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ANDRITZ successfully starts up tissue production line delivered to Xuong Giang Paper Mill, Vietnam

ANDRITZ

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<p>ANDRITZ successfully starts up a <em>Prime</em>LineCOMPACT tissue production line at Xuong Giang Paper Mill, Vietnam</p>
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International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the tissue production line delivered to Xuong Giang Paper Mill, Vietnam, a subsidiary company of Bac Giang Import Export JSC.

Metso Outotec to deliver grinding mills and thickeners to a nickel plant in Indonesia

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<p><strong>Metso Outotec to deliver grinding mills and thickeners to a nickel plant in Indonesia</strong></p>

Metso Outotec Corporation’s press release on October 18, 2021, at 09:15 a.m. EEST Metso Outotec has been awarded a contract for the delivery of several horizontal grinding mills and thickeners to a greenfield nickel project in Indonesia.The value of the order is approximately EUR 24 million, and it has been booked in Minerals’ Q3/2021 orders received.

Icebreaker® and Spinnova develop circular SPINNOVA®-merino wool products

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<p><em>Icebreaker® and Spinnova develop circular SPINNOVA®-merino wool products</em></p>

The sustainable textile material company Spinnova and VF brand Icebreaker® proudly announce they are developing circular midlayer products with next-generation blends of merino wool and the highly sustainable SPINNOVA® fibre that can be recycled again and again.

UPM launches UPM BioMotion™ Renewable Functional Fillers (RFF) – a product to significantly reduce the CO₂ footprint of rubber and plastics

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<p><em>UPM launches UPM BioMotion™ Renewable Functional Fillers (RFF) – a renewable product to significantly reduce CO₂ footprint of rubber and plastics applications</em></p>

UPM BioMotion™ Renewable Functional Fillers (RFF) represent UPM's latest revolutionary development in sustainable solutions. They address the urgent need to reduce CO₂ emissions of rubber and plastics products by offering a truly sustainable alternative to fossil-based carbon black and precipitated silica, the dominating functional fillers used in rubber and plastic products today.

Wärtsilä shaft generator systems will deliver fuel savings and efficiency gains for two LNG Carriers

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<p><em>Two new LNG Carriers being built for Capital Gas Ship Management will feature Wärtsilä’s advanced shaft generator systems. </em>© Capital Gas Ship Management Corp.</p>

The technology group Wärtsilä will supply four  shaft generator systems  to provide power take-off from the main engines for two LNG Carrier vessels. The ships are being built at the Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) shipyard in Korea for the Greek ship management service provider Capital Gas Ship Management Corp. The order with Wärtsilä was placed in August 2021.

Falck Renewables takes first place in the TOP 100 ESG Sustainability Award

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<p>Enrico Falck, Chairman of Falck Renewables S.p.A., receives Top 100 – ESG Sustainability Award 2021 prize</p>

The award selected the 100 Italian companies that have distinguished themselves in the field of sustainable development Milan, 12 October 2021 – Falck Renewables S.p.A. has won first place in the TOP 100 - ESG Sustainability Award 2021 promoted by Credit Suisse and Kon. The company has joined the group of 100 Italian companies that have distinguished themselves in the field of sustainable development, combining innovation and sustainability, obtaining first place in the final ranking.

Nightingale and Terveystalo launch a new well-being membership

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Company Release, 13 October 2021 at 7.50 a.m. (EEST) Nightingale Health Plc (”Nightingale”) and Terveystalo launch a new well-being membership, which combines the results of Nightingale’s blood analysis and the well-being programs prepared by Terveystalo. Nightingale and Terveystalo announced their strategic partnership in April 2021, and the first step of this collaboration is the new subscription service launched today.

Ørsted signs new EUR 2 billion sustainability-linked revolving credit facility

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Ørsted has today signed a EUR 2.0 billion 5-year sustainability-linked syndicated revolving credit facility with two 1-year extension options. The facility is for general corporate purposes and replaces Ørsted’s existing, undrawn EUR 1.4 billion syndicated revolving credit facility entered into in December 2015.

Yara Growth Ventures invests in one of Latin America's top venture capital firms

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<p><strong>Yara Growth Ventures invests in one of Latin America's top venture capital firms</strong></p> (photo: valentinrussanov)

Yara Growth Ventures have invested in SP Venture's new AgVentures Fund II focused on investing in leading agri-food tech startups across Latin America. Joining Yara Growth Ventures in the fund include IFC, IADB, BASF, Syngenta, Capria, and Adisseo.

Wärtsilä and Eidesvik Offshore to cooperate in world’s first ammonia conversion project

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<p><em>The Wärtsilä and Eidesvik personnel leading the ammonia conversion project.<em> Jan Lodden; Eidesvik Offshore ASA, Hans-Petter Nesse, Wärtsilä Norway, Gitte Gard Talmo,Eidesvik Offshore ASA and Cato Esperø, Wärtsilä Norway.</em></em></p>

The technology group Wärtsilä and Norwegian ship owner Eidesvik Offshore ASA have signed a landmark cooperation agreement aimed at converting an offshore supply vessel (OSV) to operate with an ammonia-fuelled combustion engine with required fuel supply and safety system. This project will be the first of its kind ever in the world and has a provisional completion target by the end of 2023.