initiative of the Year’ at Highways England Health, Safety & Wellbeing Awards

Award for breakthrough model wellbeing programme. Hillsborough, UK, 14-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GRAHAM Construction’s visionary approach to whole person development has been celebrated at the prestigious Highways England Health, Safety & Wellbeing Awards. Seeing off a host of industry-leading competition, GRAHAM’s … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce unveils situational awareness system to mitigate against the safety risks navigators face when operating vessels at night

Westhampnett, United Kingdom, 09-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has unveiled a sophisticated situational awareness system that fuses multiple sensors with intelligent software to mitigate against the safety risks navigators face when operating vessels at night, in adverse weather conditions or … Read the full press release

Thales Alenia Space at the heart of an in-flight demonstration of aviation safety aimed at detecting distress signals

Based on the MEOLUT Next system from Thales Alenia Space, used to detect distress signals DAKAR, Senegal, 26-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Thales Alenia Space is at the heart of an in-flight demonstration of aviation safety, carried out today within the scope … Read the full press release

Silver level certification in the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program for CNH Industrial’s Sorocaba plant in Brazil

LONDON, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial’s (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) Sorocaba plant in the state of São Paulo, Brazil has achieved Silver level certification in the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program. Inaugurated in 2010, the plant stands out by producing … Read the full press release

EDF: cold functional test phase for the Flamanville EPR completed supervised by the Nuclear Safety Authority

PARIS, 12-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On 6 January 2018, EDF completed the cold functional test phase for the Flamanville EPR. This stage is part of the system performance testing, which started in the first quarter of 2017, to check and … Read the full press release

National Grid: School children to learn about engineering, wildlife and safety as part of the Western Link project

Ysgol Golftyn school children take to the water to learn about the River Dee Quay Watermen’s Association teach valuable lessons in engineering, wildlife and safety Western Link project funds the day and provides life jackets for the river trip WARWICK, 16-Jun-2017 … Read the full press release

Nokia Networks to provide its GSM-Railway mobile infrastructure for the 110-kilometer route linking Warsaw with the central city of Lodz

Safer, faster travel on popular rail line thanks to latest rail communications system Turnkey project is part of comprehensive Polish rail network modernization Nokia’s third major GSM-Railway project in Poland Warsaw, Poland,  28-11-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Nokia Networks will provide its … Read the full press release

Voith sets the new standard for safety with its new SA3 coupler

Heidenheim an der Brenz, Germany, 14-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — With different types of draft gears and supplementary collapsible tubes, the new Voith SA3 coupler now offers several variations of energy absorption. In addition, it allows automatic coupling of the main reservoir and … Read the full press release

Michelin introduced MICHELIN® Premier® A/S tire for the North American market with revolutionary new EverGrip™ technology

Revolutionary Tread Design Evolves To Deliver Superior Grip Even When Worn. Detroit, MI, US, 16-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Today at the North American International Auto Show, Michelin introduced the MICHELIN® Premier® A/S tire for the North American market with revolutionary new EverGrip™ … Read the full press release

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approves and mandates the technical solution proposed by Eurocopter for its EC225 fleet

11-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) published today an Airworthiness Directive which approves and mandates the technical solution proposed by Eurocopter for its EC225 fleet. The objective is to fix the unsafe condition created by the shaft failure … Read the full press release

László Andor welcomes EP’s adoption of new rules to protect EU workers from harmful electromagnetic fields

Brussels, 11-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion László Andor today welcomed the adoption by the European Parliament of the Commission’s proposal for a Directive to update and improve EU rules to protect workers from electromagnetic fields … Read the full press release

The European Parliament adopted the EU legislative proposal on safety of offshore oil and gas operations in EU

Energy Commissioner Oettinger welcomes Parliament adoption of offshore legislation Brussels, 21-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Günther Oettinger, EU Commissioner for Energy said: “I welcome this major step enhancing the safety of offshore oil and gas production in the EU. Past accidents have shown … Read the full press release

EC paves the way for more ambitious Single European Sky performance targets

Brussels, 7-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission adopted today revised implementing Regulations on performance and charging, setting the framework for the upcoming negotiations on targets for the second reference period (2015 to 2019) of the SES Performance Scheme. The Scheme sets … Read the full press release

International Airport In Khujand, Tajikistan received $3m from EBRD to modernise its runway and control equipment

29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Tajikistan is often referred to as “remote” by the outside world, but with continuing EBRD investment in its infrastructure it is becoming more accessible. The international airport in Khujand, the country’s second-largest city, will be able to … Read the full press release

New EASA rules on qualifications for flying in Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC)

26-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Aviation Safety Agency today published a proposal to the European Commission containing rules on qualifications for flying in Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC). With this so-called Opinion, the Agency puts forward new and more accessible instrument … Read the full press release