Tag Archives: Norway

Infront remains the exclusive marketing rights partner for all BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon events in Germany and Norway

German Ski and Norwegian Biathlon Associations extend marketing rights cooperation for all Biathlon World Cups Salzburg, Austria, 30-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The German Ski Association (DSV) and Norwegian Biathlon Association (NSSF) have extended their cooperation with Infront ahead of time through … Read the full press release

Orkla’s corporate website named best in Norway by communications firm Comprend

The communications firm Comprend has ranked the websites of listed Norwegian companies, and Orkla.com has won first place for the fourth year in a row. OSLO, 30-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — This is an annual ranking and it is the fourth … Read the full press release

Ericsson signs new deal with Telenor Group to transform its 5G core network in Sweden, Denmark and Norway

Ericsson to transform Telenor’s core network in Sweden, Denmark and Norway by deploying Ericsson Cloud Core solutions for 5G across multiple data centers New deal encompasses Ericsson’s full portfolio of Virtualized Network Functions (VNF) and related services Telenor subscribers will … Read the full press release

AF Gruppen: LAB Entreprenør entered into an agreement with Skjoldnes Utvikling AS for the construction of 65 apartments in Bergen, Norway

OSLO, 15-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — LAB Entreprenør, a company in AF Gruppen (AFG), has entered into an agreement with Skjoldnes Utvikling AS regarding the construction of 65 apartments at Skjoldnes in Bergen municipality. The construction project is located at Lake … Read the full press release

Telenor kicks off 5G trial in Kongsberg, Norway; the first in Scandinavia

Today (8 November 2018), Telenor Group launched the very first 5G pilot in Scandinavia. The pilot will serve as a testbed for the superfast fifth generation mobile network in Norway. Kongsberg, Norway, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The pilot was launched during … Read the full press release

PGNiG to increase the production of natural gas in Norway

WARSAW, 25-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The gas reserves of the Fogelberg field are estimated at between 7 and 14 bcm. The start of commercial production is in line with the plans of PGNiG as the company seeks to increase the production … 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

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

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

Vattenfall awarded a contract from Facebook to provide wind integration and balancing services for three new wind projects in southwest Norway

Solna Municipality, Sweden, 25-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall and Facebook have signed long-term supply and service agreements for integrating the output of three new Norwegian wind projects into the electric grid that provides power to Facebook’s Nordic data centres in Odense, … Read the full press release

NIB to loan EUR 42 million to Tine SA for the construction of its new dairy in Bergen, Norway

NIB and the Norwegian dairy company Tine SA have signed a loan agreement of NOK 400 million (EUR 42 million), with a 12-year maturity, on financing the construction of Tine’s new dairy in Bergen, Norway. In order to save energy, waste … Read the full press release

Norway becomes the first market to implement the New Generation of IATA Settlement Systems

GENEVA, 09-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Norway became the first market to implement the New Generation of IATA Settlement Systems (NewGen ISS). NewGen ISS was adopted by the Passenger Agency Conference (PAConf) in November … Read the full press release

Inmarsat opens new office in Ålesund, Norway to focus on driving digitalisation of the shipping industry

New Norway operation to focus on driving digitalisation of shipping LONDON, 23-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L), the world’s leading global mobile satellite communications company, has opened a new office, at the Norwegian Maritime Competence Center (NMCC) based in Ålesund, Norway, … Read the full press release

99X Technology drives digital disruption at Webdagene 2017 Oslo

Oslo, Norway, 25-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading software product engineering specialist 99X Technology recently showcased at Webdagene 2017, Scandinavia’s largest customer experience conference, organized by Netlife Design Norway. The show which housed over 15 Exhibitors and entertained more than 1,000 … Read the full press release

Ramboll presents smart mobility solutions at the Nordic Edge conference and expo in Stavanger, Norway

Ramboll solutions to help increase mobility in cities are high on the agenda at the leading smart cities conference Nordic Edge being held this week. COPENHAGEN, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Increasing urbanisation is putting a strain on cities like never … Read the full press release

NIB signs loan to finance new, four-lane section of the E18 motorway in Telemark County, Norway

HELSINKI, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB and the Norwegian toll-road operator Vegfinans E18 Telemark AS have signed a 20-year maturity loan totalling NOK 1 billion (EUR 105 million) for the construction of a new section of the E18 motorway in Telemark County. The loan will … Read the full press release

Nemetschek to acquire 100% of the shares of dRofus AS of Oslo, Norway

dRofus is a leading software provider for BIM-based program, equipment and data management for the building industry High-level strategic fit to address the needs of building owners more strongly Considerable growth opportunities as a result of owner’s increasing focus on … Read the full press release

NIB to co-finance advanced metering system and upgrades to the electricity networks in Nord-Trøndelag County, Norway

NIB has signed a 15-year loan agreement with NTE (Nord-Trøndelag Elektrisitetsverk Holding AS) to co-finance the roll-out of an advanced metering system (AMS) and upgrades to the electricity networks in Nord-Trøndelag County, Norway. HELSINKI, 27-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — NTE will install … Read the full press release

Norway adopts new regulation on requirements for new residential mortgage loans

OSLO, 14-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Ministry of Finance has adopted a new regulation on requirements for new residential mortgage loans. The new regulation replaces the current regulation which is set to expire at the end of 2016. The new regulation … Read the full press release

Norway’s Foreign Minister Børge Brende visits Switzerland

BERN, 25-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — President of the Swiss Confederation Johann N. Schneider-Ammann, Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter, and Federal Councillor Doris Leuthard received Norway’s Foreign Minister Børge Brende for working meetings on 24 October 2016. The talks focused on bilateral political … Read the full press release

Fortum Charge & Drive and Tesla open world’s largest charging station in Norway

Nebbenes, Norway, 06-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Fortum Charge & Drive and Tesla’s charging station was opened on 1 September in Norway and is the world’s largest charging station with 28 charging points where all types of modern electric vehicles can be … Read the full press release

Keolis: 7km of new track and a new depot added to the highly successful Bybanen light rail network in Norway

PARIS, 23-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — 7km of new track and a new depot were inaugurated on 15 August in ongoing upgrades to the highly successful Bybanen light rail network. In the six years since Keolis has operated Bybanen, the network has … Read the full press release

Telenor, NTNU, SINTEF will establish a lab focused on artificial intelligence and big data at NTNU in Trondheim, Norway

Telenor Group today announces two specific initiatives to support entrepreneurship and competence building in Norway. The ambition is to strengthen the nation´s competitiveness and to stimulate job creation by Norwegian startups. Trondheim, Norway, 22-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — In collaboration with the … Read the full press release

Skanska signs with Telemark county council to build new high school in Skien, Norway

Skien, Norway, 08-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has signed a contract with Telemark county council to build a new high school in Skien, Norway. The contract is worth NOK 460M, about SEK 450M, which will be included in the order bookings … Read the full press release

NIB signs 20-year loan programme with the City of Bergen, Norway to improve its wastewater

Bergen, Norway, 17-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB has signed a 20-year loan programme with the City of Bergen, Norway, to improve its wastewater-, and possibly, drinking water infrastructure. The loan programme consists of two tranches, of which a NOK 1,000 million … Read the full press release

Hempel to participate in ONS exhibition in Stavanger, Norway, 25-28 August 2014

Lyngby, Denmark, 3-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Hempel will participate in ONS exhibition which has established itself over 40 years as one of the world’s major meeting places for players in the oil and energy industry. The exhibition is taking place in Stavanger, … Read the full press release

Sarepta Energi AS selected Ramboll for the procurement of turbines as well as civil electromechanical works for renewable energy projects along the coast of Trøndelag, Norway

Orestad, Denmark, 16-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Almost 500 wind turbines and their common grid connection are planned and permitted along the coast of Trøndelag. As the Owner’s Engineer, Ramboll plays a key role as the leading developer in the region gets ready to … Read the full press release

Skanska to build the Ljø tunnel in Møre and Romsdal, Norway

Stockholm, Sweden, 28-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has signed a contract with the Norwegian Road Administration to build the Ljø tunnel in Møre and Romsdal, Norway. The contract is worth NOK 389 M, about SEK 410 M, which will be included in order bookings … Read the full press release

Aggregates producer Franzefoss upgrades its existing Steinskogen quarry in Norway with Metso’s fully automated new crushing and screening solution

Helsinki, Finland, 4-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Aggregates producer Franzefoss is upgrading capacity on its existing Steinskogen quarry site outside of Oslo, Norway to meet its long term growth targets. Metso’s fully automated crushing stages will allow flexible operations and scaling of the … Read the full press release