Press Releases

Scandic sponsor of Wisdom Stockholm conference

Oct 06, 2015 07:00 BST Scandic Hotels On October 6 and 7, Oscarsteatern will host the Wisdom Stockholm conference, an event where mindfulness, compassion and awareness meet leadership, entrepreneurship and enterprise. Scandic Hotels is one of the main sponsors of the conference as part of the company’s active work to promote a sustainable and healthy working life.

Powerful PV overvoltage protection

Oct 05, 2015 11:17 BST Phoenix Contact UK The new VAL-MB product family from Phoenix Contact provides powerful and compact protective devices for photovoltaic applications with generator voltages of up to 1500 V DC.

Emissions targets are out of reach without a massive technological shift in Europe's basic industries

Oct 05, 2015 07:00 BST Chalmers University of Technology ​The targets for lower emissions of carbon dioxide from Europe's basic industries are out of reach, without urgent introduction of innovative carbon dioxide mitigation technologies. Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology draw this conclusion after several years of research into carbon-intensive industry in Europe.

Press Invitation: Welcome to three heavy-duty transport fairs!

Oct 02, 2015 13:37 BST Elmia AB On 6-8 October, the transport industry will gather for three important days at Elmia in Jönköping, Sweden to focus on the winning transport solutions of the future. Three days of innovations, discussions and debate about transport systems, railways and roads – everything related to infrastructure, future transport and intermodal solutions.

Nine finalists for prestigious industry award

Oct 02, 2015 12:22 BST Elmia AB Nine finalists have been announced for the transport industry’s most prestigious award – the Future Transport Award, which will be presented in celebratory style at Elmia Future Transport in Jönköping, Sweden on 7 October. Three finalists will compete in each of three categories: Public Transport, Intermodal Goods and Road Safety

Scandic to launch a collection of signature hotels – offering unique hotel experiences in distinctive settings

Oct 02, 2015 07:00 BST Scandic Hotels Scandic Hotels, the largest and leading hotel operator in the Nordic countries, is continuing to strengthen its popular customer offering by launching a collection of unique signature hotels. The hotels will be marketed under their own names with the extension “by Scandic.” The first signature hotel will be “Grand Central by Scandic” in Stockholm.

Oct 01, 2015 07:21 BST Uppsala University Electrochromic windows, so-called ‘smart windows’, share a well-known problem with rechargeable batteries – their limited lifespan. Researchers at Uppsala University have now worked out an entirely new way to rejuvenate smart windows which have started to show signs of age. The study, published in the distinguished science journal Nature Materials, may open the way to other areas of application.

Durable and powerful type-1 lightning current arrester

Sep 30, 2015 11:14 BST Phoenix Contact UK ​The Flashtrab SEC-PLUS type-1 lightning current arresters from Phoenix Contact, which are particularly durable and powerful thanks to Safe Energy Control Technology, have just been complemented by two product variants:

Programme to flush away poverty in Indian city launches at Global Citizen Festival

Sep 29, 2015 14:44 BST Practical Action H&M Conscious Foundation and Practical Action have announced a new $1.3M project to bring clean water and safe sanitation to one of the poorest communities in India.

Funding agreed for Kinloss Abbey tower

Sep 29, 2015 11:10 BST Moray Council Moray councillors today agreed today to fund urgent repairs to a structure which forms part of historic Kinloss Abbey.