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Highlights: September 26, 2022 - October 1, 2022

Christian Fernsby |
Events of the last week.

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Suez buys former waste activities for £2 billion

SuezSuez has signed an irrevocable sale option with Veolia for the acquisition of Suez’s former waste activities in the United Kingdom (Suez R&R UK), for an enterprise value of £2 billion, as part of the commitments taken by Veolia towards the Competition and Markets Authority...

Bridgestone invests $60m in Texas plant expansion

BridgestoneBridgestone Americas announced an investment of $60 million to expand its 200,000 square-foot Bridgestone Bandag manufacturing plant in Abilene, Texas, by 50,000 square feet...

Aldi UK profit down 79%

AldiAldi reported a 79% fall in 2021 operating profit, blaming investment in prices, staff and pandemic-related expenses...

Sokol, Fairfax raise bid to buy Atlas to $4.4 billion

SeaspanA consortium led by former Berkshire Hathaway executive David Sokol and Canadian investment group Fairfax Financial Holdings raised its offer to buy Atlas, the holding company that controls shipping firm Seaspan, to $4.4 billion...

Macy's to hire colleagues for more than 41,000 seasonal positions

Macy’sMacy’s announced plans to hire colleagues for more than 41,000 full- and part-time seasonal positions for the upcoming holiday season at its Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s and Bluemercury stores, supply chain locations and call centers...

New York City approves contract for $7 billion Penn Station redesign

Penn StationThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority, in partnership with NJ Transit and Amtrak, approved a contract for the redesign of Penn Station, a project that could cost the city $7 billion...

Virginia: RapidFlight to establish operations in Manassas, create 119 new jobs

RapidFlightRapidFlight will invest $5.5 million to establish operations in the City of Manassas, Virginia...

Energy Capital Partners to buy Biffa for £1.3 billion

BiffaEnergy Capital Partners agreed to buy the UK waste-management company Biffa for £1.3 billion ($1.4 billion) after lowering its proposed purchase price...

Adani to invest $100 billion across new energy, data centres

Gautam AdaniAdani Group will invest $100 billion over the next decade, primarily in new energy and digital space that includes data centres, Chairman Gautam Adani said...

Cal-Maine Foods Q1 2023 sales increased 103%

Cal-Maine FoodsCal-Maine Foods reported results for the first quarter of fiscal 2023 ended August 27, 2022...

Ryanair to create 2,000 new jobs in Ireland by 2030

RyanairThe news comes as the airline published a report outlining its contribution to the Irish economy over the past 35 years...

84% of Americans concerned recession will occur in next three months

U.S. private sectorThis quarter's BMO Real Financial Progress Index results found that Americans are growing increasingly concerned about rising consumer prices, inflation, and a potential recession...

German media: Nord Stream and Nord Stream 2 pipelines damaged beyond repair

Nord Stream leakGerman security services believe that the three branches of the Nord Stream and Nord Stream 2 gas pipelines were so seriously damaged that they will never be suitable for operation...

Russia: Nord Stream explosions in territory fully under control of U.S. intelligence

Maria ZakharovaU.S. President Joe Biden is “obliged” to answer if Washington is behind three reported gas leaks on the Nord Stream pipelines from Russia to Europe, Moscow’s foreign ministry said...

Singapore’s SATS to buy Worldwide Flight Services for $1.1 billion

SATSSATS has agreed to buy Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) for €1.2 billion ($1.1 billion) in cash in a deal that will transform Singapore’s catering and gateway services company into the world’s biggest handler of airborne freight...

Russian spy chief: We have evidence West involved in sabotage of Nord Stream pipelines

Sergei NaryshkinRussia's top spy said that Moscow had materials which indicated the West had a role in ruptures to the undersea Nord Stream pipelines that have threatened to put them permanently out of use, Russian news agencies reported...

Highest since 1997: Inflation hits record 10% in 19 EU countries using euro

EuroInflation in the European countries using the euro currency has broken into double digits...

Maple Leaf Foods completes construction of its new world-class London, Ontario poultry plant, to hire 600+

Maple Leaf FoodsMaple Leaf Foods confirmed that it has completed construction of its new, state of the art, value-added poultry plant in London, Ontario, slightly ahead of schedule...

Finland considering building fence on its border with Russia

Pekka HaavistoFinland is considering fencing off a sector of its border with Russia, Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto said in an interview with El Mundo... â– 

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Apollo Endosurgery to be acquired by Boston Scientific, enterprise value $615 million

Apollo Endosurgery announced it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by Boston Scientific in an all-cash transaction with an enterprise value of approximately $615 million.


Poland: Criminal group extorted money making advantage of COVID situation
Sibanye-Stillwater begins construction of lithium hydroxide refinery in Finland
Switzerland's GDP grew by 0.2% in Q3 of 2022
Mexico's exports grow 19.5 pct


UK: Christmas chaos ahead as Wiltshire parking wardens announce further strikes

Italy: 8 dead, several still missing after deadly Ischia mudslide
South Korea issues return-to-work order to truckers on strike
U.S.: Winter weather conditions for west, severe weather potential for south on Tuesday
World's largest volcano Mauna Loa erupts
WHO renames monkeypox as mpox on racism ground


One in four U.S. workers still fear catching COVID at work, modest winter surge expected

No vessels left Ukrainian ports on November 28 due to adverse weather
Swedish nuclear reactor to be taken off-grid for repairs
UN and ILO must urgently intervene as South Korea weighs forcing striking drivers back to work, says ITF
More internationally educated family doctors on the way to British Columbia
Department of Health in South Africa to conduct feasibility study on implementing solar panels in hospitals

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Commission approves €557 million German support to compensate Deutsche Bahn

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Tánaiste announces major change for small Irish companies

Commission approves €557 million German support to compensate Deutsche Bahn
Belgian government offers one-off tax-free bonus
Health minister discusses cooperation with French companies for manufacturing in Libya
Saudi Arabia unveils masterplan for mega Riyadh airport project
EU Parliament insists that EU must freeze funding to Hungary

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Bechtel to build Intel's semiconductor manufacturing facilities in Ohio

Biocytogen Pharmaceuticals enters antibody agreement with ADC Therapeutics
BT announces plan for pay rise of up to 16% for all but highest paid
AstraZeneca to acquire Neogene Therapeutics for up to $320 mln
Shell to buy Nature Energy in £1.7bn deal
Africa Data Centres to build its first data centre in Kigali, Rwanda


US Foods appoints Dave Flitman as CEO

G Mining Ventures appoints Carlos Vilhena to board
Criterium Energy appoints David Dunlop as director
Arthex Biotech appoints Frédéric Legros as chairman
Promontory Therapeutics appoints Stanley J. Musial as CFO
1NCE expands leadership team in Europe and Asia-Pacific


Trade between Bulgaria, North Macedonia to exceed EUR 1 Bln in 2022

EU trade with Indo-Pacific region
EU green energy product imports in 2021: 15.2 billion euros
Czech Republic: Economic sentiment ticks up in November
Poland: Business sentiment ticks up in November
Italy: Business confidence strengthens in November


Natuzzi Q3 revenue increased 14.5%

CMA CGM Q3 revenue $19.9 billion
G. Willi-Food Q3 sales increased by 16.6%
Deere Q4 net income $2.246 billion
Nordstrom Q3 net loss $20 million
VMware Q3 revenue $3.21 billion


Micromanaging is the worst enemy of efficiency and teamwork

Niger set to monetize massive gas reserves through Saharan natural gas pipeline
Putting the brakes on EV folly that choked the market
Oil discovery in Kavango Basin may mean huge benefits for Namibians
Cape Town and Dubai battle over Africa's energy future
Is America going to lose its superpower status?


Colombian minister announces short and medium-term measures to help rural producers affected by winter weather

Third stage of vaccination against classical swine fever starts in Brazilian state Alagoas
Australia's fish stocks stable and steady
Australia pledges AUD 2 million to WTO Fisheries Funding Mechanism
Pesticide sales jump by 17% in Switzerland
Tesco announces close to £14 million of additional support for British egg industry


Corporate duty waivers limit organic company growth and innovation

Women buy from women, men buy from women and men
How employee opinion impacts CEO dismissal
Keeping it in family can be good news when it comes to CEOs
Over a third of office workers are hybrid 'misfits'
Proxy advisers have inherent incentive to create controversy, study shows


Meta Ireland fined 265 mln euros for data breach

Ukraine fines Engie, Shell subsidiaries over Nord Stream 2
New Zealand fines Southland fishing company $40,000
Italy's antitrust fines Edison Energia 3.8 mln euros over unfair practices
FTC secures monetary judgment in deceptive energy savings claims case
Croatian Competition Agency fines dairy processing company PIK Rijeka $13,740 for imposing unfair trading practices



Weather-resistant ArtWalk Downtown Billings, Montana

Dual branded Courtyard and Residence Inn by Marriott Hotel opens in Montreal
Candlewood Suites Hotel opens in Aberdeen, Md.
Mount Roraima, Venezuela, 7,671 feet above the forest floor
Llao Llao Resort, an exclusive resort in the middle of nowhere
Abu Dhabi welcomes visitors to discover experiences at their own pace


New colorful Porsche 718 Style Edition models

2023 Toyota Prius Prime, solar panel roof and reliability
Volvo EX90, a car with updates
Cessna Citation CJ4 Gen2 jet, pursue your business goals while enjoying journey
GMC first Sierra EV marks turning point
BMW M2, fast beast in small package


Patchwork carpets, vintage Persian carpets made with unparalleled skill

Real life wallpapers, perfectly executed
A. Lange & Söhne, men's watches with true Saxonian DNA
Nella Vetrina, luxurious Italian designers bathroom vanities and furniture
Karastan rugs, durable and beautiful
Leather bags for every occasion and every life style


Take Elektor Fortissimo and make your own high-end amplifier

RangeXTD, a Wi-Fi extender that actually works
Monitor II A.N.C. headphones, iconic Marshall sound
Zebra TC15, a clever mix of a mobile phone and a computer for business use
Bathroom speakers will make your relaxing even better
NAD 399 amplifier, highly efficient and remarkably powerful


Strong recommendation for pyronaridine-artesunate in revised WHO Malaria Treatment Guidelines

Pakistan launches anti-polio vaccination drive to inoculate 13.5 mln children
Ibuprofen and similar NSAIDS can be associated with hastened progression of osteoarthritis symptoms
Virgin Islands community encouraged to prevent antimicrobial resistance
Shionogi seeks Japan approval for COVID-19 vaccine
French doctors warn of antibiotics shortage


Astrophysicists hunt for second-closest supermassive black hole

New European supercomputer inaugurated in Italy
European Space Agency presents new generation of astronauts
NASA selects Rocket Lab to launch TROPICS mission
World's heaviest flying bird heals itself with plants used in traditional medicine
James Webb Space Telescope reveals an exoplanet atmosphere as never seen before