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Crop Industry News: Finland

23 December 2013
Crop Industry News from Finland Food Availability Increases as Dependence on Food Trade Grows
FINLAND - The results have been released on a study made at Aalto University in Finland examining developments in food availability and food self-sufficiency in 1965....
29 November 2013
Crop Industry News from Finland Good Quality Domestic Grain Harvest in 2013 for Finland
FINLAND - The oats harvest in 2013 was the biggest in a decade, but shrivelled grains and mycotoxins impaired its quality. The total yield of winter grains remained low, due to the wet conditions...
08 January 2013
Crop Industry News from Finland Enzymes Create Ethanol from Harvest Waste
FINLAND - Researchers in Finland have developed powerful enzymes, which accelerate plant biomass conversion into sugars and further into products such as bioethanol. ...
23 December 2009
Crop Industry News from Finland Biorefinery Environmental Assessments for UPM
FINLAND - Finnish paper and pulp company UPM has concluded an environmental impact assessment for a possible second generation biofuel refinery has been concluded in Rauma and Kuusankoski, Finland....
18 December 2009
Crop Industry News from Finland Biofuels from Forest Residues and Wastes
FINLAND - Mitigating climate change is one of the driving forces behind the global demand for biofuels, biochemicals and biomaterials....
17 December 2009
Crop Industry News from Finland Forest Waste and Residues Used as Biofuel Sources
FINLAND - Mitigating climate change is one of the driving forces behind the global demand for biofuels, biochemicals and biomaterials. Cost competitiveness and environmental sustainability are...
10 November 2009
Crop Industry News from Finland Neste Oil and St1 to Collaborate on Car Fuel
FINLAND - Neste Oil and St1 have started working together on a fuel project as part of the TransEco development programme coordinated by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland....
23 September 2009
Crop Industry News from Finland Wind Power Project for Finnish Lapland
FINLAND - Norway's Fortum and Metsähallitus have jointly begun developing a wind power project in the Kuolavaara-Keulakkopää area, located in the Kittilä and Sodankylä municipalities...
19 August 2009
Crop Industry News from Finland Fire at Neste Oil's Porvoo Refinery
FINLAND - A fire broke out on the main diesel production line at Neste Oil's Porvoo refinery earlier this month....
12 June 2009
Crop Industry News from Finland Neste Oil and Stora Enso Open Demonstration Plant
FINLAND - Neste Oil and Stora Enso have opened a demonstration plant at Varkaus for biomass to liquids (BtL) production using forestry residues. ...
11 June 2009
Crop Industry News from Finland Neste Oil Commits to Certified Palm Oil
FINLAND - Neste Oil is committed to using solely certified palm oil as and when sufficient volumes become available. The company believes that this will be possible by the end of 2015 if the...
24 April 2009
Crop Industry News from Finland Vapo Increases Operating Profit
FINLAND - The turnover of the Finnish Vapo Group in the January-March 2009 period was € 181.3 million (€ 182.6 million in the comparable period in the previous year)....
21 April 2009
Crop Industry News from Finland Reed Canary Grass as Biofuel
FINLAND - Growing reed canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea) as a biofuel, has also been found to reduce emissions of agricultural nutrients into waterways, according to studies in Finland....
06 April 2009
Crop Industry News from Finland Fortum Invests in Wind Power on Bergö
FINLAND - Fortum is investigating the possibility of building five wind power stations on the island of Bergø in the municipality of Maalahti in Finland....
03 March 2009
Crop Industry News from Finland Future Biorefinery Advances Forest-based Industry
FINLAND - Future Biorefinery, a research programme by Forestcluster Ltd, is advancing understanding of processing of wood biomass and helping to make better use of teh natural resources of the...
12 February 2009
Crop Industry News from Finland Third-generation Biorefinery in Finland
FINLAND - The first third-generation biorefinery demonstration plant in the world has been commissioned in Oulu, Finland. ...
03 December 2008
Crop Industry News from Finland Honeywell Supports Biofuel Production
FINLAND - Honeywell is to provide the process control and safety systems for a new NSE Biofuels Oy Ltd research facility in Varkaus, Finland. ...
29 October 2008
Crop Industry News from Finland Rautaruukki Joins Major Wind Power Projects
FINLAND - Rautaruukki has become a shareholder in wind power company Rajakiiri Oy, which plans to build two wind farms in Finland. ...
08 September 2008
Crop Industry News from Finland UPM Set to Develop Biofuels
FINLAND - Kymmene has announced plans to develop a biorefinery development centre to look at the advancement of wood as a fuel....
15 May 2008
Crop Industry News from Finland Neste Launches 10% Biodiesel Blend
FINLAND - Neste Oil has launched its 10% biodiesel blend in Finland this month, reports Renewable Energy Magazine....
30 April 2008
Crop Industry News from Finland Greenhouse Impact of Peat-based F-T-diesel
FINLAND - Substituting transport fuels with biomass-based fuels has been presented as one of the options in climate change mitigation and reducing dependency on fossil oil....
23 April 2008
Crop Industry News from Finland Wärtsilä Makes Use of Jatropha Oil
HELSINKI - Wärtsilä has secured an order for an engine-driven combined heat and power (CHP) plant that will run on the liquid biofuel, which is extracted from the seeds of the jatropha...
11 December 2007
Crop Industry News from Finland Cronberg backs Kemijärvi biofuel plan
FINLAND - Tarja Cronberg, the Finnish labour minister, said she was in favour of turning the Stora Enso pulp mill in Kemijärvi into a biofuel refinery and factory....

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