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Biofuel may backfire as a budget bluff

Plans by the Norwegian government to mandate usage of much more biofuel, as another so-called "green" measure that helped secure last year's state budget compromise,...

Forest products firm struggles to survive

Norske Skog was once among Norway’s biggest and most successful companies, but now some analysts are wondering whether it will survive. The company has...

Record-breaking building in Bergen

Construction is well underway on what will be the world's highest wooden building in the west coast city of Bergen. When completed, the apartment...

Tough times in the timber industry

One of Norwegian forest owners' most important local customers will be going out of business this weekend, when the Södra Cell Tofte cellulose firm...

Forest products firm to shut down

Efforts to save what once was a major pulp mill on the Hurum peninsula southwest of Oslo have failed. The Swedish owner of the...

Cellulose firm to be shut down

A 116-year-old cellulose production firm at Tofte on the southern tip of the Hurum peninsula west of Oslo will be shut on May 1,...

High-powered couple separates

Stein Erik Hagen and Mille-Marie Treschow, the unrivalled power couple of Norway's business community since they married eight years ago, have agreed to "a...

Norwegian trees survived Ice Age

There's no question that Norway has a lot of trees. New research now shows that the abundant Norwegian spruce and pine have been around much...

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