France Archive

A call to nurture Global Harmony – Leela Rani.Dondapati

“Everything in this universe has a purpose and we have a higher purpose. Recognizing that and valuing life is what is harmony,” said Ms Bhanumathi Narasimhan, Chairperson of the International Women Conference, 2014 that concluded on Sunday at the Art of Living International Center, Bangalore, India.   Her Excellency Dr. Husn Banu Ghazanfar, Minister of

ThyssenKrupp Materials France testing hybrid truck

ThyssenKrupp Materials International attaches great importance to environmental protection and sustainability. To minimize oil consumption in the future ThyssenKrupp Materials France is currently testing the use of new hybrid trucks in Paris in a collaboration with Renault Trucks and haulage group Norbert Dentressangle. The 16-ton state-of-the-art Melodys III has a range of 60 kilometers in

Vienna 2 Initiative Draws Attention to Weak Credit Growth and Special Challenges for South Eastern Europe

The Vienna 2 Initiative Full Forum met in Brussels on October 21-22, 2013. It assessed recent trends in deleveraging, credit provision, and non-performing loans (NPLs) in the banking sectors of Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe (CESEE). It discussed the impact of the recently proposed Single Resolution Mechanism for a European banking union on CESEE.

Hope of an end to the crisis: Findings of the GfK Consumer Climate Europe study for the third quarter of 2013

Nuremberg, 21 October 2013 – Hope is spreading throughout Europe that the worst of the crisis has been overcome and that the economy is gradually beginning to recover. A number of countries registered considerable growth in some areas in the second quarter, while the downward trend at least slowed down significantly in others. These are

ArcelorMittal announces €92m investment in France

9th October 2013 – ArcelorMittal today announced a €92m investment in a complete revamp of the blast furnace no. 2 at its Dunkirk plant in France. This investment confirms the Dunkirk plant’s capacity to produce 7 million tonnes of slab, to supply other plants within ArcelorMittal including Florange and Liège. With the production at Fos-sur-Mer

UNWTO Conference on Sustainable Tourism in Islands Opens in La Reunion

  The role of tourism in Island Destinations as a means to promote economic growth and sustainable development is the main topic of the Conference on Sustainable Development of Tourism in Islands, organized jointly by UNWTO and the government of France (Réunion Island, France, 11-13 September 2013). Critical issues for island destinations, including sustainable tourism

ArcelorMittal Flat Carbon Europe reports €151 million operating loss for Q2 2013

Luxembourg, August 1st, 2013 – ArcelorMittal today announced results for its Flat Carbon Europe segment for Q2 2013. The segment recorded an operating loss of €151 million for Q2 2013 which excludes interest and tax costs. This includes restructuring costs totalling €119 million mainly associated to the asset optimisation of the liquid phase in Florange,


Phil Baldock Retiring as President of APSA, to be Succeeded by Chief Strategy Officer Nicholas Fink Deerfield, Illinois, July 22, 2013 – Beam Inc. (NYSE: BEAM), a leading global premium spirits company, today announced that Nicholas Fink, the company’s chief strategy officer, will succeed Phil Baldock as president of its Asia Pacific/South America unit (APSA).

3rd Edition of Expo Riva Schuh India 2013 to be held from July 4-6

Over 200 renowned global leather products-makers to exhibit their products in Expo Riva Schuh India 2013 First time participation from Spain and Germany New Delhi June 25,2013: Expo Riva Schuh India, a platform that showcases footwear and leather accessories is back with its 3rd edition from 4th to 6th July at the Pragati Maidan Exhibition Centre of


In three steps, the European Council can end financial secrecy and take decisive action on corruption and tax evasion EU leaders meeting tomorrow have an opportunity to end the financial secrecy that facilitates corruption and tax evasion. As many cases of proven corruption have shown, anonymous shell companies and other opaque legal structures based in secrecy jurisdictions