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NTBinfo: Jotun sikret avtale med verdens største skipsbygger

Category: Business and Investment News

(Sandefjord, 13. juni 2019). Jotun har inngått en intensjonsavtale med verdens største skipsverft om levering av en ny skipsmaling som reduserer løsemiddelutslipp opptil 90 prosent. Avtalen har en verdi på omlag 400 millioner kroner i året. Jotun har signert en intensjonsavtale med koreanske Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI). Dette er startskuddet for et tettere samarbeid om […]

Source: NTBinfo

Published: June 17, 2019


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Reuters: Norsk Hydro looks to master magnetism to keep carbon promise

Category: Business and Investment News

KARMOEY, Norway/LONDON (Reuters) – In the cavernous chamber of Norsk Hydro’s aluminum smelter on the Norwegian island of Karmoey, the magnetic forces are so strong they make heavy iron wrenches float out of the hands of workers. The company is piloting a technology that tames the effects of that powerful magnetic field, which is a […]

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Bloomberg: NASA Says Metals Fraud Caused $700 Million Satellite Failure

Category: Business and Investment News

A metals manufacturer faked test results and provided faulty materials to NASA, causing more than $700 million in losses and two failed satellite launch missions, according to an investigation by the U.S. space agency. The fraud involved an Oregon company called Sapa Profiles Inc., which falsified thousands of certifications for aluminum parts over 19 years […]

Source: Bloomberg

Published: May 1, 2019


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Pressemelding: Yara og IBM samarbeider om fremtidens landbruk

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Oslo, Norge og Armonk, N.Y., 26. april, 2019: Yara International (OSE: YAR), et ledende globalt gjødselselskap, og IBM (NYSE: IBM), kunngjorde i dag en avtale om å bygge en global digital landbruksplattform, og å tilby helhetlige digitale tjenester og agronomisk rådgivning. De to selskapene vil sammen bidra til å øke den globale matproduksjonen ved å […]

Source: Mynewsdesk


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Reuters: Norway Gives Go-Ahead to Disputed Arctic Copper Mine

Category: Business and Investment News

OSLO — Norway’s government approved on Thursday the building of a copper mine near Europe’s northernmost point despite years of opposition from indigenous Sami herders and fishermen. Norway’s decision on the copper mine has been viewed as a litmus test for the Arctic, where climate change and technology are enabling mineral and energy extraction, shipping […]

Source: Reuters


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