Lappeenranta

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Lappeenranta

(läp`pānrän'tä), Swed. Villmanstrand, city (1998 pop. 57,374), Southern Finland prov., SE Finland, on Lake Saimaa. It is an important trade and industrial center, with sulfuric acid works, lumber mills, and cement factories. There is a hydrotherapy center (est. 1824) in Lappeenranta. The city was chartered in 1649 and became an important border fortress after the Treaty of Nystad (1721).

Lappeenranta

 

(Swedish, Villmanstrand), a city and port in Finland, in the lääni (province) of Kymi, on the southern shore of Lake Saimaa. Population, 51,000 (1970), including the settlement of Lauritsala, which has shipyards. The leading industries are woodworking, pulp and paper, chemicals (sulfuric acid), cement, and food processing.

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Finnish paper products company UPM-Kymmene Corporation (NYSE: UPM) said on Tuesday (8 May) that it has agreed with the Finnish utilities Pohjolan Voima and Lappeenrannan Energia to build a joint power plant at UPM's Kaukas mill site in Lappeenranta, Finland.
Meeting in a fort surrounded by a forest in Lappeenranta, Finland, on 1 and 2 September, EU foreign affairs ministers decided on a new EU strategy aimed at relaunching the peace process in the Middle East, notably between the Israelis and Palestinians.
After finishing second behind Laban Rotich ( winner in Birmingham yesterday ( last week in Northern Ireland, the Morpeth Harrier lined up in the Karelia Games in Lappeenranta, Finland, yesterday.
Box 20, FIN-53851 Lappeenranta, Finland. Email Suvilampi at juhani.suvilampi@bh.spt.fi.
UPM will further improve the efficiency and competitiveness of the Kaukas pulp mill in Lappeenranta, Finland, by upgrading the mill's production process with a EUR 30 million investment.
** Lappeenranta University of Technology, Lappeenranta, Finland, E-mail: muyiwa.olabode@lut.fi
Social allowance payments to those in most urgent need have started being made in the Palestinian Territories, confirmed External Relations Commissioner Benita Ferrero-Waldner on 1 September, during the informal Council of EU foreign affairs ministers, known as Gymnich, in Lappeenranta, Finland. The payment of social allowances is the third and most controversial element of the TIM, which is aimed at compensatingathose who have suffered a significant loss of income due to the Palestinian Authority's financial crisis.
According to the plan, production volumes from Norrkoping would be moved primarily to the factories in Ljungsbro, Sweden, and Lappeenranta, Finland.
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Erkki Veijalainen, Lappeenranta University of Technology, P.O.B 20, 53851 Lappeenranta, Finland, E-mail: erkki.veijalainen@lut.fi
EU Ministers will hold a substantive discussion on future strategy at the informal Council of Foreign Ministers on 1 and 2 September in Lappeenranta, Finland. At an extraordinary Council session on 28 August, focusing on the situation in the Middle East, Javier Solana briefed Ministers on the current state of his contacts with Iran's Chief Negotiator Ali Larijani.