Locked content PKP courting Biedronka, Carrefour

PKP, Poland’s railway station operator, plans to sell locales worth PLN 230 million in the current year. They are in talks with Biedronka, Carrefour and various developers for railway station real estate. PKP would also like to bring back the sale of alcohol in railway station restaurants, acc...

Locked content Railways preparing for the peak summer season

Polish railway operators are preparing for the peak summer vacation season. The planned travel times from Warsaw should amount to a four hour journey to the Baltic seacoast and a little over 3 hours to Kraków. The railways have added 30 seasonal connections in order to loosen the main thoroughfares....

Locked content Wałbrzych SEZ to get PLN 94.5 mln in investments

Three companies: SCA Hygiene Products, AKS Precision Ball Polska i Maxpro CNC will invest a total of PLN 94.5 million in the Wałbrzych Special Economic Zone and its affiliates. SCA Hygiene Products, a manufacturer of diapers and other hygienic equipment, will invest the lion’s share of the amo...

Locked content New EU 5-year strategy

Europe’s lawmakers are to officially accept the next 5-year strategy today. The agenda includes support for an Energy Union, but with environmental goals included. The strategy also outlines stipulations regarding the free movement of persons and rules regarding employment within the EU, accor...
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Locked content EU and Ukraine sign agreement

During a summit in Brussels, the Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko and the chief of the EU Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso and the chief of the EU Council, Herman Van Rompuy have signed the second part of the association agreement between Ukraine and the EU. The first part of the agreement was si...

Locked content Wielton to take over French trailer producer

The Wieluń-based manufacturer of trailers and semi-trailers is looking to expand abroad. Wielton has put forth an offer for the purchase of 100 percent stake in Fruehauf Group, a French manufacturer of trailers and semi-trailers for road freight transport. Eighty percent of the purchase is to be fun...

Locked content LNG terminal 89.5% ready

Italian consortium Saipem, which spearheads the construction of LNG terminal in Świnoujście is 89.5 percent completed. The completion rate increases at some 2 percent monthly rate. In January, the facility was 80.8 percent complete. Each day over 1,500 people work at the construction site. The facil...