The final version of the Joint Paper on “Setting indicators for an ambitious EU Industrial Strategy” was published on Friday 23 March in response to the official request by the future Austrian Presidency of the Council of the EU. The Joint Paper will also be circulated to the European Commission and to all Member States. The topics of indicators will be discussed during the next meeting of the Council High-Level Group on Competitiveness and Growth on 26 April.
On 29 May 2017, Member States reached a consensus on the Council Conclusions on 'A future EU industrial strategy'. Commissioner for Growth, Ms. Bieńkowska, insisted on the unanimous support of Member States to the text proposed by the Maltese Presidency: 'We are now all friends of industry within the Council'.
Ahead of the EU Industry Day that will take place on 28th February 2017, the European manufacturing industry call on the European Commission to:
Last 16 March 2016 partners to the 2016-2017 'Healthy Workplace for All Ages' campaign gathered with the EU OSHA staff to discuss the new campaign.
Director of EU-OSHA, Dr Christa Sedlatschek, kicked off the meeting by emphasising that 'this new campaign is not about age itself, but about Europe’s ageing workforce. The fact that, by 2030, 30% or more of the workforce is expected to be over 55 exemplifies the extremely timely and highly relevant nature of the campaign'.
'The objectives of the 2016-17 Healthy Workplaces for All Ages campaign are as follows:
The next edition of the European Minerals Day is to take place on 25-27 September 2015 (open days) and in December 2015 (for the European event in Brussels).
This provides an opportunity - under the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on Raw Materials - to raise awareness about minerals and metals and their relevance to a sustainable and circular economy.
Towards this aim, and according to a comprehensive and integrated approach to our society, biodiversity and innovation are key elements and integral part of minerals production.
On the occasion of EuSalt's General Assembly (4-6 June 2014, Sicily), the CEOs and experts of the salt industry signe the sector's very first Safety Charter.
The latter highlights a shared vision and commitments by all companies to promote 'safety as a value' and make production facilities safe places for workers.
Read our Press Release on EuSalt Safety Commitment to know more.
On 27 March 2013, the European Commission has issued a Green Paper: A 2030 Framework for Climate and Energy Policies. The 2030 Framework is expected to set ambitious goals for climate and energy targets, while improving the coherence of policy instruments. It shall also ensure, and not hinder, the competitiveness of the EU industry, in particular with regard to energy prices.
As of 8th January 2014, EuSalt will launch its internal Safety Working Group. The objective is to address the issues of safety and accident at the workplace. In so doing, EuSalt members' will share experience and expertise about risk limitations and prevention. As responsible actors, EuSalt and its members believe that the salt industry in Europe shares a common perception of the concept of risk and risk prevention and associated behaviours. The working group will further raise awareness by sharing good practices and initiatives that are being implemented.