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Wärtsilä engines will provide operational reliability for two new Brazilian pusher tugs

Wärtsilä

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<p> <em>I<em>mage caption: Hidrovias do Brasil will add two new river pusher tugs to its fleet. Like 12 of the fleet’s existing vessels, they will operate with Wärtsilä 20 engines. </em>© </em><em>Hidrovias do Brasil</em></p>

The technology group Wärtsilä will supply the engines for two new pusher tugs being built for the Brazilian operator Hidrovias do Brasil at the Uzmar Shipyard in Turkey. There is an option for an additional two vessels. The Hidrovias fleet already includes a number of vessels operating with Wärtsilä engines, and their operational dependability and competitive lifecycle cost were cited as key considerations in the award of this latest contract, which was signed in the second quarter, 2021.

Ricardo to develop future electric trucks

Ricardo

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Ricardo will apply its expertise in battery, power electronics and motor R&D to deliver technologies for electric trucks which will drive down the cost and increase the range of future commercial vehicles

Valmet to supply a high-capacity winder to Norske Skog in France

Valmet Oyj

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Valmet will supply a high-capacity OptiWin Pro winder to Norske Skog’s Golbey mill in France. The main target of Norske Skog Golbey is to have one winder to handle the 550,000-tonne capacity of the converted high-speed and high-capacity paper machine PM 1, following the paper machine conversion from production of newsprint to production of recycled containerboard. The start-up of the winder is scheduled for 2023.

Eco-friendly healthcare company Dassiet revolutionises fracture treatment with new product line UCAST

Dassiet Oy

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<p><em>Eco-friendly healthcare company Dassiet revolutionises fracture treatment with new product line UCAST</em></p>

The new cast, consisting of biodegradable Woodcast material and self-adhesive Unitex fabric, makes casting significantly faster and safer.

Metso Outotec’s sustainable screening technology to iron ore project – Unique solution eliminates water consumption in the screening process

Metso Outotec Corporation

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<p>Unique solution eliminates water consumption in the screening process </p>

Metso Outotec will supply unique sustainable screening technology for an iron ore project in the Southern Hemisphere. The order value, which is not disclosed, has been booked in Minerals segment’s Q3 2021 orders received. The start-up of the project is scheduled for the first half of 2024.

Metso Outotec to supply Planet Positive grinding technology to a greenfield iron ore mine in China

Metso Outotec Corporation

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<p>Metso Outotec to supply Planet Positive grinding technology to a greenfield iron ore mine in China</p>

Metso Outotec will deliver several energy-efficient stirred mills to a greenfield iron ore processing plant in Liaoning Province in northeastern China. 

AkzoNobel receives SBTi approval for carbon reduction target

Akzo Nobel N.V.

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<p>AkzoNobel receives SBTi approval for carbon reduction target</p>

AkzoNobel’s commitment to setting science-based sustainability targets has now been officially validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) – confirming its status as the first paints and coatings company to receive this endorsement.

How to save 71% in water costs with ThinkTop V70 upgrade

Alfa Laval AB

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<p>How to save 71% in water costs with ThinkTop V70 upgrade</p>

Click here to see the  video . Save 71% in water costs by upgrading one valve control top out of every four Want to boost yield? Secure hygienic safety? Reduce operating costs? Achieve your sustainability goals?

Steerprop to Deliver the Azimuth Propulsors to a Series Of Ramparts Tugboats

Steerprop Ltd.

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<p><em>The SP 20 WD is a ducted azimuth propulsor with a power of 1,610 kW, equipped with a very precise and energy-efficient electrical steering and lubrication system.</em></p>

UZMAR Shipyards in Turkey is one of the world’s top-notch tugboat builders with a very good reputation worldwide. The company has now chosen Steerprop to deliver six SP 20 WD azimuth propulsion units for a series of three Robert Allan Ltd. designed RAmparts 2300_UZM tugs being built.

Dassiet and OrthoPets collaborate to provide safer and easier orthopedic care for pets

Dassiet Oy

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<p><em>UPETS products are already going through clinical tests and will be launched by the end of 2021</em></p>

The teams combine Dassiet’s clinically proven medical and material innovations with OrthoPets' strong experience in custom pet orthoses to provide human level care for animals.