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March 4, 2011

EU examines UPM's acquisition of competitors

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Feb 24, 2011

Pöyry received the notice to proceed for the EPC Open Book BOP contract announced on 8 February 2011

Helsinki, Finland, Feb 24, 2011 - In early February 2011 Pöyry's Industry business group was awarded an assignment by MWV Rigesa Ltda., Brazil for the expansion of its paperboard mill in Três Barras, Santa Catarina State, Brazil. The total value of Pöyry's contracts is about BRL 325 million (about EUR 144 million) of which a majority consists of the EPC Open Book BOP contract. The total value has now been booked into the order stock.

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01 March 2011

The Finnish experience to enhance the development of Karelian biofuel technologies

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Feb 21, 2011

ANDRITZ to supply gasification plant to Metsä-Botnia’s Joutseno mill

Graz, Austria, Feb 21, 2011 - International technology Group ANDRITZ has been selected to provide a gasification plant to Metsä-Botnia’s Joutseno mill, Finland. The 48 MW plant will generate green fuel gas from local biomass, thus making the mill independent of fossil fuels.

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Feb 11, 2011

Forest industry in 2010: Production up 12% in Finland

Finland, Feb 11, 2011 - The forest industry of Finland recorded annual production increase of some 12% in 2010, but production volume did not yet rise to the level achieved in 2008.

Pulp and paper industry production was up about 11% and the wood products industry’s production increased by some 14%. The continuation of this positive development after industry companies have finished implementing structural changes will depend on whether or not domestic costs are kept in check.

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February 5, 2011

Consolidation going on among the Nordic newspaper companies

Will there be a new joint-venture?

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Feb 01, 2011

Metso supplies pulp mill equipment for Eldorado Celulose e Papel in Brazil

Brazil, Feb 01, 2011 - Metso will supply a new recovery boiler and evaporation plant for Eldorado Celulose e Papel S.A.’s new greenfield pulp mill investment in Três Lagoas, Brazil. The value of the order is not disclosed. The order will be included in Energy and Environmental Technology’s Q4/2010 orders received. The start-up of the new plant is scheduled for Q4/2012.

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8 January 2011

Agreement worth €3.4 million between the Finnish ministry of environment and UPM


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Jan 25, 2011

Finnish FSC standard approved

FINLAND, Jan 25, 2011 - The international Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) granted its unqualified approval to Finland’s redrafted FSC standard on 21st January 2011. The new FSC standard can be adopted once a three-month transitional period has passed.

Common ground on Finland’s national FSC standard was attained after lengthy negotiations between the three chambers of FSC Finland and various stakeholder groups. The meeting of the Finnish FSC Association approved the standard in November 2010.

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Jan 26, 2011

UPM's associated company Pohjolan Voima is negotiating with the State of Finland and Ilmarinen on the transaction of Fin


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by Dr. Radut