Tagged: industry

From manual power to high technology

Industrialisation in Norway first took off in the mid 1800s, particularly in the areas surrounding the Oslo fjord. During recent decades, the greatest industrial slump has been in these same areas. On the other...

Norway’s 500 largest companies

The first half of 2008 was part of the longest periods of growth Norway has experienced since the war. The second half, however, was marked by international, economic downturn and recession.  The list of...

Norwegian oil debate goes Arctic

The management plan for the Norwegian Sea presented by government last week bans oil drilling in several coastal areas, but at the same time opens up for drilling in new places in the Arctic,...