Turning Our Backs on the Perfect Solution
Glasgow: Scotland’s Leading City
Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation
You Provide the Occasion - We Take Care of the Rest
Mind your Assets
Greenland: Mining the Future
Saxony-Anhalt: the investment partner you’ve been looking for
Turning Our Backs on the Perfect Solution The bad news is that the world is facing a severe food crisis. The good news is that we already have the solution. The other bad news, though, is that misunderstanding, misinformation and apocalyptic scaremongering are threatening to block the widespread implementation of this solution. When an issue generates more conspiracy theories than the deaths of Elvis and JFK combined, rational debate tends to be elusive. Things like balance, reason and facts tend to get elbowed aside by mistrust, hyperbole and inaccuracies. Today, that’s the challenge facing genetically modified crops and crop biotechnology. Read the Full Story
Glasgow: Scotland’s Leading City The fervour that began last summer as Scotland’s largest city welcomed the world for the 20th Commonwealth Games has never really ceased. Walk along any of the city’s streets and there is a real sense of something happening here. The city is abuzz with three new speculative office developments. In high demand with a number of pre-lets, all are on course to complete and open in the next quarter adding over 450,000 sq ft of BREEAM Grade A office accommodation to the city centre. Read the Full Story
Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation Introducing Scotland’s Low Carbon Innovation Hub The Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI) is a national hub for the knowledge, innovation and skills required to create a low carbon economy. Over the past year, ECCI has hosted 15,000 visitors and 300 events and conferences in our purpose-built, award-winning low carbon venue - the UK’s most sustainable historic building. Read the Full Story
You Provide the Occasion - We Take Care of the Rest Sagaevents delivers a range of services to cater to your every whim. Whether it’s advice you require or handling your event from A-Z it will be within our range. Our strength lies in the vast experience and knowledge we've acquired from producing events for over 10 years. We are one of the few companies in Iceland capable of producing large international events. This, in part, is because of our close co-operation with our sister companies; Sagafilm, Iceland's leader in film and TV production, and Luxor, our light and technical equipment rental service. Read the Full Story
Mind your Assets Greenland’s recourses are proving to be a great investment; we speak with John Mair, Managing Director of Greenland Minerals and Energy 1. Could you please give our readers an overview of the activities of Greenland Minerals and Energy? Greenland Minerals and Energy is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and has a sole focus on identifying and developing high-quality mining assets in Greenland. The Company has been operating in Greenland since 2007. 2. What projects are you currently working on? The company’s main focus is the Kvanefjeld specialty metals project in south Greenland. Kvanefjeld is underpinned by the worlds’ largest undeveloped resource of rare earth metals and uranium. Read the Full Story
Greenland: Mining the Future There is extensive political agreement in Greenland that the country’s mineral sector should be developed into a principal industry contributing positively to economic development and the creation of new jobs. This objective is a vital element of the plan for long-term economic development, which includes the development of business sectors as an alternative to the fisheries sector. Greenland’s government aims to maintain a high level of mineral exploration to further incentivize the mineral resources industry to obtain exploration and exploitation licenses. In an interview, Peter Beck of Greenland’s Ministry of Finance and Henrik Stendal of the Ministry of Mineral Resources explain this strategy. Read the Full Story
Saxony-Anhalt: the investment partner you’ve been looking for Positioned at the very heart both of Western Europe and Germany, Saxony-Anhalt – the eighth largest of Germany’s 16 federal states – boasts an enviable strategic location. There’s a lot more to do Saxony-Anhalt’s appeal than just location, however – a fact that’s being increasingly recognized by investors from every corner of the world. Saxony-Anhalt – discreetly popular While not perhaps a household name outside Germany, the landlocked federal state of Saxony-Anhalt in eastern Germany is held in high regard among those with an eye on Europe’s leading investment locations. Read the Full Story
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British companies carry out more foreign direct investment (FDI) projects in Germany than in any other European country - and by far. Between 2008 and 2013, the latest reporting period, 402 FDI projects were carried out by UK-based firms in the country, fDI Markets data shows. This compares with 293 projects in France and 270 in Ireland. BP, British Telecom, Vodafone, GlaxoSmithKline, British Airways, EasyJet as well as a diverse range of British software companies have all invested in Germany in recent years.

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Mind your Assets

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Greenland: Mining the Future

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The bull market is marking its five-year anniversary, and the NASDAQ – America’s index of tech stocks – has hit a high not seen since February 2000, when the infamous tech bubble burst. Enormous...

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