“Even to optimize energy production, you will always need plastic”

October 22, 2021, in Munich (Germany), in a BMW factory. DPA / PHOTONONSTOP Raymond Michels is a researcher at the CNRS and the University of Lorraine, specializing in the geochemistry of hydrocarbons. Why does chemistry need oil? Quite simply because it is a unique material on Earth, for its energy content, but also for its … Read more

In Puy-de-Dôme, Les Forges de Gerzat should relaunch the production of oxygen cylinders

In front of the Luxfer factory, January 22, 2020, in Gerzat, in Puy-de-Dôme. THIERRY ZOCCOLAN / AFP Emblematic file of the deindustrialisation of France, the Luxfer affair finally finds its epilogue. Friday January 7, a solution was found to relaunch the manufacture of oxygen cylinders. Gathered around the prefect of Puy-de-Dôme, the industrialist Europlasma, the … Read more

Strong rebound expected in the value of French agricultural production in 2021

A wheat field, in Saint-Philbert-sur-Risle, in the Eure, August 13, 2021. JOEL SAGET / AFP The soaring prices of wheat, corn, barley, sugar and potatoes will be the honey of many French farmers in 2021. In any case, cereals and large-scale farmers. The good fortune of these sectors largely explains the strong rebound in the … Read more

French production slowed down by supply problems

Christian Coculet, employee of L’Atelier Charentaises, in La Rochefoucauld (Charente), November 30, 2021. YOHAN BONNET FOR “THE WORLD” Christian Coculet takes care of the final stage in the manufacture of Charentaise. The one his colleagues nickname “Kiki” is perched on a goat, a tool with two metal feet in the shape of horns, which allows … Read more

SpaceX has pushed back delivery times for some Starlink preorders and apologized to customers, saying that silicon shortages have slowed production of its internet kit

Elon Musk’s SpaceX offered an apology to some of its Starlink customers.Picture Alliance/Getty Images Elon Musk’s SpaceX apologized to Starlink preorder customers for shipping delays. Silicon shortages have slowed down Starlink’s production rate, per the company’s email. A Starlink customer said the mid- to late 2021 delivery date he was given was delayed to January … Read more

After Squid Game, another Netflix production breaks all records for its launch

Clement Cusseau –Editor After studying film school, Clément Cusseau joined the editorial staff of AlloCiné in 2011. He is currently specialized in streaming content and news on SVOD platforms. A few weeks after the phenomenal success of “Squid Game”, another original Netflix production has signed a canon launch on the platform. Netflix This weekend, one … Read more

In Europe, industrial production is falling, stifled by shortages

Aerial view of the port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands, July 29, 2021. BRAM VAN THE BEATS / AFP Between shortages and inflation, industrial production is suffocated. For the second month in a row, it fell in the euro zone by 0.2% in September compared to the previous month, after falling 1.7% in August, according to … Read more

Eternos, First Marvel Production Under Chinese Direction

short Music Non Stop no Facebook Chloe Zhao, winner of the Oscar for Directing for Nomadland (2021), is given the difficult task of running the project, which has no direct connection with the other films in the franchise. The Chinese director, who declares herself a fan of Marvel, was free to bring her vision to … Read more