Tagged: Alta

In Alta, Finnmark, mobile tech is a success

Local company Ascella is ready to take over the world Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway A Norwegian startup company recently gave a presentation at a global IT conference in Oulu, Finland. The city has evolved...

Finnmark – the Land of Untouched Magic

As far north and as far east as you can reach is the largest county in Norway with the smallest population; Finnmark. The Sami, Finnish, Norwegian, and to some extent Russian cultures merge in...

Finnmarksløpet 2009 almost completed

On March 7 Europe’s longest and the World’s northernmost dog sled race kicked off in Finnmark County in northern Norway. The race is 1000 kilometers long and 36 mushers are competing for the victory. ...

Planning 250 windmills at sea in northern Norway

  Troms Energy is planning to build a gigantic park of 250 windmills outside the coast of northern Norway. The total costs of the project could be up to 2.5 billion EUR, reports Barents...

Helicopter crash kills 1 in Norwegian Arctic

OSLO: Rescuers say a small helicopter crashed in the Norwegian Arctic and one person on board was killed. Norway’s Rescue Coordination Center says a second person suffered minor injuries when the Eurocopter AS350 went...