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Pöyry awarded EPCM services contract for Topinoja expansion

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Pöyry has announced that it has been awarded the engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services assignment for the Topinoja biogas plant expansion project by Gasum Ltd.

The project is located in Turku, Finland, and the contract will be carried out between May this year and June 2019. The project comprises the expansion and modernisation of the Topinoja biogas plant, as well as the construction of a biogas upgrading and liquefaction plant. According to the statement, the total investment of the project will create a significant new opening in growing the biogas business.

Matti Oksanen, Director, Product Management and Solutions, Biogas, Gasum, said: “Developing the biogas market and increasing production are a core part of our strategy. Biogas solutions provide a platform for circular economy in practice. Turku plant will be the first in Finland to liquefy biogas directly from a biogas production facility enabling its use in heavy duty trucks. In addition to biogas, new types of nutrient and fertilizer products will be delivered to customers. Pöyry was involved during the basic engineering phase and we are happy that Pöyry can support us also during the execution phase of the project.”

Kalle Rasinmäki, President, Industry, Finland, added: “Pöyry is proud to support Gasum in the development of the Nordic gas ecosystem. Gasum's circular economy solutions are fully compliant with Pöyry's strategy of solving complex challenges for sustainable results. This assignment further strengthens Pöyry's position as a global provider of bio-based solutions.”

The value of the order has not been disclosed. The order is recognised within the Industry Business Group order stock in 1H18.

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