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Spanish engineers will be recognized in Portugal

The General Council of Official Colleges of Industrial Engineers (CGCOII) signed an agreement with its homologous professional organization in Portugal, la Orden dos Engenheiros (OE). The purpose of this agreement is to expedite and guarantee the process of recognition of the professional titles of Industrial Engineers registered of the CGCOII and the Engineers registered in the Order of...

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1st International Forum on Professional Engineering

On May 26th will take place in Barcelona the 1st International Forum on Professional Engineering. Organized by AQPE (Agency for Qualification of Professional Engineers) this event will count with experts in engineering coming from all over the world.  WHERE?COL.LEGI D'ENGINYERS DE CAMINS, CANALS I PONTS DE CATALUNYA(INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS OF CATALONIA)Sala d'Actes (Auditorium)Carrer dels...

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Improving Rural Electrification in Suriname

For decades, a high-voltage transmission line has passed through the Amerindian village of Powakka, located in the district of Para in Suriname, without benefiting the community. The 161kV transmission line transports to Paramaribo the electricity generated by the Afobaka Hydropower Plant, historically the country’s main source of electricity. However, the village never had a 24-hour formal...

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HVAC experts for SENER

SENER is looking for a HVAC experts. If you have the profile, do not hesitate to apply for it.  See the offer HVAC experts    

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Why Amsterdam Is Giving Up on Natural Gas

The city plans to wean its homes off domestic natural gas by 2050, starting now. By 2050, Amsterdam hopes to put its gas-heated days behind it. In a city where natural gas warms 90 percent of all homes and contributes 30 percent of all carbon emissions, removing all those boilers won’t be easy—but it could very well be worth it. From here, the deadline might seem far away, but the journey to...

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What does China2025 mean to you?

When China overtook Japan as the world’s second largest economy in 2011, labour shortages and rising wages were starting to emerge as serious concerns – many foreign and domestic manufacturers, still shaken by the 2008 financial crisis, started to suffer from the increasing costs of their Made in China production operations. Some enterprises chose to relocate to new, emerging Asian countries...

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Event for Catalan professionals living in Germany

Last 7th June the workshop “Catalonia & Stuttgart – business professional networking” took place in Stuttgart, an event dedicated to Catalan professionals working and living in Germany. The event was organized by ACCIÓ – Trade and Investment with the strong support of Stuttcat, the catalan cultural association of Stuttgart. Martí Adroher, director of ACCIÓ in Germany, and Elisenda Bujons,...

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EU greenhouse gas emissions at lowest level since 1990

European Union (EU) greenhouse gas emissions continued to decrease in 2014, with a 4.1% reduction in emissions to 24.4% below 1990 levels, according to the EU’s annual inventory published today by the European Environment Agency (EEA). "It is positive that Europe has been able to reduce greenhouse gas emissions substantially since 1990. It is an important step towards reaching our 2030 and 2050...

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Towards clean and smart mobility

Transport plays a critical role in the way we live. Our food, clothes and household waste all need to be transported, contributing to our economy and quality of life. But the increasing use of planes, cars and other fossil-fuel dependent modes of transport is causing more pollution, putting at risk our environment and health. The European Environment Agency’s (EEA) Signals 2016 explores how...

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EU-China agree to boost energy cooperation

The EU and China have agreed to strengthen their energy cooperation up to 2020. In the margins of the G20 energy ministerial meeting in Beijing, the European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete, and Nur Bekri, Director of the Chinese National Energy Administration agreed on a EU-China Energy Roadmap , where both parties committed to tackle common energy and climate...

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