Category Archives: Finland

Press Releases & News from Finland distributed via EuropaWire

EBRD and EU support Tunisian ‘micro-entrepreneurs’

Microcred loans benefit 1,000 micro-sized firms LONDON, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Kawther Bedhiaf’s professional dream started when she was a child in the Tunisian countryside. “I grew up in a town called Hedra, close to the mountains. Being surrounded by beautiful nature inspired … Read the full press release

E.ON SE to tender its 170,720,340 Uniper SE shares into Fortum’s public takeover offer

ESPOO, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — E.ON SE has today (08 January 2018) announced that it has decided to tender its 170,720,340 Uniper SE shares, corresponding to 46.65% of shares and voting rights, into Fortum’s public takeover offer. Furthermore, E.ON announced that … Read the full press release

Waste to energy: Fortum to deliver turbine and generator services for BIR Avfallsenergi AS and BKK Varme AS in Bergen as part of 8 year service agreement

ESPOO, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fortum will deliver turbine and generator services for BIR Avfallsenergi AS and BKK Varme AS in Bergen. The contract was signed on 19 December 2017. It is a 8 year service agreement and started from 1 … Read the full press release

3DEXPERIENCE platform users to digitally experiment with TactoTek’s Injection Molded Structural Electronics (IMSE) parts

OULU, FINLAND/PARIS, FRANCE, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — TactoTek®, the leader in Injection Molded Structural Electronics (IMSE) solutions announced that it is collaborating with Dassault Systèmes to enable users of the 3DEXPERIENCE platform to digitally experiment with TactoTek IMSE parts. This will … Read the full press release

Filtration media: Ahlstrom-Munksjö to expand capacity at its Louveira plant in Brazil

HELSINKI, 28-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö taking the first step towards a potential capacity expansion plan at its Louveira plant in Brazil. “Demand for filtration media in South America is expected to continue to grow in the coming years and we … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä secures long-term supply agreement with the Turkish company Aksa Enerji Üretim A.Ş.

HELSINKI, 27-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a long-term supply agreement with the Turkish company Aksa Enerji Üretim A.Ş. (“Aksa Energy”) and its affiliates. Aksa Energy has recently invested particularly in Africa, where energy is in demand … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä will deliver power plant for the Phase Two expansion of the Tasiast mine in Mauritania

HELSINKI, 27-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä will deliver a turnkey power plant to provide electricity for the Phase Two expansion of the Tasiast mine located in Mauritania. The contract has been signed with Tasiast Mauritanie Ltd, a subsidiary … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to retrofit the world’s first energy storage solution on board a large offshore supply vessel

HELSINKI, 27-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has agreed to retrofit the world’s first energy storage solution on board a large offshore supply vessel. The North Sea Giant, one of the world’s largest and most advanced subsea construction vessels, … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to acquire Netherland based Trident B.V. specialised in underwater ship maintenance, inspection, and repair services

HELSINKI, 27-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä strengthens its service offering by acquiring Trident B.V., a Netherland based company specialised in underwater ship maintenance, inspection, and repair services. Through the acquisition Wärtsilä becomes the first global operator in the … Read the full press release

Outotec to supply minerals processing technology to new copper concentrator to be built in Turkey

Outotec to deliver minerals processing technology to Turkey ESPOO, 26-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Outotec has been awarded a contract for the delivery of minerals processing technology to a new copper concentrator to be built in Turkey. The contract value booked in … Read the full press release

NIB to loan EUR 201 million to Swedavia AB for new pier at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

HELSINKI, 26-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB and the Swedish airport operator Swedavia AB have signed a loan agreement of SEK 2 billion (EUR 201 million) for the construction of a new pier at Stockholm Arlanda Airport, outside Stockholm, Sweden. The ten-year … Read the full press release

NIB provides EUR 187 million to Ericsson for the development of 5G mobile technology

HELSINKI, 26-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB and the Swedish telecom company Ericsson have signed a 5.5–year loan agreement totalling USD 220 million (EUR 187 million) for financing a research programme for the development of 5G mobile technology. The loan will finance … Read the full press release

Kalmar to supply 12 Classic Straddle Carriers to JSC First Container Terminal in St. Petersburg, Russia

HELSINKI, 12-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has concluded an agreement to supply 12 Classic Straddle Carriers to JSC First Container Terminal (FCT) in St. Petersburg, Russia, one of the key companies of Global Ports group. The order … Read the full press release

Lemminkäinen and YIT merger completion will be possible on 1 February 2018, at the earliest

This stock exchange release may not be published or distributed, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, in or into Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, South Africa, Japan or any other country where such publication or distribution would violate applicable … Read the full press release

Sampo donates in support of cancer research in Finland

HELSINKI, 12-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Sampo plc’s annual Christmas donation will be given this year to the Cancer Foundation, which supports cancer research in Finland. The donated amount is EUR 10,000. The Cancer Foundation supports basic and clinical cancer research. The … Read the full press release

MeetingPackage.com Launches its Exclusive Affiliate Partner Program

HELSINKI, 11-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MeetingPackage.com, the global marketplace for booking meeting rooms and meeting packages, recently launched its exclusive affiliate partner program. The program allows partners to implement a booking engine to their website and any other online channel, … Read the full press release

Kalehan Murat awards basic design engineering services assignment for the Beyhan II Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant in Turkey to Pöyry

Vantaa, Finland, 05-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kalehan Murat Enerji Üretim A.S. has awarded Pöyry with the basic design engineering services assignment for the Beyhan II Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant (HPP) project in Turkey. The assignment includes preparation of basic design … Read the full press release

Neste Jacobs Oy now 100% owned by Neste Corporation; company name changes to Neste Engineering Solutions Oy

ESPOO, 29-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In September 2017 it was announced that Neste has acquired Jacobs Engineering’s 40% shareholding in Neste Jacobs Oy. After this transaction, Neste Jacobs Oy is now 100% owned by Neste Corporation. As the result of the … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to supply engines and exhaust gas cleaning systems for a new 104 metres long exploration cruise vessel

HELSINKI, 27-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the engines and exhaust gas cleaning systems for a new 104 metres long exploration cruise vessel. The ship is being built at the China Merchants Heavy Industry … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to lead the shipping industry’s transformation towards a Smart Marine Ecosystem

HELSINKI, 27-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The smart technology group Wärtsilä is at the forefront of harnessing the changes taking place in the shipping industry to deliver value and optimisation for its customers. By orchestrating these developments through the use of high … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä awarded 95,3MWp (75MWac) solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant project in Nigeria

HELSINKI, 27-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has received a letter of award for a 95,3MWp (75MWac) solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Nigeria. The award was received from Pan Africa Solar Ltd, a developer of solar PV power … Read the full press release

NIB and Sparebanken Øst to finance projects aimed at curbing CO2 emissions in housing and transport in Norway

HELSINKI, 23-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB and Norway’s Sparebanken Øst have signed a NOK 300 million (EUR 32 million) loan programme for onlending to projects aimed at curbing CO2 emissions as well as small and medium-sized enterprises’ (SMEs) investments in south-eastern Norway. The funds under … Read the full press release

No Time To Waste! Conference Takes a Practical Approach to Tackling Waste Crime

BRUSSELS, 23-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DOTCOM Waste and BlockWaste have joined forces for today’s conference, “No Time To Waste! Synergies and Strategies to Tackle Waste Crime.” This interactive event will showcase the key results of the two projects on illegal … Read the full press release

#SUCCESVOL #VERHUIZEN: VERHUIZEN NAAR HET BUITENLAND

BELASTINGADVIES EN DIGITAAL VERMOGEN GROOTSTE BEKOMMERNIS VOOR GROEIENDE SEGMENT VAN VERHUIZENDE VERMOGENDEN LUXEMBURG, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Uit nieuw onderzoek van The OneLife Company blijkt dat het verzekeren dat beleggingen fiscaal efficiënt zijn en het beheren van internationale fiscale verplichtingen … Read the full press release

#REUSSIR SON #EXPATRIATION: LE PARCOURS DE L’EXPATRIATION

LE CONSEIL FISCAL ET LES SERVICES NUMÉRIQUES DE GESTION DU PATRIMOINE EN HAUT DES PRIORITÉS DU SECTEUR EN PLEINE CROISSANCE DE L’EXPATRIATION DES HNWIs LUXEMBOURG, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Il ressort de la nouvelle étude de The OneLife Company, que … Read the full press release

#SUCCESS IN #RELOCATION: THE RELOCATION JOURNEY

TAX ADVICE AND DIGITAL WEALTH FRONT OF MIND FOR GROWING HNW RELOCATOR SEGMENT LUXEMBOURG, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — New research from The OneLife Company reveals that ensuring investments are tax efficient and managing international tax commitments are among the top … Read the full press release

Finnish manufacturer of forestry machines Ponsse receives the 11,111th MTU engine from Rolls-Royce

Ponsse has put its trust in MTU engines for more than 15 years Stage V engine has now completed intensive field testing FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The 11,111th engine delivered to Ponsse by Rolls-Royce is a Series 1000 six-cylinder in-line … Read the full press release

Guenter Schmidmeir appointed Senior Vice President, Global Terminal Operators Kalmar Business Area

HELSINKI, 08-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kalmar Business Area, part of Cargotec, appoints Guenter Schmidmeir Senior Vice President, Global Terminal Operators, with effect from 1 November 2017. Guenter will be part of Kalmar’s Leadership Team, reporting to Antti Kaunonen, President, Kalmar Business Area. He will … Read the full press release

Continuing Growth Triggers Expansion and New Office in Spain for MeetingPackage.com

Helsinki, Finland, 31-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MeetingPackage.com, the global marketplace for booking meeting rooms and packages, announced today the opening of yet a new location in the heart of Madrid, showcasing its rapid growth process after recently adding several offices across Europe. … Read the full press release

Nortal to develop demo version of Neste’s digital platform called Supplier Sustainability Portal

Neste and Nortal develop a demo for a cutting-edge sustainability portal for raw material suppliers ESPOO, 31-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste has chosen the international ICT company Nortal to develop a demo version of a sustainability portal for raw material … Read the full press release