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SANMEN, China-Friday 22 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Westinghouse Electric Company, China State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC) announced today that the world’s first AP1000 nuclear power plant located in Sanmen, Zhejiang Province, China has successfully completed initial criticality. “Today we completed the final major milestone before commercial operation for Westinghouse’s AP1000 nuclear power plant technology,” said José Emeterio Gutiérrez, Westinghouse president and chief executive officer. “We are one step closer to delivering the world’s first AP1000 plant to our customer and the world – with our customers, we will provide our customers in China with safe, reliable and clean energy from Sanmen 1.” Following initial criticality will be connection to the electrical grid. Once plant operations begin at Sanmen 1, it will be the first AP1000 nuclear power plant in operation, offering innovative passive safety system technology, multiple layers of defense ... Read more »
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IRVING, Texas & KUWAIT CITY-Friday 22 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that the first modules for the Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC) Al-Zour project have arrived in Kuwait. Fluor is working with its joint venture partners to deliver two engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction packages for key process support units, utilities and infrastructure for the Al-Zour refinery project. Upon completion, the new complex is expected to be one of the largest refineries in the world and produce 615,000 barrels per day. Modules are being constructed at the COOEC-Fluor Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (COOEC-Fluor) fabrication yard in Zhuhai, China. The first 14 of the 188 modules were loaded onto a shipping barge and sailed away in May to Kuwait. The sailaway of the modules was marked by a ceremony officiated by Hatem Al-Awadhi, KIPIC’s deputy chief executive officer and Jim Brittain, group president of Fluor’s ... Read more »
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• New Biologicals Development Center in Biberach, Germany bundles biologics development, increases capacity and expands clinical supply network • Increased development capacities reflect research pipeline growth and free up capacity for contract manufacturing • Focus on therapeutic areas with high unmet medical need such as cancer and immunological diseases BIBERACH, Germany-Friday 22 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today Boehringer Ingelheim announced a 230 million euro investment into a new Biologicals Development Center (BDC) at the company’s Research and Development site in Biberach, Germany during the foundation stone laying for the new center. “The BDC is another key building block supporting the company’s long-term strategy for increasing the pipeline’s share of biologicals. This is particularly driven by two of our core areas, immune oncology and immunology,” says Dr. Fridtjof Traulsen, Corporate Senior Vice President Development at Boehringer Ingelheim. “The s ... Read more »
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Haiyang Unit 1 joins Sanmen 1 in start-up process HAIYANG, China-Friday 22 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Westinghouse Electric Company and its customers, China State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC) and Shangdong Nuclear Power Company Limited (SDNPC) announced today that Haiyang Unit 1, the AP1000 nuclear power plant located in Haiyang, Shandong Province, China, has begun to load fuel. “This is a great day for Westinghouse, our China partners and the nuclear industry. Haiyang Unit 1 continues to demonstrate our ability to deliver safe, innovative solutions for power generation,” said José Emeterio Gutiérrez, Westinghouse president and chief executive officer. He added, “Westinghouse will continue to deploy AP1000 technology throughout the world and demonstrate our technical leadership in the nuclear energy industry.” Fuel load at Haiyang Unit 1 commenced at 7:36 p.m. (GMT+8) today. Earlier this summer, in preparation for fuel load, Haiyang Unit 1 successful ... Read more »
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CANNES, France-Friday 22 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (“PMI”) (NYSE: PM), today announced a bold call to action for the creative, media and communications communities to embrace its ongoing commitment to creating a smoke-free world. As part of this initiative, PMI will offer smoke-free alternatives wherever we can, including heated tobacco products and e-cigarettes, to current smokers in the industry who would otherwise continue to smoke. During a keynote at the PMI Science Lounge at The Cannes Festival of Creativity, SVP of Communications Marian Salzman said, “We are asking the creative community to join us in raising awareness of the potential of science, technology and innovation for those who smoke and the people around them.” The move is part of PMI’s vision to lead the charge towards greater innovation and technology in the tobacco industry, all of which is backed by science. Agencies interested in joining the movement can contact ... Read more »
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MSCI Will Include the MSCI Saudi Arabia Index in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index MSCI Will Reclassify the MSCI Argentina Index to Emerging Markets Status MSCI to Consult on the Potential Reclassification of the MSCI Kuwait Index to Emerging Markets Status LONDON-Thursday 21 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI), a leading provider of indexes and portfolio construction and risk management tools and services for global investors, announced today that beginning in June 2019, it will include the MSCI Saudi Arabia Index in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index, the MSCI ACWI Index, and other global and regional indexes as applicable. This decision follows the implementation in the Saudi Arabia equity market of a number of regulatory and operational enhancements which effectively increased the opening of the market to international institutional investors. The proposal for inclusion received the support of the vast majority of international institutional investor ... Read more »
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EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J.-Friday 22 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT) (BSE: 507685) (NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced that it has been positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant 2018 for Oracle Application Services, Worldwide. The report authored by Alan H Stanley, Susanne Matson, Jim Longwood and Allan Wilkins was published on February 28, 2018. This Magic Quadrant is focused on the full life-cycle of Oracle application services, spanning across project-based implementation and multi-year application management services (AMS). The report evaluated 19 service providers from across the globe and placed Wipro in the Leaders quadrant. Wipro is positioned the highest for its ‘ability to execute’ among all service providers. Please click here to view the complete Magic Quadrant report for Oracle Application Services 2018, Worldwide. Additionally, Wipro has ... Read more »
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