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12.05.2016  

Clean moves with biogas – Finland’s leading service provider in moving and logistics Niemi Services switches to 100% Finnish biogas

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Finland’s leading service provider in moving and logistics, Niemi Services, is renewing its fleet and ordering 15 gas-fueled moving vehicles.The gas vehicles will be in three size categories from cars used for minor installation jobs to large 18-tonne moving trucks.In the future moves will be clean thanks to 100% Finnish Gasum biogas. The company is the first in Finland to offer clean and ecological biogas moves that are environmentally sound.

”As the market leader we wish to act as a forerunner and lead the way for other enterprises in our sector. We monitor the key environmental impacts of our work and develop our operations in accordance with the principle of continuous improvement to minimize any environmental burden caused by us. We’re now able to offer our customers ecological and cleaner moves as the first company in Finland. We’re also planning to increase the number of gas-fueled vehicles in the future as the distribution networks expand,” says Niemi Director Juha Niemi.

”We’re very happy to be able to enter into biogas cooperation with Niemi Services. Today’s consumers are increasingly aware about sustainability. It’s great that Niemi Services wishes to be a forerunner in Finland and offer consumers cleaner transport and moves. At the same time the company will contribute toward reductions in carbon dioxide and local emissions by securing cleaner air for people to breathe," says Gasum CEO Johanna Lamminen.

Biogas is made from biodegradable waste

Biogas is a Finnish biofuel that is always produced from fully renewable raw materials. Gasum processes waste and produces biogas at seven biogas plants located in Turku, Vehmaa, Honkajoki, Huittinen, Kuopio, Oulu and, from late 2016, also in Riihimäki. The biogas plant under construction in Riihimäki was listed as one of the Finnish Government’s key projects in February 2016. Gasum also produces biogas with its partners in Espoo, Kouvola and Lahti. In the future Gasum will produce an annual total of more than 300 GWh of 100% Finnish biogas and process a total of 425,000 tonnes of biodegradable waste a year.

For further information please contact:

Johanna Lamminen, Chief Executive Officer, Gasum
Phone: +358 20 44 78 661 (Henna Walker, Executive Assistant) firstname.surname(a)gasum.fi

Juha Niemi, Director, Niemi Services Ltd
Phone: +358 400 402 307, firstname.surname(a)niemi.fi