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EU's top court orders Poland to halt lignite mining at Turow

May 21 2021

BRUSSELS (Reuters) -Poland must immediately stop mining lignite coal at the Turow mine operated by state-run PGE, the European Union's top court said on Friday, handing a win to the Czech government which had sought an order to stop the mining activities.

REFILE-EU's top court orders Poland to halt lignite mining at Turow

May 21 2021

BRUSSELS, May 21 Poland must immediately stop mining lignite coal at the Turow mine operated by PGE, the European Union's top court said on Friday, handing a win to the Czech government which had sought an order to stop the mining activities.

Big pharma and private equity seek healthy returns in Europe's east

May 20 2021

WARSAW/PRAGUE In the race to supply vaccines to end the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. drug developer Novavax turned to emerging Europe to speed up production with a pair of deals that endorsed a growing trend for consolidation in the region.

CEO of Poland's PGE says coal clearly has to end as power source

Apr 15 2021

WARSAW, April 15 Coal has obviously to be scrapped as a power source, the CEO of the Polish group which owns the EU's biggest carbon-emitting power plant said on Thursday, underscoring a policy shift in a country until recently wedded to coal to generate electricity.

Generali lifts Aviva Poland bid in battle with NN, sources say

Mar 25 2021

MILAN Italian insurer Generali has nudged up its bid for Aviva's Polish arm, valuing the business at almost 2.5 billion euros ($3 billion), in a last-ditch effort to prevail over Dutch insurer NN, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Polish miner KGHM looking to sell two U.S. copper assets - sources

Mar 04 2021

WARSAW/LONDON Poland's state-run mining company, KGHM, plans to sell its Robinson and Carlota copper mines in the United States and reinvest the proceeds in its domestic operations, two banking sources told Reuters.

FOCUS-Emerging Europe.com bolsters defences as Amazon enters Poland

Mar 03 2021

WARSAW, March 3 As Amazon sets its sights on central and eastern Europe, the e-commerce giant will need to convince long-time Allegro shoppers like Elzbieta Modrakowska to click away from the region's leading online marketplace.

CEO of Poland's Polska Press quits after takeover by state-run refiner

Mar 02 2021

WARSAW, March 2 The chief executive of Polish regional newspaper publisher Polska Press has quit following its purchase by state-run oil refiner PKN Orlen, a takeover the opposition sees as part of efforts by the ruling party to assert control over the media.

Egg supply tightens in Poland as EU bird flu crisis hits industry

Feb 23 2021

PARIS Avian influenza in Europe is now approaching levels last seen in 2016 with egg supply shrinking in Poland, one of the hardest hit countries due to the loss of laying hens, in a sign that the virus is starting to strain the poultry industry.

Green energy investors target Poland as it weans itself off coal

Feb 10 2021

WARSAW/BRUSSELS Poland's biggest power producer PGE confirmed a deal on Wednesday to develop offshore wind farms with Denmark's Orsted in another sign the country reliant on coal is fast becoming a hot destination for renewable energy investors.

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