Tagged: North America

One million may have gone to America

According to author Sverre Mørkhagen, far more Norwegians than may have emigrated to North America between 1825 and 1975 than numbers previously stated by Statistics Norway By Torill Nordeng Aftenposten Translation by Norway.com staff...

President Obama proclaims Leif Erikson Day 2009

Presidential Proclamation: Leif Erikson Day Oct. 9, 2009 On this day in 1825, the ship Restauration landed in New York City after sailing for 3 months from Stavanger, Norway. The 52 passengers aboard represented...

International election observers in place

Observers from twelve countries of the former Soviet Union, among them Russia, Belarus, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan will observe the Norwegian Parliamentary elections. The observers were invited to Norway by the Norwegian Helsinki Committee. During the 2005...

Funcom establishes new development studio in Canada

On Sept 1, Funcom announced the establishment of a new development studio in Montréal, Canada, where it will build a strong and competent development team that will work on several games in the Funcom...

Max Manus selected for Toronto gala

Norwegian directors Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg’s Max Manus will have its North American première at a gala screening during the 34th Toronto International Film Festival September 10-19, 2009. Co-director Cameron Bailey has confirmed...

ODIM bags NOK 35 million contract in Canada

The agreements involve deliveries to Atomic Energy of Canada, Ontario Power Generation, and the Bruce Power Nuclear Generating Station. Efforts to expand business relationships in the US have also resulted in the successful receipt...

Scatec Solar establishes subsidiary in the US

  Scatec Solar, a global turn-key supplier of solar PV (Photo Voltaic) solutions, has established a subsidiary in the US with the objective to become a major provider of commercial PV power plants in...