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Emissions Trading Scheme
5 April 2016

MAKING THE EU ETS WORK FOR THE INDUSTRY - GREEN GROWTH PLATFORM DEBATE

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On 5 April the Green Growth Platform organised a Chatham House debate in the European Parliament on “Making the EU ETS Work for Industry”.
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Emissions Trading Scheme
4 May 2016

EU ETS “TIERING” PROPOSAL ADDRESSED IN EPP HEARING

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On 4 May the EPP Group hosted a hearing on EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) in the European Parliament, which, among other topics, addressed the so-called "tiering approach".
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Emissions Trading Scheme
24 May 2016

EPCF BREAKFAST DEBATE: MAKING EU ETS WORK FOR SMALL EMITTERS

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This European Parliament Ceramics Forum breakfast debate was an opportunity for policymakers and European ceramic executives to exchange on the post-2020 review of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme and the role of small emitters.
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Energy
17 September 2013

EMPOWERING CERAMIC COMPETITIVENESS: THE CHALLENGE OF ENERGY PRICES

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More than 50 representatives from industry and EU institutions participated in the European Parliament Ceramics Forum (EPCF) dinner debate, Empowering ceramic competitiveness - the challenge of energy prices for the European ceramic industry.
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Energy
15 February 2016

HIGH-LEVEL CONFERENCE ON ENERGY-INTENSIVE INDUSTRIES

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The High-Level Group on Energy-Intensive Industries held a public conference hosted by the Commissioners Katainen and Bieńkowska. Dr Heimo Scheuch, CU Vice-President and CEO Wienerberger AG, contributed to the panel Ensuring free and fair trade.
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Energy
23 February 2016

2ND EU ENERGY SUMMIT

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The 2nd EU Energy Summit, held on 23 February in Brussels, focused on the most relevant issues and challenges facing the EU’s Energy Policy following COP 21, the Paris climate conference.
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Energy
25 February 2016

ENERGY UNION, ONE YEAR ON

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On 25 February the Jacques Delors Institute and Euractiv organised a conference on the Energy Union, marking one year since the European Commission launched its “Strategy for an Energy Union”.
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Sustainable buildings
26 November 2013

ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE TOOLS: HOW DO CERAMIC PCRS CONTRIBUTE TO A BETTER ENVIRONMENT?

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Held during the 2013 Ceramic Days, the conference on construction revealed the importance of standardisation, harmonised PCR and Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) as useful tools for the European construction industry.
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Circular economy
29 September 2015

CIRCULAR ECONOMY: INNOVATION SPINNING THE INDUSTRIAL SYMBIOSIS

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Cerame-Unie made a presentation at the K4I Forum Dinner Debate on circular economy, organised in cooperation with Cefic and SPIRE Public-Private Partnership and hosted by MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen.
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Circular economy
20 April 2016

NEEIP FORUM 2016: KEEPING THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY ROLLING - HOW TO BEST SERVE SOCIETY

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The European Non-Energy Extractive Industries (NEEIP) Forum addresses the Circular Economy Package, highlighting what the industry has already achieved and what still remains to be done to obtain a circular economy that best serves society.
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Circular economy
3 May 2016

CIRCULAR ECONOMY IN THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT: LAUNCH OF BAMB 2020

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The EU-funded BAMB (Buildings as Materials Banks) project consortium brings 16 parties together to provide circular economy solutions to the building sector. The BAMB stakeholder network was launched on 3 May in Brussels.
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Market access
26 November 2013

INTERNATIONAL TRADE PRINCIPLES: HOW TO ENSURE BETTER ENFORCEMENT?

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Held during the 2013 Ceramic Days, the conference on trade dealt with vital concerns regarding the EU’s enforcement of international trade rules to tackle unfair trade practices affecting market access for EU businesses.
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Trade defence
12 January 2016

CHINA'S MARKET ECONOMY STATUS: IS WINTER COMING FOR EUROPEAN INDUSTRIES?

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On the eve of the College of Commissioners' 'orientation debate' on the market economy status (MES) of China, several MEPs hosted a crucial debate in the European Parliament in Brussels.
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EU funding programmes
4 December 2014

RESEARCH & INNOVATION IN CERAMICS: HOW INDUSTRY BENEFITS FROM EU FUNDING

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Cerame-Unie organised a conference on research and innovation on 4 December. Around 90 participants attended to discover which EU funding schemes are available to the ceramic industry and receive first-hand experience on EU-funded research projects.
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EU funding programmes
17 February 2016

2016 A.SPIRE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

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The annual A.SPIRE General Assembly took place on 17 February 2016. The A.SPIRE members reviewed the management priorities of the association as well as the advancements of the PPP and recommendations/expectations for 2016.
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EU funding programmes
16 October 2015

2015 HORIZON 2020 PPPS INFO DAY

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This year's Information Day on contractual PPPs - Sustainable Process Industry, Factories of the Future, Energy-efficient Buildings, Green Vehicles - took place on 16 October 2015 in Brussels.
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EU funding programmes
8 December 2015

H2020 INFO DAY ON 2016 ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROPOSALS

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The European Commission organised a Horizon 2020 Info Day on the 2016 call for energy efficiency proposals under the Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy Societal Challenge.
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EU projects
14 January 2016 - 15 January 2016

INSYSME HOLDS TWO-DAY MEETING IN BRUSSELS

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On 14-15 January the INSYSME partners met in Brussels to discuss the 27-month progress of the project. The INSYSME project aims at developing innovative systems for masonry enclosures and is funded under FP7.
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Cerame-Unie
1 December 2015

2015 CERAMIC DAYS

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On 1 December 2015 the European Parliament Ceramics Forum (EPCF) met for its 16th Plenary meeting in Brussels. The Plenary meeting took in the context of the 2015 Ceramic Days organised by Cerame-Unie from 30 November to 2 December.
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Cerame-Unie
1 December 2014 - 5 December 2014

2014 CERAMIC DAYS: EU MANUFACTURING SECTOR KEY TO GROWTH AND JOBS

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The 2014 Ceramic Days were organised by Cerame-Unie on 1-5 December in Brussels. Over 150 participants attended sectoral meetings, the Cerame-Unie General Assembly and public events on 3 and 4 December.
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Cerame-Unie
3 December 2014

15TH EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT CERAMICS FORUM

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The 15th European Parliament Ceramics Forum (EPCF) took place on 3 December in Brussels hosted by EPCF Chair, MEP Paul Rübig and co-hosted by MEP Elisabetta Gardini.
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Cerame-Unie
8 October 2014

EP CERAMICS FORUM WELCOME LUNCH KICK STARTS NEW MANDATE

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Cerame-Unie members attended a welcome lunch for MEPs aiming to introduce the European Parliament Ceramics Forum to the new Parliament so as to continue the constructive discussions between industry and policymakers.
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Cerame-Unie
25 November 2013 - 27 November 2013

2013 CERAMIC DAYS

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The Ceramic Days 2013 took place in Brussels from 25 to 27 November and welcomed 150 participants from EU institutions, industry and relevant stakeholders.
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Cerame-Unie
28 September 2015 - 2 October 2015

CERSAIE: INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF CERAMIC TILE AND BATHROOM FURNISHINGS

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For more information please consult the Cersaie website: www.cersaie.it
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Cerame-Unie
20 October 2015 - 23 October 2015

CERAMITEC 2015 - CONNECTING MANUFACTURERS, SUPPLIERS AND RESEARCHERS

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As a leading international trade show the ceramitec presents the entire value-added chain in the ceramics industry. All the key players and innovation leaders turn out for this event in Munich. Find out more on the event website: www.ceramitec.de/en
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Cerame-Unie
1 February 2016 - 5 February 2016

CEVISAMA 2016

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Cevisama 2016 will be held from 1 to 5 February in Valencia, Spain.
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Cerame-Unie
26 April 2016

CUMULATIVE COSTS ASSESSMENT (CCA) OPEN MIRROR GROUP WORKSHOP

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The Cumulative Cost Assessment (CCA) of the EU ceramics and glass industries aims to identify, assess and quantify regulatory costs of EU legislation. The Workshop will address the rationale and scope, the state of play and the role of stakeholders.
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Cerame-Unie
29 November 2016 - 1 December 2016

2016 CERAMIC DAYS

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The Ceramic Days, the preeminent policy event for Europe’s ceramic manufacturers, will take place from Tuesday 29 November until Thursday 1 December 2016.
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Cerame-Unie
1 January 2017

NEXT EUTECER MEETING IN APRIL 2017

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The next EuTeCer meeting will take place on Monday 24 April, from 16:00h to 18:00h at the Hannover Messe in Hanover, Germany.
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Cerame-Unie
7 June 2017 - 9 June 2017

2017 PRE CONGRESS

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The PRE Congress will take place from 7 to 9 June 2016 in Chester, UK.
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Cerame-Unie
21 November 2017 - 22 November 2017

2017 EUROPEAN CERAMIC DAYS

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The European Ceramic Days, the preeminent policy event for Europe’s ceramic manufacturers, will take place from Tuesday 21 November until Wednesday 22 November.
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Sectors
4 June 2015 - 6 June 2015

ENSURING THE CONTINUED COMPETITIVENESS OF EU CERAMIC TILES

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At the annual CET General Assembly, held in Prague in the context of the 2015 CET Congress, the European ceramic wall and floor tiles industry discussed the most recent statistics and trends as well as important regulatory developments.
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Sectors
1 June 2015 - 2 June 2015

EU TILES AND BRICKS EXECUTIVES ATTEND 2015 CONGRESS

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Tiles and bricks executives from across Europe met in Leuven, Belgium on 1 and 2 June for the 2015 TBE Congress. The Congress was hosted and organised by the Royal Dutch Association for Building Ceramics and the Belgian Brick Association.
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Sectors
27 May 2015 - 29 May 2015

EUROPEAN REFRACTORY INDUSTRY HOLDS SUCCESSFUL CONGRESS IN ISTANBUL

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From 27 to 29 May European refractory producers gathered in Istanbul for the 2015 PRE Congress. The 62nd annual Congress, hosted by the Turkish Ceramic and Refractories Manufacturers Association, attracted 80 participants from 12 countries.
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Sectors
12 November 2014 - 15 November 2014

21ST WORLD CERAMIC TILES FORUM IN CHINA

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The 21st World Ceramic Tiles Forum (WCTF) was hosted by the China Building Ceramics and Sanitaryware Association (CBCSA) in Shanghai from 12 to 15 November 2014.
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Sectors
5 November 2013 - 8 November 2013

20TH WORLD CERAMIC TILES FORUM IN BRAZIL

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The 20th World Ceramic Tiles Forum (WCTF) was hosted by Anfacer, the Brazilian Association of Ceramic Tile Manufacturers, from 5 to 8 November 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Sectors
27 June 2012 - 30 June 2012

19TH WORLD CERAMIC TILES FORUM IN UKRAINE

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The 19th World Ceramic Tiles Forum was hosted by the Ukrainian Association of Ceramics from 27 to 30 June 2012. Over 40 representatives of the global ceramic tiles industry gathered in Sevastopol, Ukraine, to discuss matters of common interest.
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Sectors
18 October 2011 - 20 October 2011

18TH WORLD CERAMIC TILES FORUM IN MEXICO

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The 18th edition of the World Ceramic Tiles Forum took place in Mexico City, between 18 and 20 October 2011. The Forum has been growing every year, with 13 countries present in this edition.
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Sectors
30 June 2010 - 1 July 2010

17TH WORLD CERAMIC TILES FORUM IN INDONESIA

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The 17th World Ceramic Tiles Forum was held in Jakarta, Indonesia hosted by ASAKI, the Indonesian Ceramic Industry Association.
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Sectors
30 September 2015

THIRD INTERNATIONAL CERAMIC SANITARYWARE MEETING HELD IN BOLOGNA

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Representatives of the ceramic sanitaryware industry from various countries met in Bologna to give country reports and discuss relevant policies and standardisation.
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Sectors
15 September 2015 - 18 September 2015

UNITECR 2015: 14TH BIENNIAL WORLDWIDE CONGRESS

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UNITECR deals with the progress and exchange of industrial knowledge and technologies concerning refractories. Find out more on the congress website: www.unitecr2015.org
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Sectors
14 September 2015

WORLD REFRACTORIES ASSOCIATION - 2015 GENERAL ASSEMBLY

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The World Refractories Association - composed of representatives from continental and national refractories associations and multi-national companies - met in Vienna, Austria for the 2015 General Assembly.
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Sectors
24 September 2014 - 25 September 2014

57TH INTERNATIONAL COLLOQUIUM ON REFRACTORIES

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The 57th International Colloquium on Refractories took place on 24-25 September in Aachen, Germany. To find out more please visit the event website: www.feuerfest-kolloquium.de.
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Sectors
26 June 2014 - 28 June 2014

CERAMIC WALL AND FLOOR TILE EXECUTIVES MEET AT 2014 CET CONGRESS

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Confindustria Ceramica kindly hosted the CET Congress in Rome on 26-28 June 2014. CET represents the interests of the European wall & floor tiles industry and is a member of Cerame-Unie.
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Sectors
19 June 2014 - 20 June 2014

ROLE OF CONSTRUCTION SECTOR IN EUROPE ADDRESSED AT 2014 TBE CONGRESS

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The 2014 TBE Congress, hosted by the Italian association ANDIL, took place in Naples on 19-20 June. A joint debate on 20 June addressed the role of the construction sector in Europe, particularly in the context of the Italian EU Presidency.
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Sectors
11 June 2014 - 13 June 2014

ABRASIVES SECTOR HOLDS 2014 FEPA CONGRESS IN DUBLIN

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The 2014 FEPA Congress took place in Dublin, Ireland from 11 to 13 June at Hotel Westin Dublin. FEPA is the Federation of European Producers of Abrasives and is a member of Cerame-Unie.
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Sectors
4 June 2014 - 6 June 2014

REFRACTORIES SECTOR GATHER FOR 2014 PRE CONGRESS

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The European Refractories Producers Federation (PRE) held its 61st annual Congress from 4 to 6 June 2014. The event took place at the Slovenian seaside in Portorož and was kindly hosted by the Slovenian Refractory Producers Association ZPOK.
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Sectors
11 November 2015 - 14 November 2015

22ND WORLD CERAMIC TILES FORUM IN SPAIN

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The 22nd World Ceramic Tiles Forum took place on 11-14 November in Sevilla, Spain hosted by ASCER, the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association, in conjunction with the ISO/TC189 meetings on 9-11 November.
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Sectors
23 June 2016 - 24 June 2016

2016 TBE CONGRESS

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The 2016 TBE Congress will take place on 23-24 June in Luzern, Switzerland, hosted by the Association of the Swiss Clay Brick and Roofing Tile Industry, SwissBrick.ch.
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Sectors
8 June 2016 - 10 June 2016

2016 PRE CONGRESS

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The PRE Congress is a unique annual event bringing together refractories manufacturers from all over Europe to network and discuss key policy developments. This year’s PRE Congress will take place from 8 to 10 June 2016 in Krakow, Poland.
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Sectors
22 June 2017 - 23 June 2017

2017 TBE CONGRESS

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The 2017 TBE Congress will take place on 22-23 June in Nice, France will gather 100 executives from tiles and bricks companies and associations from all over Europe.
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Sectors
16 March 2017 - 15 March 2017

INDUSTRY MUTUAL COOPERATION TOWARD ONE LABELLING SCHEME

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To launch the next phase of development in the journey of labelling water and energy bathroom products, a meeting of interested parties will discuss and debate the findings of recent Industry discussions.
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