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Peter Goldschmidt succeeded Claudio Albrecht as the Chief Executive Officer of STADA Arzneimittel AG

STADA’s new CEO Peter Goldschmidt (left)thanked his predecessor Claudio Albrecht forthe professional and friendly handover and gotan initial overview of some of the company’sbest-selling products. Goldschmidt: “I look forward to working with the highly experienced team at STADA and continuing the Group’s long-term growth” Supervisory Board Chairman von Au: “Goldschmidt is the right

Alunorte reaches milestone in resuming normal operations at the alumina refinery in Pará, Brazil

On September 5, Alunorte signed two agreements representing a milestone to resume normal operations at the alumina refinery in Pará, Brazil. Alunorte has operated at 50% capacity since March. OSLO, 13-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The agreements include a technical Term of Adjusted Conduct (TAC) signed between Alunorte – Alumina do Norte do Brasil

Scientists demonstrated complete splitting of water with the help of an all-in-one catalytic system for the first time

The new catalyst system functions as a multifunctional tool for splitting water. Image: C. Hohmann, NIM MUNICH, 13-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Solar-powered water splitting is a promising means of generating clean and storable energy. A novel catalyst based on semiconductor nanoparticles has now been shown to facilitate all the reactions needed for “artificial photosynthesis”.

First graduates of the Electrolux Food Foundation culinary training for orphanages in Moscow

STOCKHOLM, 13-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The first graduates of the Electrolux Food Foundation culinary training on sustainable cooking for youth leaving orphanages in Moscow, are now ready to pursue a career in the professional culinary world. This initiative builds on the ongoing Culinary Training for the Unemployed program in Curitiba, Brazil launched last year by the

Pöyry won the Owner’s Engineering Services assignment for the pre-engineering phase for the planned biozin® production plant in Norway

VANTAA, 13-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Biozin Holding AS has awarded Pöyry with the Owner’s Engineering Services assignment for the pre-engineering phase for the planned biozin® production plant in Norway. The new plant will convert biomass to liquid biocrude that will be sold and further processed into transportation fuels in oil refineries. The work is

Pöyry won the owner’s engineer services assignment for the Shuqaiq Phase 3 Water Transmission System in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

VANTAA, 13-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) has awarded Pöyry with the owner’s engineer services assignment for the Shuqaiq Phase 3 Water Transmission System in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Shuqaiq Phase 3 Water Transmission System (WTS) is composed of three packages: Package B1: Pipeline for Shuqaiq – Majardah

Technical University of Munich researchers tested synthetic fuel into engines and have developed an optimized combustion process

Dominik Pélerin with the full-engine testbed. (Image: Moritz Ermert / TUM ) MUNICH, 12-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Emissions-free combustion engine cars – synthetic fuels like oxymethylene ether are bringing the idea into the realm of the conceivable. Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have tested how this kind of fuel behaves in