the most read articles this year on the Internet

From the Chooz power plant to Tréfimétaux, via the escape of a large bird, here are the 5 most read articles on our website in 2022 in the Give category.

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The Chooz plant is in turmoil, even when stopped

They fell silent in December 2021. For more than a year, the two air coolers, these huge curved concrete towers, have not eroded their plume of smoke. Because the Chooz plant has been shut down due to stress corrosion. But no plume does not mean cessation of activity. ” We have about 2,000 people in the country now. », emphasized Solène Gourion, during the visit at the beginning of September. At the time, the site manager’s crews were working on a year-end restart. Finally, it will have to wait until January 22nd for reactor no. 2 to be connected to the grid.


A big bird in D 8051

Today is Monday, January 17. Almost everything is fine. We think we have berlue earlier in the week but a nandou has made the log. It is seen by motorists, along the D8051, which connects Fépin with Montigny-sur-Meuse. A loaded axle. The animal, a gray-brown ostrich cousin, was taken by its owner a little later in the early afternoon. A lover of more or less exotic animals.

Didier Nanquette said that ” Rhea had been in nature for three weeks. Normally, all my parks are safe. He must have panicked about a fox or something. I wonder how he managed to survive. Everything is fine. I took the park because it is at a high level “. Therefore, this great bird has joined another rea, a female. This Fépinois told him that this story had it ” it was not funny “.


At 22, he dances in a Stromae clip

6000 applications, 40 places, a drastic casting. And finally the result. Alexandre Charton, 22 years old, dancer, teacher and choreographer is about to have a unique experience: dancing in a clip of Stromae. ” I was so surprised and happy that I let out a squeal of joy in the middle of the road! », then the young man believed him. After an intense week of rehearsals and filming in Brussels, the dancer was able to reveal the result of his performance on March 7 in the clip of son of joy. A video that has since amassed 34 million views. Just that!


Consumers are abandoning local producers

Dozens of orders during Covid and after… nothing. Where did the customers go? This was the question that local producers asked themselves in the spring. After a certain enthusiasm for their products since the first closing, customers had finally gradually abandoned the manufacturers. ” Some days we come for nothing, lamented Sandrine Masson, director of the association Leda, which mainly produces fruit and vegetables in Vireux-Molhain. It’s a vicious cycle because the less customers come, the less producers travel because it’s no longer profitable. And when customers see that there are fewer stalls, they also say to themselves that it is not worth coming anymore. »We thought that people would change their way of consumption forever, but it was not so. “, complained Jean-Yves Rifflard, poultry farmer in La Cerleau. According to him, a few months later, things have not changed much.


119 jobs threatened in Tréfimétaux

Employees of the Tréfimétaux factory in Fromelennes, which specializes in copper pipes, get hit in the head. On January 13, the news broke. ” They keep the foundry and close everything else summed up Rachid Belkebir, former union spokesman and deputy secretary of the CFDT local union in Givet-Vireux. A social plan that cuts 119 jobs. ” That’s three-quarters of the workforce. » “It was premeditated “, denounced the mayor Pascal Gillaux. Finally, 117 employees were released. On June 23, management presented them with accompanying measures.

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