Paris, October 23, 2014 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501 / “Hitachi”) and Veolia (Paris Euronext: VIE and NYSE: VE), through its subsidiary OTV, announced today that a consortium formed by their two companies, along with Egyptian engineering firm ArabCo, has received an order from the Iraqi Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works for the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of pretreatment facilities and surrounding facilities (river water intake facilities, and water transport facilities) at a water desalination plant in Basrah, Iraq.
Press Releases 2014
Tokyo, October 20, 2014 -- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) today announced that, in collaboration with Professor MIURA Kiyotaka of the School of Engineering, Kyoto University, it has successfully achieved read/write of digital data in 100 layers of fused silica glass, a recording density comparable to Blu-ray DiscTM.
London, UK, October 17th 2014 – New research from Frost & Sullivan, in partnership with Hitachi Europe Ltd., has identified a $2 trillion Social Innovation market opportunity in 2020 for business, industry, investors and governments looking to address the key issues driving human development in the 21st century.
London, UK, October 13 2014 – Hitachi Europe Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) and Paris Ile-de-France Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI Paris Ile-de-France) & the Comité d’Echanges Franco-Japonais (CEFJ) today announced that they will host the EU Hitachi Science and Technology Forum at the CCI Paris Ile-de-France on 17th October. This year’s Forum will focus on driving innovative collaborations for better healthcare, and members from the Ministry of Health will be in attendance.
London, UK, October 9, 2014 -- Hitachi Europe Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501) and Frost & Sullivan today announced they will jointly host the Social Innovation Forum in Berlin on 15th October 2014. The Forum will examine the impact that Social Innovation will have on businesses, governments, societies and, ultimately, on our lives. It will take place at the Adlon Kempinski Hotel, in a year that marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
London, 9 October, 2014 – Hitachi Rail Europe is delighted that Transport Scotland has announced its intention to award Abellio the new ScotRail franchise. The Edinburgh Glasgow Improvement Programme (EGIP) will be a crucial part of the new franchise, and Abellio has confirmed that Hitachi Rail Europe is its preferred supplier of new rolling stock for the programme, subject to successful conclusion of negotiations.
London, September 18, 2014 -- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) today announced that it will open a new R&D base in the UK - the European Nuclear Research Centre (ENRC) ? on September 30th 2014. The Centre will not only coordinate Hitachi?s nuclear research activities in Europe formed by a core team, but also provide additional resources to facilitate the development of safe and efficient nuclear power technologies based on advanced plant maintenance technology and proven decommissioning techniques in Europe.
London, 18 September, 2014 – Hitachi Rail today announced that it will be showcasing its latest rolling stock and signaling operations at InnoTrans 2014, at the Messe Berlin exhibition centre in Berlin, Germany.
Tokyo, September 11, 2014 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) today announced that it has signed a reseller agreement with Comptel Corporation (NASDAQ OMX Helsinki: CTL1V, “Comptel”), a Finnish telecommunication software company that develops and provides network middleware for telecommunications carriers worldwide, for reselling Comptel Policy Control Solution (PCRF) to Hitachi’s customers.
London, 5th September 2014 - Barclays, in partnership with Hitachi Europe Ltd. is ramping up the fight against fraud with the launch of the Barclays Biometric Reader, developed with Hitachi’s Finger Vein Authentication Technology (VeinID*) - a new, ground-breaking method for customer authentication in UK banking. By simply scanning their finger, customers will be able to easily access their online bank accounts and authorise payments within seconds, without the need for PIN, passwords or authentication codes.