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ManpowerGroup: Working in Norway

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Category: Human Resources

Norway’s Central Bank governor, Øystein Olsen, recently held his annual speech on the economic situation in Norway. One of his points was that although a very high percentage of Norwegians have jobs, it is imperative to extend working hours and work more. Norwegians are working less than average among the member countries of the Organization […]

Source: Norway.com

Published: March 22, 2013


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Statoil Awarded 15 US GoM Leases

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Category: Energy

With the addition, Statoil will control more than 340 leases in the Gulf of Mexico, further securing its significant lease holder position. “We are pleased with today’s outcome,” says Erik Finnstrom, Statoil senior vice president of Exploration for Statoil in North America. “This addition of leases allows us to further build upon our broad-based strategy […]

Source: Maritime & Energy

Published: March 22, 2013


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At What Cost: Norway Shows the Way With Electric Cars

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Category: Automobile / Transport

Car makers like Nissan, Mitsubishi, Peugeot Citroen and Tesla Motors see Norway and its 10,000 battery-powered vehicles as a reason for optimism in otherwise gloomy terrain. Pure electric cars made up 3.0 percent of February car sales in Norway, with a population of 5 million, compared to fractions of one percent in most nations. In […]

Source: Reuters

Published: March 13, 2013


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Naturally Norwegian: USA vil ha norsk bestikk

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Category: Manufacturing

Designeren Per Finne fra Voss og Hardanger Bestikk har fått i oppdrag å  designe og produsere norsk bestikk for det amerikanske markedet.  Oppdragsgiver er det amerikanske milliardkonsernet Oneida. – Dette er banebrytende og en rød løper inn til amerikanske forbrukere, sier  administrerende direktør Rune Leikvoll i Hardanger Bestikk, til Nettavisen  NA24. Oneida regnes som en […]

Source: Nettavisen

Published: March 25, 2013


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Norwegian Missile Fitted on F-35

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Category: Defense / Security

The Joint Strike Missile, which is under development by Kongsberg, was  attached last month to a fighter destined for Norway at Lockheed’s facility in  Fort Worth, Texas. The attachment was part of a “fit check” of the JSM on an external pylon on  the F-35 to confirm that the missile is able to be fitted […]

Source: United Press International

Published: March 13, 2013


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