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Press Releases & News from United Kingdom distributed via EuropaWire

UK Research & Innovation experts part of new search tool launched by Google

Experts from UK Research & Innovation have contributed to a new search tool launched today by Google that aims to help scientists, policymakers and other user groups more easily find the data required for their work and their stories, or … Read the full press release

Saab’s command and control system procured by Nottinghamshire Police

STOCKHOLM, 13-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab’s command and control system, SAFE, has been procured by Nottinghamshire Police, the fifth UK police force to do so, through the East Midlands Strategic Commercial Unit. SAFE is Saab’s unified control room solution for … Read the full press release

Warwick: Report recommends that seven dimensions of job quality should be monitored annually by the government

Professor Chris Warhurst, Director of Warwick University’s Institute for Employment Research (IER) has played a key role in developing a suite of measurements which would help the Government meet its aspiration that all work should be ‘good work,’ in quality … Read the full press release

Cloud technology brand UKFast to donate 5000 volunteering hours to the local community

MANCHESTER, 12-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The tech firm’s volunteering programme sees the UKFast team offered at least one day per year to volunteer for causes in the local community, led by UKFast’s new director of CSR Russell Feingold. Feingold said: “Having … 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

Rolls-Royce will launch a range of completely integrated MTU hybrid ship propulsion systems by 2020

Completely integrated MTU hybrid propulsion systems as of 2020 Variable operational modes and power ranges between 1,000 and 4,000 kilowatts for yachts, work boats, ferries and patrol boats LONDON, 11-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As of 2020, Rolls-Royce will launch a range … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Power Systems to double its digital solutions team by the end of 2018

New: Customer Care Center, digital tools and Value Care Agreements  Navigazione Laghi relies on digital customer support from MTU LONDON, 11-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce Power Systems is strengthening its activities to expand the digital services for the customers. Therefore the … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce launched its latest in a series of LNG fuelled marine engines at the SMM maritime exhibition in Hamburg

LONDON, 11-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has today launched its latest in a series of liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuelled marine engines at the SMM maritime exhibition in Hamburg. The Bergen B36:45 model is designed in accordance with the Rolls-Royce … Read the full press release

CMIG Aviation Capital will adopt Rolls-Royce LessorCare across its existing and future fleet of Trent-powered aircraft

LONDON, 11-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has announced CMIG Aviation Capital as a new customer for LessorCare, the pioneering new service tailored specifically to the needs of lessors. CMIG Aviation Capital will adopt the service across their existing and future fleet … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce unveils completely new podded propulsion system designed to meet market demand for smaller, more compact units

LONDON, 11-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has today unveiled ELegance – a completely new podded propulsion system designed to meet market demand for smaller, more compact units. The ELegance pods – one with an open propeller, the other ducted – complement … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce engines to power US Navy’s new MQ-25 Stingray aircraft of Boeing

LONDON, 11-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce engines have been selected by Boeing to power the US Navy’s new MQ-25 Stingray aircraft, which will provide unmanned, carrier-based air-to-air refuelling. The US Navy has awarded the MQ-25A engineering and manufacturing contract to Boeing … Read the full press release

Christoffer Walljaeger appointed as Senior Asset Manager Logicor in Sweden

Logicor strengthens its position in the Swedish logistics property market through the appointment of Christoffer Walljaeger as Senior Asset Manager. LONDON, 10-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Joining from JLL, Christoffer was an Associate Director at JLL Capital Markets where he led … Read the full press release

Vodafone and Telecom Argentina announce new Partner Market agreement for Argentina

LONDON, 07-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone and Telecom Argentina today jointly announced a new Partner Market agreement for Argentina. Under the non-equity agreement Vodafone provides strategic advice to Telecom Argentina and shares global best practice in a range of areas including … Read the full press release

Cloud-based advanced analytics solution co-developed with BHGE will be installed on BP’s upstream assets around the world

Advanced analytics solution, developed with BHGE, will be installed on BP’s upstream assets around the world HOUSTON, TX, USA, 07-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BP announced today that it has successfully deployed Plant Operations Advisor (POA), a cloud-based advanced analytics solution developed … Read the full press release

Inmarsat launches Fleet Data IoT service for the maritime industry

Fleet Data fully utilises Voyage Data Recorder ship to shore connectivity infrastructure with dedicated bandwidth to offer a clear pathway to maritime digitalisation   LONDON, 05-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat today unveils Fleet Data, a new Internet of Things (IoT) … Read the full press release

Tokio Marine appoints Daljitt Barn to the newly-created post of global head of cyber risk

LONDON, 05-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading international insurance group Tokio Marine Holdings (TMH) has appointed Daljitt Barn to the newly-created post of global head of cyber risk. Barn – who will be based in London – joins from Munich Re … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine to deliver a battery-powered energy system for two offshore vessels of Golden Energy Offshore

LONDON, 04-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine has received an order to deliver a battery-powered energy system for two offshore vessels (PSVs) operated by Norway-based Golden Energy Offshore. The delivery includes the SAVe Energy system, which was launched by Rolls-Royce … Read the full press release

Aviva research into UK’s school lunchboxes reveals that many packed lunches may contain significant amounts of hidden sugar and unhealthy treats

58% of parents believe lunches prepared at home are healthier than school dinners, but are they? 6.6 million (75%) UK schoolchildren tuck into a packed lunch each day. Parents believe lunches prepared at home are the healthier option but biscuits, … Read the full press release

Researchers demonstrated how an electronic device implanted directly into the brain can prevent epileptic seizures

Researchers have successfully demonstrated how an electronic device implanted directly into the brain can detect, stop and even prevent epileptic seizures.  CAMBRIDGE, 03-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The researchers, from the University of Cambridge, the École Nationale Supérieure des Mines and … Read the full press release

University of Cambridge: Even low doses of toxic chemicals in the environment pose a significant risk to cardiovascular health

Even low doses of toxic chemicals in the environment pose a significant risk to cardiovascular health, according to a report in today’s edition of The BMJ, led by researchers at the University of Cambridge. The researchers have also challenged the omission … Read the full press release

University of Glasgow physicists part of groundbreaking new measurement of the Higgs boson from the ATLAS Collaboration at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC)

GLASGOW, 31-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — For the second time this summer, University of Glasgow physicists are celebrating a groundbreaking new measurement of the Higgs boson from the ATLAS Collaboration at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC).  This time, they have observed the … Read the full press release

Audio recordings of the traditions of crofters, farm workers and fishermen, in English and Gaelic put online by the University of Glasgow

Tasglann èisteachd Gàidhlig/Beurla Oilthigh Ghlaschu ri fhaotainn saor ’s an-asgaidh GLASGOW, 31-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Their songs and stories speak of a different time. Living memories passed down from parent to child over generations. Now audio recordings of the traditions of … Read the full press release

Lloyds Bank Quarterly Savings Report: regular savers feeling happier and less anxious than their non-saving counterparts

Almost three quarters (74%) of regular savers feel happy as opposed to just over a third (36%) of non-savers. Over half (53%) of savers agree that having a savings plan has had a positive impact on their mental health. Six … Read the full press release

Businesses followed the lead set by the Co-op and offer jobs to victims of modern slavery

MANCHESTER, 29-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Firms in hospitality, hairdressing and social care were today (28 August) urged to offer jobs to the victims of modern slavery. Businesses across various sectors of the economy have followed the lead set by the Co-op and signed … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce will supply six TT1100 tunnel thrusters for the massive offshore salmon farm of Nordlaks

LONDON, 29-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nordlaks in Stokmarknes, Norway, is currently building a 385m long and 60m wide offshore salmon farm. The installation is being built at the CIMC Raffles yard in China. Nordlaks has also ordered a new hybrid/LNG live … Read the full press release

The Birmingham Service Centre of DHL Express in the UK the 300th facility worldwide with Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) security certification

This independent recognition confirms that DHL Express has implemented the highest security standards for transporting shipments through the supply chain. DHL Express Birmingham (UK) achieves TAPA “A” certification, becoming the 300th TAPA-certified site in the DHL Express global network BONN, … Read the full press release

Wellcome and WHO to bring together leading scientists and researchers to invigorate nutrition science

LONDON, 27-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Wellcome and the World Health Organization (WHO) are holding an expert meeting this autumn to bring together leading scientists and promising early-career researchers to invigorate nutrition science. ‘Transforming Nutrition Science for Better Health’ will be held … Read the full press release

BAE Systems awarded a $146.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy to modernize the guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg

BAE Systems was awarded a $146.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy to modernize the guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64). Farnborough, United Kingdom, 27-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Gettysburg will undergo about 15 months of work at the company’s … Read the full press release

Barclays is one of only four banks on the Fortune Magazine’s 2018 Change the World List

LONDON, 27-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Barclays has been named on Fortune Magazine’s 2018 Change the World List.  The list recognizes companies that have had a positive social impact through activities that are part of their core business strategy. Barclays is one of only four … 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