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June 16, 2008
Larox Corp. (Lappeenranta, Finland; www.larox.com) will deliver two gas-tight Pannevis vacuum belt filters to Chempolis Biorefining Park, CBP, 3rd generation biorefining research and demonstration plant...
http://www.chemengonline.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Larox-to-supply-filters-to-Chempolis-demo-plant_3927.html
May 22, 2008
Kemira Oyj (Helsinki, Finland; www.kemira.com) and Rockwood Holdings Inc. (Princeton, N.J.; www.rocksp.com) have agreed to form a joint venture (JV) that includes both parties’ titanium dioxide businesses and the functional additives business owned by Rockwood. The transaction values Kemira’s TiO2 business in excess of 250 million euros and will result in a small capital gain for Kemira. In...
http://www.chemengonline.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Kemira-and-Rockwood-to-form-leading-TiO2-JV_3902.html
May 13, 2008
Foster Wheeler Ltd. (Hamilton, Bermuda; www.fwc.com) announced today that its Finnish subsidiary Foster Wheeler Energia Oy, part of its Global Power Group, has been awarded a contract by NSE Biofuels Oy Ltd. for a circulating fluidized-bed (CFB) biomass gasifier to be located in Varkaus, Finland. NSE Biofuels Oy Ltd. is a joint venture (JV) owned 50/50 by Stora Enso Oyj and Neste Oil Corp...
http://www.chemengonline.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Foster-Wheeler-to-supply-CFB-gasifier-for-BTL-pilot-plant_3892.html
April 29, 2008
Outotec Oyj (Espoo, Finland; www.outotec.com) has agreed with Zangezur Copper-Molybdenum Combine AG of Germany upon continuous test runs to be performed with Zangezur's concentrate at Outotec's HydroCopper demonstration plant in Pori, Finland.   Zangezur is planning to build a HydroCopper plant producing 27,000 m.t./yr of copper at Zangezur mine in Kajaran, Republic of Armenia...
http://www.chemengonline.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Outotec-to-perform-HydroCopper-process-tests_3838.html
April 11, 2008
Outotec Oyj (Espoo, Finland; www.outotec.com) has agreed with Shougang Jingtang United Iron & Steel Co. Ltd on the delivery of new environmentally sound technology for Shougang's iron ore pelletizing plant to be built in Caofeidan, China. The contract value is approximately 29-million euros.   Shougang Jingtang is a joint venture between the Shougang Group and Tangshan Iron and Steel Company. The...
http://www.chemengonline.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Outotec-to-deliver-Fe-ore-pelletizing-technology-to-China_3776.html
March 7, 2008
ABB in Norway (www.abb.com) and Metso Automation (Helsinki; www.metsoautomation.com) have reached a mutual agreement regarding joint activities and have signed a memorandum of understanding for future collaboration in the oil and gas industry. The integration of Metso Automation’s flow-control technology with ABB’s automation systems will result in improved safety, reliability...
http://www.chemengonline.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Metso-Automation-and-ABB-intensify-cooperation_3710.html
December 15, 2007
The blood-cholesterol-lowering effects of beta-glucan — the soluble oat fiber — is well known, but up to now it has been difficult to obtain beta-glucan-rich fractions that are feasible for food applications, according to VTT Technical Research Center (Espoo, Finland...
http://www.chemengonline.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Chementator-Beta-Glucan-Separation_3582.html
December 10, 2007
Total (Paris, France; www.total.com) announces the startup of a new distillate hydrocracker at the Wepec petroleum refinery...
http://www.chemengonline.com/regions/western_europe/finland/New-distillate-hydrocracker-starts-up-at-Dalian-refinery_3538.html
November 12, 2007
Outotec Oyj (www.outotec.com) has been awarded a contract by Boliden for the supply of a complete flotation circuit for Aitik mine's copper ore project in Sweden. Earlier this year Boliden has ordered engineering services from Outotec for the...
http://www.chemengonline.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Outotec-to-deliver-flotation-technology_3479.html
July 1, 2007
    This organization has specified PROFIsafe for wireless networks The new version of the PROFIsafe profile (Version 2.4) describes the conditions for the functionally safe transmission of data via WLAN and Bluetooth. The concept has been approved by the BGIA and TÜV. Version 2.4 specifies the security issues involved in the configuration of wireless components for secure cyclic data...
http://www.chemengonline.com/regions/western_europe/finland/July-New-Products-international-edition-A_3174.html
March 1, 2007
    Loosen bulk solids that have solidified during storage and shipment The Hydraulic Bulk Bag Conditioner (photo) features two hydraulic rams with specially contoured end plates to press opposing sides of bulk bags. An optional hydraulically actuated, variable-height turntable allows in-frame bag rotation and conditioning of bulk bags at varying heights. "The new conditioner is intended for...
http://www.chemengonline.com/regions/western_europe/finland/March-New-Products-domestic-edition_3162.html
February 1, 2007
    With about 500 exhibitors from 25 countries expected, and attracting around 20,000 visitors, Achemasia 2007 - the 7th International Exhibition-Congress on Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology (May 14–18; Beijing, China) - is projected to continue to be China's and the Asian region's key event for the chemical process industries (CPI). Achemasia 2007 provides the ideal setting for the...
http://www.chemengonline.com/regions/western_europe/finland/AchemAsia-2007-preview_3169.html
February 1, 2006
The Technical Research Center of Finland (VTT; Rajamäki; edlinks.che.com/5826-542) has developed a process to make natural paper additives from starch, which can be used for making high-quality paper that is completely recycleable. The starch-based pigments can be used in conventional papermaking processes instead of inorganic minerals (such as clay, talc, carbonates) for fillers, and instead of...
http://www.chemengonline.com/regions/western_europe/finland/Chementator-Starch-based-additives-improve-paper-quality-reduces-weight_2895.html

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