Category Archives: Finland

Press Releases & News from Finland distributed via EuropaWire

MTG wins exclusive Finnish media rights to the UEFA European 2020 and FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers

STOCKHOLM, 26-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MTG has won the exclusive Finnish media rights to the UEFA European Qualifiers 2020 and the qualifying tournament for the FIFA World Cup 2022, along with the rights to UEFA’s new European competition, the UEFA … Read the full press release

Outokumpu to provide Forta super duplex stainless steel for prototype vessel made by Swedish Steel Yachts AB

HELSINKI, 15-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Outokumpu provided Forta super duplex stainless steel for a prototype of an offshore patrol vessel made by Swedish ship maker Swedish Steel Yachts AB (SSY). Outokumpu supplied mirror-polished plates in different dimensions for the vessel, which … Read the full press release

VDL Bus & Coach turns 10 in Finland: 500 VDL buses and coaches sold in Finland since 2007

Valkenswaard, the Netherlands, 12-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 20 April 2017 VDL Bus & Coach Finland Oy celebrated its 10th anniversary. The company has experienced strong growth and development since its founding in 2007. In that time more than 500 VDL … Read the full press release

Lemminkäinen signs EUR 20 million contracts for rebuilding two roads in Norway

HELSINKI, 12-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Lemminkäinen and the Norwegian Public Road Administration’s Northern Region have signed an agreement on the rebuilding of the FV6 Hagebyveien road in Harstad, northern Norway. Construction work is due to start in May 2017 and will … Read the full press release

University of Helsinki meta-analysis on zinc acetate and zinc gluconate lozenges efficacies shortening the duration of common colds

HELSINKI, 09-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — There is no significant difference between zinc acetate lozenges and zinc gluconate lozenges regarding their efficacy in shortening the duration of common colds according to a meta-analysis published in Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine … Read the full press release

Nokia upgraded the long-haul microwave trunk network of Cosmote in Greece

Nokia deploys long-haul 9500 Microwave Packet Radio to increase backhaul capacity and speed as residential and tourist demands grow in remote Greek islands Cosmote will enable high-speed fixed and mobile Internet access in currently underserved rural locations ATHENS, 03-May-2017 — … Read the full press release

Nokia an integral part of T-Mobile’s plans to launch nationwide 5G coverage in the United States by 2020

Nokia commits to ongoing network migration in support of T-Mobile’s 5G vision T-Mobile’s plans highlight nationwide 5G network launch Operator calls for leveraging multiple spectrum bands Irving, Texas, 03-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Nokia is to play an integral role in T-Mobile’s … Read the full press release

Nokia’s Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) platform deployed to ensure the best mobile experience during the Umrah and Hajj pilgrimage

MEC combined with Edge Video Orchestration delivers live video feeds around the area and the Zain People Finder  allows subscribers to navigate the crowds and stay in contact with friends and family A trial during the last Hajj showed how … Read the full press release

New and World’s First LNG-Fuelled Construction Vessel To Be Powered by Wärtsilä

HELSINKI, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä is to supply the engines and other propulsion machinery for a new offshore construction vessel being built at the Cosco shipyard in China. The ship owner is Belgian operator Dredging International (DEME). … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä Waterjets To Power Largest High Speed Ferry in the Mediterranean

HELSINKI, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to provide the waterjets for a new high speed ferry being built by the Incat Tasmania yard in Australia for Malta based Virtu Ferries. When delivered, this vessel will … Read the full press release

Nokia’s Next-Generation Fiber Solution Successfully Tested by nbn Australia

Trial demonstrates capability of next-generation fiber technology to flexibly meet high-capacity ultra-broadband demand, positions nbn for future network evolution New PON technologies can help nbn pave the way for enhanced consumer and business service offerings Nokia’s universal next-generation PON solution … Read the full press release

Collaboration Between Nokia and University of Technology Sydney to Focus on Digital Transformation in Australia

Broad collaboration will focus on advanced engineering projects to help operators and enterprises unlock potential of IoT Nokia to work with UTS: Rapido connecting industries with high-end research tied to real-world challenges Nokia to provide IP routing, optical, fixed, 4G … Read the full press release

Neste’s sustainability Hackathon now accepts preliminary ideas for sustainability issues

ESPOO, 12-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — At Slush 2016, Neste presented an open invitation for all digitalization experts interested in combating climate change and protecting human rights to participate in the digitalization of the company’s Supplier Due Diligence System. Now we have … Read the full press release

Neste mobile app enables mobile payment for fuel without cash or a card

ESPOO, 12-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Aimed at motorists, the Neste mobile application enables now mobile payment for fuel without cash or a card. The application makes refuelling faster, safer, and easier for customers.“We want to be where our customers are, in … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to provide ship owners and operators assistance concerning Ballast Water Management Systems

HELSINKI, 11-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä is in the process of signing agreements with a number of major shipyards, the latest being Keppel Shipyard Ltd (KSL) of Singapore. The agreements are intended to establish cooperation and communication between … Read the full press release

Strand Senior AS to equipt its new fishing trawler with propulsion machinery from Wärtsilä

HELSINKI, 11-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to provide the propulsion machinery for a new purse seine fishing trawler ordered by Strand Senior AS, a subsidiary of Strand Havfiske AS based in Norway. The … Read the full press release

Ekokem’s brand will be changed to Fortum

ESPOO, 03-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Fortum and Ekokem teamed up in 2016 to form a major Nordic circular economy company. Following the successful integration of Ekokem’s operations, Ekokem will now also become Fortum. Ekokem’s brand will be changed to Fortum from … Read the full press release

Fortum and the City of Espoo continue partnership in developing carbon-neutral district heating

ESPOO, 03-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Mayor of Espoo Jukka Mäkelä and Fortum President and CEO Pekka Lundmark signed an agreement on 28 March 2017 to continue the implementation of shared energy targets and the development of city solutions in Espoo. “EU studies … Read the full press release

Outokumpu invests to expand capacity in the area of coil-to-bar peeling

HELSINKI, 03-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Outokumpu announces enhancement of stainless bar production in its facilities in in Richburg, South Carolina, USA. New capabilities include a new coil-to-bar line to cover bar sizes from 0.600” to 1.250” inches and full reinforcement bar … Read the full press release

Hiab receives additional order from Scania Finland for the Finnish Defence Forces’ equipment renewal programme

HELSINKI, 30-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Hiab, part of Cargotec, has won a major additional order from Scania Finland to supply 69 MULTILIFT XR21Z hooklifts and 7 HIAB X188 cranes to the Finnish Defence Forces. The value of the order is  around … Read the full press release

Kalmar receives repeat order for nine electric straddle carriers from MSC PSA European Terminal

HELSINKI, 30-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is pleased to continue its long-standing relationship with MSC PSA European Terminal (MPET) with a repeat order for nine electric straddle carriers. The order was booked in Cargotec’s Q1 2017 intake, … Read the full press release

Waste-to-Energy Power Plant In Kaunas Starts Investment

ESPOO, 20-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The joint venture Kauno Kogeneracinė Jėgainė (KKJ), owned by Fortum and Lietuvos Energija, will build a waste-to-energy combined heat and power plant (CHP) in Kaunas, Lithuania. On 16th March KKJ signed contracts for the main equipment … Read the full press release

Outokumpu Provides 500 tonnes of Stainless Steel to Chinese Petrochemical Project

ESPOO, 20-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Outokumpu delivers some 500 tonnes of Forta DX 2205 duplex stainless steel for the second-phase development of Jiaxing Petrochemical Co Ltd’s purified terephthalic acid (PTA) production facility in Zhejiang province, China. This investment in a new … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä introduces new solution for safer vessel operations; reduces risks associated with manoeuvring

HELSINKI, 13-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä launches its latest innovation SmartPredict at this year’s Seatrade Cruise Global exhibition in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from March 13 to 16. Developed by the company’s Dynamic Positioning unit, SmartPredict is designed to … Read the full press release

Global leader in high-tech marine market enters joint venture to provide electrical and automation systems and equipment to China-based ships

HELSINKI, 13-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology group Wärtsilä and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) have signed a new joint venture company agreement. The new joint venture, to be known as CSSC Wärtsilä Electrical & Automation Co Ltd (CWE&A), will focus on … Read the full press release

Poyry Bags CEL II Engineer’s Services Assignment in Cambodia

HELSINKI, 10-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Cambodian Energy II Co. Ltd. has awarded Pöyry with an owner’s engineer services assignment for CEL II, a 150 MW coal-fired power plant project in Sihanoukville, Cambodia. Cambodian Energy II Co. Ltd is a project company … Read the full press release

Poyry Shares Inspiring Insights at Berlin Tunnel Design & Construction Summit

HELSINKI, 10-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Marcel Winter, Managing Director, Pöyry Switzerland, delivered an inspiring keynote talk on the lessons learned from complex underground projects at this year’s Tunnel Design & Construction Summit on 2nd March in Berlin. In his keynote, ‘Critical … Read the full press release

NIB Signs a 7-Year Loan Agreement With Valio Ltd. For Research

NIB and the Finnish dairy company Valio Ltd. have signed a 7-year loan agreement totalling EUR 40 million to finance the company’s research programme in 2016–2020. HELSINKI, 03-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Valio’s R&D programme aims to develop new products to expand … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä becomes the preferred service supplier for PGS Geophysical AS

HELSINKI, 17-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä and PGS Geophysical AS have signed a service agreement that makes Wärtsilä the preferred service supplier for engines and other Wärtsilä equipment. According to the agreement, Wärtsilä will take care of the maintenance of engines … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to work with Seabin Project to address the worldwide littering problem affecting our oceans

HELSINKI, 10-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has signed an agreement with the Seabin Project to join their global pilot programme, which addresses the worldwide littering problem affecting our oceans. The project aims at approaching the challenge from … Read the full press release