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Sustainable architecture on Hanhikivi peninsula

The Hanhikivi 1 construction project has taken yet another step forwards. Fennovoima will construct an administration building and a plant office in Hanhikivi peninsula. The buildings are designed by Virkkunen & Co Architects Ltd. The construction work is...

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Like a big village party

The attendance record was broken yet again at the fourth Hanhikivi 1 project open house event. On a Saturday in September, 3,400 people visited the construction site.

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We can achieve good results together

Finland needs more emission-free electricity. According the shareholders of Voimaosakeyhtiö SF, a main owner of Fennovoima, that is why Hanhikivi 1 project is so important for both its owners and for Finland. Fennonen interviewed three shareholders as...

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An open house event helps involve the community

The open house event organized at the Hanhikivi 1 construction site is an excellent opportunity to learn about the nuclear power project and meet the people working on it. Organizer Anu Mustonen expects record turnout at this year’s event.

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New study on positive effects of the large-scale project

The Hanhikivi 1 project will influence the Oulu region and the whole of Finland in a myriad of ways during its lifecycle, according to a study commissioned by the Council of Oulu Region and Raahe District Business Services.

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Certifiably high-quality operations

Fennovoima’s entire management system has been certified. Major development efforts were needed before the management, environmental, and occupational health and safety system certificates were obtained. The work was completed this year with the...

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Large offer expands Lehto Group house factory

Lehto Group is the supplier of accommodation premises for more than a thousand employees at the Hanhikivi 1 construction site. The buildings will be assembled at the factory in Oulainen and transported as modules to Pyhäjoki.

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Furniture for the people building the power plant

Furniture store Nivalan Laatukaluste received its larger order ever from Lehto Group: more than a thousand beds and as many desks, chairs, and wardrobes. The Lehto Group Oulainen house factory ordered the furniture for the accommodation premises of the...

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Tax Administration prepares for major effort

The Finnish Tax Administration wants to ensure that the taxation of the companies and employees participating in the construction of Hanhikivi 1 will run according to plan. A smooth transition is important, because no one can enter the construction site...

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Quality takes time

Nothing good comes out if you hurry. This is something that Erkki Uusitalo, head of the Fennovoima nuclear power plant project electrical engineering unit, knows well. Careful planning and accurate reporting will make the construction phase of the nuclear...

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Thousands came to visit the Hanhikivi 1 construction site

The main attraction of the open house event was a guided bus tour of the Hanhikivi 1 construction site. Families with children were especially interested in the safety points of Fennovoima’s partners.

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Gromov: "We are very strongly motivated to succeed in Finland"

"Tested and proven technology with decades of operating experience,” Grigory Gromov says when asked to describe VVER plants. Gromov has spent his whole working career with VVER technology. Next, he will build a VVER plant in Finland.

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Aiming at Zero Accidents at Work

Fennovoima’s OHS team at the construction site is a ”three-man-show” at the moment: OHS Manager Olli-Pekka Pirilä, OHS Specialist Satu Sonkajärvi and Summert Trainee Jesse Hakala. A valuable addition to their team is also Mikko Lehtelä, Joint Occupational...

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Jobs and wellbeing for northern Finland

The Regional Organization of Enterprises in Northern Ostrobothnia conducted a questionnaire survey to determine the impact of the Hanhikivi 1 project on the local economy. One example of a rapidly growing local company is Pro Clean Raahe Oy.