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AMAG to Provide Aluminium for Airbus

Listed aluminium manufacturer AMAG received a major order by defence and aerospace company EADS.

June 13, 2013

EU Commission to Support Steel Industry

EU Commissioner for Industry Antonio Tajani has presented the annouced steel action plan.

June 12, 2013

Agrana to Open New Wheat Starch Plant

Agrana opens wheat starch plant at site in Pischelsdorf | Lower Austria

June 12, 2013

Marihart President of CEFS

CEO Johann Marihart elected President of the European Association of Sugar Producers (CEFS) for a further three years.

June 12, 2013

Austria: Wienerberger Alarmed About Shrinking Residential Building

Building material group Wienerberger is alarmed about the declining figure in residential building even though the market is significantly undersupplied with affordable housing space.

June 12, 2013

Milestone for PORR - PORR Signs Largest Order in Company’s History

Underground rail construction in Qatar: PORR signs largest order in company’s history Order backlog rockets to record level of around EUR 4.5bn

June 12, 2013

Mayer-Melnhof Expands to Norway

MM Karton expands raw material supply for cartonboard production.

June 11, 2013

Major Contract for Andritz in Switzerland

Andritz to modernize Innertkirchen 1 and Handeck 2 hydropower stations, Switzerland

June 11, 2013

Siemens VAI to Modernize Ukrainian Steel Plant

The signing of a major contract in Ukraine for Upper-Austrian industrial plant construction company Siemens VAI is in its final steps.

June 10, 2013

Strabag: Doubts About Joint Venture in Russia

The Austrian Construction Company Strabag doubts that a joint venture in Russia will take place.

June 10, 2013

Austria: Alpine to Require More Funding

Selling of affiliates will be postponed.

June 7, 2013

Czech Republic: Dumping Offers for Building of Highway

Major construction companies screw down prices for the building of a highway segment from Linz to Prague.

June 3, 2013

Voestalpine to Take Over Trafilerie di Cittadella S.p.a

Voestalpine extends its welding technologies product portfolio with an acquisition in Italy.

June 3, 2013

Zagreb: In-depth Analysis of SEE Infrastructure Development Plans

Many countries of Southeast Europe are outlining ambitious infrastructure development plans within transport, social, energy and environmental projects.

June 1, 2013

Kapsch Completes Successful Trial of EETS In Poland

Landmark moment for harmonization of European road networks.

May 27, 2013

Russia As Big Disappointment for Strabag-CEO

Austrian construction company Strabag has hoped to have gained substantial foodhold in the Russian market by now.

May 27, 2013

Siemens to Cut 1,000 Jobs in Austria?

No official figures were disclosed. However, there are “programs”, which have to be negotiated with employees, according to a spokesman.

May 24, 2013

FCC Wants Guggenheim Partners As Financial Ally

With debts having amounted to more than € 8bn, Spanish parent company of Alpine is now looking for potential financial partners.

May 24, 2013

Voestalpine Intends to Boost Business in Germany

The Upper-Austrian steel manufacturer voestalpine wants to significantly increase its business in Germany.

May 23, 2013

Red Bull: Austria’s Most Valuable Brand

According to the brand ranking “Brandz” by Millward Brown, Apple leads the way. Red Bull comes at 83rd rank before Pepsi and Nescafe.

May 21, 2013

Croatia: Plans For Croatian Airlines’ Bankruptcy

The Croatian government has started planning in case of its national carrier declaring bankruptcy.

May 21, 2013

Alpine Denies Bankruptcy Rumors

The Austrian construction company is to sell its affiliates. However, the expected sale earnings are disproportionate, according to experts. Spanish parent company FCC is said of not being able to raise any further aid money.

May 17, 2013

Austria: Biggest Investor in Serbia

Serbia encourages Austrian enterprises to further invest in Serbian industries.

May 16, 2013

Voestalpine Hopes for Participation in South Stream Project

CEO Eder announced the Austrian Steel Manufacturer was leading “intensive” talks with Russian energy company Gazprom.

May 16, 2013

Alpine: Dispute in Poland About to Escalate

A dispute about the construction of a bridge has intensified. The construction company Alpine has withdrawn from the contract for the building of a highway segment in Poland.

May 15, 2013

Bosnia, Serbia and Turkey to Sign Economic and Trade Agreement

Ministers for trade and economy from Ankara, Belgrade and Sarajevo agreed to improve economic relations in an effort to enhance shared trade.

May 15, 2013

Austria: EU Competition Authority to Search Agrana

The European competition authority has paid a visit to listed starch and sugar producer Agrana in April.

May 15, 2013

Strabag Subsidiary to Build Motorway in Poland

Strabag subsidiary building A4 motorway in Poland

May 14, 2013

Rosenbauer: Out of Court Settlement Reached

Rosenbauer and two other manufacturers have signed a settlement agreement with the German municipal umbrella organizations providing for out-of-court restitution in connection with the fire fighting vehicle cartel in Germany.

May 14, 2013

US Software Producer Oracle to Invest in Romania

US software producer Oracle will invest approximately € 100m in Romania

May 14, 2013

Austria: Pipelife Strengthens Wienerberger Q1 Results

Long, snowy winter leads to volume declines for Bricks & Tiles Europe. Report First Quarter 2013

May 8, 2013

EU Commission: Action Plan for Steel Industry in Europe

During his visit to Linz, EU Commissioner for Industry and Entrepreneurship Antonio Tajani announced measures for the steel industry in Europe.

May 7, 2013

FCC in the Reds Again

High Losses in first quarter for Alpine’s parent company FCC.

May 7, 2013

AMAG: Slight Decrease in Sales in Q1 2013

Sound earnings despite strong decline in aluminium price.

May 7, 2013

Magna Negates Downsizing

The Canadian-Austrian automotive component supplier Magna has rejects the alleged cut in workstaff in its plant in Graz.

May 6, 2013

Magna: Workstaff in Europe to be Reduced

According to CEO Walker the factory in Graz needs to become more efficient.

May 6, 2013

Istanbul to Receive € 22bn for World's Largest Airport

Today, a Turkish construction consortium has secured itself a record sum of around € 22bn for the contract of the construction of the world’s biggest airport in Istanbul.

May 3, 2013

CESEE: Business Climate Index Dropped in April

Enterprises in CESEE countries remain cautious for the most part.

May 2, 2013

RHI: US Proceedings Completed

Chapter 11 proceedings of the US companies deconsolidated in 2001 completed

May 2, 2013

Germany: Upgrade and Expansion at Zumtobel Plant in Usingen

Lighting manufacturer invests 1.2 million euros in energy concept and factory hall expansion. Annual energy savings of approx. 25 per cent. EU Green Building certification applied for.

May 2, 2013

Vienna: Infrastructure & Construction Summit Brings Together All Balkan Countries

Government ministers from Austria and various Balkan countries will be discussing infrastructure and construction in the region at a two-day summit in Vienna at the end of May.

April 30, 2013 · Sponsored Content

Lopatka: „Poland Important Economic Partner and Ally of Austria in EU“

Austrian State Secretary encourages bilateral relations and trade between the two Central European countries as well as improved relations between EU and US.

April 30, 2013

Voestalpine: Compensations for Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is to receive compensations by Austrian steel manufacturer voestalpine.

April 29, 2013

Alpine and Porr to Be Compensated by Serbia

The Austrian construction companies Alpine and Porr claim € 71m from Serbia before the court of arbitration due to a flopped major project for the building of a highway.

April 26, 2013

US: Most Important Export Market for Austrian Wine

The United States have replaced Germany as the most important export market for Austrian wine.

April 25, 2013

CEO of Alpine: „Hubris Led to Losses“

Schiefer, new CEO of Alpine, explained in an interview why Alpine made losses in 2012.

April 25, 2013

Austria: Porr to Increase Capital

Listed construction company Porr AG intends to get up to € 20.7m from the stock exchange. The offer only includes selected investors and existing shareholders.

April 25, 2013

Slovakia: R&D Spendings Low But Increasing

Compared with other countries, Slovakia’s R&D spendings are little but slowly and steadily they are increasing. Among the countries with the highest growth rates of R&D spendings, Slovakia ranks 5th.

April 22, 2013

KTM: Strong Growth in Q1 2013

Sales: 26,029 vehicles / +34.1%, Revenue: 163.5 mio. EUR / +20.5%, Overproportional growth in Asia (+424%), Increase of market shares in Europe (+9.4%) and US (+23.3%)

April 22, 2013

Hungary: Lopatka Presses For Legal Security for Austrian Enterprises

State Secretary Reinhold Lopatka met with Hungarian State Secretary for European Affairs Gergely Pröhle in Budapest toda to urge for legal security for Austrian enterprises in the neighboring country.

April 19, 2013