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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...

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2011-02-09 08:05:00

A roughly 200 year old beer--the oldest drinkable alcoholic beverage of its kind--that was discovered by divers exploring a shipwreck last July is being studied in an attempt to brew it once again, a group of Finnish researchers announced on Tuesday. Divers exploring the wreckage of a ship that most likely sank during the first half of the 19th century recovered several "well-preserved" bottles of champagne and five bottles filled with beer, officials at the VTT Technical Research Center of...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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