Veolia Environnement SA (VIE.PA)
* No plans to go back into French district heating for now (Adds detail on urban heating and share price detail)
PARIS, May 2 Utility Veolia's first-quarter core profits rose thanks to solid progress in all its markets, particularly in new high-value activities such as hazardous waste, plastic recycling, industrial utilities and onsite services.
PARIS, Feb 21 French water and waste group Veolia said strong waste volumes and continued cost-cutting boost 2018 earnings and the firm increased its dividend and 2019 earnings outlook.
* Says Q4 was strong in line with first nine months (Adds stock move, M&A comments, new strategy plan)
PARIS, Feb 7 French water and waste group Veolia CEO Antoine Frerot said the outlook for the company was strong thanks to a string of new contracts and a good contract renewal rate.