As a result of the 2010 shallow water bid round in Trinidad and Tobago, RWE Dea has been awarded one of the country’s offshore blocks. The respective Production Sharing Contract has now been signed with the Government of Trinidad and Tobago in Port of Spain. For RWE Dea, this marks the entry into the country with its established natural gas infrastructure in a prolific oil and gas prone region.
The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide, announces its 7th hotel in Nigeria: The Park Inn Lagos, Apapa featuring 125 rooms is already under construction and scheduled to open in Q1 2013.
On 21st April, Delcam, the UK’s leading developer of CADCAM software will be presented with the company’s third Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category, and its sixth Award in total, in recognition of the continuing growth in world-wide sales of its manufacturing software and services.
The potato starch manufacturer AVEBE and the plant biotechnology company BASF Plant Science confirmed today the next step in their cooperation to develop genetically enhanced amylopectin starch potatoes.
The Dutch energy utility Essent, a wholly owned subsidiary of RWE AG, was asked by Amsterdam City Council to deliver and install at least 125 charging stations. The delivery may be extended for up to 750 charging points. The first charging points are due to be installed quite soon, in the first half of this year.
RWE and TURCAS today held the groundbreaking ceremony for their new natural gas combined cycle power plant in Kaklik, a district of the town Denizli in Western Turkey. Both companies together are investing about Euro 500 million in this joint venture. The 775-megawatt plant will meet the increasing need for energy in the region and will provide 3.5 million residential customers with electricity.
The Singapore office of Delcam Professional Services has moved to larger premises within the Nanyang Polytechnic site. The move follows the recruitment of a number of new staff for the office following an increase in the level of interest in Delcam’s process development services in the region.
BASF today announced it is establishing a partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Center for Transportation & Logistics (CTL). The company has become a Strategic Partner in the Center’s Supply Chain Exchange.
Effective April 15, 2011, or as contracts allow, BASF will increase prices in Europe, Africa and Western Asia for polymer dispersions as well as additives by 110 Euro per metric ton and acrylic resins and redispersible powders by 180 Euro per metric ton.
Delcam will show how its PartMaker CAM system can benefit manufacturers of implantable medical devices for orthopaedic applications at the OrthoTec exhibition to be held in Lake Winona, Indiana on 24th and 25th May.
BASF’s specialty foam Basotect® is now for the first time used to insulate pipes in a liquefied natural gas (LNG) tank terminal in Gwangyang, Korea. The pipe cover with Basotect provides energy-efficient thermal insulation, easy handling and flame retardancy. LNG is natural gas which is temporarily liquefied at very low temperatures, in order to transport or store it more easily.
Novartis announced today that it completed the merger of Alcon, Inc. (Alcon; NYSE: ACL) into Novartis. The completion of the merger follows the Novartis shareholders' approval of the merger, as well as the proposed capital increase at the company's Extraordinary Shareholder Meeting today and the subsequent entry of the merger into the commercial registry.
A new analysis demonstrated that Gilenya(TM) (fingolimod) reduced the risk of disability progression in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS), regardless of treatment history. This analysis of the phase III two-year FREEDOMS study is one of 11 abstracts on Gilenya being presented at the 63rd annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN).
AboveNet, Inc. (NYSE:ABVT), a leading provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions, today announced it is providing fiber optic services to connect TrustComm, Inc. with the many leading oil and gas companies in Houston, Texas that link to the African continent via TrustComm satellite.
Delcam will launch its complete open system for the design and manufacture of dental implant restorations in the USA at the Western States Conference of Dental Laboratories to be held in Reno, Nevada, on 29th and 30th April.
Optimized in every regard. In extensive simulation studies, BASF has now demonstrated that the new Ultramid® B High Speed grades (PA 6) make it possible to achieve weight savings of up to 25% when designing plastic parts.
Delcam is pleased to announce the appointment of Martin Measures, formally the UK Sales Director at Planit Software and Licom Systems, as its Sales Manager for the North Midlands, and North and Central Wales.
The share capital increase structured as a rights offering to existing shareholders (the "Rights Offering") of up to 354’038 new registered common shares with a par value of CHF 0.10 each to be issued from the Company's existing authorized share capital, with shares not taken up in the Rights Offering to be placed privately by the Company with selected investors.
Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:INFI) today announced encouraging results for its novel Smoothened antagonist, IPI-926, in a preclinical model of chondrosarcoma, a life-threatening cancer of the cartilage.
Delcam reseller Camplex will show the latest versions of the OrthoModel and OrthoMill software for, respectively, the design and manufacture of custom orthotic insoles at the Australian Podiatry Conference to be held in Melbourne from 26th to 29th April.
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) has expanded its Life Sciences and Chemical Analysis Center of Excellence in Bangalore. The company also has opened a Life Science application development lab, in an adjacent facility, to accelerate the discovery of life science analysis workflows. Together, the center and lab cover 8,000 square feet, making this the largest Agilent research facility in the wor
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced the immediate availability of Agilent NanoSuite 6.0, an enhanced-performance software package designed specifically for use with popular Agilent Nano Indenter G200, G300 and T150 UTM systems.
Delcam has taken reverse engineering software to a new level of affordability by combining the functionality from its CopyCAD reverse engineering package into the 2011 release of its PowerSHAPE Pro CAD system.
Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced that a pivotal Phase II clinical study of its investigational Hedgehog Pathway Inhibitor, vismodegib (RG3616/GDC-0449), showed positive results in people with advanced basal cell carcinoma (aBCC), a particularly severe and debilitating form of skin cancer.
AboveNet, Inc. (NYSE:ABVT), a leading provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions, today announced it is extending its network capabilities through connections with Neutral Tandem’s Ethernet Exchange network. The first connection will be in New York City at Neutral Tandem’s 75 Broad St. location.
Novartis has committed to providing the equivalent of over USD 3 million in immediate relief aid to the victims of the recent earthquake in Japan. The support includes both direct financial aid to relief agencies as well as donations of essential medicines, including pain relieving drugs.
We are deeply concerned by the terrible events in Japan and our thoughts are with the Japanese people. In view of the catastrophe in Fukushima, it is right to examine whether the events in Japan can provide us with concrete information as to how we can further increase our already high safety levels.
RWE Innogy acquires within its venture capital activities a stake of about 20 percent in the Swedish company Airec AB. The technology company from Malmö has specialised in the development and production of novel brazed plate heat exchangers for gases.
Delcam will show the latest developments in its PowerSHAPE Pro CAD software for modelling of both components and tooling, and PowerMILL CAM system for high-speed and five-axis machining, to the composite industry at Composites Manufacturing 2011, to be held from 12th to 14th April at the Dayton Convention Center in Dayton, Ohio.
Starting in March 2011, PartMaker Inc., a division of Delcam Plc, will launch a new, monthly webinar series for manufacturing professionals focusing on the optimal manufacturing and CNC programming techniques for a variety of common families of medical devices.
Delcam will demonstrate the latest version of its FeatureCAM software for feature-based programming of mills, lathes, wire and turn-mill on Booth 1221 at Houstex 2011 to be held in Houston from 18th to 20th April.
Tata Motors today presented at the 81st Geneva Motor Show the Tata Pixel, a new city car concept for Europe. Based on the Tata Nano, the Tata Pixel - at just over three metres in length - is the most package efficient four-seater in the world, comfortably accommodating four adults, unlike a typical city car which is either a two-seater or can accommodate two adults and two children only.
Tata Motors’ total sales (including exports) of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles in February 2011 were 77,543 vehicles, a growth of 12% over 69,427 vehicles sold in February 2010. The company’s domestic sales of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles for February 2011 were 73,039 nos., 10% growth over 66,190 nos. sold in February last year.
AboveNet, Inc. (NYSE: ABVT), a leading provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions, today announced it has completed its expansion in Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris. It now offers a comprehensive portfolio of metro and WAN (wide-area network) services to enterprises and carriers across Europe.
The German energy supplier RWE will be presenting the first networked solution to charge electric cars in a maximum of 30 minutes, the so-called combi-station, at the Geneva Motor Show between 3 and 13 March. The Rinspeed AG stand at the trade fair provides the platform for the presentation of this new product.
The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies in the world, has opened Hotel Missoni Kuwait in collaboration with the iconic Italian fashion house Missoni. The unique property featuring 169 rooms is Rezidor’s second Hotel Missoni – the very first member of this young and fashionable lifestyle brand opened in June 2009 in Edinburgh, Scotland.
CADCAM developer Delcam will promote the latest developments from its Healthcare Division at the UKTI Life Sciences International Business Zone to be held on 9th and 10th March within the Healthcare Innovation Expo in London.
Delcam will demonstrate its integrated CAM system for SolidWorks, Delcam for SolidWorks, in China for the first time at the China International Machine Tool show to be held in Beijing from 6th to 11th April.
Using Delcam’s ArtCAM artistic CADCAM software has enabled Stephen Mosher, owner of Cottage Woodworkers in Nova Scotia, Canada, to create more complex shapes for his unique furniture, including a new range inspired by the shapes of fruits and plants.
On behalf of the board of Directors of Actelion Ltd (SIX: ATLN), the Vice Chairman, Mr. Joe Scodari, issued a letter response on recent public communication made by its shareholder Elliott Advisors (UK) Ltd.
Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced the appointment of Stu Monteith as President of its Performance Products division. He replaces Daniele Ferrari who has resigned to pursue other business opportunities.
Tata Motors today introduced the new Tata Manza. With a fresh new look of premium dual tone interiors and an exterior make-over, the new Tata Manza delivers a driving experience which is a class apart in the sedan market.
Delcam will offer free copies of the company’s ArtCAM JewelSmith jewellery design software to all customers that sign up for its rapid prototyping bureau service, rp.delcam.com, at the Spring Fair to be held at the NEC, Birmingham, from 6th to 10th February.
Hankook Delcam, Delcam’s joint venture company in South Korea, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Star-Korea Co. Ltd. covering technical support and sales cooperation between the two companies.
Delcam will demonstrate the latest developments for the motorsport industry in its machining and inspection software at a Motorsports Industry Association Members Meeting to be held at the company’s Birmingham headquarters on Wednesday, 23rd February.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) announced today the start of two global Phase III studies in advanced or metastatic melanoma patients with a BRAF V600 mutation. The studies will separately assess the efficacy and safety of two investigational agents, GSK2118436 and GSK1120212.
Novartis received approval today from the European Commission for Tasigna® (nilotinib) as a treatment for adult patients with newly diagnosed Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myeloid leukemia (Ph+ CML) in chronic phase.
Novartis announced today that it has submitted a Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for Bexsero® (Multi-Component Meningococcal B Vaccine; formerly known as 4CMenB).