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/ins Flying is like competition sailing: it is all about using good winds and avoiding unfavorable air currents. To allow airlines to fully use the favorable winds there is a new weather optimization service available that shows exactly how the wind blows and where there is bad weather in the atmosphere. With this knowledge airlines can save hundreds of tons of fuel per month which also means less emissions.
/ins The world’s first double acting, shallow-draught ice-breaking vessel, built by the Dutch shipyard Royal Niestern Sander for the Russian companies Mercury Sakhalin and Pola, will be fitted with Finnish Steerprop’s azimuth units as its main propulsion and steering system.
KONE Corporation, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has won an order to deliver 95 elevators and escalators to Nanfeihong Plaza, a new mixed-use development in Xi’an, the capital of Shaanxi province in Northwest China.
/ins Iggesund Paperboard’s new Inverform TM for ready-made food packaging trays ticks all the boxes for sustainability and performance.
Statkraft, Europe’s largest renewable energy producer, selects ABB to ensure efficiency and reliability of hydropower operations in Northern Norway. ABB has been awarded a contract to modernize automation, control, and power solutions at two of Statkraft’s hydropower plants in Norway.
Valmet will supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild and a wide scope of automation to Modern Karton Sanayii Ve Ticaret at its Tekirdağ Mill in Turkey. In the project, paper machine PM 3 which is currently producing recycled containerboard, will be rebuilt to produce high quality coated containerboard grades. The start-up of the rebuilt paper machine is scheduled for the beginning of 2022.
The leading forest-industry event PulPaper will, in its conference programme, highlight key talking points in the industry right now. Featuring top Finnish and international speakers, the event will cover topics such as the environment and sustainability, energy efficiency, and safety in the industry. PulPaper will be held at Messukeskus in Helsinki from 27 to 29 April 2021.
UPM celebrated today the official start of the construction of the state-of-the-art biochemicals facility in Leuna, Germany. The biorefinery investment of EUR 550 million is a major milestone in UPM’s strategic transformation.
KONE Corporation, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, will deliver 72 elevators and escalators for Contract E3 of the MRT Orange Line (East Section) project in the Bangkok metro in Thailand.
Siemens Gamesa 5.X hits 1 GW of firm orders globally in record time of 18 months since its launch. Company to supply 60 units of its SG 5.8-170 turbine to a consortium made up of Prime Capital and renewables developer Enlight Energy. The wind turbines will be covered by a 15-year service agreement. Project booked in FY21 is largest ever for Siemens Gamesa in the Nordics and consolidates the partnership with Prime Capital, with close to 1 GW of orders in the region.