Showing 1-15/58 articles from January 2012

Tue, 31 Jan, 2012:

Blaast mobile app launch in Indonesia

Start-up company Blaast has signed a major deal with the Indonesian telecoms operator XL.  Under the terms of the agreement, XL’s more than 43 million users will be able to start using the app developed by Blaast for basic mobiles. XL is the world’s first telecoms operator to collaborate on  mobile app development with Blaast. By installing... Read more

Startup Sauna gets entrepreneurs funded

New companies which are chosen for promotion by Finland’s Startup Sauna programme hugely increase their chances of getting funding, according to a new study. The study by Aalto University which helps fund Startup Sauna, said companies from Northern Europe and Russia which had been chosen for coaching, have been able to launch their products or... Read more

Mon, 30 Jan, 2012:

Solved service gets help from environmental technology experts

Cleantech Finland has just launched the web-based Solved expert service. The service is a discussion platform where companies and private individuals can ask environmental technology experts for help related to environmental challenges. At the heart of the service are the experts from Cleantech Finland’s member companies. Cleantech Finland’s... Read more

Neste Oil climbs up sustainability list

For the sixth consecutive year, Neste Oil has been selected for inclusion in the Global 100 list of the world's most sustainable companies. Neste Oil was the highest ranked Finnish company, improving its position by one place to 19 compared with last year. Kesko ranked 43rd. The Global 100 list is based on an expert analysis of 3,500 listed... Read more

Fri, 27 Jan, 2012:

Wärtsilä wins Great Lakes contract

Canada’s Algoma Central Corporation has chosen Wärtsilä to supply complete propulsion systems with integrated air pollution control devices or scrubbers for six Great Lakes vessels.  These are the first integrated scrubbers Wärtsilä has supplied and Ontario-based Algoma has an option on another two. Algoma owns Canada’s largest domestic fleet... Read more

Berlin premiere for Tampere film

The long-in-the-making science fiction film Iron Sky  will get its world premiere in February at the Berlin film festival. The film will be screened in the Special Panorama category. — It’s fantastic that this product of decades of work should culminate in Iron Sky’s global premiere in Berlin of all places. I hope that the film’s anti-fascist... Read more

Helsinki Airport serves more routes and passengers

Helsinki Airport's connections to Europe are set to improve this year as Norwegian, Estonian Air and Lufthansa introduce new routes. Estonian Air reopens its route between Tallinn and Helsinki, with 18 weekly fights starting from 26 March 2012. Estonian Air will serve the route with three daily flights on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays,... Read more

Thu, 26 Jan, 2012:

Golf pace of play meter sparks international interest

The Greeni pace of play meter developed by Oulu-based Viherio Technologies Oy has gained a firm foothold among UK golf clubs.  The company explains that it will be increasingly targeting international markets in the future and that the service has been positively received in South Africa, for example, where the first co-operative agreement is... Read more

Chinese stations and US hospital choose Kone

Kone has been selected to deliver 71 escalators and 40 elevators to Beijing’s first magnetic levitation train line. They will be delivered to eight stations along the S1 line, a 20 kilometre low-noise line located in the less developed western parts of Beijing. The maglev line is expected to open for operation in 2013.   Kone has already been... Read more

Pöyry lands metro line deal in Vietnam

Engineering consultant Pöyry has won a contract to provide services for the design, tender documentation and site supervision phases for Line Two of the Ho Chi Minh City Metro in Vietnam. Pöyry's share of the assignment is approximately 13 million euros.      The assignment will be carried out with Pöyry as the technical leader of a... Read more

Wed, 25 Jan, 2012:

Metso supplies largest recovered fuel fired boiler

Metso has secured an order from Sweden’s Mälarenergi to deliver the world’s largest recovered- fuel-fired boiler for a combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Västerås. Under the deal, Metso will provide the heating plant that will serve as a base unit to meet the heating power needs of Västerås and Hallstahammar municipalities. The new boiler,... Read more

Peikko wins orders for the world’s largest pulp mill

Peikko Group Oy, who manufacture concrete structures, have won significant orders for a pulp mill project in Uruguay.   The Montes del Plata pulp mill in Punta Pereira is a joint venture of Stora Enso and Arauco of Chile and it is scheduled to start operations in early 2013. The mill will produce some 1.3 million tonnes of pulp each year. The... Read more

Cargotec seals raft of new orders

Cargotec has secured major port crane orders to Mexico, the Philippines and Vietnam. The company has received two separate orders from one of the world's leading container terminal operators, International Container Services Inc (ICTSI). The orders will see four ship-to-shore cranes and ten rubber tyred gantry (RTGs) cranes delivered to Mexico... Read more

Tue, 24 Jan, 2012:

Outokumpu and ThyssenKrupp talk stainless steel merger

Stainless steel supplier Outokumpu and German steel maker ThyssenKrupp have confirmed that they are in talks over a possible merger of their stainless steel businesses. Outokumpu said it was in preliminary discussions to evaluate potential strategic options, including a potential business combination of Outokumpu and ThyssenKrupp’s stainless... Read more

Biotie tests drug for cocaine dependence

Biopharmaceutical company Biotie Therapies has signed a deal with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) in the United States to test a drug which is designed to treat cocaine dependence. NIDA will fund the 11-week trial in 180 cocaine-dependent subjects using nepicastat supplied by Biotie. The study will be conducted at about 12 US... Read more
Showing 1-15/58 articles from January 2012