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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, January 29th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Dubai International, the world’s second busiest international hub, registered another banner year with annual passenger traffic reaching 66,431,533 in 2013, following a record-breaking December when passenger numbers eclipsed the 6 million mark for the first time.

Annual passenger traffic of 66,431,533, up 15.2 per cent compared to 57,684,550 recorded during 2012, represents the airport’s highest total ever.  Passenger numbers in December reached a record 6,047,126, an increase of 13.6 per cent compared to 5,320,961 recorded during the same month in 2012.

Aircraft movements in 2013 reached 369,953, up 7.5 per cent compared to 344,245 movements recorded during 2012.

India retained its position as Dubai’s largest destination country with 8,401,253 passengers, a year on year growth of 14.3 per cent compared to 7,347,270 in 2012. UK placed second with 5,099,843 passengers (+24.1 per ce ... Read more »
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SKIEN, Norway - Thursday, January 30th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Ibsen Scholarships award innovative projects in the field of drama and performing arts that act as incentives for critical discourse in regards to existential and society-related subject matters concerning Henrik Ibsen and his plays.

Scholarship funds amounting to NOK 1,000,000,- (approx. 120.000 Euro/162.000 US Dollars) will be awarded to projects worldwide.

Scholarships are applicable to individuals, organizations or institutions within the artistic and cultural community.

The Ibsen Scholarships are awarded annually and the applications are subject to scrutiny by an appointed jury.

The Ibsen Scholarships were initiated by the Norwegian government and will be handed out for the 7th time in 2014.

Ibsen Awards has till now handed out 23 scholarships to projects in 17 different countries.

The application deadline for The Ibsen Scholarships is April 30th 2014. ... Read more »
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Enables precise, consistent coverage for a broad array of applications

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Thursday, January 30th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nordson EFD, a Nordson company (NASDAQ:NDSN), the world’s leading precision fluid dispensing systems manufacturer, is working with manufacturers around the world to help them improve their lubrication process and control fluid costs with its 781S Spray Valve. This valve enables precise and consistent application of medium-viscosity oils, grease, reagents, marking inks, and adhesive activators .for many manufacturing processes in the electronics, automotive, cosmetics, food, and medical industries. The 781S valve uses low-volume low-pressure (LVLP) technology to accurately apply a fine, uniform coating of material without waste, mess, or overspray. Benefits include cleaner production areas and reduced rework, contamination, and overall fluid use. This technology has been used in many applications including applying adhes ... Read more »
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LUXEMBOURG - Friday, January 31st 2014

SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announces that the ASTRA 2E satellite enters into commercial service in the orbital arc of 28.2/28.5 degrees East on February 1, 2014. The satellite was launched on board an ILS Proton launch vehicle from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on September 30, 2013.

Extensive in-orbit tests have since then confirmed the satellite to be fully operational and performing to specifications.

ASTRA 2E has now been deployed at its final destination in the orbital arc of 28.2/28.5 degrees East, where it is co-positioned with ASTRA 2A, ASTRA 2F and ASTRA 1N. Over the coming weeks, BSkyB, Channel4, ITV and BBC programming in this arc will be transitioned to the new satellite with its powerful footprint over the British Isles.

The satellite was built for SES by Astrium of France. Based on the highly reliable Eurostar E3000 platform, the spacecraft carries 60 ... Read more »
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Execution Platform Provides Scale to Service World’s Largest Waste Projects

IRVINE, Calif. & RICHLAND, Wash. - Thursday, January 30th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kurion, Inc., an innovator in nuclear and hazardous waste management, announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Vista Engineering Technologies, a full-service engineering, design and technology firm based in Richland, Wash. The transaction triples Kurion in size by number of employees, and the combined company has facilities in Richland, Wash., Oak Ridge, Tenn., Houston, Texas, Loveland, Colo., and Irvine, Calif. Kurion is backed by venture capital investors Lux Capital, Firelake Capital Management and Acadia Woods Partners.

"Kurion is building tremendous momentum around the world through projects in the U.S., Japan and Europe,” said Bill Gallo, Kurion CEO. "The combined talents, capabilities and technologies of the Kurion and Vista Engineering teams provide the execution plat ... Read more »
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