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2014-09-22 08:30:43

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION IN OR INTO AUSTRALIA, JAPAN OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE WOULD BE UNLAWFUL OSLO, Norway, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Corporation ("MC") announces today that it has reached an agreement with the Oslo Stock Exchange-listed company Cermaq ASA ("Cermaq" or the "Company") to launch a recommended voluntary cash tender offer (the "Offer") for 100% of the shares (the "Shares") of the Company. A cash consideration of NOK 96...

2014-09-18 08:34:40

OSLO, Norway, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Malicious hacking, bit rot and data corruption; the challenges are immense when it comes to securing digital data. Then how can long-term access to our digital heritage be assured? Norwegian company Piql has found the answer by reinventing the use of a well-known storage medium. There is a worldwide concern about the lack of technologies truly suited for long-term preservation of digital data. Magnetic storage medium are...

2014-09-12 12:25:21

DUBLIN, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Breast Cancer Screening (Mammography, MRI & Ultrasound) Market & Forecast - Worldwide" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in both the developed and developing world. Worldwide Breast Cancer Screening Market was in double digit Billion US$ for 2013. United States is the leading market for breast...

2014-09-08 08:29:41

BERGEN, Norway, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BerGenBio AS ("BerGenBio" or the "Company"), an oncology biopharmaceutical company, today announces that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued United States Patent 8,735,064 covering a method for creating and identifying functional interference RNA (RNAi) molecules (1). RNAis are recombinant nucleic acid molecules that have the ability to specifically down-regulate an expressed target gene in vivo....

2014-09-04 08:22:55

HOUSTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) and Aker Solutions (OSE: AKSO) announced today that they have received the necessary regulatory approvals for the Subsea Production Alliance announced in April 2014. Earlier this year, Baker Hughes and Aker Solutions agreed to form an alliance to develop technology for production solutions designed to boost output, increase recovery rates and reduce costs for subsea fields. The alliance combines Aker...

2014-09-03 16:31:05

LONDON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Upholstered furniture: world market outlook 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1054343/Upholstered-furniture-world-market-outlook-2014.html This report provides an overview of the world upholstered furniture industry, with statistical data on production, consumption, imports, exports and forecasts 2013-2014 for 70 upholstered furniture markets.The growth of upholstered furniture imports...

2014-09-03 08:29:39

OSLO, Norway, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WiMP HiFi, the award-winning Scandinavian music streaming service, today announced it will introduce TIDAL to the U.S. and the UK later this fall. Unlike any other service currently on the market, TIDAL will offer high fidelity sound quality, high definition music videos, and curated editorial, tailor made by experienced music journalists. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140903/142380 TIDAL will offer true high fidelity lossless sound...

2014-09-02 23:09:45

Ostfold County partners with Unimi Solutions and decides to use the innovative Unimi-1BaseTM Electric Vehicle (EV) charger foundations at all charging sites as they continue expanding the County’s EV charging infrastructure. Sarpsborg, Norway and Stockholm, Sweden (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Ostfold County in Norway has set a target to have 20% of public parking sites equipped or enabled for EV charging by 2020. In choosing their partners and suppliers, Ostfold County emphasize solutions...

2014-08-21 23:16:28

PGS adopts FileCatalyst to accelerate the delivery of big data securely and reliably at speeds up to 10Gbps. Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Unlimi-Tech Software, a pioneer in managed file transfers and the creator of FileCatalyst, a world leading accelerated file transfer solution, is pleased to announce the selection of its software by Petroleum Geo Services (PGS). Founded in Norway in 1991, PGS is a marine focused geophysical organization helping oil companies to find offshore...

2014-08-21 08:23:20

STAVANGER, Norway, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Competentia today announced the appointment of Geir Egil Olsen as CEO of the group with effect from 22 September 2014. Geir (49), a graduate of UIS in Stavanger, holds degrees in electrical engineering, business administration and petroleum technology. He has had an international career within the oil and gas services industry, predominantly with Schlumberger, having held operational, sales and management roles in...


Latest Norway Reference Libraries

Erik The Red
2014-01-06 11:48:00

Known as Erik the Red, Erik Thorvaldsson is remembered in medieval and Icelandic saga sources as having founded the first Norse settlement in Greenland. The Icelandic tradition signifies that he was born in Rogaland, Norway. The designation “the Red” probably refers to his hair or his beard color. Leif Ericson, the well-known Icelandic explorer, was Erik’s son. When Erik the Red’s father was exiled from Norway due to manslaughter, he sailed west from Norway accompanied by...

Leif Ericson
2014-01-06 10:25:39

Leif Ericson was a Norse explorer seen as the first European to land in North America nearly 500 years prior to Christopher Columbus. According to the Sagas of Icelanders, he established a Norse settlement at Vinland, identified with the Norse L’Anse aux Meadows on the northern point of Newfoundland in modern-day Canada. It is believed that Leif was born in Iceland around the 970’s - the son of father Erik the Red, an explorer and outlaw from Western Norway. Erik founded the first...

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2012-06-14 13:05:09

Symbol: PIAB Group: Gymnosperm Family: Pinaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: L48    I CAN    I Synonyms:   PIEX2 Picea excelsa (Lam.) Link Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CT, IL, KY, MA, ME, MN, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VA, VT, WI, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants...

2012-06-15 06:43:59

Symbol: HYNO4 Group: Moss Family: Amblystegiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Hypnales Family   Amblystegiaceae Genus   Hygrohypnum Lindb. – hygrohypmum moss Species   Hygrohypnum...

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2012-06-18 07:33:16

Symbol: CANO2 Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N AK    N CAN    N GL    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AK, CA, CO, ID, MI, MN, NM, NV, OR, UT, WA, WI, WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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