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WASHINGTON-Thursday 23 August 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Endowment for Clean Oceans is announces that innovator and Entrepreneur Toby McCartney, CEO of Macrebur, is a member of the Entrepreneur’s Judges Committee for our contest to award $1 million for the best technology or plan to remove macro and micro plastics from the ocean.

McCartney began Macrebur to re-use waste and single use plastic. He developed the technology to use it in asphalt, which makes roads stronger and last six times longer. This video explains how Macrebur’s technology works and where it is being used now.

“We at Macrebur have a productive and safe reuse of the waste and single use macro and micro plastics that will be recovered from our oceans by the technology or plan that wins ECO’s first $1 million prize,” said McCartney.

“Since ECO has an on-going need for a high-volume of waste and single-use plastics, it makes McCartney a ... Read more »

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OSLO, Norway-Thursday 23 August 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nel ASA (“Nel”) announces the construction of the world’s largest electrolyzer manufacturing plant, fully automated and able to deliver the most efficient electrolyzers at a game changing cost. The facility will have a capacity of 360 MW/year, approximately ten times the current production capacity, and will accommodate the multi-billion NOK order from Nikola Motor Company (Nikola). The plant will be an extension of the current facility at Notodden, Norway, with total planned investments of around NOK 150 million.

“We want to change the world and make renewable hydrogen mainstream. As a market leader, Nel is stepping up to make available technology that can outcompete fossil alternatives. This will be the world’s largest electrolyzer manufacturing plant, fully automated and designed according to lean manufacturing principles,” says Jon André Løkke, Chief Executiv ... Read more »

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10 percent of people over the age of 70 may need a pacemaker implanted in their chest to improve their heart function and living condition

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 15 August 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

If you meet 70-year-old Maria, a Nigerian national, you’d never know she has a dual chamber pacemaker to keep her heart beating well. Full of life and vigour, Maria came to the UAE to treat her atrioventricular (AV) block. An AV block is a serious heart condition where the heart beats irregularly and much slower than usual. It can cause loss of consciousness or complete collapse. Patients with this condition need to have a pacemaker - a small device that rests inside your upper chest and connects to your heart with special wires where it operates steadily and silently. As such, when doctors in her home country advised Maria for an implant, she knew that this procedure required the services of an expert. Without wasting any time, she decided to travel to the ... Read more »

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -Monday 20 August 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- International General Insurance Holdings Limited today reported earnings for the first half of 2018.

IGI reported a net profit of $11.0 million for the first six months of 2018, against $14.8 million last year and a 20% rise in gross premiums written from $138.12 million in June 2017 to $165.87 million. Growth occurred across all IGI’s major lines of business.

The Company posted a 7% rise in gross underwriting profits of $23.75 million, mainly due to growth in gross earned premium from last year, partially offset by increase in net claims incurred primarily due to strengthening of IBNR.

IGI posted a combined ratio of 91.3 ... Read more »

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Ocean Clean Up Pioneer Peeters looks Forward to Reviewing the World’s Best Ideas


WASHINGTON -Monday 20 August 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Endowment for Clean Oceans (ECO) announced Willemijn Peeters, Ocean Ambassador of the Netherlands and the Founding Director of Searious Business has joined ECO’s Entrepreneur Committee that will vet contestants’ plans to remove macro and micro plastics from the world’s oceans.

“I am working to solve the problem of what to do with the plastic once it is removed from the ocean, by helping to create a market for plastic recovered from the ocean,” said Peeters. “Just like we need to end the use of single use plastic, we need to replace the manufacture of virgin plastic and replace it with recycled plastics, and as much as possible needs to be plastic recovered from the ocean.”

 


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 Results of RE-DUAL PCI™ and GLORIA™-AF have led to updates of the EU Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) for Pradaxa®


INGELHEIM, Germany -Monday 20 August 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

Nine sub-analyses from RE-DUAL PCI™ and GLORIA™-AF accepted for presentation at ESC Congress 2018
Data from both studies have led to positive update of the SmPC for Pradaxa® in the EU

 
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that it will present nine sub-analyses from the RE-DUAL PCITM trial and GLORIATM-AF Registry Program at the upcoming ESC Congress 2018, organised by the European Society of Cardiology, taking place in Munich, Germany on the 25-29 August 2018. The primary data from these studies have contributed to a positive label update for dabigatran etexilate (Pradaxa®) in the European Union (EU).

The primary RE-DUAL PCITM trial investigated anticoagulation in patients with non-valvular ... Read more »

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CORAL GABLES, Fla. -Wednesday 22 August 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for installation of AerSale®’s AerTrak™ system on Boeing 757-200 series aircraft (ST04011NY), to comply with the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Operations rule, a critical part of the agency’s Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen). Beginning January 1, 2020, the FAA has mandated that aircraft operating in airspace defined by 14 CFR § 91.225 must be equipped with an ADS-B Out system that meets the minimum performance requirements of 14 CFR § 91.227. The FAA approved AerTrak for Boeing 737 NG series aircraft (ST04009NY) earlier this year.

ADS-B provides enhanced navigational accuracy using precise tracking via global positioning satellite (GPS) signals. Reducing risk and improving safety, the technology increases navigational coverage, es ... Read more »

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Company recognized for the second consecutive year for providing exceptional customer support in the Asia-Pacific region


LAS VEGAS-Saturday 18 August 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, and the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products, today announced it has been honored with a Stevie® Award in the Innovation in Customer Service Management, Planning & Practice category for its ultra-responsive, premium level service in the Asia-Pacific region. This honor marks the Company’s 12th Stevie Award win this year, and the second consecutive year the Company has been recognized by the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards. Rimini Street recently earned Stevie Awards in several categories, including Company of the Year from the 2018 American Business Awards® and Customer Service Department of the Year from the 2018 Stevie Awards f ... Read more »

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 ABB’s global leadership in fast charging solutions for electric vehicles leads Fortune magazine to rank it #8 among top companies that “help the planet and tackle social problems.”

ZURICH -Wednesday 22 August 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ABB has been named #8 in Fortune magazine’s “Change the World” rankings for the company’s efforts to speed up adoption of clean-energy electric transportation. The list, Fortune said, honors companies that “have had a positive social impact through activities that are part of their core business strategy.”

In naming ABB to the top 10 in its fourth annual ranking, Fortune placed the company among a prestigious group. Other honorees included the drug maker Merck, for use of its life-saving vaccine against the Ebola virus this year in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Fortune also lauded Reliance Jo, a telecommunications provider for providing the “di ... Read more »

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 Gravity Supply Chain launches partnership with Microsoft to accelerate the digital transformation of the supply chain for retailers and manufacturers through its SaaS solutions

 

SINGAPORE -Tuesday 21 August 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Gravity Supply Chain today announced a partnership with Microsoft enabling it to accelerate the delivery of its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions. Gravity provides organizations with real-time, end-to-end visibility of the supply chain. Its software also provides predictive insights, prescriptive actions and automated decision support across a company’s global sourcing, supply chain and logistics networks. Gravity will leverage Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform to continue the deployment of market-leading, differentiated SaaS solutions for its customers at a faster pace.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/2018081 ... Read more »

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