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The CNN World Report* has just highlighted just how relevant and timely the Electra report** ‘Twenty solutions for growth and investment to 2020 and beyond’ is to helping achieve the European Union’s climate change objectives. Authored by a mixed European Commission and industry group co-chaired by European Commission Vice President Günter Verheugen and former Orgalime… » read more

Posted by EngineerComms

European steel producers seem determined to squeeze the European lemon, announcing additional massive price increases that further threaten the competitiveness of the European steel processing industry and the whole supply chain including metal transformation, machine building, shipbuilding and manufacturing of marine equipment, car suppliers and household producers, inevitably leading to higher prices. With decisions by… » read more

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http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=bG3XNOtf-yc Without the technologies provided by the electrical manufacturing and electronics industries, Europe will not be able to reach its climate and energy targets. Therefore, keeping these industries on board and getting consumers both professional and private to take up energy efficient products is a must. The Electra report, drafted by an expert group including… » read more

Posted by EngineerComms

The Electra report is comprehensive in analysing three key areas that require the full and urgent attention of policy makers, industry, stakeholders and the general public: improving energy efficiency, creating and supporting future lead markets for innovation and designing a regulatory framework that is both efficient and effective. It is obvious that a strong synergy… » read more

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Orgalime will be participating in the ‘launch event of the year’ when Electra, an industrial policy initiative for the electronics and electrical sector, is presented at the Representation of the Free State of Bavaria to the EU (Bavaria House, rue Wiertz, 77) on the 25 June 2008. Industry, decision makers and media alike will be… » read more

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With order books nearly full and a record growth of 6.6% in 2006 to reach €1779 billion, the EU’s engineering industry which uses some two thirds of the steel produced in Europe is inevitably having, in the face of an undersupplied EU market, to resort to imports. While imports in terms of percentages are rising,… » read more

Posted by EngineerComms