There are already several companies operating in the Ekomo area whose business activities are based on industrial symbioses. Companies gain added value from the circular economic collaboration between different players and create new business activities and jobs. The area provides companies and other players with versatile possibilities to utilise and upgrade materials.
NCC Industry Division Asphalt is building an asphalt plant during 2016; production will begin in 2017. The company utilises, among others, recycled asphalt as raw material. The collaboration aims to canvass options on how to recycle slag and blasted stone and to utilise district heat as well. www.ncc.fi
Delete Finland Ltd treats and utilises 70 000 tonnes of demolished concrete r in the Ekomo area per year. The company manufactures DeleKivi® recycled aggregates, whose raw material is concrete and brick stone waste from construction demolition or generated by the concrete industry. www.delete.fi
NCC Industry Division Stone Materials has erected a stone material terminal at Ämmässuo to process 1.5 million tonnes of blasted aggregates over six years from the Blominmäki wastewater treatment cen-tre’s construction site. www.ncc.fi
Maapörssi is a pilot company operating in the Ekomo area. Maapörssi pilots in cleaning and further pro-cessing of gravel. The collaboration with HSY aims to investigate the possibilities for the reprocessing of gravel and replacement of soil products with stone materials. www.maaporssi.fi
Gypsum Recycling receives and upgrades gypsum waste in the Ekomo area. The treated material is delivered to be utilised by the gypsum industry as raw material. http://gipsrecycling.fi/
Fortum pilots a HorsePower concept in the Ekomo area. Within this concept, Fortum develops Horse-Power biofuel from horse manure and sawdust, suitable for energy production. HorsePower is produced and stored in the area of Ekomo and delivered for further utilisation to the combined heat and power plant in Järvenpää.
Aeromon pilots in the measuring of various gaseous emissions in the area. The company offers meas-urement services based on unoccupied airframes to detect, identify, map and monitor landfill gases, among others. www.aeromon.fi