Business & Economy


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 […]

Rome sends their waste to Emilia Romagna

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018
Example of an incinerator at HERA

M5S: “It doesn’t have to come here at all.” Waste from Rome Controversy over the possibility that waste from the nation’s capital is being disposed of in ER region hit the social network. Grillini councillors began firstly by attacking Bonaccini: “(He) started a controversy that could be completely useless.” The president of the Emilia Romagna […]

Bolognese income increases but half went to the over 60’s

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
Schermata 2017-12-13 alle 22.22.10

Younger age groups found to be more in difficulty than in past. Gender inequalities also reduced Declared income by Bolognese citizens slightly increased, but almost half of the wealth still remains in the hands of over 60s. The younger age groups, on the other hand, are more in difficulty than in 2002, a year taken […]