Category Archives: Norway

Press Releases & News from Norway distributed via EuropaWire

Study: aluminum is both a climate-friendly and cost-reducing material choice for bridge building

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 10-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company Norsk Hydro ASA (Hydro) has announced the release of a new study on how an aluminium bridge could be a cost-efficient and climate-friendly alternative for the new … Read the full press release

Support for OCIMF’s new Dynamic Positioning (DP) system failure guideline is now offered by DNV GL’s Noble Denton marine services team

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 9-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — An international accredited registrar and classification society DNV GL has announced its Noble Denton marine services team will now provide support for the new Dynamic Positioning system failure guideline to enable quicker and … Read the full press release

Alstom’s latest ETCS standard and its world-first data fusion algorithms to measure location and speed of trains get certified

(PRESS RELEASE) SAINT-OUEN, 25-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational company operating worldwide in rail transport markets, Alstom earns full certification¹ of the latest interoperability standard for rail, ETCS² Baseline 3 Release 2. Alstom has also been certified by Belgorail³ to … Read the full press release

Hydro to donate thousands of food baskets to people near its operations in the state of Pará in northern Brazil

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 19-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company Hydro has announced it is making its second donation in Brazil since the country was severely hit by the Covid-19 pandemic. The company will donate 11,000 food … Read the full press release

Urban development: AF Gruppen starts site preparation and basement work at Clemenskvartalet, Bispevika Syd

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 17-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the largest civil engineering and construction companies in Norway AF Gruppen has announced that it has entered into a final agreement for the site preparation and basement work at Clemenskvartalet, Bispevika … Read the full press release

Palette Life Sciences Announces European Distribution Expansion for Deflux® and Solesta® for More Than Twenty Countries Through Five Leading Distributors and Direct Sales Effort

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN / SANTA BARBARA, CALIF., USA, 15-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Palette Life Sciences, a fully integrated global life sciences company dedicated to improving patient outcomes, today announced global distribution expansion for two of Palette’s products, Deflux and … Read the full press release

AET owned 152,700 DWT DP2 shuttle tanker Eagle Petrolina receives DNV GL’s SmartShip Notation

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 5-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Norway based international accredited registrar and classification society DNV GL has announced that the DP2 shuttle tanker Eagle Petrolina has become the first vessel of its kind that receives the SmartShip Notation. The … Read the full press release

The head of Hydro Extruded Solutions Egil Hogna steps down

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 2-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company Norsk Hydro has announced there will be changes in its management team as the company’s head for the Extruded Solutions business area Egil Hogna, Executive Vice President, … Read the full press release

Sustainability: Norcable’s industrial electric cable are made with Hydro’s aluminium made from renewable energy

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 26-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Aluminium-based industrial power cables producer Norcable has chosen to purchase aluminium from Hydro as it is important for the company the aluminium used in its products has a small carbon footprint. For Norcable … Read the full press release

Vattenfall among the top most sustainable brands in Northern Europe according to the Sustainable Brand Index survey

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 15-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational power company Vattenfall is considered by customers to be one of the most sustainable brands all over Northern Europe according to newly published study. Performed annually in eight counties, the Sustainable Brand … Read the full press release

SKAGEN commits to adhere to the UN’s global framework for sustainable enterprise

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, 23-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — SKAGEN Funds signs up to the UN Global Compact, becoming a member of the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. As a member, SKAGEN undertakes to adapt its operations and strategy to the UN’s … Read the full press release

Lindner completes the new interior fit-out of the Bodø Town Hall in Norway

(PRESS RELEASE) ARNSTORF, Germany, 22-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Lindner, together with local partners, completed the interior fit-out of the Bodø Town Hall. This includes about 10,000 m² acoustically effective wall and ceiling claddings as well as different glass partition systems … Read the full press release

E-mobility: Vattenfall decides on new policies to further electrify its own car fleet

E-mobility: Vattenfall decides on new policies to further electrify its own car fleet

Highest electrification rate in benefit cars Commercial passengers cars in scope now Lack of van models a barrier Infrastructure is improving (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 9-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — European energy company Vattenfall announced its Executive Group Management has decided on … Read the full press release

COVID-19: Hydro donates NOK 500.000 to UNICEF’s Humanitarian Action for Children Emergency Fund

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 9-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro supports the most vulnerable affected by COVID-19 by donating NOK 500.000 to UNICEF’s emergency fund, Humanitarian Action for Children (HAC). Furthermore, Hydro is supporting hospitals, medical centers and health organizations at the … Read the full press release

COVID-19: Hydro supports construction and maintenance of four new field hospitals in Brazil

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 3-Apr-2020— /EuropaWire/ — Hydro donates BRL 5 million to support construction and maintenance of the new field hospitals as part of emergency measures to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil. The four new hospitals will create 720 … Read the full press release

Hydro achieves carbon neutral goal ahead of schedule

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 25-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Through extensive use of renewable energy sources for aluminium production to ever-advancing technology to reduce electricity consumption and emissions from its operations, Hydro has worked long and hard to reduce its own carbon … Read the full press release

Integrated Services Monitoring Capability Launched by Bridge Technologies

Integrated Services Monitoring Capability Launched by Bridge Technologies

Delivers invaluable network performance insights from production, contribution and distribution (PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 23-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Bridge Technologies today announced ISM – Integrated Services Monitoring, an all-embracing suite of tools, designed to deliver invaluable insights into the performance of … Read the full press release

DNV GL’s Navigator Port software complements Anglo-Eastern’s digital transformation

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 12-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL’s Navigator Port technology successfully implemented across Anglo-Eastern’s fleet of more than 600 vessels. Anglo-Eastern is one of the world’s leading ship managers. Navigator Port software is used everyday on board several … Read the full press release

Hydro releases its primary aluminium range with low CO2 footprint to the extrusion market

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 4-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro REDUXA certifiably contains up to 4 kg CO2 per kg aluminium compared to the average aluminium consumed in Europe which contains 8.6 kg CO2 per kilo aluminium. Hydro sees an increase in … Read the full press release

Leadership changes at Seadrill Limited

(PRESS RELEASE) HAMILTON, Bermuda, 27-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Seadrill Limited welcomes Birgit Aagaard-Svendsen and Herman R. Flinder to its board of directors. Both will be replacing Eugene I. Davis and Scott D. Vogel who are stepping down from their current … Read the full press release

AF Gruppen selected as contractor for the extension of Gardermoen Park Inn Hotel

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 20-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — AF Gruppen announces a design and build contract worth NOK 250 million excluding VAT (almost 25 million euros). The construction engineering company as been selected by Hotell Østre AS (Avinor) as contractor for … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä and DNV GL partner to contribute to marine industry’s ongoing digital transformation

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 10-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä announces collaboration with classification society DNV GL. In a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by Roger Holm, President, Wärtsilä Marine and Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO, DNV GL – Maritime, both companies agreed to … Read the full press release

Hydro: Contemporary, Greener building for Ticon

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 20-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — MODERN TICON BUILDING – The historic Ticon Building in Drammen, Norway has undergone modernization integrating Hydro’s low-carbon recycled CIRCAL aluminum but retaining its original architectural design. The Ticon Building, built in 1963, has … Read the full press release

Bridgepoint Development Capital to acquire majority interest in Oris Dental, a leading Norwegian dental care provider

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 19-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Bridgepoint Development Capital to acquire a majority shareholding in Oris Dental Holding AS, a leading Norwegian dental care provider. BDC will provide support to allow Oris Dental expand and realise its ambitious growth … Read the full press release

Telenor selects Ericsson to start building the future 5G radio network in Norway

(PRESS RELEASE) FORNEBU, 13-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Telenor selects Ericsson to modernise and build the its 5G radio access network (RAN), completing its vendor selection process for the future network in Norway. Sigve Brekke, CEO of Telenor Group commented: “We … Read the full press release

Hydro closes fabrication business unit and invests €4.4 million in Pole Products business unit in Drunen, Netherlands

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 13-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro closes its fabrication business unit in Drunen, Netherlands. The closure is due to the challenging European market, particularly in trailer construction, which represents a large part of the production in Drunen. Despite … Read the full press release

DNA CEO Jukka Leinonen to head Telenor Group’s newly formed Nordic cluster

(PRESS RELEASE) FORNEBU, 1-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Jukka Leinonen has been appointed head of Telenor Group’s newly formed Nordic cluster. Leinonen is currently the CEO of the Finnish telcom operator DNA and will retain this position aside becoming a part … Read the full press release

DNV GL to ensure compliance for the new infrastructure for Equinor’s Bay du Nord oil field project

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 28-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL awarded the Certifying Authority and Classification contract for the new infrastructure to be built for Equinor’s Bay du Nord oil field project. DNV GL will oversee design review activities and site … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to upgrade Eidesvik’s construction vessel with hybrid propulsion system for greater efficiency and more sustainable operations

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 2-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä to engineer, supply, and commission a hybrid propulsion system for an offshore sector vessel. Norway-based Eidesvik AS has selected Wärtsilä to upgrade its ‘Viking Neptun’ construction vessel. The order was placed in … Read the full press release

Skanska takes part in major transformation of Ulven district in Oslo

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 17-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska signs contract with Obos to build 168 apartments in Oslo, Norway. The NOK 344 M (about SEK 370 M) worth project is part of a major transformation of the Ulven district in … Read the full press release