Posts tagged as Italia

Pick-your-color plastic PET bikinis

Friday, March 13, 2020

Two entrepreneurs from Valmiera have teamed up to create “ Mans Peldkostīms ” (My Swimsuit), which creates functional, comfortable and bespoke swimsuits out of Italian material made from recycled PET and other plastic waste, according to a Latvian Radio broadcast on March 12. “The idea came about simply because we couldn’t find suitable swimsuits ourselves. And it turns out that other women also have similar problems. Digging deeper, we understood…

Estonian and Italian defense forces meet to promote military cooperation

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Major General Martin Herem, Commander of the Defense Forces, ended his two-day visit to Italy on Wednesday, where he met with General Enzo Vecciarelli, the Commander of the Italian Defense Forces. The purpose of the visit was to promote military co-operation between the two countries and to harmonize their positions on NATO and European Union issues.  Italy has contributed to the Latvian Allied Battle Group and guarded the Baltic airspace…

Italian company to develop architectural guidelines for Rail Baltic

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

RB Rail, the joint venture established by the three Baltic states for the implementation of the Rail Baltic railroad project, has entered into contract with Italian company 3TI Progetti to develop the architectural, landscaping and visual identity guidelines for the railway infrastructure elements of Rail Baltic. Based on the results of the international competitive procurement, the guidelines will be developed by 3TI Progetti in partnership with SBS Engineering Group. 3TI…

Paratroopers under investigation after death of fellow soldier

Friday, October 12, 2018

Italian prosecutors are investigating whether four 173rd Airborne Brigade soldiers with Sgt. Kevin Connor on the night he died, possibly from alcohol poisoning, are criminally culpable. Connor, 24, was found dead in the barracks after midnight on Oct. 1 after the soldiers called paramedics and said that Connor had stopped breathing. The soldiers had spent Sunday evening watching football and drinking at the Arena, the base bowling alley. By the…

Italian company submits only bid to create Rail Baltic architectural design guidelines

Friday, August 3, 2018

Italian company 3TI submitted the only bid, worth 142,540 euros, to the architectural, landscaping and visual identity design tender announced in June by RB Rail AS, the joint venture of the three Baltic countries for the implementation of the Rail Baltic project to build an European-gauge railway from the capital of Estonia to the Polish-Lithuanian border. A committee will assess if the bid meets the requirements and will soon announce…

We must build strong bridges of cooperation between Mediterranean and Baltic seas – Vejonis

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

We must build strong bridges of cooperation between the Mediterranean and Baltic seas in such areas as security, the economy, culture, science and education, Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis said during a meeting in Riga today with Italian President Sergio Mattarella. The Latvian president expressed joy at the visit by the Italian president on such an important year for Latvia – the country’s centenary. He said that the visit shows the…