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The Serbian government has offered help to Chinese companies that are working on projects in the Balkan country after the outbreak of the coronavirus outbreak caused a shortage of labour and supplies, said Infrastructure Minister Zorana Mihajlovic... Read more

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Swiss-Swedish robotics and automation technology giant ABB has announced plans to shut down its circuit breaker plant in Ózd, in northeast Hungary, laying off nearly 1,000 people, citing a fall in demand... Read more

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Bosnia and Herzegovina's state-controlled energy company Elektroprivreda BiH said it will soon start construction of 15 wind turbines for 48 MW Podvelezje wind farm near the southern town of Mostar... Read more

ENERGY & UTILITIES

Czech energy giant ČEZ Group is considering whether to construct a facility for the production of lithium-ion batteries, which are used to power electric cars, in the northern region of North Bohemia, a government minister has said... Read more

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A new report by Polish construction market research group Spectis has described business confidence among the sector as having "tumbled" early this year. According to Spectis, the "heaviest burden, as perceived by construction companies" is the... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

The European Commission (EC) has postponed a decision on whether to approve a request for 85% of the financing for a long-awaiting infrastructure project in Romania, the Sibiu - Pitești motorway... Read more

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, recently, in the most significant visit to the Eastern European country in a generation, hailed as a turning point for relations between the two countries. Read more

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Serbia is in talks with the Bulgarian government to join the construction of Gazprom's TurkStream gas pipeline in order to bring forward the completion time, said the head of state-owned monopoly Srbijagas, Dusan Bajatovic... Read more

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