ManpowerGroup: Working in Norway


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 […]


Published: March 22, 2013


Statoil Awarded 15 US GoM Leases


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


AmChams in Europe attend Transatlantic Week


Category: AmCham Norway

On March 2-4, AmCham Norway’s Jason Turflinger joined fellow European AmCham directors in Brussels for a series of events focusing on the transatlantic business relationship and to launch The Transatlantic Economy 2011, an annual survey of jobs, trade and investment between the US and EU. Transatlantic Week, which was hosted by AmCham EU, included a […]

Source: AmCham Denmark

Published: April 4, 2011


At What Cost: Norway Shows the Way With Electric Cars


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


Naturally Norwegian: USA vil ha norsk bestikk


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