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As part of Qatar's preparations to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Qetaifan Projects has signed a memorandum of understanding with ADMARES for the construction and operation of 16 floating hotels to provide accommodation to visitors during the event... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Finland's Fortum has announced will be acquiring Crisolteq, a Finnish firm that specialises in recycling of valuable metals in lithium-ion batteries. Fortum has described the investment as strengthening its position in the recycling of high value... Read more

ENERGY & UTILITIES

For about a year, Palmia has been testing a cleaning robot imported by Kiilto. The Finnish provider of restaurant, security, cleaning and facility services say the robot has proven itself to be an effective tool for the professional cleaning of... Read more

HYGIENE, MEDICAL & PHARMACEUTICALS

In partnership with Gasum, Neste and St1, SSAB has begun a study in Finland looking at fossil-free steelmaking as part of the HYBRIT project. The Energy4HYBRIT prefeasibility study will investigate the use of fossil-free energy sources, primarily... Read more

Caverion has completed the acquisition of the Refrigeration Solutions business of Huurre Group Oy following the receipt of the necessary approval from the Swedish competition authority. Caverion announced on 29 October an agreement with Huurre... Read more

Finnish technology company FocalSpec has been acquired by TKH Group NV, a Dutch listed technology company. FocalSpec will join the LMI Technologies group, owned by TKH and strengthen further its position in inline metrology... Read more

The rise in consumer awareness around issues of climate change is having a profound effect throughout all sectors of business and industry. In the logistics industry, growing numbers of transport companies are renewing their fleets to make them... Read more

Industries that handle fast-hardening mixing products which cause significant wear demand high throughput rates, but also – and in particular – quick, simple machine cleaning procedures. This also goes for Europe’s largest gold mine in northern... Read more

Finnish stainless steel manufacturer Stalatube has inaugurated a new €7-million production facility in Lodz, central Poland. The new Polish subsidiary and production lines are set to improve competitiveness and significantly reduce delivery... Read more

Finance Ministers of the European Union met in Helsinki over the weekend to discuss ways in which environmentally sustainable growth can be financed and supported... Read more

Germany's air taxi, Volocopter, has flown a successful test flight at Helsinki International Airport being simultaneously integrated with traditional Air Traffic Management (ATM) systems as well as Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management (UTM)... Read more

Swedish engineering consultancy company Sweco has signed an agreement to acquire the rail infrastructure engineering and consulting services business from NRC Group. The acquisition cements the company's place as a major force in full service... Read more

The proposed FinEst Bay subsea tunnel project, which will link Helsinki, Finland, and Tallinn, Estonia, via an underwater train link beneath the Gulf of Finland has hit its first obstacle... Read more

Fortaco Group, a global provider of technology, vehicle cabins, steel fabrications and vehicle assemblies for heavy off-highway equipment and marine industries, has been investing heavily over the past decade in technologically advanced production... Read more

Finland's flag carrier airline, Finnair, is to fly the first biofuel flights this week as part of its "Push For Change" initiative, aimed at decreasing carbon... Read more

With the impact of climate change being felt and consumer awareness at an all time high, it is important that product packaging has as little environmental impact as possible throughout its lifespan. Packaging materials have a large impact on how... Read more

Forestry tech company CollectiveCrunch has announced the closure of a €600k funding round led by Finland’s Thominvest, bringing the company’s total funding to €1-million. Existing and new angel investors also participated to complete the round... Read more

A memorandum of understanding has been signed by FinEst Bay Area Development and a consortium of three Chinese companies as part of the plan to construct an undersea train tunnel from Helsinki, Finland to Tallinn, Estonia... Read more

As a large buyer of grain, Fazer acknowledges its responsibility to develop sustainable grain cultivation. Fazer has, in cooperation with farmers, crafted a Grain Vision and ten principles of sustainable farming to implement it... Read more

The Tivi Future of 5G seminar for decision-makers will be held this November as part of the Teknologia 19 tech expo at Messukeskus Helsinki. The event showcases recent business and service concepts in 5G and serves as a forum for discussion on 5G... Read more

  • Crisolteq

  • Fortum

  • Cleaning robot helps Palmia cleaners to work more efficiently

  • Clean solution for Europe’s largest gold mine

  • Finnair

  • Oili Kallatsa, RDI Director, Kiilto