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Alcoa Mosjøen er årets norske Lean-virksomhet

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Category: Manufacturing

Prisutdelingen skjedde på Lean Forum Norges årskonferanse på Fornebu. Statssekretær Eirik Lae Solberg fra Nærings- og handelsdepartementet stod for utdelingen. Formålet med prisen er ifølge Lean Forum Norge å løfte frem ledestjernene innenfor forbedringsarbeid i Norge, både for å anerkjenne dem og for å kunne lære av dem. De tre finlistene var Alcoa Mosjøen, Fibo […]

Source: Ukeavisen Ledelse

Published: November 28, 2013


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Norway Inspires Disney’s Latest Adventure

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Category: Entertainment & Lifestyle

Trapped in an eternal winter world, the two main characters in “Frozen” fight to bring back summer. To create a convincing frozen landscape, Disney’s animators did their research, which included visits to a place that knows a lot about ice and snow: Norway. As a result, Norwegian staples such as the famous wooden buildings on […]

Source: Royal Norwegian Embassy

Published: November 21, 2013


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Statoil and NASA Finalize Research Agreement

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Category: Energy

Statoil and NASA have formed an agreement to explore a wide range of technologies to assist Statoil in the search for oil and gas exploration and production efforts, which are increasingly moving into frontier regions. The contract with NASA is effectuated at Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) at Pasadena, California, which is managed by the California […]

Source: Maritime & Energy

Published: November 25, 2013


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In Memory: Fred Kavli

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Category: Education / Research

Born and raised in Norway, Fred Kavli was a man inspired. Walking the mountainsides and along the fjords, watching the night sky and the amazing Northern Lights, he developed a curiosity for the universe that wasted no time blossoming into a lifelong love for science. For Fred, everything around him offered a tantalizing mystery that […]

Source: The Kavli Foundation

Published: November 21, 2013


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OLF: Norway Oil & Gas Investment Will Fall After 2014

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Category: Energy

Investments will reach a record of 219 billion kroner ($35.3 billion) in 2013 and 224 billion kroner in 2014 before averaging about 200 billion kroner a year in 2015 to 2018, the Stavanger-based Norwegian Oil and Gas Association said today in its yearly report. “We’re approaching a peak,” the organization’s economics manager said in a […]

Source: World Oil

Published: November 14, 2013


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