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Improve your business by collecting relevant data

During my studies at the Helsinki University of Technology I took a course on ”The Balanced Scorecard,” which is based on the strategic management tool that links a company’s current actions with its long-term goals. I still remember one famous phrase from that course: “What you measure is what you get” by Robert Kaplan and […]

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Our expertise is underground

The people who follow Normet may have noticed that we pride ourselves on being experts in our customers’ underground production processes. Communicating this to our audience aims to let people know that we know the processes that we develop solutions for, but what does it mean for us?    Cyclic Process  Tunnel excavation is a cyclic […]

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How relevant is digitalisation to the underground mining and tunnelling industry

In an honest and engineer-type way, the answer to this question is: While I can’t quantify to what exact percentage point of relevance, I can say that digitalisation is very relevant, now and even more so in the future. The underground mining and tunnelling industry are in a state of transition, and digitalisation is underway […]

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How relevant is digitalisation to the underground mining and tunnelling industry

Creating my own path towards something unknown

From Olympic sailing to kite foil racing at Paris 2024 Olympics After two Olympic campaigns sailing the 49erFX doublehanded skiff and representing Finland at the Olympics in Rio in 2016, and Tokyo in 2020, it was time for me to find a new challenge. My teammate for the Tokyo campaign decided to leave her Olympic […]

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Steps towards creating zero-carbon tunnels

Despite a daunting timeline set by the Paris Accord, zero-carbon tunnels are within reach if the right solutions are implemented. The tunnelling industry is at a tipping point where sustainability and decarbonisation are at the top of executives’ agendas. To achieve a 1.5°c climate-change target by 2050, the tunnelling industry will need to reduce direct […]

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