Palinka Distiller Zsindelyes Inaugurates HUF 230 Million EU-supported Expansion

Zsindelyes Palinkafozde, a distiller of palinka, the Hungarian fruit brandy, inaugurated a HUF 230m, EU-supported expansion at its base in Erpatak (NE Hungary) on October 16.

Hospital Development in Central Hungary

Thanks to funding amounting to HUF 9.6 billion provided by the New Hungary Development Plan, the Jávorszky Ödön Hospital in Vác will be renewed by the end of 2010.

Spa Town Decides to Set Up JV With Geothermal Energy Company PannErgy

Alternative energy company PannErgy on October 12 announced that local officials of Hajduszoboszlo (E Hungary) decided to set up a power plant jointly with PannErgy to harness geothermal energy for district heating and electricity.

Micro-Regional Clinic to Be Set Up in Gönc - NFU

A micro-regional clinic will be constructed in Gönc with the help of EU funding amounting to over HUF 950 million.

Hungary Inaugurates 1.2 Billion-Cubic-Metre Strategic Gas Reserve (MTI-ECONEWS)

In addition to the reserve, built on an old gas field, the government sees the construction of the Nabucco pipeline.

MAV-Cargo Inaugurates EUR 7.5 Million Container Terminal in Romania

MAV-Cargo, the Hungarian unit of Rail Cargo Austria, on September 28 inaugurated a EUR 7.5 million container terminal in the Romanian city of Curtici, near the border with Hungary.

Construction of Two Reservoirs to Commence Within the Framework of the Vásárhelyi Plan

Mr Imre Szabó, Minister for Environmental Protection and Water laid the foundation stones of the Nagykunság and Hanyi-Tiszasüly spillway reservoirs on September 24.

GYSEV to Develop the Railway Network With the Help of Nearly HUF 50 billion

Pursuant to the decision made by the European Commission, the development aimed at upgrading and modernizing the Sopron–Szombathely–Szentgotthárd railway line and expected to be completed by 2011 can now be launched at full speed.

HungaroControl to Complete HUF 10 Billion–11 Billion Headquarters by End-2011

Hungary's state-owned air traffic controller HungaroControl plans to complete its HUF 10 billion – 11 billion headquarters at Ferihegy International Airport by the end of 2011, business daily Vilaggazdasag reported on September 17.

HUF 31 Billion Sewage Treatment Plant Reconstruction Planned Near Budapest

The reconstruction of a partially EU-financed biological sewage treatment plant in Erd is part of a long-term plan to increase the extent of Hungary's sewerage network.

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