Orgalim’s economists compile and analyse the latest data and forecasts for Europe’s technology industries twice a year, looking at economic trends across the branches mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, electronics and ICT, and metal technology. Their latest report shows steady growth in turnover and employment across the tech industries in 2018, while warning of the risks posed by creeping protectionism and a shortage of skilled workers.
The EBRD is supporting the growth of the first green property fund in the Baltic states with a €30 million equity investment in Usaldusfond EfTEN Real Estate Fund 4. The fund is the first in the region to adopt climate priorities and green objectives as integral aspects of its operational mandate.
March 2019 compared with February 2019.
Recommendations on how EU countries should implement the revised building renovation aspects of the Energy performance of buildings directive (EPBD) have been published by the European Commission today. In response to requests for clarification from Member States as they seek to transpose the new and revised provisions into national law, this document provides guidance as to how these elements should be read and can be best applied.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a SEK 1 billion (EUR 95 million) loan agreement with Rikshem AB (publ). The Swedish property developer and owner will use the long-term financing facility to renovate housing stock to higher energy efficiency standards.
This summit offers European cities and regional representatives the unique opportunity to learn from and interact with experts from home renovation programs. The event showcases lessons learnt, best practices, case studies and future developments in home renovation.
The 16-year old Swede, who inspired the worldwide “School Strike For Climate” movement, addressed MEPs in an Environment Committee meeting in Strasbourg on Tuesday.
The project is expected to improve safety and productivity characteristics as well as reducing CO2 emissions and enhancing the energy efficiency and recovery of the resulting products. Atlas Copco’s RDI activities will in turn enable its clients to increase their productivity, energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics, and can reduce the environmental impact of their production processes.
On 2 April 2019, Egypt notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it initiated on 31 March 2019 a safeguard investigation on semi-finished products of iron or non-alloy steel and steel rebar (bars, rods and coils) for construction purposes.
Occupational safety and health management in the construction sector and E-learning on labour inspection are two of the various courses that will take place in Turin, Italy this year.