Showing 1-15/55 articles from September 2010

Thu, 30 Sep, 2010:

Finnish researchers discover promising novel targets for cancer treatment

Researchers from the University of Helsinki have discovered molecules inhibiting the growth of cancer cells. The molecules that are suitable as novel targets for cancer treatment activate the p53 gene, which is one of the most important tumor suppressors involved in preventing cancer. The cancer biology research carried out by the University... Read more

Wärtsilä supplies the world’s largest gas engine to Turkey

Wärtsilä, a leading global supplier of decentralised power plant solutions, has been awarded an engineering and equipment contract for the extension of the Aksa Samsun power plant in Samsun, Turkey. The Aksa Samsun power plant will be extended to incorporate the latest addition to Wärtsilä’s gas engine portfolio, the Wärtsilä 18V50SG engine.... Read more

Rautaruukki signs a 10 million euro bridge contract

Rautaruukki and NCC Construction Sverige have signed a 10 million euro contract for the delivery and installation of steel structures for a bridge to be built at Motala in Sweden. Rautaruukki will have a strong role in design solutions for the 620-metre-long bridge. The Motala bridge is one of Sweden’s most demanding bridge projects and it... Read more

Wed, 29 Sep, 2010:

Lassila & Tikanoja opens its first recycling plant in Russia

Finnish waste management and recycling company Lassila & Tikanoja expands its operations in Russia by introducing its recently completed recycling plant in the city of Dubna near Moscow. The company’s objective is to reduce the amount of waste ending up in the area’s landfills by recycling it as raw material for industry. – Russian cities are... Read more

Halton Puzair breaks through in the German hotel market

Halton Puzair, part of Halton Group, focusing on central vacuum and automatic shredder solutions, has delivered the largest central vacuum system to date in Germany to the Hotel Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz. The hotel has 563 rooms, 12 of which are suites and 128 exclusive Superior-class rooms. The hotel, in the centre of Berlin, is... Read more

Finnish government sponsors the World Design Capital 2012 project with 5 million euro

The Finnish government has decided to take part in the World Design Capital 2012 project, and sponsors the project with five million euro. Helsinki, together with the cities of Espoo, Vantaa, Kauniainen and Lahti, has been appointed the World Design Capital 2012. The design capital project perceives design widely and in a new way. It includes... Read more

Tue, 28 Sep, 2010:

Finnish professor receives first ever GerALD award

Professor Lauri Niinistö has been honoured with the first ever GerALD award at the 2010 Baltic ALD conference held in Germany. GerALd is an association of scientists performing research on atomic layer deposition. The GerALD organization committee decided to present the first GerALD award to honour someone who has significantly contributed to... Read more

Karaoke 2010 World Championships to Finland

The world's best karaoke is sung in Finland. Finnish singers have won both the men's and women's categories of the Karaoke World Championship 2010 held in Moscow. The winner of the women's contest was Maria Saarimaa-Ylitalo, who charmed the jury and the audience with a famous piece from Celine Dion's repertoire, I surrender. The winner of the... Read more

Mon, 27 Sep, 2010:

Former UPM paper mill becomes a supercomputer data centre

One of the world’s most eco-efficient data centres will be established in the premises of UPM’s former paper mill in Kajaani. The project is executed jointly by CSC IT Center for Science Ltd. and UPM. The data centre, which will be completed in early 2012 at the Renforsin Ranta business park, will provide a state-of-the-art environment for... Read more

Finnish television show formats enter the global TV market

Suomi TV channel and the production company Aito Media have signed a contract with the US-based global format distributor Small World IFT for the worldwide distribution of new Finnish television show formats. Thanks to the contract, Finnish television productions will get a chance to enter international distribution, and the competition for... Read more

Fri, 24 Sep, 2010:

Chinese business travellers are pleased with Finnair

Readers of the Chinese business and luxury travel magazine Voyage, alongside a committee of experts, have selected Finnair as the best airline. The award was granted in the We Change Travelling category of the 2010 Travel Brand Competition. In recent years, a key part of Finnair's strategy has been in strengthening the company's position in... Read more

Vaahto rebuilds a board machine in Indonesia

Vaahto Pulp & Paper Machinery has received the second order within a short period of time from Indonesian PT Fajar Surya Wisesa Tbk (Fajar Paper). The PM7 board machine of the Jakarta based mill will be rebuilt entirely. The value of the order is approximately 10 million euro. The project delivery comprises two headboxes, extension of the... Read more

Finnish communications policy sets example for global broadband politics

The United Nations Broadband Commission summons all world leaders to ensure that broadband connection is accessible to half of the world’s population by 2015. The commission published its recommendations for action at a high-level meeting held before the UN General Assembly in New York.   – The Commission stressed that the right to a... Read more

Thu, 23 Sep, 2010:

Vacon strengthens its position in European solar energy business

Leading supplier of AC drives, Vacon is strengthening its foothold in the solar energy business. The company has received new orders from Czech Republic, Italy and Belgium. – Vacon’s business is clean technology, distinguished by two growth areas. One is the long-established field of controlling electric motors with AC drives, and the other... Read more

Neste Oil develops technology for turning waste into feedstock for renewable diesel

Neste Oil has applied for patents for technology developed to produce microbial oil from waste and residues with the help of various yeasts and molds for use as a feedstock for its NExBTL renewable diesel. Research work, which was commenced at the end of 2007 with the Aalto University School of Science and Technology, has progressed to a stage... Read more
Showing 1-15/55 articles from September 2010