Tagged: Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise

Norway corporate profitability seen rising-survey

OSLO, Sept 2 (Reuters) – Norwegian expectations for corporate profitability have risen and more companies than before forecast increased employment over the next 12 months, a quarterly survey for the central bank showed on...

Fewer gas stations in Norway

The number of gas stations in Norway has been reduced by 622 over the past 10 years, according to fresh figures from the Norwegian Petroleum Institute. Last year alone 47 stations were closed. “Now...

Gro Brækken to head OLF from 2010

  The board of the Norwegian Oil Industry Association (OLF) has appointed Gro Brækken to succeed Per Terje Vold as chief executive with effect from 1 January 2010. She is currently secretary-general of Save...

Norway unions and employers reach wage agreement

  Norwegian labour unions and employers have reached a wage agreement. There will be a general wage increase of NOK 1 per hour, and an extra NOK 1 to the lowest paid workers. The Norwegian...

Bernander New Director General of NHO

John G. Bernander, the former Director General of the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK), is appointed new Director General of the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO). Bernander was born in New York City, but grew up in Kristiansand, Norway. During the years...

Lofoten hot spot of the North

The fight for opening Lofoten in northern Norway for petroleum activity is intensifying. “It is absurd that the danger of minimal losses for the fishing industry are more important than the several billion EUR...