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Imatra

(ĭm`äträ), falls in the Vuoksijoki River, SE Finland, between Lake Saimaa (Finland) and Lake Ladoga (Russia). The river descends 60 ft (18 m) in a series of rapids c. 1-2 mi (.8 km) long. The hydroelectric station there supplies power to all of S Finland. Imatra is a tourist attraction.

Imatra

 

a city in southeast Finland, on the Vouksa River, in Kymi Province. Population, 35,000 (1970). The country’s major hydroelectric power plant (155,000 kW) was built in 1929 to use the energy from the Imatra waterfalls. The city has metallurgical and timber-treating industries. Imatra is a health resort and tourist center.


Imatra

 

rapids on the Vouksa River in southern Finland, 7 km from where the river flows out of Lake Saimaa, where it crosses the Salpausselkä Ridge. The water falls 18.4 m over a distance of 1.5 km. The rate of discharge is 475–620 m3/sec. The river at this point is 23–50 m wide. Much of the water in the rapids is diverted to a hydroelectric power plant near the city of Imatra. There is tourism.

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Following the transaction, the company will continue to make speciality paper at its mill in Imatra and coated fine paper at its Oulu facility, both located in Finland.
31 May 2011 - Finnish paper maker Stora Enso Oyj (HEL: STERV) said today it will set up a pre-commercial plant for production of microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) at Imatra, eastern Finland, as part of its effort to develop renewable materials.
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Two new lines of packaging with ice cream and frozen food applications have been introduced by Stora Enso Food Service Boards, Imatra, Finland, one of Europe's leading consumer packaging board producers.
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The European Investment Bank (EIB) is extending a Euro 160 million loan to the Scandinavian paper group Stora Enso for an investment programme at the company's pulp and paper mill in Imatra, Finland.
Set up in 2009, the JV, in which Stora Enso owns the other 51%, provides maintenance services at Stora Ensoa[euro](tm)s Heinola, Imatra, Oulu, Uimaharju, Varkaus and Veitsiluoto mills in Finland.
Set up in 2009, the JV, in which Stora Enso owns the other 51%, provides maintenance services at Stora Enso's Heinola, Imatra, Oulu, Uimaharju, Varkaus and Veitsiluoto mills in Finland.