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Driving the green machine

Tax credits and incentives to promote the production of renewable energy may be fuelled partly by green ambitions but the economics are also becoming more attractive as the value of the global renewable energy market grows. Karen E Thuermer reports.

JPMorgan to recruit 100 engineers for Scots centre

JPMorgan is expanding its Glasgow-based European Technology Centre (ETC) by creating 100 new jobs.

Singapore to boost hotels

Singapore will need to double its number of hotels in the next few years if it is to live up to its tourism potential, say planning authorities.

Inemur: The fastest packaging in the west

Inemur managing director Gregorio Navarro has seen the family-run company founded by his father grow from a canning platform to one of the leading robotic production line suppliers in the world.

ICT

Photronics Plant for South Korea: 

 Connecticut-based semiconductor equipment maker Photronics Inc is to build a photomask plant in South Korea in anticipation of a rise in demand for chip components.

Powerful incentives

Utility companies hoping to win new business are finding it is not enough just to have a good delivery record. As Erika Morphy reports, expanding their customer bases through investment promotion is more critical than ever.

Material gains

The wave of reconstruction under way in Afghanistan is fuelling demand for supplies, giving locally based producers an advantage, writes James Eedes.

LIFE SCIENCES: Biotechnology and Healthcare Come of Age

Over the past 12 months, the number of cross-border investment projects in the life sciences sector has increased. These investments have been driven by partnering and R&D rather than manufacturing or supply chain support. The overall number of jobs created has, therefore, declined.

From Sectors / Metals

Great prospects

Afghanistan boasts a wealth of natural assets, including metals, minerals and gemstones. The government is keen to open up the mining sector to investment but first needs to reform legislation.

The tourism tool

Tourism is a big employer and income earner in Europe, and hotel investment can be seen as a barometer of the industry’s health.

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