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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...

2014-08-04 12:33:19

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: A Profile of the West European Paint Industry http://www.reportbuyer.com/chemicals/paints/profile_west_european_paint_industry_1.html Available as a full report or in country/market sections IRL is pleased to present its updated Profile of the West European Paint Industry, which represents one of ten regional volumes available covering the global paints and coatings industry. The...

2014-08-01 16:23:58

OXNARD, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the White House yesterday, President Barack Obama welcomed the four American laureates of the 2014 Kavli Prizes - prizes awarded to scientists who have made seminal advances in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience, and neuroscience. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132649 Joined by White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Associate Director Jo Handelsman, the President congratulated Kavli Prize...

2014-07-28 08:26:22

OSLO, Norway, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of highest rated games on platform - #1 on 'new' charts - Microsoft featured Megapop is proud to announce that Trolls vs Vikings is now globally available on the Windows Store platform! The game has been widely featured by Microsoft during the soft-launch and beyond, ensuring that Trolls vs Vikings rose to #1 on 'New and Rising' charts in multiple countries. Megapop...

2014-07-17 16:29:26

LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Mobile Security (mSecurity) Bible: 2014 - 2020 - Device Security, Infrastructure Security & Security Serviceshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2092772/The-Mobile-Security-mSecurity-Bible-2014---2020---Device-Security-Infrastructure-Security--Security-Services.htmlMobile networks around the globe generate more than 86 Exabytes of traffic annually. The immense volume of traffic...

2014-07-17 08:20:35

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Farnborough Air Show - Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, has signed a depot activation contract with Aerospace Industrial Maintenance (AIM) Norway to establish a Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul, & Upgrade (MRO&U) capability for the F135 engine which powers the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. This initial contract will include planning and management activities required for depot...

2014-07-16 16:21:47

NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Levi & Korsinsky is investigating the Board of Directors of Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. ("Kodiak" or "the Company") (NYSE: KOG) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with the sale of the Company to Whiting Petroleum Corporation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120409/MM84375LOGO Click here to learn more about the investigation: http://zlk.9nl.com/kodiak-oil-gas-kog, or call:...

2014-07-15 04:20:22

LONDON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Kongsberg Gruppen have formed a teaming agreement to provide new solutions for the Offensive Anti-Surface Warfare (OASuW) mission. As a centerpiece of the agreement, the companies will develop the Joint Strike Missile (JSM) for air-launched OASuW applications. The Joint Strike Missile is already funded for development for the Royal Norwegian Air Force at a time when the United States Navy is considering...

2014-07-07 08:23:10

Fiscal year 2014 -- For fiscal 2014, diluted net earnings per share adjusted for non-recurring items of US$1.35 compared with US$1.11 for fiscal 2013, up 21.6%. -- Three-for-one split of all of the Corporation's issued and outstanding Class "A" and "B" shares effective April 14, 2014. Consequently, all per share amounts in the present document are presented on a comparable basis. -- Results of...


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...

piab_001_php
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...

cano2_003_pvp
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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cacodemon
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