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2014-03-10 08:21:13

OSLO and HOUSTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Maritime has performed the technical design and engineering (FEED) of an offshore based fish farm for Ocean Farming AS in Norway, a subsidiary of the SalMar Group. The new design combines the best of existing technology and solutions from the Norwegian fish farming industry and the offshore oil and gas sector. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140310/674058 ) The facility is a permanently moored...

2014-03-09 16:22:25

SOCHI, RUSSIA, March 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Adam Dixon (Midland, Ont.) scored twice and Dominic Larocque (Quebec City, Que.) and Marc Dorion (Bourget, Ont.) once each as Canada's National Sledge Team defeated Norway 4-0 on Sunday to win its second straight game at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. Anthony Gale (Brampton, Ont.) added two assists. Corbin Watson (Kingsville, Ont.) made six saves for the shutout in his Paralympic debut. Dixon and Gale continued to set the point-scoring...

2014-03-06 12:22:09

HOUSTON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oceaneering International, Inc. (NYSE: OII) announced the appointment of Knut Eriksen to Senior Vice President, Business Development. In this new role, Mr. Eriksen will be responsible for leading Oceaneering's worldwide business development efforts focused on our customers' evolving and growing deepwater operations. Mr. Eriksen joined Oceaneering in 2010 as Senior Vice President, Subsea Products. His career spans over 35 years in the oil and...

2014-03-04 23:03:28

In-demand research report “Norway's Cards and Payments Industry: Emerging Opportunities, Trends, Size, Drivers, Strategies, Products and Competitive Landscape” worked out by Timetric is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the study, the debit card category is poised to record a 0.46% CAGR over the next five years. London, UK (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 In the years 2009-2013, the Norwegian cards and payments sector witnessed robust growth. By end-2013, the overall...

2014-03-03 08:39:10

DUBLIN, Mar. 03, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hd9hvh/global_mobile ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Mobile Services Market" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The main trend witnessed by the Global Mobile Services market is the growing usage of VoLTE. The network operators are witnessing reduced revenue through voice services. However, the LTE...

2014-02-26 08:24:02

OSLO, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In two days of conferences in Oslo, Norway, members of the Iranian Diaspora from all the Nordic countries and international dignitaries discussed subjects of interest to them and the world community: Iran's nuclear ambitions, President Hassan Rouhani's human rights record, Iran's meddling in Syria, the status of Iranian refugees in Iraq. Maryam Rajavi, president-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), who...

2014-02-25 23:36:28

Leading roofing and building materials supplier Icopal Norway launches Blue Ridge demand forecasting, planning and replenishment to accelerate growth and outdistance competitors. Oslo, Norway & Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Leading Cloud supply chain planning provider Blue Ridge today announced Icopal has selected the company’s demand-driven forecasting, planning, replenishment and analytics solutions. The building products supplier selected Blue Ridge to accelerate...

2014-02-24 12:23:34

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boost Communications today announced that it has raised an additional £1million in funding from Norwegian state-owned venture capital fund Investinor and the private venture capital fund Norsk Innovasjonskapital (NIK), following the previous £3.7million invested between 2012 and 2013. A leading player in the mobile web and marketing space, Boost Communications was established in Norway in 2000 and produces software that makes it...

2014-02-22 23:02:19

Nationwide vehicle wraps manufacturer JMR Graphics responds to an article that discusses a Swedish McDonalds’ playful ad that taunts Norway for its significantly higher prices on the iconic Big Mac sandwich. Central Islip, NY (PRWEB) February 22, 2014 JMR Graphics, a nationwide vehicle wraps manufacturer,comments on an article published by AdWeek that discusses a Swedish McDonalds’ playful ad that taunts Norway for its significantly higher prices. In an article published by AdWeek on...

2014-02-17 08:23:21

LONDON, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The Offshore Oil and Gas Decommissioning Market 2013-2023 Report Details Offshore oil and gas decommissioning is a growing activity globally. Much growth has been seen in the Gulf of Mexico market due to the 2010 NTL idle iron regulations and an abundance of redundant offshore installations. However, other locations are increasingly becoming significant markets. The North Sea, 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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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