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S&P ESG evaluation distinguishes PMI’s strengths in several ESG areas

LAUSANNE, Switzerland-Thursday 13 May 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE:PM) is transforming its business to deliver a smoke-free and sustainable future. Today, the company announced that S&P Global Ratings’ ESG Evaluation report has asses ... Read more »

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 O3b medium earth orbit high-throughput low-latency satellite services continue to provide mission-critical communications to the edge

 

RESTON, Va.-Monday 17 May 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES Government Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, in close partnership with a key U.S. Government customer, designed, developed and fielded an O3b Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) reachback capability to provide mission-critical communications for a key combatant command. The awarded task order for USD 11.8 million is against the single-award USD 516.7 million Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) for medium earth orbit (MEO) low-latency high-throughput satellite (HTS) services. This is the 15th task order awarded to SES GS on this BPA.

With this agreement, SES Government Solutions expands its high-throughput, low-latency services in support of mission-essential combatant command requirements, as the customer needs evolve, by providing innovative, ... Read more »

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SOUTHFIELD, Mich.-Thursday 13 May 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Power management company Eaton today announced its eMobility business has been awarded a contract to supply a 24-to-12-volt DC-DC converter for use in a commercial heavy-duty battery electric vehicle (BEV) that will power accessories, such as antilock brakes and lighting. The BEV will be sold in the North American and China markets beginning later this year.

“DC-DC converters are an essential part of our eMobility product portfolio and are used in a variety of vehicle applications,” said Pratik Trivedi, general manager, Eaton’s eMobility business. “Like traditional vehicles, electrified vehicles (EVs) have low-voltage loads on board-like infotainment systems, GPS and safety devices. So efficiently converting power from high to low is key, but it is also important to have a secondary converter to provide power to the traditional 12-volt loads. We’re delighted to bring ... Read more »

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Gopalan to Discuss How Convergence of Intelligent Infrastructure and Connected and Automated Vehicles Will Create Smart Communities and Safer Mobility

SAN JOSE, Calif.-Monday 17 May 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced CEO Anand Gopalan will speak on intelligent infrastructure and the convergence of connected and autonomous vehicles, at the Smart Infrastructure & Energy Week online event. Gopalan will discuss how this convergence, powered by lidar hardware and software, can drive autonomous solutions that advance safe, sustainable and accessible transportation and smart communities.

Gopalan is a featured speaker on a panel session called “Connected and Autonomous Vehicles and the Sustainable Smart City,” which takes place on May 25, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. EDT. Register for free to attend the online session at Smart Infrastructure & Energy Week, a global initiative on intelligent trans ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Monday 17 May 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

The healthcare sector within the GCC predominantly caters towards an indigenized-based healthcare system, relying primarily on local healthcare facilities to bridge the gap between premium and mid-care markets, with very few international competitors.

According to Forte Healthcare’s CEO Karan Rekhi, ample opportunities lie within the mid-market care segment, which constitutes almost 30% of the population - a recess in the healthcare industry that international companies can profit off of in the region.

“There is adequate room for international companies to enter the regional market,” states Rekhi, “There is an incredible amount of opportunity as of now.”

“We believe international players operating in the mid-market segment would succeed in the GCC or the MENA region because of the tremendous scope in this niche. International companies, large conglomerate ... Read more »

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Provides students with access to leading E&P software to engage and prepare them for future energy careers

HOUSTON -Monday 17 May 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL) today announced it awarded three multimillion-dollar educational software grants to Algerian public universities to train and prepare the next generation of Algerian oil and gas engineers and geoscientists. The schools include the University of Science and Technology Houari Boumediene (USTHB), University of Boumerdes (UMBB), and University of Ouargla (UKMO).

The three-year license provides students and faculty with access to Landmark’s DecisionSpace® enterprise software platform including seismic processing, geophysics and geosciences, drilling and production, and data management. Students will gain hands-on experience by applying their scientific coursework to real-world applications.

"We are proud to support these universities and to ... Read more »

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Certifications confirm RCC’s stringent adherence to green norms, safety and quality; RCC is also endorsed by BIS India and SABPS South Africa

Muscat, Oman.-Monday 17 May 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

In a significant endorsement that will support exports to European Union (EU) markets, Oman’s largest cement manufacturer, Raysut Cement Company (RCC), has received CE and NF certifications, two stringent global quality norms validating RCC’s adherence to EU standards in cement production.

The Muscat Stock Market (MSM)-listed RCC said the certifications come at a time when it is expanding exports to newer global markets. Currently, 50 per cent of the company’s output is exported to East Africa, India, Maldives, South Africa, and Indian Ocean islands.

 “We consider CE and NF certifications as a testimony to our commitment to constantly improve product quality and processes in line with rigorous global safety, quality and environmen ... Read more »

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