Showing 1-15/63 articles from March 2012

Fri, 30 Mar, 2012:

Picosun and Singaporean electronics institute start cooperation

The atomic layer deposition (ALD) equipment manufacturer Picosun and the Singapore-based Institute of Microelectronics have announced a partnership to develop advanced coating techniques for electronics and solar energy products, among others. The collaboration includes the development of new ALD techniques to help manufacture novel types of... Read more

Metso signs service contract with Northland

Metso has signed a major contract with Northland Resources of Luxembourg to service, maintain and inspect its Kaunisvaara iron ore processing plant in northern Sweden. The contract complements a previous equipment and mill lining services order, announced in 2011. The total value of the order is 73 million euros, including the previously... Read more

Thu, 29 Mar, 2012:

Halton’s indoor climate solution for Bucharest skyscraper

Halton, which specialises in indoor climate services for buildings, is delivering an indoor climate solution for a new 37-storey skyscraper in Romania’s capital, Bucharest. Halton’s solution for the building is based on energy-efficient multi-service chilled beams that are equipped with lighting and have room for a sprinkler system. Raiffeisen... Read more

Eniram software slashes fuel costs at sea

Eniram says its latest software tool can save ship operators up to three per cent a year in fuel costs. The company’s Optimum Speed Assistant (OSA) matches real-time data about current sea conditions with historical information about a vessel's performance to determine its optimal speed. Other speed optimising systems use static historical... Read more

Nokia launches its first smartphone to Chinese markets

Nokia and China Telecom have launched its smartphone Nokia 800C to China, the world’s largest smartphone market. The phones will go on sale in April, and the phones without the contract will cost around RMB 3599. China Telecom and Nokia will also introduce Lumia 610, the most affordable Nokia Windows Phone, to Chinese consumers. The phone is... Read more

Wed, 28 Mar, 2012:

Pöyry assists Canadian cellulose plant in reducing emissions

Pöyry has been awarded the engineering and procurement service contract for a project aimed at minimising the sulfur dioxide emissions of Canadian company Tembec’s specialty cellulose plant. The contract is valued at CAD 7.2 million (EUR 5.5 million). The plant is located in Temiscaming, Quebec, Canada. The new sulfite liquor recovery boiler... Read more

Finnish e-commerce tops 10 billion euros

Online shopping is growing fast in Finland with consumers spending 10.1 billion euros from e-stores in 2011 compared to 9.4 billion euros the year before. Travel products and services were the most popular purchases worth 3.6 billion euros.  Electronics, followed by clothes, music and movies, and furnishing and gardening products were the most... Read more

Fazer strengthens its position in Swedish catering sector

Fazer Group is strengthening its position in Swedish catering markets by buying Scandinavian Facility Management AB (SFAB) which specialises in food solutions for the public sector, healthcare, senior care and defence forces. The company has turnover of 318 million Swedish krona, and has some 40 restaurants and 377 employees. — The acquisition... Read more

Tue, 27 Mar, 2012:

Microsoft and Nokia to invest millions in Aalto AppCampus

Microsoft and Nokia are planning to invest up to 18 million euros in a new mobile application development programme at Aalto University. The AppCampus programme has been set up to foster the creation of applications for the Windows Phone ecoystem as well as the Nokia platforms and to produce a new generation of mobile start-ups. Each company... Read more

YIT building system technology for German logistics centre

YIT has concluded an agreement worth more than EUR 11 million with German company Edeka Südbayern. The agreement involves the delivery of building system technology for grocery cooperative Edeka’s central warehouse under construction in Landsberg am Lech. YIT will install the majority of the heating, cooling, ventilation and air-conditioning... Read more

Huhtamäki buys a major packaging supplier in Hong Kong

Huhtamäki, a leading manufacturer of consumer and specialty packaging, is acquiring a major packaging supplier Josco headquartered in Hong Kong. Josco is a manufacturer and distributor of paper and plastic disposable packaging products with manufacturing facilities in China. The deal is worth EUR 67 million. — I am extremely pleased to... Read more

Mon, 26 Mar, 2012:

Angry Birds strikes a deal with Walmart in US

Rovio, the parent company of Angry Birds, has struck a deal with Walmart, the largest retail chain in the US, and one of the biggest supermarket chains in the world. Walmart is offering special edition t-shirts, plush toys, and even specially packaged snack foods featuring Angry Birds. According to a Walmart press release, Angry Birds is being... Read more

Grand Cru raises $2 million for supernauts

Helsinki-based Grand Cru Games has secured $2 million in seed financing to develop cross-platform mobile adventure games.     The company has also announced that the first game title it is working on is called The Supernauts.   The funding comes mainly from Paris-based venture capitalist firm Idinvest Partners, which manages €3 billion in... Read more

Fri, 23 Mar, 2012:

Finnair tests Valkee headset to beat jetlag

To help passengers combat jet lag, Finnair is set to become the first ever airline to offer bright light headsets on board its flights. A one-month pilot project will test the benefits of Finnish-designed device, Valkee, for passengers on long haul flights, where the need to adjust to a new time zone is a challenge. The Valkee headset... Read more

Fortum’s materials to purify radioactive liquids in Fukushima nuclear plant

Fortum’s technology is going to be used to purify radioactive liquids in Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant in Japan. Fortum is the key ion exchange media supplier to EnergySolutions LLC for a project to decontaminate water from the damaged nuclear power plant at Fukushima. Fortum has over 20 years of experience in treating waste containing... Read more
Showing 1-15/63 articles from March 2012