Category Archives: Norway

Press Releases & News from Norway distributed via EuropaWire

Jotun at Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) Middle East conference

Sandefjord, Norway, 22-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Jotun, leading global supplier of paints and coatings, has provided its products and services to 12 of the top 20 tallest buildings by 2020. Jotun, who will be exhibiting at Council on Tall Buildings … Read the full press release

Ambea to become the largest care provider in the Nordic region following the acquisition of Aleris Care in Norway, Sweden and Denmark

STOCKHOLM, 19-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ambea AB (publ) (“Ambea”), a former Triton III portfolio company today listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, have signed an agreement to acquire the care operations of Aleris in Norway, Sweden and Denmark (“Aleris Care”) . Following the … Read the full press release

Europe Home Diagnostics Market Driven by Burgeoning Glucose Monitoring Device Sales, Consumer Demand for Non-Invasive Kits Largely Unmet – Fact.MR Study

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 18-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The European home diagnostics industry is realigning to foster integration with the broader customer-centric healthcare services. Growing consumer preference for home-based diagnostics, combined with innovation in online platforms, is creating sustained opportunities in this … Read the full press release

Europe Bicycle Parking Racks Market Driven by Consumer Focus on Sustainability and Carbon Consciousness

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 17-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Investment in bicycle parking racks in Europe is surging at a brisk pace, with a new Fact.MR study valuing the Europe bicycle parking rack market at around US$ 850 million in 2018. According to … Read the full press release

Halloumi Cheese Popularity Soars in Europe as UK Maintains its Lead as the Largest Market – Fact.MR Study

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 16-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Glancing through the dairy segment of retail aisles in Europe offers a clear comparison of preference for halloumi cheese than other cheese varieties. According to a Fact.MR study on halloumi cheese market, 76% of … Read the full press release

Vehicle Interior Air Quality (VIAQ) Takes Centerstage in US$ 6.5 Million Europe Automotive Headliners Market

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 16-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The broader disruption in the automotive sector is rubbing off on the Europe automotive headliners market, as vehicle interior air quality (VIAQ) adds to the litany of factors that influence buyer behavior. The growing … Read the full press release

Europe Emulsifier and Co-Emulsifier Market Witnessing a Shift Towards Bio-based Variants – Fact.MR Study

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 11-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The unwavering consumer focus on personal variables such as effects of aging, being conscious about self-image and physical attractiveness has been capitalized by personal care product manufacturers, and as an outcome, new personal … Read the full press release

Fact.MR Study on IBM Watson Services Market Lists Business Agility and Customer Service Transformation as Key Motivations to Adoption

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 10-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — IBM Watson Services continue to get significant traction from end-users, with over 72% respondents in Europe affirmative on using IBM Watson language services, according to a Fact.MR survey. The survey is part of the … Read the full press release

Europe Non-Dairy Toppings Market Riding on the Coattails of Growing Vegan Revolution, Finds a New Fact.MR Study

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DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 10-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Europe non-dairy toppings market revenues continue to head north, as the growing vegan population ramps up demand for non-dairy ingredients. Shelves and aisles across European retail stores and hypermarkets have been observed with … Read the full press release

Orkla to create one strong food company in the Czech Republic and Slovakia with the integration of Hamé and Vitana

OSLO, 04-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The companies are both owned by Orkla but have been run as separate entities. Vitana has been a part of Orkla since 2013, and Hamé since 2016. The integrated company will be named Orkla Foods Česko … Read the full press release

DNV GL begins phase II of a joint industry project on single phase flow meters in phase-contaminated oil flow

OSLO, 18-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL is now starting phase II of a joint industry project (JIP) on single phase flow meters in phase-contaminated oil flow. Phase II of this JIP will focus on the influence of the oil fluid … Read the full press release

Jotun unveils the easiest way to design, specify, beautify and protect buildings worldwide with green building products

Jotun, leading supplier of paints and coatings, is launching Green Building Solutions (GBS) – the easiest way to design, specify, beautify and protect buildings worldwide with green building products. Sandefjord, Norway, 14-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Jotun offers an online green building … Read the full press release

Alunorte reaches milestone in resuming normal operations at the alumina refinery in Pará, Brazil

On September 5, Alunorte signed two agreements representing a milestone to resume normal operations at the alumina refinery in Pará, Brazil. Alunorte has operated at 50% capacity since March. OSLO, 13-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The agreements include a technical Term … Read the full press release

Pöyry won the Owner’s Engineering Services assignment for the pre-engineering phase for the planned biozin® production plant in Norway

VANTAA, 13-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Biozin Holding AS has awarded Pöyry with the Owner’s Engineering Services assignment for the pre-engineering phase for the planned biozin® production plant in Norway. The new plant will convert biomass to liquid biocrude that will be … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce will supply six TT1100 tunnel thrusters for the massive offshore salmon farm of Nordlaks

LONDON, 29-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nordlaks in Stokmarknes, Norway, is currently building a 385m long and 60m wide offshore salmon farm. The installation is being built at the CIMC Raffles yard in China. Nordlaks has also ordered a new hybrid/LNG live … Read the full press release

Telenor Group and UNICEF mobile birth registration pilot will be scaled to Myanmar

Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar/ Fornebu, Norway, 28-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —  Telenor Group and UNICEF today announced that its successful mobile birth registration pilot will be scaled to Myanmar. The organisations signed a partnership agreement for a Mobile Birth and Death … Read the full press release

DNV GL issues the world’s first project certificate for photovoltaic (PV) power plants to CLP India’s Veltoor Solar Power Project in Telangana, India

TELANGANA, India, 24-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, issued the world’s first project certificate for photovoltaic (PV) power plants to CLP India’s Veltoor Solar Power Project in Telangana, India. The project is owned by SE solar Ltd (SPV of Suzlon Energy … Read the full press release

Seadrill Limited: The “SDRL R” shares are no longer subject to U.S. transfer restrictions and will trade under the ticker symbol “SDRL” on the Oslo Stock Exchange

Hamilton, Bermuda, 22-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Seadrill Limited (“Seadrill” or the “Company”) refers to the announcements dated 1 August 2018 and 3 August 2018 regarding the listing and trading of certain restricted shares under the ticker symbol “SDRL R” on the … Read the full press release

Telenor, NTNU, SINTEF, DNB, DNV GL, Equinor, Kongsberg Group to establish powerhouse for artificial intelligence in Norway

Some of Norway’s largest companies are joining forces in establishing a national powerhouse for artificial intelligence. Its aim is to improve the quality and capacity for research, education and innovation in the field. OSLO, 17-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Norway has a … Read the full press release

DNV GL part of the due diligence of the Bjerkreim cluster of wind farms in Norway

OSLO, 10-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, today announced that the company’s technical expertise was an important part of the due diligence of the Bjerkreim cluster, a 294-megawatt group of … Read the full press release

DNV GL to support Shell’s Penguins Field redevelopment on the UK Continental Shelf

DNV GL has won a cross-service contract to support Shell’s Penguins Field redevelopment on the UK Continental Shelf. OSLO, 10-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The contract with Shell involves a team which will deliver an integrated verification and class project for the … Read the full press release

DNV GL accredited by the Alliance for Water Stewardship to issue water management certificates

DNV GL has been accredited by the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) to issue certificates proving compliance with the AWS international standard for water management. OSLO, 16-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The accreditation enables DNV GL to certify companies globally. Antonio … Read the full press release

Wienerberger acquires frost-resistant and pre-insulated plastic pipes producer in Norway, Isoterm AS

Specialized high-margin product of excellent quality – a perfect fit for the portfolio Acquisition is part of Wienerberger’s growth strategy with € 200 million earmarked for 2018 Ideal move to strengthen plastic pipe business in the Nordic core markets VIENNA, … Read the full press release

Hydro to industrialize world’s most climate and energy efficient aluminium electrolysis technology at the Karmøy technology pilot

All 60 electrolysis cells are now in operation at the Karmøy technology pilot, where Hydro aims to industrialize the world’s most climate and energy efficient aluminium electrolysis technology. OSLO, 29-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — “Our aim is to be the global … Read the full press release

Fincantieri’s subsidiary Vard Holdings Limited to build three coast guard vessels for the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency

The contract signed with the Ministry agency NDMA values about 550 million euro TRIESTE, 28-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fincantieri’s subsidiary Vard Holdings Limited (“VARD” or the “Company”), one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of specialized vessels, has announced that … Read the full press release

Ocean Yield ASA to acquire four 2014 built 3,800 TEU container vessels with 12-year bareboat charters to companies owned and guaranteed by CMB NV

LYSAKER, Norway, 13-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ocean Yield ASA (“Ocean Yield” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the Company has agreed to acquire four 2014 built 3,800 TEU container vessels with 12-year bareboat charters to companies owned and guaranteed … Read the full press release

Skanska to build a new education facilities for the University of Bergen in Norway

STOCKHOLM, 13-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has signed a contract with the University of Bergen to build a new education facilities at the campus area in Bergen, Norway. The contract is worth NOK 295 M, about SEK 310 million, which will … Read the full press release

Global equity fund SKAGEN Focus celebrates its third anniversary

Stavanger, Norway, 07-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — There was clearly great demand for this type of fund when SKAGEN was launched as just a few months after inception on 26 May 2015, the high concentration global equity fund SKAGEN Focus had assets under … Read the full press release

Jotun launches innovative solution to simplify the process of marine onboard maintenance

SANDEFJORD, 04-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Jotun has launched an innovative solution that brings simplicity, predictability and optimal quality to the process of marine onboard maintenance. SeaStock Management Solution will see Jotun effectively assuming full management of its customers’ onboard maintenance. … Read the full press release

DNV GL publishes its fourth annual PV Module Reliability Scorecard report

PV module test results improve, yet significant failures persist BERKELEY, California, U.S., 29-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, today published its fourth annual PV Module Reliability Scorecard report, the most … Read the full press release