Tag: Industry

Industrial producer prices up by 0.9% in 2019

In contrast to downward trends in the euro area as well as the EU, industrial producer prices increased by 0.9% in Malta last year, Eurostat figures show.

September tourist numbers higher than previous year – Central Bank

According to the Central Bank of Malta, the number of tourists arriving in Malta in September 2019 was higher than that of September 2018.The...

More females in fixed-term contracts and PT employment in 2018

There were more females in fixed term contracts and part-time employment than males in 2018, new figures show.According to...

UK construction industry growth could drop by 2% after No-Deal Brexit

Growth in the UK construction industry could drop by 2% if the UK leaves without a deal, GlobalData reports.The...

‘PL won’t build walls, will take on challenges’ – Prime Minister

The Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has said that the Labour Party was not building walls and instead wanted to hear the public’s challenges and...

‘Politicians, regulators and practitioners need to see bigger picture’

Everyone involved with policies defining Malta’s development need to ‘look at the bigger picture,’ the President of the Malta Chamber Perit David Xuereb, has...

Energy industry jobs and hours down, days and wages up

The energy industry recorded an increase of 8.5% in the number working days within the Working Day Industrial Turnover, higher than any other sector.This...

‘A manager needs to be on-site for all key decisions’ –...

A competent site manager needs to be on site for all key decisions made about a construction project, new building amendments state.This is one...

‘Climate before cash’ – young Norwegians call time on oil industry

When Norway's largest political party decided that the Lofoten Islands in the north should not be opened up to oil exploration, a chill ran...

EP’s support for Copyright Directive ‘important milestone’ – FZD

MEP Francis Zammit Dimech has described the European Parliament’s vote on the Copyright Directive, ‘another important milestone’ which will support Malta’s creative community.He explains...