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Cases and feature stories

Cases and feature stories

Finland: E18 Koskenkylä-Kotka ready ahead of schedule

4 Sep 2014

The motorway is the result of a public-private-partnership that got underway at the end of 2011 and includes all necessary maintenance work until 2026.

Ryfast tunnel: A challenging undersea record

4 Sep 2014

An ambitious project to build the world's longest and deepest undersea road tunnel is set to increase the competitiveness western Norway. But for some, the tunnel may pose an obstacle.

Sydvatten AB: Clean water a vital mission

1 Sep 2014

With new cutting edge technology, water company Sydvatten AB is providing top-class tap water to thirsty people in southern Sweden.

Vilnius thriving on change

18 Aug 2014 Vilnius city

The Lithuanian capital Vilnius has been focused on change for years now and it does not plan to stop anytime soon. From newly built roads to the introduction of higher class technologies, the city is constantly upgrading itself to become a more comfortable place to live.

Camfil: Clean air should be a human right

12 Jun 2014

“We believe that the right to breathe clean air is a basic human right. Air filtration is not just about producing clean air it is about protecting people’s health”, says Anders Sundvik from Camfil", says Anders Sundvik, VP for Research and Development at Camfil AB.

Lahti is building an easy travel centre

12 Jun 2014

Finnish Lahti is hoping its new travel centre will help the city become a more attractive transport hub, shift more regional passenger traffic from cars to public transport and even become more competitive as a new home town for families.

UPM taps into renewable diesel

12 May 2014

Finnish forest industry company UPM-Kymmene Oyj is developing its business to create more with less. NIB is co-financing a refinery to produce renewable diesel made of crude tall oil residue from pulp mills.

NIB’s 5-year USD benchmark issue successfully placed

6 May 2014

Since the pricing, the benchmark has been marked as even more expensive by bond traders. This is not only a gain for existing investors, but also a reassurance for NIB that its credit quality is highly regarded by investors.

Landsvirkjun: New hydropower plant fills in for missing link

28 Apr 2014

Icelandic Landsvirkjun’s intention with Buðarháls, the sixth hydropower plant on the Þjórsá-Tungnaá river system, is to harness the river from top to bottom while leaving as small an environmental footprint as possible.

Tartu hospital: We hope researchers will like it here

6 Mar 2014

The University Hospital in Tartu, Estonia’s second largest city, is expanding. The investment will put the Tartu hospital on the international map as one of the most modern high-tech bases for medical education and research in the Nordic–Baltic region.



NIB-financed wastewater treatment plant opens in St Petersburg, Russia

On 10 October, the city of Saint Petersburg, Russia, opened its upgraded Northern Wastewater Treatment Plant as part of a large investment programme aimed at improving the environmental status of the Baltic Sea.

10 Oct 2017

NIB in January–August 2017: Steady demand for long-term financing

In the first eight months of the year, NIB experienced good demand for long-term financing from the municipal sector in the Bank’s member countries. NIB publishes the Interim Management Statement for Jan-Aug 2017.

10 Oct 2017

NIB funds modernisation of hospital campus in Tallinn, Estonia

A loan to the North Estonia Medical Centre Foundation will finance the expansion of the Mustamäe medical campus in Tallinn.

10 Oct 2017