Business & Economy


Hybrid car owners get screwed by the comune

Monday, April 23rd, 2018
Enel electric recharging post Via Dante.

New rules to limit use of hybrid vehicles in city Car owners arriving from outside Bologna will no longer have access to the ‘T’-zone, San Francesco/Pratello area, the university area, Via Azzo Gardino and Piazza Medaglie d’Oro. Non-residents prohibited in city after May 15 On 15 May, the City Council will launch an official trial […]

IIPLE school visit world’s no.1 design company

Monday, April 23rd, 2018
IIPLE class in the main university building.

Construction students visit Warsaw polytechnic By Michael Phillips One dramatic characteristic that everyone noticed as we started towards Poland’s top technical university was how clean and spotless the streets and roads were. There’s very little graffiti too, and considering the large campus grounds it made it all the more amazing that buildings looked immaculate, without […]

Tickets for People Mover to start at €8.50

Friday, April 20th, 2018
People Mover - monrail

Although the work is almost completed the testing phase will last for months with the first passenger shuttle due to begin in March 2019 The first shuttle will carry 50 people and automatically arrive at its destination. It will cover the five kilometres from Marconi to the station in 7.30 minutes with tickets costing 8.50 […]

40 new jobs at Blue Panorama airline

Friday, April 6th, 2018
Blue Panorama

New staff includes flight attendants who speak English and Chinese Flights from Marconi will be inaugurated on June 15th Forty full-time new jobs have been created by Blue Panorama, which makes this the first tangible economic consequence for the new route between Bologna and China officially starting on June 15th. The Italian company will use […]

Autostazione Restyling Project gets a kick start

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
Rendering of the front parking area and access to Montagnola Park.

The project is ready but the completion date has been extended due to bureaucracy on landscape restrictions. The funds set aside in the 2018 budget amount to €545,000 for the work, plus €12,000 for legal support and €35,000 for furnishings. Shareholders meeting In the meantime, the most urgent interventions will begin such as construction of […]

Bolognese families who offer FREE dinners to total strangers

Saturday, February 24th, 2018
DineHome.it

Bologna: theater of meetings and dinners with DineHome Boys and girls from all over the world come to study in our city. Bologna, recently elected “the most beautiful University in Europe” by the Times Higher Education (2018), is the city that hosts more Erasmus students in Italy par excellence (2016). Within its walls there are […]

Granarolo buys English Midland company

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
granarolo

Through its subsidiary Granarolo UK, the Midland Food Group was taken over by Granarolo. Midland is a distributor of fresh and frozen food products in the United Kingdom. The British company has 224 employees and a planned turnover of 70 million euro, serving thousands of customers through two owned warehouses in Willenhall in the Birmingham […]

Fico hits magic number 750,000

Friday, February 16th, 2018
Fico

Business turnover shows it’s worth 13 million euro Almost 750,000 visitors attended Fico Eataly World in its first 11 weeks creating a turnover of 13 million euro. In a statement Primori states that they have a “Target of 6 million admissions in 3 years.” Plus, the first night bus aims to transport staff employees from […]

Quiet work revolution underway at GD

Monday, February 5th, 2018
GD_nuovo logo

Employees get flexi hours plus incentives for studying Some staff will now be decide their own work days to a sum of up to 12,000 euros worth spread over four years, and their middle and high schools paid by the company. These are some of the points from a draft of the new internal GD […]

€20 million investment for Bolognese sport

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
Paladozza

Lepore: “Conceiving sport as an ‘urban meeting place’ and therefore ‘care of relationships’, allows us to look at a new role of sporting policies, like cultural ones”. A delegation at Illumia auditorium discussed a strategic plan of ‘Bologna for sport’, on behalf of the Municipality and supported by the scientific outfit Nomisma. It represented the […]