Yesterday evening the Awarding Ceremony of the 7th Edition of the European Paper Recycling Awards took place in the European Parliament in Brussels. The event takes place every two years with the specific goal to highlight and reward European... Read more


Last year, the global maritime coal trade grew by 0.7%, buoyed by increased output in China and Indonesia, according to Germany's VDKI coal import lobby. Continued rising demand for steel and energy has pushed coal use from 4.5 billion tonnes in... Read more


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


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

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


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


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

The European Space Agency (ESA) has revealed its plans for the first-ever mission to collect a piece of space junk that is in orbit around the Earth. Named ClearSpace-1, the mission is happening under the auspices of a consortium headed up a Swiss... Read more

Berlin Packaging has completed the acquisition of Netherlands-based plastic packaging supplier Novio Packaging Group, which specialises in personal care, pharmaceutical, food, and sports nutrition... 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

Elithis, a French engineering and consulting group has teamed up with Sweden's Catella Residential Investment Management to launch a €2-billion project to construct 100 "energy-positive" residential tower blocks by 2030. Read more

What does a smallish Central European country have to teach the rest of the world about inclusive growth, fighting income inequality, and social cohesion, all while steering clear of protectionism and maintaining an open economy – in short... 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

Industry4Europe, a coalition of 149 industrial Associations across the European Union, has published a joint paper calling for "an ambitious and long-term EU industrial strategy". The joint paper, entitled ‘A long-term strategy for Europe’s... Read more

The paper industry's association in Europe, Cepi, has announced the launch of a new sector-wide alliance, 4evergreen. The alliance aims to boost the contribution of fibre-based packaging in a circular and sustainable economy that minimises climate... Read more

If European member states deliver their individual National Energy and Climate Plans, renewables will account for around 53% of power supply in 2030... Read more

ÅR Packaging Group, is expanding its presence in the European healthcare and beauty packaging market with two further acquisitions. The Swedish packaging company has acquired all outstanding shares in Swiss pharmaceutical packaging specialist K+D... Read more

The Association of Electrical and Mechanical Trades (AEMT) has advised on the content of a new booklet, DecarbEurope, which is being distributed to policy makers and legislators around Europe... Read more

The state of the environment is said to be reaching a tipping point and consumers are now wanting to change their lifestyles to help the planet. One of the main areas consumers are changing is their diets. People are understanding the link... Read more

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