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WHY NOT FRACK?
[EDIT: Eijsden, May15]
Hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” is a method of extracting subsurface shale or coalbed methane gas (CBM) which is a major issue at present in Limburg because of its local availability. The issue is covered at length at the link below.
ELECTRIC SCOOTER IN AACHEN
[BIZ: Aachen, May 15]
The production of the electric street scooter that was produced by the Bombardier works in Aachen will now be done by the new Talbot Services GmbH, which will reserve 40 of its 240 jobs for this purpose. The production will start next year...[more]
LANCOM AS A POTS VERSION
[BIZ: Aachen, May 6]
LANCOM Systems, the leading German manufacturer of professional solutions for VPN network connectivity and wireless LAN infrastructure, presents the LANCOM 1781VA over POTS, an additional variant of the powerful business VPN routers for...[more]
BASIGO BUILDING BLOCKS FOR SECURITY
[BIZ: Jülich, May 6]
As part of the scenario-oriented security research of the security research program of the Federal Government, the project "Basigo - building blocks for the security of major events" is the theme tender "protection and rescue of people"...[more]
DIVIDEND ROYAL DSM
[BIZ: Heerlen, May 3]
The DSM Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on 3 May 2013 passed a resolution to declare a dividend for 2012 of EUR 1.50 per ordinary share of EUR 1.50 par value. An interim dividend of EUR 0.48 per ordinary share having been paid on...[more]
DSM RESULTS TO AGM
[BIZ: Heerlen, May 3]
Royal DSM today held its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders. The following items were approved:
Adoption of the Financial Statements for 2012 ...[more]
DSM: A GOOD START TO THE YEAR
Adoption of the dividend for 2012 (see also separate press release)
[BIZ: Heerlen, May 3]
DSM records higher Q1 EBITDA of EUR 311 million (Q1 2012: EUR 306 million)
Healthy profitability in Life Sciences with Nutrition proving resilience
Materials Sciences delivered a solid performance
Integration of acquisitions...[more]
VAESHARTELT CASTLE/ESTATE WITH MCB
[BIZ: Maastricht, May 2]
Vaeshartelt estate recently joined the Maastricht Convention Bureau (MCB) foundation, which now has 46 partners.
The MCB is a foundation which promotes Maastricht and surrounding area as a destination for conventions and corporate...[more]
LIOF IN 2012
[BIZ: Maastricht, May 1]
Despite difficult economic times in 2012, LIOF managed to
achieve solid results in the field of acquisition and innovation.
It also proved a reliable and involved financial partner for
starters and SMEs. However, LIOF did experience...[more]
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HONOLD LOGISTICS AT AVANTIS
[LOG/BIZ: Aachen/Neu-Ulm, May 13]
The Honold Logistics Group based in New Ulm Bavaria is to build a 44,000 sqm distribution center at the Avantis European Science and Business Park between Aachen and Heerlen. The Honold Logistics Group has acquired this 82,000...[more]
20,000 SQ M FOR KUEHNE & NAGEL
[LOG: Geel, May 1]
The Swiss logistical group Kuehne & Nagel is going to expand its existing site in Geel in Limburg by 20,000 square meters. This will give the site a total capacity of 65,000 square meters, a rise that is justified by the requirements of Lexmark...[more]
LIEGE AIRPORT CARGO Q1 2013-05-12
[LOG/BIZ: Liège, May 1]
The cargo traffic handled by Liege Airport in the 1st quarter of 2013 amounted to 139,593 tons, against 158,458 tons in the same period in 2012.
This decrease of 11.77% still reflects the fragile global economy, including the air freight...[more]
EMPEROR MAXIMILIAN PRIZE
[GOV: Eupen, May 14]
May 8 saw the award of the Emperor Maximilian prize of the Austrian state of Tyrol and the City Innsbruck to Minister Karl-Heinz Lambertz. The "European Prize for Local and Regional Policy" was instituted in 1997 by the city of Innsbruck...[more]
WOMEN IN SCIENCE: AACHEN U
[EDU: Aachen, May 6]
The competence center Women in Science and Research published university ranking on this area in 2013. The competence center was set up at the initiative of the German federal government after a conference with the people concerned.In...[more]
REWARDING EUROPEAN PUBLIC EXCELLENCE
[EDU: Maastricht, May 5]
European Public Sector Award – EPSA 2013
Weathering the Storm: One global challenge, 230 possible solutions!
After the closure of the call for applications on 24 April, the EPSA Team at EIPA (the European Institute of Public Administration)...[more]
DSM TO ACQUIRE 19% IN ANDRE PECTIN
[LIFE-SCI: Heerlen, May 8]
Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, announces today that it has signed agreements to acquire a 19% equity interest in Yantai Andre Pectin Co. Ltd. (Andre Pectin), a China based producer of texturing...[more]
[LIFE-SCI: Hasselt, May 2]
Scientists at the University of Hasselt and the East Limburg Hospital (ZOL) in Hasselt have developed a new research technology that shines a totally different light on one disease that is not well understood. This is pre-eclampsia,...[more]
LIFE-SCIENCE SUMMIT 2013-05-12
[LIFE-SCI: Aachen, May 2]
he leading interdisciplinary congress in Life Sciences
in the Top Technology Region of Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands.
In 2012 more than 1200 delegates from The Netherlands, North Rhine Westphalia and Belgium visited Biomedica...[more]
[SCI-TECH/GOV: Jülich, May 2]
North-Rhine Westphalia is promoting a feasibility study for the construction and operation of a test bed for drive trains and wind turbines at the Research Center in Jülich.
The development of wind energy is one of the pillars...[more]
[LEI: Liège, May 14]
The Epicuriales gastronomic fair in Liège, runs from May 16 through May 20.Go to the Parc d'Avroy under the canopy of its majestic trees and cross the lawns and view the pond!
For this 2013 edition, the Epicuriales is hosting a twenty...[more]
[LEI: Maastricht, May 4]
The Stiphout river line announces a dinner buffet on its passenger cruiser on May 18. The cruise will go from the lock at Klein Ternaaien, which is quite extraordinary because the water level changes by as much as 15m. There are also...[more]
ST. JACOBS WAY IN BELGIUM
[LEI: Hasselt, May 2]
St. James Way (Der Jakobsweg)—a fantastic journey on a medieval path to the north Spanish city of Santiago de Compostela and even as far as the legendary Cap Finisterre—is still today something very special. This book will lead you on St....[more]
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