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Prompt transfer of capacity designed to minimise disruption to customers

LUXEMBOURG -Monday, June 19th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced that, following a significant anomaly, the company is in the process of transferring capacity from its AMC-9 satellite.

The incident was noted on the morning of Saturday, 17 June 2017. SES has taken immediate action in contacting all customers and is working to transfer services to alternative satellite capacity in order to minimise disruption.

AMC-9 provided Ku-band and C-band coverage over the U.S. and Mexico. The satellite was manufactured by Alcatel/Thales and was launched in 2003.

SES is working closely with the manufacturer to establish the cause of the anomaly and is evaluating all satellite recovery options. The full impact of the anomaly is still being assessed.

In the event that the spacecraft cannot be recovered, the potential impa ... Read more »

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‚óŹ Phase 2b results presented at the 5th International Society for Influenza and Respiratory Diseases Antiviral Group (ISIRV-AVG) Conference -


SHANGHAI-Wednesday, June 14th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Janssen) today announced results from the Phase 2b Topaz Trial which demonstrated that treatment with pimodivir (JNJ-63623872) significantly decreased viral load over seven days versus placebo, in adult patients with acute, uncomplicated seasonal influenza A. Patients treated with pimodivir and oseltamivir (OST) also demonstrated a significantly lower viral load compared with those who received pimodivir alone at the same dose.

The primary endpoint data for the trial, presented in an oral presentation at the 5th International Society for Influenza and Respiratory Diseases Antiviral Group (ISIRV-AVG) Conference in Shanghai, China, showed treatment with pimodivir resulted in a statistically significant decrea ... Read more »

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 GE to supply 100 locomotives and 15-year parts agreement to support Egypt’s transportation and infrastructure needs

CHICAGO & CAIRO-Sunday, June 18th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GE (NYSE: GE) announced today that it signed a Letter of Intent with the Ministry of Transportation (MoT) and Egyptian National Railways (ENR), worth $575 million, to supply 100 GE ES30ACi Light Evolution Series Locomotives that can be used for both passengers or freight rail, as well as a 15-year agreement for parts and technical support for GE locomotives in ENR’s new and current fleet. The agreement, which is the largest ever between the parties, also includes technical training aimed at improving local capabilities and technical skills for more than 275 ENR engineers and employees in region.

To highlight the importance of this agreement to Egypt, the signing was attended by dignitaries such as Egypt’s Prime Minister Sherif Ismail; H.E. Dr. Sa ... Read more »

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R&D program, led by TOTAL, aims to significantly reduce cycle times and optimize HSE performance while acquiring and processing 3D land programs in difficult areas worldwide.


PARIS-Wednesday, June 14th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wireless Seismic Inc. (Wireless), Geokinetics Inc., and Total E&P Research & Development (TOTAL) announced today the development of the next-generation land seismic acquisition and processing system, Multiphysics Exploration Technology Integrated System (METIS).

TOTAL initiated the METIS R&D program covering all facets of the geophysics workflow, from real-time wireless seismic data acquisition through real-time processing and interpretation. METIS concentrates on complex geologic onshore environments, such as foothills, where significant “Yet to Find” hydrocarbons remain.

The goal of METIS is to deliver true-to-life 3D subsurface models by optimizing prospect evaluation a ... Read more »

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 Close to 800,000 physicians from all seven continents can crowdsource medical information and rate drugs 

NEW YORK-Thursday, June 15th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SERMO – the largest global social network for physicians that is revolutionizing medical crowdsourcing – today furthered its goal of uniting doctors worldwide by expanding to more than 150 countries. In recent years, SERMO has fundamentally changed the way physicians share their expertise, evaluate prescription drugs, communicate with peers, and solve tough patient cases. Today’s expansion will make this vital information available to physicians across all seven continents.

SERMO’s membership has grown from 130,000 in 2012, when SERMO merged with WorldOne, to 650,000 total members prior to today’s expansion – now, the network includes close to 800,000 physicians.

“Doctors are busier than ever, but SERMO makes it faster and easie ... Read more »

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