Showing 1-15/54 articles from October 2010

Fri, 29 Oct, 2010:

Metso keeps busy with China

Metso has signed contracts for three important forest industry production line deliveries to China and a valve delivery to the United Arab Emirates. The total value of the three deliveries to China is approximately 35-40 million euro. The company will deliver a new fiberline for dissolving pulp to Chinese Fujian Qinshan Paper Industry Co. Ltd.... Read more

Kemira and Singapore’s national water agency PUB launch cooperation

Kemira Oyj and PUB, Singapore's national water agency, have agreed to enter into a strategic alliance. The agreement focuses on carrying out water treatment related research and development cooperation. Earlier this year Kemira started similar research and development cooperation with the Nanyang Technological University. The objective is to... Read more

Thu, 28 Oct, 2010:

Finnish pavilion broke visitor records at Shanghai World Expo

The Finnish pavilion “Giant’s Kettle” at Shanghai World Expo 2010 has attracted over 5 million visitors,  which is the new record for the Finland pavilion at any previous World Exhibition. This year’s Expo, which was opened in May, will be closed in the end of October. An average of 30 000 visitors have visited the Finnish pavilion every day... Read more

Metso delivers a biomass-fired power boiler to Bomhus Energi in Sweden

Metso will supply a new biomass-fired power boiler, utilizing bubbling fluidized bed technology, and a flue-gas cleaning and condensation system to Bomhus Energi AB in Sweden. The value of the order is over 50 million euro. The plant is scheduled to start up in early 2013. Metso’s power boiler is part of Bomhus Energi’s new biomass power... Read more

Wed, 27 Oct, 2010:

Survey charts effective emission reduction measures in Finland

ERA17 working group, appointed by Minister of Housing Jan Vapaavuori, has identified 31 measures for making Finland a leading country in energy efficiency. The task of the working group was to chart the best ways to improve the energy efficiency of built environments. The survey, comprising leading experts in the fields of business, research... Read more

Finnlines opens a cargo route between United Kingdom and Russia

Finnish shipping operator Finnlines will launch a new cargo service from Hull, United Kingdom to St. Petersburg, Russia via Helsinki. The company’s aim is to link Russia more closely into the company’s fast-expanding European route network. The weekly route will be operated on three ro-ro (roll in roll off) vessels. According to the planned... Read more

Smell me seeks to revolutionise scent marketing

Finnish scent marketing company Smell me has developed a new technology for using scents in marketing, retail and packaging materials. Smell me Aroma-lock scent printing technology enables the printing of virtually any scent on different surfaces, such as textile, paper and plastic. Different from the previously used scratch-off solution, the... Read more

Finnish mining industry grows at record speed

The volume of the Finnish mining industry has nearly doubled since last year. The estimated gross sales in the sector in 2009 were 481 million euro. This year’s gross sales value is expected to reach around 808 million euro. The estimate is presented in an industry report published by the Ministry of Employment and the Economy. According to... Read more

Tue, 26 Oct, 2010:

VTT developed a fog warning system for Venice

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has taken part in the development of a new type of fog warning system in the Venice area in Italy. The land-based solution that uses a combination of visibility sensors and data retrieved from radars and satellites is the first of its kind on a worldwide scale. The innovative system benefits regular... Read more

STX Finland constructs an environmentally friendly cruise ship for Viking Line

STX Finland Oy and shipping company Viking Line have signed a preliminary agreement for the construction of an environmentally friendly cruise ship. The value of the order will be approximately 240 million euro. The agreement includes an option for the construction of a sister ship. – The newly signed preliminary agreement, with an employing... Read more

Mon, 25 Oct, 2010:

UPM ProFi receives Green Good Design Award

UPM has received the renowned Green Good Design Award for its innovative and environmentally friendly UPM ProFi composite material. The international award was presented to UPM by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. Green Good Design award aims to raise... Read more

Pöyry awarded two major rail projects in Spain

Finnish consulting and engineering company Pöyry will execute two railway line projects in Spain. The combined value of the two orders is 2.2 million euro. The orders comprise the planning services for the railway ring line in the city of Barcelona, as well as design services for the high-speed rail (HSR) project of the Mediterranean corridor... Read more

Sauna Academy to be established in Central Finland

Central Finland will soon have a Sauna Academy, reports the Finnish Broadcasting Company YLE. The idea has been developed by Sauna from Finland – network, and associated business incubator. The academy would train sauna experts, such as sauna attendants and sauna yoga instructors for carrying out different tasks in the sauna. The aim is to... Read more

Fri, 22 Oct, 2010:

Finland - world leader in press freedom

Finland is one the top countries in this year’s world press freedom index. The index is published annually by the international Reporters Without Borders -organisation. Finland shares the top position with Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland. The same countries have been leading the press freedom index since 2002, when it was... Read more

Metso delivers tissue production line to Xiamen Xinyang Paper in China

Metso will supply a tissue production line to Xiamen Xinyang Paper Co., Ltd. in Xiamen City located in Fujian Province in China. The value of the order has not been disclosed but for a delivery of this scope it is estimated to be around 15-20 million euro. Metso’s delivery will comprise a complete tissue production line with stock preparation... Read more
Showing 1-15/54 articles from October 2010