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2014-06-11 23:02:16

Frontier Natural Products Co-op, a leader in natural and organic herbs, spices and aromatherapy products, has committed $27,000 in scholarship funds to Archi’s Acres’ Veterans Sustainable Agriculture Training (VSAT) program via Camp Pendleton Armed Services YMCA. Norway, Iowa (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Frontier Natural Products Co-op, a leader in natural and organic herbs, spices and aromatherapy products, has committed $27,000 in scholarship funds to Archi’s Acres’ Veterans...

2014-06-11 16:21:22

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Norwegian Air International (NAI) today released the following statement on House passage of Fiscal Year 2015 Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act: "We are disappointed the House legislation includes language attempting to pressure the U.S. Department of Transportation into denying Norwegian Air International's application. As with anything new and innovative, Norwegian expected...

2014-06-09 23:02:45

The black tie event will honor Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway, the Calvin Klein Collection, and HBO for their proactive contributions to the fight against AIDS, following hot on the heels of last month’s Cinema Against AIDS party which raised a record-breaking $35 million. (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway, the Calvin Klein Collection and cable satellite network HBO will be honored for their contributions to the fight against AIDS at amfAR’s 2014 New...

2014-06-04 08:33:21

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: European Markets for Gynecological Devices (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland,...

2014-05-28 12:24:11

LONDON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Transmission Towers for Electric Power, 2014 Update - Global Market Size, Average Pricing, Equipment Market Share to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/electricity/transmission_towers_electric_power_2014_update_global_market_size_average_pricing_equipment_market_share_2020.html Transmission Towers for Electric Power, 2014 Update - Global Market Size, Average Pricing, Equipment...

2014-05-27 08:22:57

HOUSTON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MRC Global Inc. (NYSE: MRC) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Metron Holding AS, the parent holding company of Hypteck AS. Headquartered in Skotselv, Norway, Hypteck is a Norwegian provider of instrumentation and process control products to the offshore, marine and onshore industries with a focus on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS). The company also provides instrumentation and process...

2014-05-23 12:23:28

Epic video with Olympic alpine heroes in Northern Norway TROMSØ, Norway, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International hotel tycoon Petter Stordalen teamed up with Olympic alpine medalists Lasse Kjus and Ole Kristian Furuseth to make the opening video for his new flagship hotel, " Clarion Hotel The Edge ", in Tromso, Norway. See the epic off-piste video! (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140523/689206-a ) (Photo:...

2014-05-23 08:22:44

OSLO, Norway, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The most beautiful coastline in the world will once again be the spectacular backdrop for the world's cycling elite when they meet in Norway to compete in the northernmost bike race in the world; The Arctic Race of Norway. North Cape sets the stage for intense action Last year, the Arctic Race of Norway became the first professional cycling race held inside the Arctic Circle. This year it will take it a step further,...

2014-05-20 12:30:50

LONDON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global M2M Services Market in the Retail Industry 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/general_retailing/global_m2m_services_market_retail_industry_2014_2018.htmlTechNavio's analysts forecast the Global M2M market in the Retail industry to grow at a CAGR of 34.14 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the...

2014-05-15 23:10:00

New Documentary Links Manufacturing Process to Exceptional Product Quality Watsonville, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Nordic Naturals, the #1 fish oil in the United States according to SPINS scan data, recently released True North: The Omega-3 Journey From Boat to Bottle. The 12-minute documentary short film unveils the company’s unique vertical integration manufacturing process. Speaking on location, surrounded by Norway’s breathtaking scenery, Nordic Naturals Founder and CEO Joar Opheim...


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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