Tag Archives: Finland

CapMan Real Estate sells an office building in Hämeenlinna, Finland to Kiinteistö Oy Hämeenlinnan Kopinkulma

HELSINKI, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — CapMan RE II fund has sold an office building located at Kasarmikatu 4 in Hämeenlinna to Kiinteistö Oy Hämeenlinnan Kopinkulma. The transaction was completed on June 6, 2017. CapMan RE II fund invested in Kasarmikatu 4 … Read the full press release

University of Helsinki: Finland still one of the top countries in the world in terms of press freedom

HELSINKI, 17-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — According to researchers, the tension between the public and the secret is significant, and stems from the very structures of our society. “Luckily, it has become more difficult to hide the truth. The media can easily … Read the full press release

NIB signs loan agreement with Kilpilahti Power Plant Ltd. to refurbish combined heat and power plant in Porvoo, Finland

NIB has signed a long-term loan agreement totalling EUR 80 million with Kilpilahti Power Plant Ltd. for the refurbishment of the combined heat and power plant (CHP) in the Kilpilahti industrial area in the town of Porvoo, Finland. HELSINKI, 17-Mar-2016 … Read the full press release

Neste, Veolia and Borealis form new company Kilpilahti Power Plant Limited to build a new combined heat and power plant in Porvoo, Finland

Neste, Veolia and Borealis have agreed to create a joint venture company to build a new combined heat and power plant (“power plant”) and produce and supply steam and other utilities to Neste’s refinery and Borealis’ petrochemical plant in Porvoo, … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to modernise Fortum’s Loviisa Nuclear Power Plant automation

Helsinki, Finland, 21-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Fortum has signed an agreement with Rolls-Royce about the modernisation of automation at its Loviisa nuclear power plant in Finland. The parties have agreed not to disclose the value of the agreement. The modernisation will be carried … Read the full press release

Fortum and Areva-Siemens Consortium agreed to discontinue the current automation modernisation project agreement at Loviisa nuclear power plant in Finland

Helsinki, Finland, 21-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Fortum and Areva-Siemens Consortium have agreed on discontinuation of the current automation modernisation project agreement. Areva-Siemens Consortium will complete the ongoing agreed and resized work in cooperation with Fortum. Fortum is convinced that a new solution to continue the … Read the full press release

Skanska signed with Osuuskauppa Arinato to construct shopping center and residential apartment complex in Oulu, Finland

Skanska has signed a contract with Osuuskauppa Arina to construct a shopping center and residential apartment complex in Oulu, Finland. The investment amounts to a total of EUR 100 M, about SEK 890 M. Skanska’s construction contract is worth approximately … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä’s consultation process with employee representatives in Finland concluded

Helsinki, Finland, 19-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä’s consultation process with employee representatives in Finland has been concluded. The process was initiated on 29 January 2014 with the aim of reducing 200 jobs in Finland. As a result of the negotiations, the redundancy … Read the full press release

Nordic Investment Bank to provide EUR 30 million to fund bus terminal and school campuses in Lahti, Finland

Helsinki, Finland, 13-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB and the city of Lahti have signed a new loan agreement, totalling EUR 30 million with a tenor of 15 years, for the construction of a new bus and freight terminal and two multipurpose school … Read the full press release

Maintpartner to sell its engineering workshop business in Kouvola, Finland to Dust Control Systems Oy

Espoo, Finland, 27-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Maintpartner Finland sells its engineering workshop business in Kouvola, Finland to Dust Control Systems Oy, based in Loviisa, Finland. The deal includes the workshop machinery and related inventory. Nine employees transfer to the new owner … Read the full press release

DHL Express first delivered the package to Santa Claus at North Pole in Georgia Institute of Technology’s Great Package Race project

The Leader in International Express Places First in Holiday Edition of Great Package Race Bonn, Germany, 20-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — It’s been said that no one knows how to meet deadlines for deliveries around the world quite like Santa Claus. … Read the full press release

Fortum agreed to sell its electricity distribution business in Finland to Suomi Power Networks Oy for EUR 2.55 billion

Helsinki, Finland, 13-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Fortum has agreed to sell its electricity distribution business in Finland to Suomi Power Networks Oy, which is owned by a consortium of Finnish pension funds Keva (12.5%) and LocalTapiola Pension (7.5%) together with international … Read the full press release

WEF’s Global Gender Gap Report 2013: Iceland, Finland, Norway and Sweden with the narrowest gender gap in the world

The Global Gender Gap Report 2013 finds 86 out of 133 countries improved their global gender gap between 2012 and 2013, with the area of political participation seeing the greatest progress Iceland has the narrowest gender gap in the world, followed … Read the full press release

Neste Oil’s premium-quality diesel fuel Neste Pro Diesel first to comply with the WWFC 5 specification

Espoo, Finland, 22-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste Pro Diesel, a premium-quality diesel fuel developed and produced by Neste Oil in Finland, is the first anywhere to comply with the WWFC 5 specification drawn up as part of the Worldwide Fuel Charter (WWFC) … Read the full press release

Finnvera launched EUR 230 million floating rate note maturing in August 2018

Finland, 21-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Finnvera launched on 8 October 2013 a SEK 2 billion (approx. EUR 230 million) floating rate note maturing in August 2018. The note was issued under the company’s EMTN (Euro Medium Term Note) programme. Finnvera’s EMTN programme … Read the full press release

Ramboll to present engineering solutions for the oil and gas industry at ONS Norway exhibition 19-21 August 2013

19-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — How can we support the oil and gas industry moving towards harsh and remote northern areas? And how do we safeguard the fragile arctic environment? Meet Ramboll and get the answers at the ONS Norway exhibition 19-21 … Read the full press release

European Union Single Market Scoreboard website covering 13 different tools launched

Single Market Scoreboard website launched – new figures are now available online 4-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — With today’s launch of the online only Single Market Scoreboard, a more comprehensive and user-friendly reporting system has been put in place. The Single Market Scoreboard … Read the full press release

Outokumpu to supply duplex stainless steel rolled billets to Sinopec’s subsidiary China Petrochemical International Co., Ltd

2-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Outokumpu signs a strategic partnership agreement with Sinopec Group on material development and deliveries of stainless steel. As part of the one-year agreement Outokumpu supplies Sinopec’s subsidiary China Petrochemical International Co., Ltd duplex stainless steel rolled billets … Read the full press release

400 tons of toxic rocket fuel safely removed from Kazakhstan with the help of OSCE

SARY OZEK, KAZAKHSTAN, 1-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — A train carrying 410 tonnes of a toxic rocket fuel component, which had been stored in deteriorating containers, left Kazakhstan today for safe disposal at a specialized chemical plant in Dzerzhinsk, Russia as part … Read the full press release