Tagged: industry

Less hazardous waste in 2009

The amount of hazardous waste being collected for approved treatment reached 1.0 million tonnes in 2009, after a 10 per cent decline since 2008. Reduced manufacturing activity is the probable cause. From 1999, however,...

Discussing a trade agreement with Hong Kong

The ongoing negotiations on a trade agreement was the main topic when Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr. Trond Giske, had political conversations in Hong Kong this morning. – We expect to finish by...

Prospects of moderate growth in output

Norwegian industrial managers report that the decline in total output came to a halt in the first quarter. Production is now expected to rise. According to the business tendency survey, the Norwegian manufacturing industry...

Norwegian social model benefits value creation

A new leader for Norwegian industry-oriented research has taken the helm. The recently appointed Minister of Trade and Industry Trond Giske believes in user-driven research and seeks to encourage private companies to increase their...

Nosy Norwegians scan friends tax secrets

Every year, Norway’s tax authorities publish details about people’s income and wealth, and every year sifting through the data gets easier, reports BBC NEWS. In what has become an annual ritual, the newspapers fill...

New Norwegian Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs

Lisbeth Berg-Hansen was today, Oct. 20, appointed new Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs after Helga Pedersen. “She knows politics and the seafood industry well. She has even been involved in fish farming for...

Study: Northern Norway towards 2030

Norut and SINTEF have gazed into the future and on September 8 they presented scenarios for industrial development in the north 20 years into the future. Based on Northern Norway’s development potential, as well...

Norway to back industry power deals with $3.3 bln

OSLO, Aug 21 (Reuters) – Norway plans to establish a state guarantee scheme next year worth up to $3.3 billion to promote long-term electricity contracts in power-intensive industries, the government said on Friday. “The...

Major Brazil contract for Nexans Norway

Paris, July 27, 2009 – Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, has been awarded a 33.5 million Euro contract by Petrobras (Petroleo Brasileiro SA) to develop, manufacture and supply the electro-hydraulic control...