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Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Tbilisi, Georgia and Muscat, Oman.-Thursday 17 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

The UAE based Pioneer Cement Industries (“Pioneer Cement”), part of Oman based Raysut Cement Company SAOG (RCC) is in the process of setting up a 1.2 m tonnes per annum capacity integrated cement plant in Georgia, Eastern Europe.  

Pioneer Cement owns concession to limestone mines in Georgia that will provide the key raw materials to this project.  Georgia provides Pioneer Cement an opportunity to diversify from the Middle East into a market with large infrastructure growth and shortage of clinker and high-quality cement, the company said in a statement.

The plant will be located near Tbilisi, adjacent to the limestone mines.  The debt and equity arrangements for the project are currently being finalized and the construction work in the project is slated to commence from Q4 2019. 

The value of the project is estimated ... Read more »

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PARIS-Wednesday 16 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bertin Energy & Environment is supported by the French private sector research and assistance fund to study possible energy supply solutions for the South African part of this large radio telescope. The company will thus offer SKAO and SARAO scenarios for an economical, reliable and environmentally friendly energy supply.

SKA will soon be the largest radio telescope in the world, ultimately covering a total collector area of one square kilometer in the Karoo Desert in South Africa (SKA1-MID) and Murchison County in Australia (SKA1-LOW). Designed by an international scientific consortium, it aims to study fundamental questions such as the initial phases of formation of all objects in the Universe.

With the 64 antennas already in existence through the MeerKAT South African radio telescope, of which 133 additional SKA1-MID dishes will be integrated by 2028, the site's overall energy demand ... Read more »

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- Investigational compound BI ENaC inhibitor delivered twice daily via the Respimat®, a handheld inhaler

INGELHEIM, Germany -Wednesday 16 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced the first patient enrolled in its Phase II clinical trial BALANCE-CFTM 1 to evaluate a new potential treatment for cystic fibrosis.1,2 The trial will investigate how different doses of the compound, an inhaled epithelial sodium channel (ENaC) inhibitor, impact lung function compared to pla ... Read more »

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Enabling new business models with network slicing

 

NEW DELHI-Wednesday 16 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mavenir, the industry's only end-to-end cloud-native 4G and 5G network software provider for CSPs was recognized for its continuous innovation with 2 awards at the India Mobile Congress, taking place in New Delhi. As the industry’s only end-to-end Network Software Provider, Mavenir has always been leading the path to software, virtualization, moving to cloud-native solutions and consistently delivering innovative solutions.

First, Mavenir won the Most Innovative Network Transformation Initiative award for its virtualized Pre-Integrated Network Services. Pre-Integrated Network Services is a bundle of carrier-grade software functions that allow operators to increase revenue by rapidly launching a separate network slice for a specific user community. Operators with existing networks can use it to launch new offerings wit ... Read more »

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TOKYO-Wednesday 16 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Utilizing the capability of one’s own immune system to tackle cancer, an out-of-the box idea was the brain child of Dr. Steven Rosenberg almost three decades ago. His initiative which paved way for a new chapter in oncology, inspired many young scientists and clinicians in the NCRM NICHE 2019 held in Tokyo, Japan, as his acceptance speech in the Edogawa NICHE Prize ceremony was videocast.

NCRM NICHE, an active knowledge gaining academic event since 2006 in which young scholars from all over the world compete for the Fujio Cup Quiz (FCQ) in regenerative medicine is evolving to be an open innovation platform according to Dr. Shojiro Katoh, Chairperson of Edogawa Evolutionary Lab of Science (www.eels.tokyo), a co-host. He added that the FCQ motivated his team research on 16 different themes in Regenerative Medicine in various clinical specialties, among which two have completed clinical pilot studies ... Read more »

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -Wednesday 16 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bank of America reported its third-quarter 2019 financial results today. The news release, supplemental filing and investor presentation can be accessed in the following ways:

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191016005398/en/

Bank of America newsroom at https://newsroom.bankofamerica.com
Bank of America Investor Relations website at http://investor.bankofamerica.com
Business Wire’s news webpage at http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/home/news
Investor Conference Call information
Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan and Chief Financial Officer Paul Donofrio will discuss the financial results in a conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET today. For a listen-only connection to the conference call, dial 1.877.200.4456 (U.S.) or 1.785.424.1732 (international), and the conference ID is 797 ... Read more »

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