London, June 6, 2018 -- Hitachi Europe Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501), has partnered with Stena Line, one of the largest shipping companies in Europe, to implement artificial intelligence technology on ships to reduce fuel consumption costs and become an important tool in the company’s efforts to minimise environmental impact.
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Tokyo, 5 June 2018 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) announced that it has welcomed the statement from Greg Clark, UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, on 4 June (GMT) on the new nuclear power construction project at Wylfa Newydd on Isle of Anglesey (Horizon Project), which indicates progress in the discussions to date between the parties.
Horizon Nuclear Power has welcomed the UK Government’s announcement that discussions for its lead site, Wylfa Newydd, will progress to the next phase. The move confirms the development on the Isle of Anglesey in North Wales as the next project in the UK’s nuclear new build programme.
Formal negotiations with the UK Government will now commence, with a joint focus on ensuring Wylfa Newydd represents good value for consumers.
Horizon Nuclear Power has applied to the Planning Inspectorate for permission to build its lead project, Wylfa Newydd, on the Isle of Anglesey. It also submitted applications for four other key permits.
Horizon’s Development Consent Order (DCO) submission comprises some 41,000 pages, 440 documents and over 400 drawings all specifying the nuclear power station and associated work the company wants to develop at the Wylfa Newydd site as well as how it plans to go about it from a technical, logistical and social point of view.
Tokyo, May 28, 2018 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, Hitachi) today announced the development of multiple AI coordination control technology that increases the efficiency of the picking process by integrating the control of the picking robot*1 and automated guided vehicle (AGV)*2 to smoothly pick-up specific products from goods carried by the AGV.
May 21, 2018 – Moscow: Today JSC Transmashholding (“Transmashholding”) and Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, “Hitachi”) have signed an agreement to localize production of traction inverters for passenger rail transport in Russian Federation.
The agreement was signed by Kirill Lipa, CEO of Transmashholding, and Kiyoshi Nakata, Deputy COO Rolling Stock of Railway Systems Business Unit, Hitachi.
Tokyo, May 10, 2018 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501) today announced that the Board of Directors decided the year-end dividend for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018, as shown below in view of earnings performance and other factors.
The Year End Dividend
Ljubljana, Slovenia, 8 May, 2018 – New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) and Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, Hitachi) today announced that they have been working since November 2016 on the construction of a cloud-based integrated distribution management system (DMS*1) for small and medium-sized electricity distribution companies in a demonstration project carried out with ELES, d.o.o., (ELES) Slovenia’s state-owned electricity transmission system operator.
Tokyo, April 27, 2018 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, "the Company") announced that the Board of Directors today resolved to partially amend its Articles of Incorporation to change in the number of shares per one unit, and to propose the matter for share consolidation to the 149th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of the Company to be held in June 2018 (the "Annual General Meeting of Shareholders").
Tokyo, April 27, 2018 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501) today announced that the Board of Directors decided on a plan for the year-end dividend for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018, which had not been decided, as shown below in view of earnings performance and other factors. The year-end dividend is scheduled to be finally authorized by the Board of Directors in May 2018.