200 M€ pour sécuriser l’alimentation électrique de la Vallée du Rhône COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE Saint-Quentin-Fallavier/Luxembourg, le 24 avril 2014 RTE et la Banque européenne d’investissement ont signé ce jeudi 24 avril, à Saint-Quentin-Fallavier (38), sur le chantier « Vallée du Rhône », un nouveau contrat de financement, d’un montant de 200 millions d’euros.
La BEI finance l'acquisition des nouvelles rames Regiolis en Lorraine COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE Metz/Luxemburg, le 23 avril 2014 Jean-Pierre Masseret, Président du Conseil Régional de Lorraine, et Philippe de Fontaine Vive, Vice-président de la Banque européenne d’investissement (BEI) ont signé un contrat de financement de 37,5 M€ destiné à la rénovation et modernisation du réseau Métrolor-TER ce mercredi 23 avril...
The need for an industrial Europe/ The EU's future tops the agenda for the EESC's next plenary session 24 April 2014 At its upcoming plenary session (29-30 April, Charlemagne building, Brussels), the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) will adopt two highly controversial opinions on industry policy and forced labour in the EU. The EESC plenary will also endorse its position on an Action plan for Europe.
EU-Moldova: Challenges ahead of signing the Association Agreement European Commission Press release Prague, 24 April 2014 Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle met with President of the Republic of Moldova Nicolae Timofti in Prague today. They discussed the situation in the country, including the many regional challenges it is faced with, and agreed that the political...
Commission welcomes US Court decision to allow the EU to proceed with the case against Reynolds American on tobacco smuggling European Press release Brussels, 24 April 2014 Commission The Commission welcomes the decision yesterday by the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York City to allow the European Union and 26 Member States to proceed with their civil claims against Reynolds American Inc.
Mergers: Commission approves Wood Group and Siemens joint venture European Commission Press release Brussels, 24 April 2014 The European Commission has cleared the proposed creation by Wood Group (US) and Siemens (Germany) of a joint venture (JV) for rotating equipment services under the EU Merger Regulation. The Commission's investigation confirmed that the proposed transaction does not raise competition concerns.
Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into proposed acquisition of Holcim assets by Cemex European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 April 2014 The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether the planned acquisition of the Spanish operations of Swiss building materials group Holcim ("Holcim assets") by its Mexican rival Cemex is in line with the EU Merger Regulation.
Working conditions: new survey reveals deterioration and wide disparities in worker satisfaction European Commission Press release Brussels, 24 April 2014 While just over half of European workers perceive working conditions in their country to be good (53%), a majority (57%) nevertheless think that their working conditions have deteriorated in the last 5 years, according to a Eurobarometer survey published today, which looks...
April 2014: Flash Consumer Confidence Indicator European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 April 2014 April 2014April 2014 In April 2014, the DG ECFIN flash estimate of the consumer confidence indicator increased in both the EU (by 0.8 points to -5.8) and the euro area (by 0.6 points to -8.7) compared to March.
Erasmus+ set for Berlin launch European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 April 2014 Erasmus+, the EU's new funding programme for education, training, youth and sport, will be launched in Berlin tomorrow (24 April) by Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, and Johanna Wanka, the Federal Minister of Education and Research.