<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/sectors/construction/news/index_en.htm European communities Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:46:59 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[COSME: Agreement signed which will boost funding opportunities for SMEs ]]>

Published : Tue, 22 Jul 2014

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Europe will soon have access to up to € 25 bn of additional finance, as a result of an agreement signed today between the European Commission and the European Investment Fund (EIF).

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Environment/industrial policy: Live and work in better buildings]]>

Published : Wed, 02 Jul 2014

The Commission adopted new proposals which aim to reduce the environmental impacts of new and renovated buildings by increasing resource efficiency and improving the information available about the environmental performance of buildings.

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Tue, 01 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Settore delle costruzioni : Liberare il potenziale di una crescita a basse emissioni di carbonio]]>

Published : Fri, 20 Jun 2014

Nonostante i vantaggi economici e ambientali, gli edifici a basso consumo energetico con un elevato potenziale in termini di risparmio di energia e di CO₂ hanno ancora una presenza limitata sul mercato.

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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Production in construction up in April]]> Published : Wed, 18 Jun 2014

In April 2014 compared with March 2014, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector grew by 0.8% in the euro area (EA18) and by 0.6% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Piani d'azione per i principali settori industriali: Rafforzare le fondamenta industriali europee]]>

Published : Mon, 16 Jun 2014

Nel corso degli ultimi quattro anni, il Vice Presidente della Commissione europea Antonio Tajani ha lanciato diversi piani d'azione per aiutare i settori industriali chiave a superare le difficoltà legate alla sovraccapacità, agli elevati costi di produzione e alle distorsioni commerciali.

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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Missione per la crescita: rafforzare i legami economici fra Panama e l'UE]]>

Published : Wed, 11 Jun 2014

Nell'ambito degli sforzi dell'Unione intesi a rafforzare le relazioni economiche con i paesi dell'America centrale e latina, il 12 giugno 2014 il vice presidente della Commissione europea Antonio Tajani sarà a capo di una missione per la crescita a Panama.

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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Continuare i progressi nel Rinascimento Industriale Europeo]]>

Published : Tue, 03 Jun 2014

All’inizio del 2014, il Vice Presidente della Commissione europea Antonio Tajani ha presentato il suo piano per il “Rinascimento Industriale Europeo”.

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Mon, 02 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[EU CSR policy: The Commis­sion seeks stake­holders’ views on achievements and future challenges]]>

Published : Tue, 29 Apr 2014

The Commission is seeking stakeholders’ views about the impact of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Strategy over the past three years and on the role it should play in the future.

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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[I servizi alle imprese sono fondamentali per mantenere in forma l'industria europea]]>

Published : Wed, 09 Apr 2014

Secondo una relazionedal gruppo ad alto livello sui servizi alle imprese, la strategia Europa 2020 dovrebbe rispecchiare adeguatamente l'importanza dei servizi alle imprese.

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Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Industrial structure report highlights need for industrial renaissance]]>

Published : Mon, 17 Feb 2014

According to a European Commission report published today on the current status of EU industry, most sectors have still not regained their pre-crisis level of output and significant differences exist between sectors and Member States.

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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Sustainable construction action plan forges ahead]]>

Published : Fri, 29 Nov 2013

At its meeting in Brussels today, the High Level Tripartite Strategic Forum (HLF) , chaired by the European Commission, discussed the progress of the Action Plan to promote the construction sector presented in July 2012.

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Thu, 28 Nov 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Online information about construction products to save time and money ]]>

Published : Wed, 30 Oct 2013

Today the Commission took another step to simplify administration and reduce costs for businesses in the construction sector. According to the Commission’s proposal, manufacturers of construction products (e.g. bricks, insulation, doors etc.) will be able to upload digital “declarations of performance” on their websites.

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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[EU master plan for raw materials: innovation is the key]]>

Published : Wed, 25 Sep 2013

We face increasing demand for unprocessed minerals and metals and, in parallel, strong challenges to the supply of certain raw materials, including price volatility and market distortions.

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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Without a strong industrial base, Europe's economy cannot prosper ]]>

Published : Tue, 24 Sep 2013

Manufacturing has strong spill-over effects on the rest of the economy and especially on overall productivity. 80% of private innovation, ¾ of export and a substantial role in jobs creation come from industry. Action is needed to keep industry in Europe.

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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[SMEs an important aspect of Euro-Mediterranean cooperation]]>

Published : Mon, 09 Sep 2013

The European Commission is determined to strengthen ties between the EU and its Mediterranean neighbours, which together form the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM).

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Sun, 08 Sep 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[EU and China explore the benefits of green growth]]>

Published : Mon, 09 Sep 2013

The EU and China together are on a ‘green growth’ mission, one that supports environmental protection and sustainable prosperity by promoting regulatory harmony.

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Sun, 08 Sep 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[EGNOS performance report July 2013 available]]>

Published : Tue, 06 Aug 2013

The EC-appointed contractor ESSP is committed to provide full visibility and transparency on the EGNOS services status and performance and is publishing the “EGNOS Monthly Performance Report” on a monthly basis.

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Mon, 05 Aug 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Galileo appears in the Google's Summer of Code 2013 competition]]>

Published : Wed, 17 Jul 2013

Mara Branzanti, a PhD student at Geodesy and Geomatics Division, from University of Rome "La Sapienza", has been selected in the worldwide Google Summer of Code competition to decode Galileo signal and compute Position Velocity and Time solutions (PVT) exploiting the four in orbit Galileo Satellites.

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Tue, 16 Jul 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Galileo spreads its wings (© ESA)]]>

Published : Thu, 11 Jul 2013

Deployment of the solar wings on the latest Galileo satellite is shown being checked at ESA’s technical hub in the Netherlands. The navigation satellite’s pair of 1 x 5 m solar wings, carrying more than 2500 state-of-the-art gallium arsenide solar cells, will power the satellite during its 12-year working life.

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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Galileo Masters : deadline for registration extended until July 7th, 2013 !]]>

Published : Mon, 01 Jul 2013

For the 10th time, the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) is calling for services, products, and business innovations that use satellite navigation in everyday life.

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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 22:00:00 GMT