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Mr. Giuliano Monizza (ABB) will speak on behalf of T&D Europe and Orgalime at the Renewable Energy Finance & Infrastructure Summit to be held on 28 and 29 January in Vienna, Austria. Following his presentation at the Electra conference in Ljubljana on 15/10/2009, Mr. Monizza will elaborate on how to deliver energy efficiency in the… » read more

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ESMIG releases their “Guide to Smart Metering” Brussels, 8 September 2009 – Smart Metering will revolutionise the availability and usefulness of consumption data. It will empower consumers, raise customers’ awareness of their energy and water use and allow them to make informed decisions on heating, lighting and appliance upgrades. Ultimately this will lead to a… » read more

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10 programmes innovants au service de la croissance Quel impact de la crise pour les secteurs à valeur ajoutée technologique ? Quelle réponse aujourd’hui et pour demain ? Quel rôle pour ces industries dans la relance ? La nécessité de répondre présent dans la crise et de préparer une sortie par le haut pour en… » read more

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Our vision is to actively promote the development in Europe of the necessary competitive framework conditions under which our companies can flourish, provide growth and employment both today and in the long term as manufacturers in the EU, and to ensure that the trading conditions they face are fair, both in the EU and on… » read more

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The European Parliament voted in its first reading the 10th of March 2009 on the Industrial Emission Directive – recast of the current IPPC directive. This proposal aims at regulating emissions and pollutants in the EU through the use of permits granting to single operators. Although we share and understand the environmental objectives of such… » read more

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Orgalime kindly requests the support of European regulators for the following comments and way forward on the Commission’s proposal of 3.12.2008 for amending Directive 2002/96/EC on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE): 1. Producers of electrical and electronic equipment are committed to the objectives of the WEEE Directive: Producers have taken their responsibility seriously and… » read more

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Making things simpler in the Internal Market (24/7/2006) The position paper ‘Placing a Product on the Community Market – Making things simpler in the Internal Market’ of 24 July 2006 was drafted in the context of the discussion on the revision of the “New Approach” to technical harmonisation and was calling for a a common… » read more

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Manufacturing industries and in particular, Europe’s electrical and electronic industries – have the potential not only to provide significant growth and employment in the EU, but it is they who will also provide solutions for today’s most pressing societal issues. These are some of the conclusion of the EU’s Competitiveness Council convening this week. “We… » read more

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The Machinery Directive is the core European legislation regulating the mechanical engineering industry. It provides the regulatory basis for the harmonisation of the essential health and safety requirements for machinery at the level of the entire European Union. The existing Machinery Directive (98/37/EC) will remain applicable until the 29th December 2009. A revised Machinery Directive… » read more

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Orgalime has just joined manufacturing crunch, a global online community for, and about manufacturers and manufacturing. The aim is to try to get some user-generated content from around the globe on issues like REACH, climate change, energy, health care, international tax, trade, immigration and workforce issues, among others………… Join the conversation too……….

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