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First major deployment of the OSDU™ Data Platform will streamline strategy planning for Equinor

LONDON-Tuesday 20 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger and Equinor announced today a strategic project, in collaboration with Microsoft, to deploy the DELFI* cognitive E&P environment, with seamless integration to the OSDU Data Platform—the industry’s new data standard. This project aims to accelerate Equinor’s ability to integrate data at scale and improve decision making.

“We are pleased to be working with Equinor and Microsoft to facilitate enhanced resource discovery through this first deployment of the newly-released OSDU Data Platform fully integrated with DELFI,” said Rajeev Sonthalia, president, Digital & Integration, Schlumberger. “This provides a single, unified landscape with seamless access to data that enables the industry to rapidly run AI and data-driven workflows, creating a game- ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Tuesday 20 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]


(BUSINESS WIRE) -- MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, today announces its commitment to the goal of net-zero emissions before 2040.

To achieve this goal throughout MSCI’s global operations, MSCI will prioritize:

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Automotive glazing manufacturer raises growth capital to accelerate its global expansion plans and strengthen its technology leadership in high-tech glazing solutions for the future of mobility.

Ghent, Belgium -Tuesday 20 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- AGP Group, a premier global leader in designing and manufacturing high-tech automotive glazing, today announced a strategic partnership and investment by funds affiliated with BDT Capital Partners, a “merchant bank” that provides family and founder-led businesses with long-term, differentiated capital. The Mannheim family will continue to lead the company. This new minority investment aims to provide long-term capital to accelerate the company’s global expansion plans of their eGlass division.

“We are very pleased to welcome BDT as our long-term investment partner,” said Arturo Mannheim, CEO and Chairman of the Board of AGP Group. “With their support, we wi ... Read more »

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Beeline Russia selects P.I. Works' SmartPlan to transform network planning processes through automation and AI.

LONDON-Tuesday 20 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Beeline, Russia’s established mobile operator, has partnered with P.I. Works on network planning project, aimed at streamlining the operator’s investment planning processes and revolutionizing customer experience. As a part of the project, P.I. Works SmartPlan, the cutting-edge automated and AI driven network planning solution, will be deployed nationwide.

Prior to this agreement, P.I. Works provided network planning services for Beeline, which exemplified the SmartPlan’s Return on Investment and Service Quality based planning capabilities. This initial project covered three of Russia’s branches, Moscow, Krasnodar and Novosibirsk, and optimized investments by 19% for high-level technical calculations and resulted in a reduction of 23% of the number of planned s ... Read more »

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Both $7.5M Grand Prize Winners Developed Technologies Focused on Decarbonizing Concrete, the World’s Largest Material Industry

LOS ANGELES-Tuesday 20 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- XPRIZE, the global leader in designing and implementing innovative competition models to solve the world’s grandest challenges, today announced that CarbonCure Technologies and CarbonBuilt have won the $20M NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE, a prize that set out to convert CO2 emissions into valuable products.

Selected by a panel of independent judges, both winning teams developed solutions aimed at reducing CO2 emissions associated with traditional concrete, which is currently the world’s most abundant human-made material and accounts for seven percent of all global CO2 emissions. The two team’s award-winning technologies will be, and already are, game-changers for global decarbonization and the fight against climate change.

Launched in 201 ... Read more »

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Collaboration offers industrial customers easier, smarter, and more productive ways to design, deploy, and manage robot applications

MILWAUKEE and TURIN, Italy-Tuesday 20 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, and Comau, a global leader in industrial automation and robot manufacturer, announced today that they are joining forces to give businesses worldwide vital tools to maximize manufacturing efficiencies through unified robot control solutions.

“Industrial companies are looking for efficient ways to integrate robotics into their operations for process optimization and agility,” said Rockwell Automation Chairman and CEO Blake Moret. “Rockwell Automation’s collaboration with Comau will simplify programming and lifecycle management, accelerating time to value for our customers.”

Moret said this expansi ... Read more »
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CCBA, Africa’s Largest Coca-Cola Bottler, to be Listed as Standalone Business

ATLANTA & JOHANNESBURG, South Africa-Tuesday 20 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Coca-Cola Company and Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) today announced plans to list CCBA as a publicly traded company.

The Coca-Cola Company intends to sell a portion of its shareholding in CCBA via an initial public offering. The decision is in line with The Coca-Cola Company’s objective of focusing its resources on building consumer-loved brands and innovation.

The companies intend for an IPO within the next 18 months. The exact timing will be driven by a number of factors, including macroeconomic conditions. Shares will be listed in Amsterdam and Johannesburg, with Amsterdam being the primary exchange.

The IPO will allow CCBA to operate as an independent, Africa-focused, South African-headquartered, managed and domiciled business. The plans unde ... Read more »

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