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

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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

Last week, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) proposed that the EU should develop a system of certification for trusted applications and products using artificial intelligence (AI), to be delivered by an independent body... Read more

French energy group ENGIE has been fined by Poland's anti-monopoly watchdog, UOKiK, in relation to an investigation into the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline... Read more

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Air pollution is now the biggest environmental risk to public health in the UK. As unregulated medium sized combustion plants (MCPs) and generators, commonly used to heat hospitals, hotels and other large buildings, are a known source of... Read more

After the devastating Grenfell Tower disaster, the UK government is pushing for reforms in building and fire safety laws... Read more

KRAIBURG TPE announces that its THERMOLAST M compounds meet the requirements of the guideline 2017 for medical grade plastics (MGPs) passed by the Association of German Engineers (VDI) in July 2019. Intended as a guideline for manufacturers and... Read more

A new lab test shows that food packaging made of coloured paper and cardboard - such as coffee cups and straws - may contain and release chemicals originating from the inks used for printing. Read more

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has submitted a proposal to ban all use of rubber granules by 2022. Today, rubber granules are mainly produced from end-of-life vehicle tyres, and a ban would greatly increase the need for alternative recycling... Read more

Shippers and freight forwarders fearing complicated and lengthy customs procedures after Brexit don’t need to worry. AEB, a leading provider of software for global trade and supply chain management, is offering a central customs platform with a... Read more

SweeGen, Inc., a nature-based sweetener company announced that it now has a new manufacturing base in Europe for its non-GMO Bestevia stevia sweeteners. This manufacturing facility will enable the company to produce around 3,000MT of next... Read more

European Commission antitrust regulators have informed BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen of its preliminary view that the companies have breached EU antitrust rules from 2006 to 2014 by colluding to restrict competition on the development of technology... Read more

Under rules provisionally agreed by the European Union, all new vehicles sold in Europe could be fitted with Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA) by 2022. ISA is a speed limiting technology that inhibits a car's speed in compliance with local limits. Read more

The EU Parliament has approved new rules to create a Europe-wide market for cleaner electricity that is more competitive and better placed to cope with risks. Read more

The majority of business leaders across Europe see the introduction of government and industry regulations as enablers for success. Read more

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