Herkules Capital Selects iLEVEL for Portfolio Monitoring

iLEVEL, the cloud-based software provider to the private capital market, announced today that Herkules Capital has selected the iLEVEL Private Capital Data Platform to streamline their portfolio monitoring process and to create more efficiency in their investor reporting process. Herkules Capital is a middle market private equity firm based in Oslo, Norway that invests in companies based in the Nordic region, primarily in Norway.

ExxonMobil Announces Slagen Refinery Project to Upgrade Fuel Oil

ExxonMobil affiliate Esso Norge AS announced today plans to install a new processing unit at the Slagen refinery to enable production of high quality vacuum gas oil, a higher-yield feedstock used to create finished products such as diesel. The new residual flash tower is an upgrading unit that will improve the facilitys overall crude distillation process by replacing production of heavy fuel oil with lighter, higher-value gas oil.

Ecolab’s Apex Warewashing System Helps Restaurant and Foodservice Operators Throughout Europe Improve Results, Save Water and Energy

Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, has launched Apex, a warewashing system that will provide the cleaning results restaurant and foodservice operators throughout Europe expect, while reducing water and energy use.

Enova to invest NOK 1.55 billion in Hydro’s pilot plant at Karmøy, Norway

The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy’s energy enterprise, Enova SF, has pledged NOK 1.55 billion in investment backing for a pilot to trial Hydro’s new aluminium production technology. Provided the EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) approves the investment, the subsidy will help to ensure that future production of aluminium will be both more energy-efficient and climate-friendly.

“The 4th LIXIL International University Architectural Competition”University of California, Berkeley’s NEST WE GROW Receives Top Prize

The LIXIL JS Foundation (located in Koto-ku, Tokyo; president: Yoichiro Ushioda), which facilitates surveys and research related to the housing and building materials industries as well as supporting the development of human resources, conducted the 4th LIXIL International University Architectural Competition at the Keidanren Kaikan (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo) on April 25, 2014 (Fri). The purpose of the competition is to seek and review next-generation sustainable housing technology and communicating that technology to global society. The top three universities chosen from twelve participating universities in nine countries for the Open Final Screening gave presentations, and University of California, Berkeleys NEST WE GROW was selected as the winner.

“The 4th LIXIL International University Architectural Competition”Top Three Universities Proceeding to Open Final Screening Announced

The LIXIL JS Foundation (located in Koto-ku, Tokyo; president: Yoichiro Ushioda), which facilitates surveys and research related to the housing and building materials industry as well as supporting the development of human resources, decided upon the following three universities to proceed to the Open Final Screening from the 12 universities in 9 countries after the stringent documentary examination by the jury in the 4th LIXIL International University Architectural Competition held for the purpose of seeking and reviewing next-generation sustainable housing technology and communicating that technology to global society.

Lady Gaga Partners with Clear Channel Outdoor in an Exclusive Global Unveiling of New ARTPOP Album Cover

Clear Channel Outdoor (NYSE:CCO) today announced that international recording artist Lady Gaga will reveal the cover artwork for her new album, ARTPOP, for the first time, in a piece by piece unveiling on Clear Channel Outdoor digital billboards and screens in major cities across the globe. The company is pushing the boundaries of its unparalleled international footprint and digital technologies with this first-ever out-of-home campaign that sequences a stepped reveal of advertiser creative in unison across the world. The campaign showcases the global scale, reach and impact of Clear Channel Outdoors digital inventory, which marries the oldest and most enduring advertising medium with the newest technologies to provide huge creative potential for brands to connect with people.