Aker Kvaerner wins power boiler contract in Indonesia

Kvaerner Power, a subsidiary of Norwegian industrial group Aker Kvaerner, has signed a power boiler contract worth more than EUR 40 million with an Indonesian pulp and paper mill in early July.       Under the contract, Kvaerner Power will deliver a 520 mega watt thermal capacity CYMIC® boiler with the latest circulating fluidized bed technology.…

Malaysia’s DiGi breaks ground for new headquarters in Shah Alam

DiGi’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Tore Johnsen recently officiated the groundbreaking for a 6.5-acre site at Lot 10, Jalan Delima 1/1 of the Subang Hi-Tech Industrial Park in Shah Alam, which is dedicated to accommodate DiGi’s new corporate headquarters.      The new headquarters will comprise a four-storey office block, a two-storey warehouse building, a four-storey car…

Ericsson establishes new operation center in Singapore

Ericsson recently established a new regional operation center in Singapore to strengthen services delivery capabilities and reinforces its leading position in the fast growing managed services market in addition to the existing regional centers in Sydney, Dallas, Rijen, and Stockholm. From the operation centers, Ericsson manages networks and hosts solutions for operators and service providers.…

Tandberg prepares for bigger Asian market share

Norwegian video-conferencing vendor Tandberg is keen to reap the growing market in the Asia-Pacific, says its regional vice president Asmund Fodstad in an interview with Singaporean IT magazine Asia computer weekly, during the huge CommunicAsia trade show in Singapore recently.      With an Asian video conferencing systems market growth by 22 percent 2003, while worldwide growth…

Indonesian shrimps pass environment requirements

The Swedish food trader Coop Sverige AB will continue selling giant shrimps from environmentally sustainable shrimp aquaculture in Indonesia.      Coop’s decision was announced 1 July following criticism from the Swedish Society for nature Conservation, SNF, which advises against any kind of shrimp cultivation.      All Coop import of giant shrimps comes from Indonesia.      Production of these…

Lundin starts exploration work

The independent Swedish oil and gas exploration and production company Lundin Petroleum AB now starts to explore the well Banteng–1 in the Lematang Block, Indonesia.      The main objective of the well is the Baturaja limestone formation and the total depth is expected to be 3500 meters.      The structure is a large four way dip closure…

Too much money made

Comvik International Vietnam AB has made USD 47 million too much in revenues since year 2000 argues a Vietnamese government report, reveals the Swedish news portal Dagens Ps.      The Swedish telecom operator is however not accused of any wrongdoings.      Instead the report points its finger against the then head of Vietnam Posts & Telecommunications Corp,…

Danida helps improve Vietnam’s rural water supply, sanitation

Activities in Vietnam have helped experts from Danida understand that some water supply and sanitation works in rural areas do not operate after being built or were used improperly, which is both a waste in investment and leaves the living standards of people in rural areas stagnant.      After many discussions, the Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation…