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BASF Environmental Catalyst and Metal Solutions breaks ground on new green hydrogen investment in Budenheim, Germany

New facility will produce electrolysis and fuel cell components to support the global energy transition Production is planned to commence in the summer of 2025 Joint investment with other partners BUDENHEIM, Germany, July 10, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BASF Environmental Catalyst and Metal Solutions (ECMS) commenced construction of its first state–of–the–art production facility...

Bombardier Announces Unifor Local 112 and 673 Employees Renew 3-Year Collective Agreement

MONTRÉAL, July 10, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier announced today that Unifor’s Locals 112 and 673 members, working at the company’s Aircraft Assembly Centre in the Greater Toronto area, have voted in favour of ratifying a renewed 3–year collective agreement. Bombardier is committed to the site and the continued success of its industry–leading Global family...

Les employés de Bombardier membres des sections locales 112 et 673 d'Unifor renouvellent une convention collective d’une durée de 3 ans

MONTRÉAL, 10 juill. 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier a annoncé aujourd’hui que les membres des sections locales 112 et 673 d'Unifor, qui travaillent à son Centre d’assemblage d’avions dans la région du Grand Toronto, ont voté en faveur de la ratification d'une convention collective renouvelée d'une durée de 3 ans. Bombardier...

Discover Innovation and Rewards at CHINT Limitless 2024 Super Brand Season

SHANGHAI, July 10, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CHINT is excited to announce the global launch of its “Limitless 2024 Cool Season” campaign, running from June 1st to July 31st, 2024. This exciting campaign aims to honor electricians, installers, and panel builders worldwide, recognizing their invaluable contributions to the industry. Campaign Overview Building on the success of the previous...

Megaport in Brazil Makes No Contribution to Local Development

One of the terminals of the port of Açu on its inner side, in a channel dredged to a depth of 14.5 metres to receive vessels of up to 3.7 metres draught and a variety of cargoes. Credit: Mario Osava / IPS By Mario OsavaSÃO JOÃO DA BARRA, Brazil, Jul 10 2024 – With barely 10 years in operation, the port of Açu is now the second in Brazil in cargo transport and seeks to become an industrial...

AFGHANISTAN: ‘The Doha Meeting Has Raised Concerns the UN Is Indirectly Legitimising the Taliban’

By CIVICUSJul 10 2024 –   CIVICUS discusses the exclusion of women from international talks on Afghanistan currently being held in Qatar with Sima Samar, former chairperson of the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC). The AIHRC is the Afghan national institution devoted to the promotion, protection and monitoring of human rights. Its status is now a matter of contention: on...

The Winds of War

The aftermath of a missile strike on the center of Kyiv. July 2024. Credit: UNICEF Ukraine By James E. JenningsATLANTA, Georgia, Jul 10 2024 – Herman Wouk’s 1971 novel The Winds of War traced the romance, bravery, fear, and faith required for American youths to join the military, deploy to the war zones, and confront the mighty Axis threat in the lead-up to WW II. It later became a dramatic...

A Staggering New Estimate of Over 186,000 Killings in Gaza Revives Charges of War Crimes

Streets in Rafah were emptying as families continue to flee in search of safety, following an evacuation order by the Israeli authorities. Credit: UNRWA By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Jul 10 2024 – An overwhelmingly staggering 186,000 killings in Gaza –- compared with the official figure of over 37,000—has resurrected accusations of genocide and war crimes in the devastating nine-month-old...

The Ocean People: Navigating Cyclones, Floods, and Climate Injustice in India

Tidal waves on Namkhana Island have flooded a house in West Bengal, India. Tidal waves on Namkhana Island have flooded a house in West Bengal, India. Natural disasters. Storms, heavy rainfall, and floods wreck havoc here. Credit: Supratim Bhattacharjee / Climate Visuals By Aishwarya BajpaiNEW DELHI, Jul 9 2024 – Cyclones and floods have become increasingly frequent across different parts of...

Forced Deportations Leave Afghan Women in Dire Poverty

Pakistan and Iran continue deporting Afghan refugees to their country of origin, leaving returnees in dire situations. Credit: Learning Together. By External SourceJul 9 2024 – Sarai e Shamali camp in Kabul is a temporary refugee shelter. The camp receives on average 100 Afghans a day, forcibly returned from Pakistan and Iran where most had sought asylum when the Taliban took over power in...