Sweden supports an UNDP energy management project in Bosnia and Herzegovina
The project aims to create favourable conditions for investments in energy efficiency projects, increase the number of green jobs, and contribute to environmental protection and economic development of Bosnia and Herzegovina ... more
The metal fabricated parts maker in North Macedonia Aktiva expands production
The Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announced its plans to provide an EUR 5 million loan to one of the leading metal processing and construction companies in North Macedonia Aktiva. It will allow the successful SME Aktiva to upgrade its production and coating facilities ... more
Incandescent light bulbs to get banned in Serbia in 2020
New rules in Serbia will ban the use of some energyinefficient products including incandescent light bulbs. The new regulation will enter into force in mid-2020 ... more
A modern mechanical biological treatment plant to be constructed in Turkey
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) provides a 9-million euro loan for the construction of a mechanical biological treatment plant which combines a sorting facility with biological treatment such as composting and producing energy from waste ... more
EBRD funds innovations in SMEs across Bulgaria and Romania
A new financing programme will support investment in research and innovation by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and midcaps. The programme was launched by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union and is aimed at companies in Bulgaria, Latvia and Romani ... more
Serbia`s wind energy is on the rise
With a couple of key wind energy projects implemented in the small town of Kovacica, the northern Serbian province of Vojvodina now ranks among the top current country regions developing renewable energy solutions. ... more
Croatia modernizes public lighting in 57 municipalities
The platform Balkan Green Energy News, supported by the Center for Promotion of Sustainable Development in the Balkan region, recently announced that Croatia is currently retrofitting public lighting in 32 municipalities under a large scale project called Newlight. ... more
Yaskawa opened a new manufacturing facility in Slovenia
After it successfully launched the European production of its Motoman robots at the end of 2018, the Japanese technology group Yaskawa opened its new robot production facility with European robotics development centre at Kocevje, Slovenia. ... more
EBRD supports small and medium-sized enterprises in Turkey
The EBRD supports businesses from many industries in Turkey, such as food and beverages, wholesale and retail distribution and construction and engineering ... more
EBRD and EU funding street lighting refurbishing projects in over Serbian 30 municipalities
Over 30 municipalities in Serbia will benefit from lighting refurbishing projects, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announced. The projects are being implemented under the Regional Energy Efficiency Programme ... more
North Macedonian electricity company ELEM to build a large-scale solar power plant with EBRD financing
The new solar plant is ELEM’s first and it will produce nearly 15 GWh a year of electricity once it becomes operational ... more
Over EUR 1 billion were invested in Western Balkans in 2018
A total of 67 projects were implemented with the funding, after a very successful 2017, when EBRD provided financing for the realization of another 57 implementations in the area worth almost EUR 700 million in total ... more
TMTS is growing in popularity, Taiwanese machine builders are on the rise
During the Taiwan Machine Tools Show (TMTS) 2018 the city of Taichung – "the heart of the Taiwanese machine building", once again became the center of attraction for the machine tools and accessories business in this part of Asia ... more
Kosovo`s government and ContourGlobal are looking for potential EPC vendors for a power plant project
Four of the six candidates were pre-qualified after the assessments came to the conclusion that they had met the serious technical and financial criteria and provided letters of intent from financial institutions. ... more
Gazprom and Serbia announced cooperation in the gas industry
The meeting was part of the International Forum of the International Energy Week and at it was discussed the further development of cooperation between Gazprom and Serbia. ... more

LATEST issue 2/2022

issue 2-2022



Preparations underway for MAKTEK Eurasia 2022

Preparations underway for MAKTEK Eurasia 2022

The scope of the fair encompasses automation systems, CAD/CAM/CAE & PLM software, CNC and conventional metalworking technologies, CNC control systems, cutting tools/holders, heat treatment equipment, Industry 4.0 and IIoT systems ... more
9th edition of Supply Chain & Logistics Expo to be held in October 2023

9th edition of Supply Chain & Logistics Expo to be held in October 2023

The 3 main areas of the exhibits are transport services and logistics, warehouse equipment and technologies, commercial vehicles and green transport ... more
Eco Wave 2022 to showcase latest technologies for the green economy

Eco Wave 2022 to showcase latest technologies for the green economy

Visitors of Eco Wave are managers and executives responsible for strategic planning and procurement, government officials, experts, researchers, technicians, media representatives, and others ... more
WorldFood Istanbul to be held for the 30th time

WorldFood Istanbul to be held for the 30th time

The 29th WorldFood Istanbul which was held in 2021 became the largest exhibition on square meter basis in its history and it achieved great success by reaching the highest number of visitors ever ... more