Latvia: Riga’s public transport company fined EUR 2.4 million in nano-water criminal case

Latvia’s Competition Council has applied a fine of EUR 2.4 million to Riga’s public transport company Rigas satiksme for participating in a prohibited agreement in the so-called nano-water case, as reported by the council on April 24. The Competition Council uncovered a prohibited agreement in two of Rigas satiksme’s price surveys on procurement of nano-technological…

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Ukraine: construction industry up in Q1 2019

In January-March, Ukrainian enterprises completed construction works worth UAH 26.5 billion, the index of construction in relation to the relevant period in 2018 amounted to 124.3%, Deputy Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities Lev Partskhaladze wrote on his Facebook page. “In 2019, the construction industry continues growing. In the first quarter, construction works…

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Latvia: road construction company Binders to attract workers from Ukraine and Belarus

Latvian road construction company SIA Binders experiences a shortage of workers. Because of that, the company plans to attract guest workers from Ukraine and Belarys, says Bindars board chairman Aigars Seja. “The situation remains largely unchanged year after year. The number of potential workers keeps getting smaller. We search for people every season. Our human…

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