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In warm remembrance of Chief Virgil Thomas

Jan 30, 2015 15:37 GMT Plantagon International AB Today we took some time off at the Plantagon office to remember a fine, warm and greatly missed friend - the late Chief Virgil E. Thomas - Board Member and co-founder of Plantagon International. Our thoughts go to Chief Thomas' family and to the Onondaga Nation that lost one of its greatest leaders. Chief Thomas, age 73, chief of the Onondaga Turtle Clan, passed away November 9, 2014.

ÅF’s Lighting team creates magical light at northern latitudes

Jan 29, 2015 12:03 GMT ÅF ÅF’s Lighting team and Dundret ski resort are lighting up the film competition Chasing Light in Gällivare. ÅF is contributing with expertise and helps create magical environments after sunset using electric lights.

New consultancy assignment in Myanmar

Jan 23, 2015 10:04 GMT ÅF The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has engaged the services of ÅF as part of a project implementation consultancy assignment for the Power Distribution Improvement Project in Myanmar.

ÅF launches international competition

Jan 19, 2015 13:16 GMT ÅF The United Nations has proclaimed 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (IYL2015). ÅF participates with a competition, in which you can win a lighting makeover.

ÅF in Finland and Estonia to provide advisor services to Jordan

Dec 16, 2014 09:37 GMT ÅF ÅF has signed an agreement for Lenders’ Technical Advisor Services for development of a greenfield oil shale fired mine mouth power plant and adjacent mine in Jordan.

"The Nativity" - Marcel Schreur's contemporary design to be sent to 58 countries this Christmas.

Dec 10, 2014 10:31 GMT Marcel Schreur Marcel Schreur,the original Dutch artist,was asked to share the design of his oil painting with the European Baptist Fedaration for their annual Christmas card.The card is destined to over 58 countries in Europe,the Middle East and Eurasia."I must admit that I felt a little proud to be chosen by this huge organisation.A beautiful link between contemporary art and this ancient Christian festivity."

ÅF-project wins "Major Tunneling Project Award 2014”

Dec 09, 2014 15:37 GMT ÅF ÅF is proud to announce that the 900 MW Nant de Drance Pumped Storage Power Plant Project is this year’s winner of the "Major Tunneling Project Award".

​Swedish Armed Forces investing in Eco Showers

Dec 08, 2014 16:09 GMT ORBITAL SYSTEMS The Swedish Armed Forces have invested in ORBITAL SYSTEMS’ extremely water- and energy efficient showers.

Industry 4.0: Multi-touchscreen assistant for ease of operation

Nov 21, 2014 16:21 GMT Phoenix Contact UK One part of the Industry 4.0 demonstrator presented by Phoenix Contact at SPS IPC drives in Hall 9, booth 310 is a manual workstation. At this station, the labels for terminal blocks are automatically printed and then attached to the terminals by hand.

Grasping the potential of graphene

Nov 20, 2014 16:46 GMT Innovate UK A 2-dimensional form of carbon just one atom thick, graphene has many extraordinary properties – strength, conductivity and transmission of light to name a few. The potential applications could turn today’s market (worth about £25 million) into one worth billions of pounds a year.