BASF has appointed Dr. Raman Ramachandran as Senior Vice President of the company’s Crop Protection division for the Asia Pacific region. In his new role, Ramachandran will drive the division’s ambitious growth plans in the region, which saw an 11 percent increase in sales last year.
St. Gallen, Switzerland and Ludwigshafen, Germany – March 15, 2012 – Quantum Kapital AG, headquartered in St. Gallen, Switzerland, plans to acquire BASF’s offset printing inks business (IMEX) in Maastricht, Netherlands.
Delcam will highlight the reverse engineering capabilities of its PowerSHAPE Pro CAD software at the RAPID 2012 exhibition to be held in Atlanta from 22nd to 25th May. The latest data repair and direct modeling functionality in PowerSHAPE Pro will also be demonstrated on booth 248. To see these demonstrations, please go to www.delcam.tv/powershape2012.
RWE Dea Norge AS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the German upstream company RWE Dea, has entered into an agreement with Wintershall Norge ASA to acquire 10 percent equity in production license (PL) 418 in the North Sea.
RWE today launched a hybrid bond with a volume of 750 million GBP. The issue met with lively interest from institutional investors and was several times oversubscribed. With this step, the Group is implementing a further part of the package of measures announced in August 2011 that was designed, amongst other things, to improve its capital structure.
"When potential customers come to us with a photograph they would like to duplicate in 3D or when someone in our company has an idea for a complicated product, I am confident I can produce a design with ArtCAM that will meet or exceed their expectations,” claims Pierre-Luc Arseneau, Designer for Aitkens Pewter.
BASF Venture Capital GmbH has invested $13.5 million in Allylix, Inc., a U.S.-based renewable specialty chemicals company. The BASF subsidiary led a $18.2 million financing round , joined by existing investors Tate & Lyle Ventures, Avrio Ventures and Cultivian Ventures.
Whitecap Resources Inc. ("Whitecap" or the "Company") (TSX: WCP) is pleased to announce that Standard and Poor's (S&P) has added Whitecap to the S&P/TSX Composite Index as a result of the Quarterly S&P/TSX Composite Index Review. Whitecap's inclusion in the index is effective with the opening of trading on March 19, 2012.
Delcam will launch a new version of its design software for custom orthotic insoles developed specifically for accommodative orthotics, plus a more portable foot scanner, at the Orthopadie exhibition to be held in Leipzig from 16th to 18th May.
Delcam will demonstrate the 2012 release of its PowerINSPECT inspection software at the Control exhibition to be held in Stuttgart from 8th to 11th May. The new version includes a number of extra options to make inspection easier, plus the addition of basic reverse engineering functionality to the point-cloud module.
Tata Motors today presented at the 82nd Geneva Motor Show the Tata Megapixel, a new four-seater city-smart global range extended electric vehicle (REEV) concept for the performance-seeking and environment-conscious motorist anywhere in the world.
HSBC and Hang Seng Bank have agreed to sell their general insurance businesses in Hong Kong, Singapore, Argentina and Mexico (the 'Sale Territories'), representing further progress in the execution of our strategy.
For RWE AG, fiscal 2011 was marked by difficult economic and political framework conditions. The German government’s nuclear energy decisions alone had a negative impact on the result of well over €1 billion.
The Commonwealth Bank has activated its special emergency assistance package for customers and businesses affected by flooding in areas of New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and Australian Capital Territory.
Angel Cano, President & COO of BBVA, presented this morning the upcoming expedition of the mountaineer Carlos Soria, who will begin on 20 March his climb of Annapurna (8,091 meters), his twelfth mountain peak of more than 8,000 meters. The 73 year-old mountaineer from Avila also plans to climb Mount Dhaulagiri if conditions permit, which would bring him one step closer to his dream of scaling th
Delcam CRISPIN has released the 2012 version of its Engineer Pro manufacturing software for the footwear industry, which features a new module, ShoeStyle, for drawing, sketching and editing 3D style lines.
The Midlands Aerospace Alliance is to hold a free-to-attend meeting showing suppliers how to align their manufacturing strategies with their aerospace customers at Delcam’s Birmingham headquarters on Wednesday 21st March.
RWE Dea UK celebrates its 10 year anniversary: Looking back on a decade of successful exploration and production of natural gas in the United Kingdom. The company also expects significant growth in the next years.
Delcam India will display a host of new CAD/CAM/CAI solutions intended for quick and efficient design, manufacture and inspection of dies and moulds on Stand B-53 in Hall 1 of the DieMould India 2012 exhibition in Mumbai from the 19th to 22nd April.
Tata Motors' total sales (including exports) of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles in February 2012 were 92,119 vehicles, higher by 19% over February 2011. The company's domestic sales of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles for February 2012 were 86,704 nos., higher by 19% over 73,039 nos., sold in February last year.
Delcam will highlight the strengths of its PowerSHAPE CAD software in data repair and modeling for manufacture at the Amerimold exhibition to be held in Novi, Michigan on June 13-14. PowerSHAPE is unique among CAD systems in offering Tribrid Modeling; the ability to work with solids, surfaces and triangle models in a single environment.
Effective March 1, 2012, or as contracts allow, BASF will increase prices in Europe, Africa and Western Asia for polymer dispersions by 80 Euro per metric ton and redispersible powders by 140 Euro per metric ton. The price increase is necessary due to the significant rise in the cost of raw materials.
As from March 1, 2012, BASF increases prices in Europe, Middle East and Africa for resins and dispersions for the coatings, printing and packaging industries by 3 - 12 % as existing contracts allow. The price increase affects, but is not limited to, the following product ranges: Joncryl®, Luhydran®, and Acronal®.
Harris Corporation , an international communications and information technology company, has received an order from Jordan Radio and Television (JRTV), the state broadcaster in Jordan, for a complete digital file-based news production, archive and continuity playout solution.
Harris Corporation , an international communications and information technology company, has raised the bar in multi-display technology for live production, outside broadcast (OB) and other video/audio processing needs by introducing HView™ SX Pro — the broadcast industry's most scalable, highest-density multi-display management system.
Chesapeake Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE:CHKM) today announced financial results for the 2011 fourth quarter and full year. The Partnership’s 2011 fourth quarter net income totaled $66.3 million, down $23.6 million from the 2010 fourth quarter.
BASF was honored yesterday for its Report 2010, which documents the company’s economic, environmental and social performance. BASF’s integrated approach to reporting is a response to greater demands for transparency and information.
Results are based on the unaudited financial statements for the period, prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards ('IFRS'), which the bank adopted on 1 January 2011. All comparative figures, which were previously reported under Canadian generally accepted accounting principles, have been restated to conform with IFRS.
Joachim Faber (61), former Chief Executive Officer of Allianz Global Investors AG and John Lipsky (65), former First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, have been appointed Directors of HSBC Holdings plc with effect from 1 March 2012. They will both be independent non-executive Directors and members of the Group Risk Committee.
Delcam Italia will demonstrate the ease and speed of programming that is possible with Delcam’s FeatureCAM feature-based CAM system at the Eurostampi exhibition to be held in Parma from 29th to 31st March.
Delcam will demonstrate the ease and speed of programming that is possible with its FeatureCAM feature-based CAM system on stand 4011 at the MACH exhibition to be held in Birmingham from 16th to 20th April.
Delcam will demonstrate the range of new 3D modelling tools that have been added its ArtCAM Insignia software on stand K34 at the Sign & Digital exhibition to be held at the NEC, Birmingham, from 27th to 29th March.
Salts of formic acid, which are known as formates, are now being used successfully in the Nordic countries, Switzerland and Austria to remove slippery ice from roads, sidewalks and bikeways. Compared to conventional gritting materials, these liquid de-icing agents act more efficiently and in a more environmentally acceptable manner.
RWE Dea’s subsidiary in the United Kingdom, RWE Dea UK, announced today that the first development well for the Clipper South gas field was spudded on 8th February. First gas from Clipper South is expected in summer 2012.
Around 100 exhibitors will be showing their latest portfolios of the versatile special plastic polyurethane (PU) at UTECH, Europe’s most prestigious trade fair for the polyurethane industry, at Maastricht, Holland, from 17 to 19 April 2012.
Delcam has appointed one of France’s leading SolidWorks resellers, Avénao, to supply and support its FeatureCAM feature-based programming software and its Delcam for SolidWorks integrated CAM system in the country.
Delcam is pleased to announce that it was presented with the Best Supplier Partnership award for its relationship with Coventry Engineering Group at the MTA Manufacturing Industry Awards held at the ICC, Birmingham, earlier this month.
Ludwigshafen and Cologne, Germany – February 14, 2012 - BASF SE, a leader in sustainable animal nutrition based in Ludwigshafen, Germany and Direvo, an industrial biotechnology expert from Cologne, Germany, announce the recent sale of Direvo’s novel feed enzyme to BASF.
BASF is increasing the prices of the polyalcohols neopentylglycol (NPG), trimethylolpropane (TMP), hydroxypivalic acid neopentyl glycol ester (HPN), 1,6-hexanediol (HDO) and 1,5-pentanediol (PDO), with immediate effect or as existing contracts permit by 150 €/mt in Europe.
The Commonwealth Bank today announced it will increase interest rates for its variable rate home loan accounts by 0.10 per cent per annum and for its six month Term Deposit account by 0.20 per cent. The change in home loan interest rates reflect a sustained increase in both wholesale and deposit funding costs.
Warzecha is currently General Manager of RWE Dea Egypt in Cairo. Prior to that, the petroleum engineer held various managing positions at RWE Dea since he joined the Group in 2003 – for example as Head of Reservoirs and Senior District Manager Holstein. Before joining RWE, Warzecha worked at Preussag Energie GmbH for ten years, supervising projects in Germany, Tunisia, Venezuela and Ecuador.
As investors salivate and eagerly wait for corporate earnings announcements by banks for 2011, research analysts at Cordros Capital Limited, a dealing member of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), have projected robust outlook for the banking stocks
LAGOS — Four Nigerian banks have been ranked among the best 500 brands in the world. The ranking which was done by a London-based company and published in The Banker named FirstBank of Nigeria Plc as the number one bank brand in Nigeria in its current Top 500 World Bank Brands Ranking.
Delcam will demonstrate a major upgrade of its software for the design and manufacture of dental implant restorations in Australia for the first time at the ADX exhibition at the Sydney Exhibition Centre from 23rd to 25th March. Significant developments in both the DentCAD design software and the DentMILL machining system will be on show.
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has expanded its Government Communications Systems operations in Colorado Springs, Colorado, as a result of recent contract wins in the region.
AboveNet, Inc. (NYSE:ABVT), a leading provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions, today announced the appointment of Michael Tighe vice president of Marketing. In his new position, Mr. Tighe will report to AboveNet Chief Operating Officer Rajiv Datta.
Commonwealth Bank would like to confirm that ALL Queensland Government staff, including police, have been paid on time – and for the large majority of those who are accustomed to seeing their pay a day early they still received their payments a day early. The remainder received their payments on pay day as per usual.
BASF and COFCO Tunhe, one of the world’s largest tomato producers and processors headquartered in Beijing, China, have entered a strategic cooperation to develop and enhance sustainable tomato cultivation in China.
With SSD caching, the most frequently used data is stored on solid state memory placed between the system memory and hard drives. Because SSDs use no spinning disks and robotic arms, the storing and retrieving of data is accomplished with virtually no latency, speeding data access by orders of magnitude. In addition to the superior performance, SSD cache requires no separate tier to manage.
The VIB Department for Plant Systems Biology at Ghent University and BASF Plant Science announced today a cooperation agreement in plant biotechnology. Together they will develop a novel technology to identify genes and gene networks that control crop yield.
Today, BASF officially inaugurated its new world-scale production plant for sodium methylate in Guaratinguetá, Brazil, its largest site in South America. The plant has a capacity of 60,000 metric tons per year and is supplying the regional market.
RWE Dea Norge AS has secured rig capacity for drilling three wells in in the North Sea and the Norwegian Sea during the years 2013 to 2015. The wells will be drilled with the Leiv Eiriksson rig, owned by Ocean Rig UDW Inc
Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. (TSX: YNG) (Frankfurt Xetra Exchange: NG6) is pleased to announce that it has restarted production following commissioning of a new ore dryer, fine-crushing conveying system and Distributed Control System ("DCS") at its wholly-owned Jerritt Canyon gold operation in Nevada, USA.
Brick Brewing Co. Limited (TSX: BRB) introduced Seagram 2012 today, the most refreshing way possible to celebrate this much anticipated year. Seagram 2012 is a four spirit, pineapple-citrus blend, loosely based on a cocktail called The Four Horsemen.
George Pirie, President and CEO of San Gold Corporation ("San Gold") (SGR: TSX) and Dale Ginn, CEO of SGX Resources Inc. are pleased to announce that San Gold and SGX have reached an initial agreement for SGX to purchase all of the interests of San Gold in its mineral properties in Tisdale Township,
With less than 36 hours remaining until a potential strike or lockout, CityNews Channel and 680News join forces to provide the city's best source for live, multiplatform coverage of the CUPE labour dispute. CityNews Channel delivers expanded coverage all weekend, including Citytv simulcasts starting this evening, live streams on CityNews.ca and 680News.com, and via the CityNews and 680News mobile
Delcam will demonstrate the latest releases of its FeatureCAM feature-based CAM system and its Delcam for SolidWorks integrated CAM system for SolidWorks on stand 5N61at the Industrie exhibition to be held in Paris from 26th to 30th March.
Delcam will show the latest release of its ArtCAM Insignia CADCAM software for signmaking, which features new 3D modelling and machining options, on booth #302 at the ISA exhibition to be held from 22nd 24th March in Orlando.
From February 8th to 10th, BASF Crop Protection will attend the leading international fresh produce trade fair “Fruit Logistica” in Berlin. As highlighted by the BASF Farm Perspectives Study, consumers expect high quality, affordable food produced in an environmentally-friendly way.
Tata Motors' total sales (including exports) of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles in January 2012 were 87,465 vehicles, higher by 16% over January 2011. The company's domestic sales of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles for January 2012 were 80,382 nos., higher by 14% over 70,475 nos., sold in January last year.
Delcam is to hold a workshop at Mazak’s European Technology Centre in Worcester on Wednesday 7th March showing how companies can use its FeatureCAM feature-based CAM software to maximise the productivity of their multi-tasking machine tools.
Delcam will launch a major upgrade of its software for the design and manufacture of dental implant restorations with the release of the 2012 versions of its DentCAD and DentMILL programs at the Dental South China exhibition to be held in Guangzhou from 7th to 10th March.
an international communications and information technology company, has become a member of the Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) Association, a global organization that supports the innovation and adoption of the global DMR standard via the creation of new devices and services.
Harris CapRock Communications, a global provider of fully managed communications for remote and harsh environments, has been chosen by Siem Offshore to deliver turnkey Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) communications to five of its supply vessels, located offshore in Brazil. The SeaAccess solution will enable Siem to extend its corporate IT network and applications to its vessels.
Delcam has launched the 2012 R2 release of its FeatureCAM feature-based CAM system, which includes important new strategies for roughing and turn-mill operations, alongside a range of more general enhancements to allow faster toolpath generation.
BASF will present its innovative feed ingredients and services at the International Poultry Expo 2012, booth 865. At this year's trade show being held Jan. 24-26 in Atlanta, Georgia, BASF will focus on sustainable animal nutrition and on its new enzyme combination Natuphos® 5000 Combi G for poultry.
Smartphone, tablet PC, notebook – many people would now find it hard to imagine a life without these small, sophisticated devices. Manufacturing these complex electronic products in a portable format is only possible using very high performance components.
The Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth Bank Group, Ian Narev and the Chairman of Bankwest, Harvey Collins today announced that the Bank’s current Managing Director Jon Sutton would be returning to a Senior Executive role in the Commonwealth Bank Group. Rob De Luca has been appointed Managing Director Designate of Bankwest.
Novell today announced the availability of Novell® Kanaka for Mac. The new Mac*-based client was recently announced as one of the latest enhancements to Novell Open Enterprise Server, Novell's trusted server platform for networking, file and print services.