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2014-01-13 12:21:44

BERGEN, Norway, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Energy Corporation (OTCQB: CPPXF) (the "Company") an emerging international energy investment company, today announced that its affiliate, VTT Maritime AS ("VTT"), has been awarded a contract valued at US$ 10.3 million by the Norwegian Road Authority ("NorRoad") for a portion of NorRoad's planned highway E39 improvement project. Under the contract, VTT will provide sea mapping, seismic surveying and measurement wire drilling at...

2013-11-26 14:28:44

Halting deforestation in tropical regions requires verification of forest conditions. VTT has developed a new satellite image based method for accurate assessment of tropical forest cover. Part of the EU's seventh framework program, the ReCover project has involved using satellite imaging to map forest cover in sites in Mexico, Guyana, Columbia, Congo and the Fiji Islands over a period of up to 20 years. The REDD program is the United Nations' collaborative initiative designed to combat...

2013-06-27 15:26:31

South Australia´s forest industry is being significantly challenged as production levels fall due to declining export competitiveness and accordingly means for improving the industry´s competitiveness are being sought. The South Australian State Government´s Department for Manufacturing, Innovation, Trade, Resources and Energy (DMITRE) has invited VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland experts to undertake a study that identifies potential routes by which the increased...

2013-05-28 21:51:04

Wind energy capacity is growing rapidly in the cold climates of the world. According to the latest forecasts, between 45 and 50 gigawatts of wind energy will be built in cold climates by 2017, which would mean an increase of as much as 72 per cent since the end of 2012 and investments amounting to approximately EUR 75 billion. “This is a huge opportunity,” says Research Scientist Tomas Wallenius from VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. “There has been a lot of talk...

2013-05-28 21:34:51

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a dimmable LED street light that consumes significantly less energy than current lighting systems, while improving the lighting characteristics. The street lights were tested in Helsinki with user experiences collected. Traditional street lights work on full power when turned on, and the amount of light is not usually adjusted. The new LED street lights developed by VTT adapt to the ambient conditions with the help of sensors and...

2012-12-04 05:04:26

3D simulations will support virtual hands-on training delivered at Federal Law Enforcement Training Center sites. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) December 03, 2012 NGRAIN®, the leading provider of interactive 3D simulation software and solutions for maintenance training and support, today announced that it has been selected by the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) to deliver a Small Arms Virtual Task Trainer (VTT) solution. Instructors will use the solution to train professionals who...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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