Tag Archives: Norway

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

WEF’s Global Gender Gap Report 2013: Iceland, Finland, Norway and Sweden with the narrowest gender gap in the world

The Global Gender Gap Report 2013 finds 86 out of 133 countries improved their global gender gap between 2012 and 2013, with the area of political participation seeing the greatest progress Iceland has the narrowest gender gap in the world, followed … Read the full press release

Ramboll to present engineering solutions for the oil and gas industry at ONS Norway exhibition 19-21 August 2013

19-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — How can we support the oil and gas industry moving towards harsh and remote northern areas? And how do we safeguard the fragile arctic environment? Meet Ramboll and get the answers at the ONS Norway exhibition 19-21 … Read the full press release

International oil and gas company OMV announced it will recruit 1,600 new expert employees by 2016

OMV needs additional 1,600 experts by 2016 Growth in Exploration & Production to create new jobs International careers with exciting prospects 05-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — OMV, the integrated, international oil and gas company, has launched a new job initiative. The planned … Read the full press release

The Kesko Group posted €847.0M sales in May 2013

2-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Kesko Group’s sales, excluding VAT, in May 2013 totalled €847.0 million, down 1.7%. In Kesko’s food trade, sales in May were €386.6 million, an increase of 3.9% compared to the previous year. In the home and … Read the full press release

400 tons of toxic rocket fuel safely removed from Kazakhstan with the help of OSCE

SARY OZEK, KAZAKHSTAN, 1-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — A train carrying 410 tonnes of a toxic rocket fuel component, which had been stored in deteriorating containers, left Kazakhstan today for safe disposal at a specialized chemical plant in Dzerzhinsk, Russia as part … Read the full press release

EC proposed for EU wide ban on ‘5-IT’ synthetic substance with stimulant and hallucinogenic effects

International Day Against Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking 26-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Ahead of the International Day Against Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking, the European Commission has today proposed an EU-wide ban on ‘5-IT’, a synthetic substance with stimulant and hallucinogenic effects. The … Read the full press release

Eni awarded 4 exploration licenses in the Barents Sea, offshore Norway

This success in the Norwegian upstream confirms Eni’s commitment to a region with a high potential for exploration where Eni has recently announced the important oil discoveries of Skrugard (2011) and Havis (2012), now renamed as Johan Castberg. San Donato … Read the full press release

Telenor signs with OTE Greece to acquire the second largest mobile operator in Bulgaria Globul

Oslo, Norway, 27-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Telenor has today signed an agreement with OTE to acquire Bulgarian mobile operator Globul for a total amount of EUR 717 million on a cash and debt free basis. Globul is the second largest mobile operator … Read the full press release