Schwarz takes over from Mikl-Leitner


Barbara Schwarz succeeds Johanna Mikl-Leitner as Lower Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) councillor.Schwarz – mayor of the town of Dürnstein – takes over her fellow party member’s agendas as of now, it was announced today (Tues).ÖVP Foreign Minister Michael Spindelegger said earlier this month Mikl-Leitner will succeed Maria Fekter as federal interior minister days after he […]

Andritz Hydro receives orders around the world


Andritz Hydro, an affiliated firm of leading plant construction company Andritz AG, has received a string of assignments worth an overall 80 million Euros.The firm said today (Thurs) that it was contracted to deliver electromechanical equipment for new hydropower facilities in Sweden and India. Andritz Hydro added that it was asked to modernise existing plants […]

Volcic heart problems shock Gunners


Bernd Volcic, one of the best players of the Austrian Basketball Bundesliga (ÖBL), will be sidelined for an indefinite period of time due to cardiac problems.Oberwart Gunners executive director Andreas Leitner announced today (Weds) doctors discovered cardiac arrhythmias and atrial fibrillation when the 34-year-old was hospitalised after the match against Traiskirchen (68-84) on Sunday.”He didn’t […]