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A safety breakthrough in the mining industry

31 August / 2020

 “What can we do to increase safety in unsafe work environments and how can we eliminate physical presence during hazardous operations?” – these were the initial questions for ABB’s feasibility study on safety in, among others, the mining industry. A feasibility study that was launched seven years later and resulted in an award-winning collaboration. Sturdy men with helmets and carbon-black fac...

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Tamarinden – Sweden’s smartest district

30 June / 2020

Sweden’s smartest district is being built in Örebro. Tamarinden will be almost self-sufficient in energy, with no equivalent residential district in Sweden or indeed the rest of the world. Örebro District Council, Örebro Municipal Housing and E.ON are working together to create the conditions for Tamarinden to  reduce, produce, store and share energy. - When we got the assignment, we brought to...

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Something’s starting to happen: investments in lighting contribute to a better society

27 February / 2020

Switching to intelligent lighting is about saving energy and money, but is also helping in several other ways. “Around the country, more and more people now realise that there are big gains to be made in increased security, a better work environment, better study results, etc. We are reaching a breakthrough,” says Mikael Castanius, CEO of  Belysningsbranschen, the organisation that represents S...

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“Conversion attracts companies to Sweden”

27 February / 2020

“The electrification of society shows that we are at the forefront. It can attract companies here, increase growth and create new jobs.” So says Pernilla Winnhed, CEO of Swedenergy – Energiföretagen Sverige. At the Power Circle Summit, she will set out her view of the opportunities and challenges. The afternoon begins with a couple of searching questions from Pernilla: How can you build the fut...

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