Lappeenranta (Finland)

Type: City
Name: Lappeenranta (Finland)
Country: Finland
Latitude: 61.060001
Longitude: 28.18
population: 59,276
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Nights spent by foreign tourists in Finland up by 2.9 per cent in June 2014

The number of recorded nights spent by foreigntourists at Finnish accommodation establishments in June 2014 wasclose on 559,000, which was 2.9 per cent more than one yearearlier. Overnight stays by resident tourists at accommodationestablishments numbered ... [Published Statistics Finland - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Climate change – are we already talking about a lost cause?

LUT's annual air pollution prevention symposium, held 19-20 August 2014, runs for two days and opens at 9.30 am on Tuesday19 August. The event is held at LUT's Viipuri Hall, Skinnarilankatu 34, Lappeenranta.The symposium will address current issues of ... [Published Noodls - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

BRIEF-SRV to close its south-east Finland unit

Aug 15 (Reuters) - SRV Yhtiot Oyj :* To close its south-east Finland unit* Says SRV will close its regional unit located inLappeenranta, as of 1September 2014* Says the unit includes 22 employees who will be offered workin the group'sother units* Source ... [Published Reuters - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Nordplus Improweek

IMPROVISE TO IMPROVE (IM&IM) - Improvising as Means of Improving Music Pedagogy takes place on the 19th to 23rd of August 2014 in Ruoholahti Conservatorio building organized by the Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences Music department. Similar ... [Published Noodls - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Investigators at Lappeenranta University of Technology Report Findings in Cellulose Chemistry (Enzymatically Hydrolyzed And Agitated Biomass...

Investigators at Lappeenranta University of Technology Report Findings in Cellulose Chemistry (Enzymatically Hydrolyzed And Agitated Biomass Suspensions: Experimental Determination Of Fiber Size Distributions And Filtration Characteristics)By a News Reporter-Staff ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Russian money laundering probe 'no relation' to Valio activities

A Russian money laundering investigation that yesterday culminated in a search of Valio's St Petersburg office has "no relation" to the activities of the Finnish dairy, says the agency behind the raid.The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation ... [Published Dairy Reporter - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

Russia Sanctions Blowback: Finland's Largest Dairy Lays Off 800, Spain Seeks EU Aid, Poland Complains To WTO

Well that didn't take long. Mere day after Russia announced its ban on Western nation food imports , European countries are scrambling ( as we explained why here ). Greece has already expressed dismay , but now Spanish officials will meet with EU leaders ... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

800 Finnish Dairy Workers Furloughed Due to Russia Sanctions, Others Fired; Brussels to Buy Fruit with Public Money

It's a " small price to pay " for 800 Finnish Dairy Workers Furloughed Due to Russia Sanctions . "Valio, the largest Finish producer of dairy products, will involuntarily furlough part of its workforce from its factories that produce exports to Russia.  ... [Published Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis - Aug 12 2014]
Entities: Dairy, Fruit, Brussels, Workers
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

European farmers feel Russian sanctions’ bite

London | Reuters – European dairy firms halted production of cheese and butter destined for Russia and Norwegian salmon prices fell, as a wide array of small fresh food producers felt the first impact from Moscow’s tit-for-tat ban on their goods.Russia ... [Published Grainews - Aug 10 2014]
Entities: Russia, farmer, Dairy, Sanctions
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

FINLAND: Dairy group Valio to axe jobs after Russia ban

Valio says it will be hit hardest of the firms in Finland as a result of the banFinnish dairy manufacturer Valio has said it will be cutting jobs as a result of Russia's ban on EU food imports.Valio claimed the embargo has hit it "by far the hardest of ... [Published Just-Food - Aug 11 2014]
Entities: Valio, Russia, Finland, Dairy
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Sanction-hit Valio mulling temporary lay-offs

Valio announced on Friday that it will initiate consultative negotiations with all of the roughly 800 people employed at its production plants in Vantaa, Haapavesi and Seinäjoki, as well as its terminal in Lappeenranta.In Vantaa, Valio provides employment ... [Published Helsinki Times - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Anti-virus and firewall software.

Contract notice: Saimaa financial information and to request an offer Ltd of South Karelia region for the municipalities, as well as Eksote antivirus and firewall software for Windows workstations and servers, and possibly also for other operating systems. ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 05 2014]

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...The programme includes author Risto Isomäki's address on the topic of air pollution deaths, entitled "Seven million airair pollution deaths a year - what should be done?" , Permanent Secretary Hannele Pokka's (Finnish Ministry of the Environment) topical review, Senior Physician Raimo Salonen's (National Institute for Health...
...According to news reporting out of Lappeenranta, Finland , by NewsRx editors, research stated, "Separation processes in general present a significant challenge in the production of bioethanol from lignocellulosic materials. Solid-liquid separation,prior to the concentration of ethanol (for instance, by distillation),is often essential and upstream process conditions may determine how effectively this separation can be performed."
Markin Vladimir Ivanovich, head of media relations, RFIC, said that the search was aimed at "gathering new evidence against the accused and has no relation to the company's activity whatsoever."
...Concern revise employment contracts of all the employees of these companies. " Some of the staff ( according to preliminary estimates, 800 people) can go on forced leave to fully clarify the situation, with a portion of employees will not be renewed temporary employment contracts , "- said in a statement."

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Nights spent by foreign tourists in Finland up ... [Published Statistics Finland - Aug 21 2014]
Climate change – are we already talking about a... [Published Noodls - Aug 19 2014]
Fazer plans on improving the efficiency of its ... [Published MyNewsDesk - Aug 18 2014]
BRIEF-SRV to close its south-east Finland unit [Published Reuters - Aug 15 2014]
SRV to close its South-East Finland unit [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Aug 15 2014]
Nordplus Improweek [Published Noodls - Aug 14 2014]
Investigators at Lappeenranta University of Tec... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 14 2014]
Russian money laundering probe 'no relation' to... [Published Dairy Reporter - Aug 13 2014]
Russia Sanctions Blowback: Finland's Largest Da... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 13 2014]
Russia Sanctions Blowback: Finland's Largest Da... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 13 2014]
Valio to be 'hit hardest' by Russian sanctions [Published IFI Online - Aug 12 2014]
800 Finnish Dairy Workers Furloughed Due to Rus... [Published Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis - Aug 12 2014]
Valio looks at job cuts following Russia export... [Published Dairy Reporter - Aug 11 2014]
FINLAND: Dairy group Valio to axe jobs after Ru... [Published Just-Food - Aug 11 2014]
European farmers feel Russian sanctions’ bite [Published Grainews - Aug 10 2014]
Sanction-hit Valio mulling temporary lay-offs [Published Helsinki Times - Aug 08 2014]
Fazer announces closing of Hyvinkaa and Ulvila ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 08 2014]
UPM-Kymmene's (UPMKF) CEO Jussi Pesonen on Q2 2... [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 05 2014]
Anti-virus and firewall software. [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 05 2014]
Kotimaailma Apartments selects eRevMax for onli... [Published Travel Weekly Web - Jul 27 2014]
Finnish Hospitality Chain Selects eRevMax for O... [Published Hotel Management Network - Jul 23 2014]
Lake Saimaa receives recognition in the Wall St... [Published Good News From Finland - Jul 22 2014]
Intera Partners invests in Insinööritoimisto Se... [Published Intera Equity Partners - Jul 22 2014]
UPM and WWF Finland enter versatile cooperation [Published GlobeNewswire - Jun 18 2014]
Hybrid Construction Machines - Crushing the Fue... [Published PR Newswire: Environment - May 28 2014]
Interim Management Statement [Published CisionWire - English - Apr 24 2014]
Cape Town triumphs in Earth Hour Capital 2014 a... [Published WWF - Environmental News - Mar 26 2014]
Marks & Spencer to return to Finland [Published IceNews - Daily News - Mar 08 2014]
Fleet testing shows UPM renewable diesel from w... [Published Green Car Congress - Mar 03 2014]
Fact Sheet for Larox Corporation [Published Able2Act - Jul 22 2008]
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Russia Sanctions Blowback: Finland's Largest Da... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 13 2014]
Well that didn't take long. Mere day after Russia announced its ban on Western nation food imports , European countries are scrambling ( as we explained why here ). Greece has already expressed dismay , but now Spanish officials will meet with EU ...
800 Finnish Dairy Workers Furloughed Due to Rus... [Published Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis - Aug 12 2014]
It's a " small price to pay " for 800 Finnish Dairy Workers Furloughed Due to Russia Sanctions . "Valio, the largest Finish producer of dairy products, will involuntarily furlough part of its workforce from its factories that produce exports to Russia.  ...
Hybrid Construction Machines - Crushing the Fue... [Published PR Newswire: Environment - May 28 2014]
LAPPEENRANTA, Finland, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In mobile machines used in the construction industry, the investment in hybrid technology can be justified just with reduced fuel costs, rather than in abstract green values known from the automotive ...
Interim Management Statement [Published CisionWire - English - Apr 24 2014]
Rettig Group today announces the following Interim Management Statement for the period from 1 January to 24 April 2014. Unless otherwise stated, figures refer to three months ended 31 March 2014 and the corresponding period last year. All figures of this ...
Cape Town triumphs in Earth Hour Capital 2014 a... [Published WWF - Environmental News - Mar 26 2014]
Vancouver, Canada – WWF's Earth Hour City Challenge (EHCC) has awarded Cape Town, South Africa the title Global Earth Hour Capital 2014. The city is recognized for its ambition and pioneering actions to combat climate change in its effort to bolster ...
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SRV to close its South-East Finland unit [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Aug 15 2014]
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