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Handling equipment: the return to grace of Manitou

As a social plan threatened in 2020, the handling equipment manufacturer is investing to expand its French factories. September 28, 2020 will be remembered as a day of “real shock for Manitou employees”. This is how the inter-union FO, CFE-CGC, CFDT, CGT and CFTC describes the situation, in a letter addressed to the historical shareholders

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Bayer struggles to turn the page on glyphosate

The German group is dragging the takeover of Monsanto like a ball and chain. He goes on the offensive on gene therapy and precision agriculture. The controversy around glyphosate is picking up again. While the registration of this controversial substance expires in the European Union in December 2022, two recent reports with contradictory conclusions on

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The automobile is slowly recovering in Europe

The Renault group progressed in the first half, but its sales remained 24% lower than in 2019. Sales of new cars in Europe picked up in the first half compared to the same period of 2020, which had been marked by the first confinement. But with 5.4 million new registrations within the European Union, this

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Equans: a battle between manufacturers and funds is looming

The Eiffage group officially marks its interest in Engie’s energy services subsidiary. Officially all options are on the table. In reality, in the name of its own simplification, Engie is preparing to sell its brand new subsidiary Equans, formed from its activities in energy services. The group chaired by Jean-Pierre Clamadieu and directed by Catherine

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Micro-entrepreneurs, these modern-day hacks

DECRYPTION – Drivers, delivery people with self-employed status are paid by the task and receive very low incomes. If France is on the way to becoming, according to President Macron, “a start-up nation” with fundraising in the field of tech which doubled over the year 2020 to reach 5.4 billion euros, it is also in

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Greenland to ban uranium mining

The government is counting on the exploitation of other minerals to diversify the economy of the territory. “Urani Naamik” (uranium, no thanks). This controversial slogan has divided the political scene and the population for decades in Greenland, a semi-autonomous Danish territory in the Arctic. Taken up as an electoral promise by the Inuit Ataqatigiit party

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Luxury real estate ignores the crisis

DECRYPTION – Despite the absence of foreign buyers, the price of luxury goods is soaring in Paris and by the sea. does not know the crisis. The absence of major foreign buyers, linked to the Covid, has not dampened the appetite for beautiful stone, quite the contrary. This is particularly true in Paris, where, despite

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