Tag: France

Possible CO2 capture investment in France

ArcelorMittal is ready to invest EUR 300 million in a pilot CO2 capture project in France if it has the support of the French government.

Euro PM2007

The city of Toulouse, France was the backdrop for the 16th annual Euro PM Congress & Exhibition event (15-17 October 2007), organised and sponsored by the European Powder Metallurgy Association (EPMA).

France: combined-cycle power plant

Siemens Power Generation (PG) is to construct a turnkey combined-cycle power plant in Saint Avold in the Lorraine region, France.

CO2 sequestration project launched

Total SA will capture and store 150,000tns of carbon dioxide in a depleted gas field in SW France in 2008-10 under a pilot trial to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

France: bio-ethanol unit

Technip has been awarded a turnkey contract for the construction of a new bio-ethanol production unit by Ryssen, a subsidiary of the sugar producer Saint Louis Sucre.

Mittal offer for Arcelor opens

Mittal Steel Co. has announced on 18 May 2006 that its offer for Arcelor has opened in Luxembourg, France and Belgium.

Poison pill strategy may breach EU rules

It is reported that France is preparing to push EU takeover rules to their limits again by giving companies the right to use so-called poison pill defences to rebuff hostile takeover bids.

Spain against bid for Arcelor

Spain has joined France and Luxembourg in opposing Mittal Steel’s USD 24 billion hostile bid for rival Arcelor on 2 February.