Tagged: Canada

Canada’s sledge team tops Norway

Canada’s sledge hockey team improved to 2-0 at the World Sledge Hockey Challenge in Charlottetown, PEI on Wednesday, with a 1-0 win over Norway. Canada held off a furious attack by Norway throughout the...

CODA Oslo International Dance Festival 2009

CODA is Norway’s largest international dance festival, and this year it includes 30 different performances, 13 Norwegian premieres and four world premieres. The sixth CODA Oslo International Dance Festival will be held 9-24 October 2009...

Success for Norwegian-North American mobility grants

Norwegian researchers and research groups are very satisfied with the results of the Leiv Eiriksson mobility program, a grant scheme to strengthen researcher mobility between Norway, the United States and Canada which recently concluded...

Aker Solutions awarded contract in Mexico

Aker Solutions has signed a contract with Stingray Copper Inc. for the new 750 metric tonnes per day (MTPD) sulphur burning acid plant for the El Pilar Copper Project in Mexico. Aker Solutions will...

Canada, Norway, Russia to provide Arctic sea weather warnings

Norway, together with Canada and Russia, will soon provide navigation and meteorological warnings for ships crossing the Arctic sea, a new maritime route which has opened up due to global warming, a World Meteorological Organization (WMO)...

Norwegian vote may kill oilsands stake

Statoil’s Alberta role an issue in election The fate of Statoil- Hydro’s oilsands investments in Canada could hinge on the outcome of Norway’s general election Monday, writes Calgary Herald. The presence of Norway’s state-owned...

StatoilHydro in new field research project in Canada

StatoilHydro is part of an important new field research and pilot project that is testing technology with the potential to reduce water use and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions at its Leismer oil sands in...

Olin’s Angel to Toronto

Norwegian director Margreth Olin’s first feature, The Angel (Engelen), will have its world première in the Discovery sidebar at the Toronto International Film Festival, which runs between September 10- 19. The film will be...

StatoilHydro chief defends oil sands project

StatoilHydro’s involvement in Canadian oil sands has aroused debate in the Norwegian election campaign. Currently, StatoilHydro has no production from oil sands, but they are working on establishing a demonstration plant in Alberta, Canada, with projected start-up...