Versalis:to acquire 40% of Finproject’s share capital

first_img Versalis to acquire 40% stake in the Finproject capital. (Credit: Gerd Altmann from Pixabay) Versalis announces the signing of the closing that formalizes the acquisition of a 40% stake in the Finproject capital from VEI Capital. The Eni chemical company thus enters the high-performance formulated polymer sector and extends its position towards businesses that are more resilient to the volatility of the chemical industry scenario.Work to complete the operation during lockdown never ceased and Versalis launches an industrial partnership with Finproject group, a market leader in the production of cross-linkable and thermoplastic compounds and in the moulding of products for the footwear sector, and products in ultra-light materials under the brand XL EXTRALIGHT.«We are delighted to have concluded this strategic operation with such a valuable Italian company as Finproject – said Daniele Ferrari, CEO of Versalis (Eni) – There are many opportunities that will see us working together to develop highly innovative products with a vision of growth in the name of sustainability and the circular economy».The Versalis-Finproject operation will create a new centre of industrial competence in specialty plastic materials that will play a leading role in the development of the sector in Italy and worldwide. Finproject’s market position in high value-added applications, in combination with Versalis’ technological and industrial leadership in the chemical industry, will create an undeniably remarkable value chain. Together they will develop new materials geared towards sustainability and the circular economy, creating solutions that will bring innovations to countless strategic sectors such as wires and cables, automotive, design, fashion and many other emerging industries. Source: Company Press Release The Versalis-Finproject operation will create a new centre of industrial competence in specialty plastic materialslast_img read more

Cultural – historical itineraries of Rovinj presented through a mobile application

first_img“The author of the text is the historian Marino Budicin, according to whose proposal the described routes were defined. All sights marked in the itineraries contain a short description with accompanying information, and in addition to the itineraries, numerous interesting facts are listed that characterize the rich history, culture and tradition of Rovinj. ”Point out from the Rovinj Tourist Board. The application is intended for all those who want to get to know a part of Rovinj’s rich cultural, historical and traditional heritage through the proposed itineraries, and it is made in Croatian, Italian, German and English.The mobile application can be downloaded via the App Store for iOS and Google Play for Android device, called Rovinj – Cultural and Historical Itineraries for Android and for iOS devices The Rovinj Tourist Board has published a mobile application Cultural – historical itineraries of Rovinj as a continuation of the Cultural Tourism project after the publication of a printed brochure showing the eighth route tour of cultural and historical sights of the city with emphasis on the old town, its surroundings and wider city surroundings.The first part entitled “Itineraries through the former island settlement” presents 4 possible routes for sightseeing in the old town, in the second part entitled “Itineraries on the other side of the former canal” a possible route for visiting the old part of town opposite the old town. , in the third part entitled “Historical and cultural sights of the immediate and wider surroundings of Rovinj” are presented 2 routes of sightseeing in the northern part of the city which includes the area to the Lim Channel and in the southeast of the city which includes the area to the ornithological reserve Palud. The fourth part of the brochure consists of the chapter “Rovinj archipelago” in which the Rovinj islands are presented.last_img read more

Parties agree to keep Nativity on display for Christmas

first_imgBROOKVILLE, Ind. – The Franklin County Nativity scene will remain in place for Christmas.The Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) filed a lawsuit seeking an immediate injunction against Franklin County over the County’s allowing private citizens to display a nativity scene on the Courthouse lawn.Franklin County and the FFRF have reached an agreement that allows the nativity scene to be displayed until December 26.FFRF will drop its request for a preliminary injunction, which would have led to the display being taken down immediately had it been approved in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.“We’re pleased to secure the right to display the nativity scene on the Franklin County Courthouse lawn through Christmas,” said Peter Breen, Thomas More Society vice president and counsel to Franklin County. “The parties will now litigate the case on a normal schedule, without the threat of an emergency injunction forcing the removal of the nativity scene just before Christmas.”last_img read more

Cristiano Ronaldo beats Neymar, Messi to top Instagram sports rich list; makes £784,000 per post

first_imgImagine making over £700,000 every time you post on Instagram.Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is in a world on his own when it comes to Instagram stars making the big bucks these days.Ronaldo pockets an amount of £784,000 anytime he makes a post on the social media site.The player has made 2,606 posts as at July 23, 2019 to his page, which is one of the most popular with about 176 million followersAnd it’s not just the odd “thank you” post after games for the Juventus forward as we usually see with other sports stars.Ronaldo spices up his account with pictures from photo shoots, shots of him working out, of him on vacation and particularly with his family.His charity work is also one part of his life on full display on the page.The popularity of his account is prime advertising ground for brands who will now have to fork out close to £800,000 for every promotional post.This amount has risen by about £200,000 since last year due to the steady growth of the page and the staying power of Cristiano himself.Despite leaving then-European Champions Real Madrid, the player had a successful campaign with Italian giants Juventus, winning the Serie A title and being named the best player of the division.Footballers dominate the list, making up eight of the top 10 spots.Paris Saint Germain’s Neymar and Barcelona’s Lionel Messi trail him by over £200,000, earning £580,000 and £521,000 respectively per post.The top five is rounded out by David Beckham – who despite not actively playing football is still a big draw on Instagram – and Los Angeles Lakers star Lebron James who earn £287, 000 and £219,00 respectively per promotional post.The report was compiled by HopperHQ.com, an Instagram scheduling tool which looked at factors such as average engagement, how often they post and the number of followers.FULL TOP 10Player                                  Sport                 Followers                  Money per postCristiano Ronaldo              Football                  176m                             £784,000Neymar                              Football                  123m                             £580,000Lionel Messi                       Football                  126m                             £521,000David Beckham                  Football                  57m                               £287,000LeBron James                     Basketball               50m                               £219,000Ronaldinho                         Football                  47m                               £206,000Gareth Bale                         Football                  40m                               £175,000Zlatan Ibrahimovic              Football                  37m                               £161,000Virat Kohli                           Cricket                   36m                                £158,000Luis Suarez                          Football                 34m                               £148,000last_img read more