Finland News

Konecranes, the Finnish world leading provider of lifting equipment has just received a groundbreaking order from Australia’s largest private rail freight operator, Pacific National. The four cranes that are to be delivered by Konecranes are part of a massive upgrading project in terminals in Sydney and Melbourne. Mr. Rodney Burfoot, the Project Manager of Pacific […]

According to, Finland has the highest penetration in wireless internet in 2013 across OECD countries. Finland has overtaken Korea which lost its top rank for the first time since 2009 and now ranking 4th in the top made up of 34 OEDC countries. According to the statistics, the wireless subscriptions in Korea in 2013 […]

Despite the current global economy difficulties, there are countries which continue to focus on innovation, standing as a role model for the rest of the world. According to the Global Innoovation Index in 2013 published by Cornell University, INSEAD – The Business School for the World – and the World Intellectual Property Organisation,  the most […]

Berry Picking Season in Finland!

Posted by | 22nd July 2013 | Finland News

July marks the beginning of the berry picking season in Finland when every year both families and fruit pickers head to the Finnish forests in search for the delicious berries. After an unusual start of the summer with very high temperatures followed by heavy rain and then yet again hot weather, people are finally ready […]

According to recent news, STX Finland and Scandlines, the Danish-German company which is one of Europe’s largest ferry operator, have announced that two new ferries will be built by the Rauma and Turku shipyards. This project is estimated to create approximately 1,000 shipyard jobs in southwest Finland, primarily in the Rauma area. STX Finland’s EVP, […]

Save the Children have recently published a new report according to which Finland is the best country in the world to be a mother. The Finnish healthcare system is rigorously regulated and offers a great deal of pre and after-birth care and advice, placing Finland first in the top best countries for new families. According […]