Like every Sunday, a look back at the week’s news in five images. Airbus opens the doors of its new production lines dedicated to the A321 in Toulouse, a giant chemical recycling plant is announced in the Grand-Est, the trains of the future line 18 of the Ile-de-France metro are unveiled…
Toulouse will host the production of the Airbus A321
Airbus unveiled its new Toulouse assembly line dedicated to the A321 on Wednesday, February 15, the first plane of which will be released at the end of 2023. This project, temporarily suspended due to the pandemic, should allow the French site to regain competitiveness against other locations. group worldwide.
A new plant for the Carling-Saint-Avold chemical platform
The Canadian Loop Industries, the South Korean SK Geo Centric and the French Suez announced on February 16 an investment of 450 million euros in Carling-Saint-Avold (Moselle) in the construction of a plastics chemical recycling plant. PET. The project should generate 200 direct jobs when it comes into service in 2027.
At Tereos, a new managing director to resolve the governance crisis in the sugar industry
Jorge Boucas, managing director of the Sodiaal dairy cooperative, will assume these same functions at Tereos, a cooperative group and the world’s second largest sugar producer, from April 20.
This standard military helicopter flew with fuel made from 80% cooking oils
On February 3, the armies flew an NH90 helicopter, one engine of which was powered by sustainable aviation fuel produced by TotalEnergies. Enough to reduce its CO2 emissions by 75%.
The interior of the trains of the future line 18 of the Ile-de-France metro unveiled
The Société du Grand Paris and Ile-de-France Mobilité have lifted the veil on the interior design of the future trains of line 18 of the Grand Paris Express, the first section of which should be in service in 2026 between Massy-Palaiseau and Saclay. The future three-car trains, almost 50 meters long, will be able to carry up to 350 passengers. This metro will be fully automated and accessible. Alstom is responsible for the design and manufacture of these trains.