A fire broke out in a Tesla Inc Megapack battery unit in Australia on Friday during testing of one of the world's biggest energy storage projects, run by France's Neoen SA, fire authorities said. The fire erupted during an initial trial of the high-profile energy project known as the Victorian Big Battery near Melbourne on Friday morning local time, authorities said, adding that nobody was injured and the facility was evacuated. "Neoen and Tesla are working closely with emergency services on site to manage the situation," Neoen Managing Director Louis de Sambucy said in a statement.
(Bloomberg) -- BNP Paribas SA got a boost from lower provisions for bad loans and a rebound in equities trading last quarter, as Chief Executive Officer Jean-Laurent Bonnafe builds up the trading business.Revenue from the stocks unit more than doubled from a year earlier, helping drive a 27% jump in overall profit that topped analysts’ estimates. Still, the Paris-based lender saw a steep drop in the larger fixed-income trading business that mirrored the performance of Wall Street peers, as well
North Korea's economy suffered its biggest contraction in 23 years in 2020 as it was battered by continued U.N. sanctions, COVID-19 lockdown measures and bad weather, South Korea's central bank said on Friday. The Bank of Korea (BOK) gives the most reliable estimates of economic output in the reclusive North, but other experts said the situation could be even worse. Kim Byeong-yeon, an economics professor at Seoul National University who specialises in North Korea, estimated that the economy there could have shrunk up to 20% from 2017-20, taking into account the role of informal markets which he said the BOK tends to overestimate during downturns.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Core One Labs Inc. (CSE: COOL), (OTC: CLABD), (Frankfurt: LD6, WKN: A3CSSU) (“Core One” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Dr. Robert E.W. Hancock, the Company’s Chairman, and CEO of its wholly owned subsidiary Vocan Biotechnologies Inc. will be presenting at the Company’s Virtual Town Hall webcast on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. PST/4:30 p.m. ET/22:30 p.m. CET. Dr. Hancock will be providing a presentation on the
All non-urgent elective surgery will cease in public hospitals across Greater Sydney as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.The measure comes into effect on Monday, with all emergency and urgent surgery unaffected.
(Bloomberg) -- The French and Spanish economies returned to growth in the second quarter at a pace that is set to accelerate over the summer as Europe continues with plans to lift Covid-19 restrictions.Output in France, the euro area’s second-largest economy, rose 0.9% in the three months ending June despite a strict lockdown in April to contain a resurgence of cases and relieve pressure on hospitals. Economists polled by Bloomberg expected 0.8% GDP growth in the period.In Spain, the economy gre
Intermediate Capital Group plc: AGM 29 July 2020 Results of 2021 Annual General Meeting Intermediate Capital Group plc announces the results of the voting poll from its Annual General Meeting held today and confirm that all resolutions were duly passed at the meeting. The full results will also be made available at the Shareholders section of the company's website at www.icgam.com. ResolutionsVotesFor%ForVotesAgainst%AgainstVotesTotal% of Issued Share Capital VotedVotes WitheldRESOLUTION 01231,7
Uponor Corporation Stock exchange release 30 July 2021 10:05 EET Change in Uponor Corporation's holding of own shares Uponor Corporation has conveyed 5,101 shares to the members of the Uponor's Board of Directors as a part of the Board members' annual remuneration in accordance with the decision of the Annual General Meeting on 18 March 2021. The handover date for the shares was 29 July 2021. Following the transaction, Uponor Corporation holds 134,206 of its own shares. Uponor Corporation Susann
British boxing due Pat McCormack and Ben Whittaker are guaranteed Olympic medals after reaching the semi-finals of the welterweight and light-heavyweight competitions respectively. McCormack arrived in Tokyo as one of Team GB’s leading medal hopes across any sport and beat Uzbekistan’s Bobo-Usmon Baturov 4-1 on points in his quarter-final on Friday, despite being cut by a clash of heads. “It’s unbelievable, it’s something I’ve always dreamed of, to get a medal at the Olympics,” McCormack said.
Image source: The Motley Fool. Edison International (NYSE: EIX)Q2 2021 Earnings CallJul 29, 2021, 4:30 p.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorGood afternoon and welcome to the Edison International Second Quarter 2021 Financial Teleconference.
Scarlett Johansson is suing Disney over its streaming release of Black Widow, which she said breached her contract and deprived her of potential earnings. In a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, the Black Widow star and executive producer said her contract guaranteed an exclusive theatrical release. Johansson’s potential earnings were tied to the box office performance of the film, which the company released simultaneously in cinemas and on its streaming service Disney+ for a $30 (£21.50) rental.
BARCELONA, Spain, July 30, 2021--Fluidra, a global leader in pool and wellness equipment, closed the first half of the year with magnificent results driven by a very strong Residential Pool season in the Northern Hemisphere and the continued step change in demand.