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The European chemical industry remains a strong part of the EU economy showing stable production levels over the past few years. While some traditional manufacturing sectors are currently in recession, the chemical industry is actively exploring... Read more

CHEMICALS & BIOCHEMICALS

The European Commission has officially announced its ambitions to generate €1-trillion in order to finance its European Green Deal. Commission president Ursula von der Leyen challenged EU member states and the European Parliament to take up the... Read more

New figures released by European statistics office Eurostat point to a brighter end to 2019 for the Eurozone, which appears to have enjoyed a broad-based uptick in industrial production. Read more

The European Union's trade chief is to head to Washington this week hoping to ease tensions with the Trump administration, as both sides continue to spar over digital tax and aircraft subsidies... Read more

Renewables overtook fossil fuels as Europe’s primary electricity source for the first time in 2019, according to energy market data analyst EnAppSys. Read more

ENERGY & UTILITIES

Concerned have been voiced by the European Construction Industry Federation (FIEC) over the European Union's proposed reforms relating to financial risk... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Société du Canal Seine-Nord Europe has named Sweco and Arcadis as being amongst the companies chosen to plan and design a large canal for inland vessels up to 4,400 tonnes, which will connect the waterways of France, Belgium and the Netherlands... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

The Indonesian government has filed a lawsuit against the European Union at the World Trade Organization (WTO) over the bloc's plans to phase out the use of palm oil-based biofuels. Indonesia is the world's biggest producer of palm oil but Europe... Read more

ENERGY & UTILITIES

European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the interests of the bioplastics industry, has released a statement welcoming the communication on the European Green Deal, which was recently published by the new EU Commission under... Read more

Trade body SolarPower Europe has released preliminary statistics that point to 2019 being the best year for the photovoltaics (PV) since 2010 with capacity set to rise 104% year on year. Spain is leading the way with an anticipated 4.7 GW of new... Read more

ENERGY & UTILITIES

South African energy storage provider Metair Investments has announced that its Romanian units, Rombat and Prime Batteries, have completed the installation of a lithium-ion battery manufacturing and assembly plant in the country's capital... Read more

EMERGING EUROPE

An agreement has been reached between the US House and the Senate armed services committee on a defence bill that would push the Trump White House to place sanctions on companies that are working with Gazprom, Russia's state-owned gas company... Read more

The Baltic countries of Estonia and Latvia are officially considering the development of a joint offshore wind project to meet the EU's climate goals and to increase their energy security, local media has reported... Read more

ENERGY & UTILITIES

The European Commission has given the green light to €3.2-billion of state aid from seven member state for the research and development of battery technology. The announcement comes as part of Brussels continued push to find strategic areas where... Read more

Business and industry are in a continued state of flux as Brexit rolls forward, uncertainty following each extension. Whilst it is out of the hands of business to determine what happens with regards the Brexit process, independently of the UK’s... Read more

The renewal of the EU tyre label will be useful for drivers across large swathes of the continent, as it will now include information concerning grip on snow and ice. Until now, markings related to tyre properties required in demanding winter... Read more

As President Donald Trump arrives in London for the NATO summit, in a move that is likely to increase transatlantic economic and political tensions, the US has threatened the EU with a new raft of tariffs in connection with the Airbus subsidies... Read more

On Sunday, Ursula von der Leyen began her five-year term as the new European Commission President, taking over from Jean-Claude Juncker... Read more

The construction of the Greek section of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) has now been completed and the first natural gas has been introduced into a 2 km (1.25 mile) section as part of the testing phase... Read more

US-based engineering firm Aecom has been awarded a contract to support the design and construction of the high-speed railway tunnel between Lyon, France and Turin, Italy... Read more

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