Chemistry

TAB to launch production of lithium-ion cells in Prevalje

Mežica – TAB, the Mežica-based maker of starter batteries for cars and industrial batteries, has founded joint venture TAB-Haidi with an Asian partner to launch production of lithium-ion cells in Prevalje. According to TAB CEO Bogomir Auprih, the launch is expected in the spring of 2022. The project worth about EUR 100 million is to create 300 jobs.

The highway to be finished by the end of 2021 if there are no disputes

This was announced in the show ABS on the Television of Montenegro (TVCG) by the Deputy Head of Construction Supervision on that project, Jovan Ivanovi.
He said that he expects that in the period of favorable weather conditions for construction, the dynamics of works will improve, in order to achieve progress in the field, reports the Investor.

Slovenia’s bathing waters among best in EU

Ljubljana – Slovenia is among the eleven EU member states where all bathing water sites, on the coast and inland, are suitable for bathing, a report on European bathing water quality for 2020 shows. The group also features Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Greece, Croatia, Lithuania, Malta, Romania and Slovakia.

Authority bans saying implying ‘water is cheap’ inhouse

 

The deputy director of Turkey's General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works has banned the saying "Sudan Ucuz," which means "cheaper than water," from being used inhouse, drawing attention to climate change.

"This saying is now history here. Water is more expensive than anything and, in fact, everything," Kaya Yıldız told daily Milliyet.

US aid arrives in India as COVID cases explode

The first U.S. emergency aid to India arrived on April 30 as the country battles a devastating surge in COVID-19 cases which has overwhelmed hospitals and crematoriums.

The supplies arrived as India recorded another 385,000 new cases in the past 24 hours - a new global record - and almost 3,500 deaths, according to official data that many experts suspect falls short of the true toll.

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