Press Releases

Geneva 2014: VW Group invests more than ever in eco-friendly products

Mar 07, 2014 16:30 GMT Volkswagen UK Volkswagen Group invests more than ever before in eco-friendly products • More than €10 billion for research and development for the first time • EU new vehicle fleet better than target, at about 128 grams CO2 / km • Already 54 model variants below 100 grams CO2 / km • Chairman of the Board of Management Prof. Dr. Winterkorn: “We have the world’s largest low-CO2 fleet.”

Recharge to launch new Insight service at EWEA 2014 in Barcelona

Mar 07, 2014 13:00 GMT Recharge Recharge, the leading publication for the global renewable energy sector, will launch its new Insight service at EWEA 2014 in Barcelona on 11 March.

Neopost inform businesses on how they can benefit from Royal Mail’s new postage tariff

Mar 05, 2014 14:06 GMT Neopost Neopost Limited, Europe’s leading supplier of mailing solutions, announced today that the price of stamps will rise from March 31st 2014. A First Class stamp will rise by 2p to 62p and Second Class will rise by 3p to 53p.

Refurbishment of play area at Branston Water Park

Mar 05, 2014 13:18 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council Work to replace the existing play area at Branston Water Park started this week following consultation with the public. The final design was selected by pupils from Rykneld Primary School.

 Procter & Gamble and Absolut among new companies in Scandinavian sustainability survey

Mar 05, 2014 13:11 GMT Sustainable Brand Insight The selection of brands for Scandinavian sustainability report Sustainable Brand Index 2014 is now official. The number of brands have increased from 2013 in all the participating countries and notable new companies are Unilever, Procter & Gamble, L’Oreal and Absolut. A total of 600 brands are included in the 2014 report.

Recognising leaks and recording compressed air consumption with volume flow meters

Mar 05, 2014 09:58 GMT Phoenix Contact UK The PSK AFS compact volume flow sensors from Phoenix Contact are based on calorimetric measurement and can detect consumption quantities as low as 0.06 Nm3/h.

Profinet-compatible switch with a slim design

Mar 03, 2014 09:54 GMT Phoenix Contact UK Phoenix Contact has added a compact version to its range of automation switches to accommodate use in Profinet systems: The new FL SWITCH SMN 8TX-PN with eight 10/100 Mbps copper ports can be configured and diagnosed using the Profinet Device function in the PC Worx and Step 7 engineering tools.

Scandic Hotels Holding - Results for the full year 2013

Mar 03, 2014 08:52 GMT Scandic Hotels Scandic invests for the future and strengthens its market position

Creating an elephant in the room

Feb 28, 2014 15:00 GMT Elephant Parade Karen Hollis, is an artist who specialises in floral paintings, so it is perhaps not surprising that her elephant, Lily Pepper, reflects her interest in flowers and plants.

Feb 28, 2014 13:58 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council From 6th April 2016 the law is changing and all dogs will be required to be micro-chipped. To help promote this and other dog related issues, Burton Place Shopping Centre is accommodating the RSPCA who will be offering a micro chipping service in the car park at Burton Place on Thursday 6th March 2014 between 10am - 3pm (£4.00 donation to cover the micro chipping and registering the dog).