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Vaisala increases climate action by committing to set science-based target

Vaisala Oyj

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<p><strong>Vaisala increases climate action by committing to set science-based target(LIFT-woman_observation_better_world_helsinki-1600x900)</strong></p>

Vaisala, a global leader in weather, environmental, and industrial measurements, commits to set a near-term science-based target aligned with the requirements of the Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi). Vaisala’s commitment includes decreasing its direct Scope 1 and especially indirect Scope 3 emissions by 2030. The more detailed target and methods to achieve it will be set based on calculations in 2022, after which the target is sent for validation to SBTi in 2023.

First out in Sweden with the volcanic rock mixed in concrete

Thomas Concrete Group AB

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<p><strong>First out in Sweden with the volcanic rock mixed in concrete</strong></p> (photo: Thies Raetzke)

Thomas Betong , the Swedish subsidiary of Thomas Concrete Group, wants to do as the Romans did, to use volcanic material as a binder into their concrete. The idea is to replace parts of the cement with ground pumice (volcanic rock) and thus create low carbon concrete.

ANDRITZ to supply a complete pulp mill to Liansheng Pulp & Paper (Zhangzhou) Co., Ltd. in China

ANDRITZ

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<p>Strong business partners: Thomas Schmitz, president of ANDRITZ China (left), and Chen Jiayu, Chairman and main owner of Liansheng</p>
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International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from the Chinese pulp and paper producer Liansheng Pulp & Paper to supply the most value-adding and resource-saving technologies for a new pulp mill in Zhangzhou, Fujian province, China.

The invisible force in workpiece handling

SCHUNK GmbH & Co. KG

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<p>Gripping battery cells quickly and reliably, among other things: The magnetization time of the SCHUNK EMH, shown here in the single-pole variant, is a mere 200 ms.</p> (photo: SCHUNK )

Minimal interfering contour, short cycle times, and high energy efficiency – SCHUNK magnetic grippers offer a vast array of advantages. They handle ferromagnetic parts reliably over the long term and leave no traces. Two new variants now provide even more design freedom for robotic applications.

Northvolt announces its third gigafactory will be established in Germany’s clean energy valley

Northvolt AB

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<p><strong>Northvolt announces its third gigafactory will be established in Germany’s clean energy valley</strong></p>

Powered by the cleanest electricity grid in Germany, Northvolt Drei is positioned to produce the cleanest batteries in continental Europe with capacity up to 60 GWh.

EU Commissioners Breton and Simson call for scale up of European Solar PV Industry

EIT InnoEnergy

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<p><strong>EU Commissioners Breton and Simson call for scale up of European Solar PV Industry</strong></p>

Major solar industry stakeholders gathered in Brussels, under the French EU Presidency, to set out how a renewed European PV industry can address the climate and energy security challenges that the continent is facing.

New Alfa Laval ThinkTop pulse seat clean for drain valves saves up to 95% in CIP liquid

Alfa Laval AB

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Drain valves comprise up to 20% of all valves in a typical processing plant. But cleaning them is costly, difficult and time-consuming due to long cleaning cycles and the risk of pressure shocks. The new Alfa Laval ThinkTop pulse seat clean addresses all these issues, quickly and effectively making drain valves spotless while delivering savings of up to 95% in Cleaning-in-Place (CIP) liquid.

MAN Energy Solutions to install 110 MW sub-Saharan generation capacity

MAN Energy Solutions

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MAN Energy Solutions has announced its involvement in a number of different, African ventures, including the supply of generation technology for a newly built power plant in Chad, the expansion of an existing plant in Niger, and the commissioning of another power plant in Burkina Faso.

Hitachi Energy selected as technology partner for the world’s longest AC power-from-shore project in Norway

Hitachi Energy Ltd

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<p><strong>Hitachi Energy selected as technology partner for the world’s longest AC power-from-shore project in Norway</strong></p>

World-first solution will combine two power quality technologies to deliver renewable energy reliably and safely from the mainland power grid.

Collo measures the quality of liquid processes in real-time

ColloidTek Oy

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Collo’s new online measuring technology can detect nearly any change in liquid properties straight from the process in real-time. The novel technology has the potential to revolutionize liquid quality control, since it enables continuous process monitoring and is universally suitable for all fluids, from thin to thick.