Tokyo, 22 September 2010 – Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT/TSE:6501, “Hitachi”) announced today that it was selected for the second consecutive year for the Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2010. Hitachi was among the 318 companies included by SAM (Sustainable Asset management), an investment group focused exclusively on Sustainability Investing, and Dow Jones Indexes for the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) 2010 effective as of 17 September. Featured in both the DJSI World and DJSI Asia Pacific indexes, this is the second consecutive year Hitachi has been selected.
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LONDON, 17 September 2010 – Southeastern, Hitachi Rail Europe and High Speed 1 Ltd (HS1) were last night celebrating after being recognised at the National Rail Awards for the early introduction of the UK's first domestic high speed train service. Winning the Project of the Year award, the High Speed ‘preview’ service brought high speed to the UK six months early.
Thursday, 16 September 2010 – Hitachi Power Africa and the South African Department of Science and Technology (DST) will today bid farewell to three electrical engineers from Eskom who are this year's recipients of the Hitachi-DST Scholarship Programme for South African Engineers at a reception to be held in Pretoria tonight.
AMSTERDAM and LONDON, September 3, 2010 – Hitachi Europe Ltd. (hereinafter called Hitachi), and GREEN DATA SYSTEMS (hereinafter called GDS) announce the opening of a highly energy efficient data centre in Deventer, The Netherlands. This is a result of a strategic partnership between Hitachi and GDS for the collaboration and deployment of highly energy efficient data centres.
Duisburg/Chennai, 6.8.2010 – Power plant constructor Hitachi Power Europe GmbH (HPE) has created an additional mainstay of business in a strongly expanding market by today finalizing the setting up of a joint venture with BGR Energy Systems Ltd. (BGR) in Chennai, India. HPE and the Indian industrial concern will together construct highly efficient utility steam generators (“boilers”) for coal power plants and place them into operation.
Tokyo – August 5, 2010 – Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT / TSE:6501) today announced that together with Poland-based construction company Energomontaz Polnoc S.A. (EMP) it has won an order to supply denitrification equipment from Vattenfall Heat Poland S.A, a subsidiary of Vattenfall AB in Sweden. The denitrification equipment, which removes nitrous oxide (NOx) from flue gas, is for the No. 10, 11, 14 and 15 units of the Siekierki Combined Heat and Power Plant operating on the outskirts of Warsaw.
Tokyo, July 30, 2010 – Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT / TSE:6501) today announced revisions to the Company's consolidated business forecasts for the first half of fiscal 2010, the year ending March 31, 2011, which were announced on May 11, in light of recent business performance.
Tokyo, July 30, 2010 – Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT / TSE:6501) today announced its consolidated finacial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2010, ended June 30, 2010.
Tokyo, July 5, 2010 – Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE: HIT / TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”), Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TSE: 6503, “Mitsubishi Electric”) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (TSE: 7011, “MHI”) today announced that they have reached a basic agreement calling for the three companies to initiate concrete discussions toward consolidation of their hydroelectric power generation system operations in a quest to strengthen and expand related business.
Tokyo, June 9, 2010 – Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT / TSE:6501) today announced strategies for seven businesses toward achieving the goals of its “2012 Mid-term Management Plan”. On May 31, 2010, Hitachi announced “2012 Mid-term Management Plan”, which is three year plan until the fiscal year ending March 31, 2013. The primary goals of this new medium-term management plan are to achieve growth driven by the Social Innovation Business and establish a solid financial base.