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Norwegian Prime Minister's green economy speech – in full

Norwegian Prime Minister's green economy speech – in full
Reduced activity in the petroleum sector has resulted in a greater increase in unemployment than we anticipated, especially in southern and western parts of the country. The key challenge for Norway is to create new, profitable jobs in the private …
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JFC announces new jobs with launch of new Marine Division
Having successfully trialled and tested the JFC Marine range, these are now in use by mariners, coast guards, major port authorities in Denmark, Norway throughout Europe and as far away as Cameroon. This fits in with an ambitious plan that JFC has …
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Three decades of gas to Norway
This plant has come to provide 1 200 permanent jobs, and to export gas worth almost NOK 70 billion per annum. It has been expanded many times, in part through incorporating gas from several giant developments such as the Sleipner and Åsgard fields.
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Democratic Party: Not for Grown Ups
Norway funds its welfare state through the sale of — wait for it — fossil fuel pumped from the North Sea. But Bernie doesn't pause over pesky details like how to afford things. He and his … He's Santa Claus with a Brooklyn accent. This is not …
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Norway cultural exchange with Brazil continues with new dance
CDTAM is a state dance company, with professional dancers whose jobs are to dance — so it is easier for them to take the time off to travel to Maine than it is for the dancers in Maine to take the time off from their regular jobs to travel to Brazil …
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300 lose their jobs at oil service firm
Norway's rising unemployment rate looked likely to edge up even more after offshore oil service company MHWirth announced that 300 of the firm's employees in Norway would be losing their jobs, 220 of them at headquarters in Kristiansand. It was the …
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Premier Oil PLC's Buy Rating Reiterated at Jefferies Group (PMO)
These include the Vette endeavor in Norway, added jobs in Indonesia to provide the gasoline contracts into Singapore, the Solan and Catcher jobs, each of which are in the United Kingdom North Sea as well as the Sea Lion job in the Falkland Islands. In …
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Around 330 jobs could go at Aker Solutions and Sullom Voe
A 30-day redundancy consultation is now under way with representatives of its UK employees. In September, Aker announced that about 500 permanent posts in Norway were under threat. It also warned that about 400 jobs, mainly in subsea operations, were …
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Oil price plunge forces Norway to cut rates to record low
Norway's central bank cut interest rates to a fresh record low as it battled to overcome a slump in oil prices that has hit the economy of western Europe's biggest petroleum producer harder than during the financial crisis. Norges Bank cut its …
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Paid parental leave counterproductive for women
Manhattan Institute scholar Kay Hymowitz looked at leave policies in all three nations: Denmark gives mothers a full year of leave at full pay; Sweden allows 480 days of leave at roughly 80 percent of a full-time salary; and Norway offers up to 47 …
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