German carmaker BMW has created a vehicle battery recycling venture with Belgian materials and recycling firm Umicore and the Swedish company, Northvolt.

Belgium now relying on just one reactor

Saturday, 13 October 2018 16:31
Currently, Belgium has only one operational nuclear reactor: Doel 3.
Two landmarks of the High Streets of Belgium – drugstore Di and perfume supermarket Planet Parfum – are no longer in Belgian hands, after their sale to the French holding company Jacques Bogart.
Two aircraft technicians were injured when an F-16 fighter plane exploded at the airbase at Florennes in Namur province on Thursday. Neither man was seriously hurt.

Grand Place restaurants to join forces

Friday, 12 October 2018 10:19
Six restaurants in the area of the Grand Place in Brussels are to join forces to pull themselves out of the financial difficulties which led to closure in April.
The overturning of a building permit for the Uplace shopping and leisure complex is the “ultimate death-blow” for the project, according to opponents.
A beer developed by the Brussels Beer project in 2015 has caused a controversy in New Zealand.
Nearly 11,000 retailers will take part in the second “Customer’s weekend” this Saturday and Sunday (6 and 7 October).
The Borealis chemical group is investing nearly one billion euros in Antwerp, L’Echo and De Tijd reported on Saturday. 

ULB launches 20 million fund for its spin-offs

Saturday, 06 October 2018 16:41
The fourth edition of Theodorus fund in support of spin-offs from Free University of Brussels will be granted nearly 20 million, L’Écho reports on Saturday.