BayWa brings the first harvest of the Jazz® brand apple in the Weisenheim region of Rhineland-Palatinate for commercial marketing in Germany

Optimal cultivation conditions in Rhineland-Palatinate MUNICH, 09-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BayWa has brought in the first harvest of the Jazz® brand apple in the Weisenheim region of Rhineland-Palatinate for commercial marketing in Germany. 100,000 trees on around 30 hectares have been planted in the region since 2015, which are now being successively harvested. Even

Switzerland and Sri Lanka signed MoU with a view to establishing a migration partnership

BERN, 09-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On 6 August, Federal Councillor Simonetta Sommaruga signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Colombo with Sri Lankan Interior Minister Seneviratne Bandara Nawinne with a view to establishing a migration partnership. By signing this MoU, Switzerland and Sri Lanka are reaffirming their intention to continue to facilitate and expand

JT Group to acquire the tobacco business of the second largest tobacco company in Bangladesh

Company continues to expand its presence in emerging markets TOKYO, Japan, 09-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Japan Tobacco Inc. (JT) (TSE: 2914) announces today that the JT Group has signed an agreement to acquire the tobacco business of Akij Group1 (Akij), the second largest tobacco company in Bangladesh, further increasing its presence in Asia. The purchase price for

Anglo American plc completes the sale of the New Largo thermal coal project and Old New Largo closed colliery in South Africa for approximately US$65 million

LONDON, 09-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) announces completion of the sale, by its 73%-held subsidiary Anglo American Inyosi Coal (Proprietary) Limited, of the New Largo thermal coal project and Old New Largo closed colliery in South Africa (together, “New Largo”) to New Largo Coal Proprietary Limited, which is owned by

New five-year marine research programme aims to provide data, models and technology to help understand the impacts on the Atlantic Ocean environment

New five-year marine research programme aims to provide data, models and technology to help understand the impacts on the Atlantic Ocean environment A new £22 million research programme will investigate the impacts of climate change and human activities on the Atlantic Ocean, from the surface to the deep seabed. SWINDON, 09-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/

The acquisition of the industrial adhesives of Nitta Gelatin Inc. by the Bostik-Nitta joint-venture in Japan completed

The acquisition of the industrial adhesives of Nitta Gelatin Inc. by the Bostik-Nitta joint-venture in Japan completed Colombes, France, 09-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Bostik completed the acquisition of the industrial adhesives of Nitta Gelatin Inc. by the Bostik-Nitta joint-venture in Japan, on 1st August 2018. This acquisition, which will be complemented by the

UK Research & Innovation: Sentinel-5 successfully completed thermal testing in the space test facility in Oxfordshire

Sentinel 5 test model in the thermal vacuum chamber at STFC’s RAL Space(Credit: Airbus DS) SWINDON, 09-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A model of future European space mission Sentinel-5 has successfully completed thermal testing in our world-class space test facility in Oxfordshire. This is an essential step that will allow the Earth Observation project

Airbus Defence and Space to support the System Design and Risk Management phase for Telesat’s LEO satellite constellation

TOULOUSE, 09-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Defence and Space has been selected by Telesat as a major industrial partner to support their System Design and Risk Management phase for Telesat’s LEO constellation now in development. Under the terms of the contract, Airbus will perform system optimisation, requirements engineering, and initial design of key hardware

Georgina Farrell will be the new HR Director of Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society (LV=)

Georgina Farrell will be the new HR Director of Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society (LV=) BOURNEMOUTH, 09-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society (LV=) has today announced the appointment of Georgina Farrell as Human Resources (HR) Director. Georgina will join LV= on 15 October and replace David Smith who has held the role on an