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Record-long talks warded off strike

After a record 22 hours of negotiations in overtime, Norway's largest trade union federation for industrial workers finally agreed on a new labour pact...

Historic dive in industrial production

Norwegian industrial production continued to fall during the second quarter, down 5.6 percent compared to the same quarter last year. State statistics bureau SSB...

Labour talks stalled at the very start

Norway's most important annual labour negotiations had to be postponed last spring when the Corona crisis hit and the country shut down. When they...

Corona sabotaged labour negotiations

Spring wage and benefit negotiations between Norway's biggest trade union federations and employers' organizations traditionally rank as among the most important events of the...

Suddenly, a string of business woes

NEWS ANALYSIS: A huge surprise loss at Norway's biggest bank, a bankruptcy that set off massive inconvenience, layoffs at major Norwegian companies, calls to...

‘Worst over’ for Norsk Hydro

Employees and executives at Norsk Hydro could breathe a bit easier this week after a Brazilian court allowed the the large Oslo-based aluminum company...

Aker boss is Oslo’s best paid

Øyvind Eriksen has been working for the past 10 years as chief executive of Aker, Norwegian industrialist Kjell Inge Røkke's stocklisted investment firm. That's...

Aasheim takes the helm at Hydro

One of Norway's biggest companies finally appointed a woman as its new chief executive on Monday, and Norsk Hydro's shares were trading up nearly...

Røkke’s tower can’t save the seas

Norwegian industrialist Kjell Inge Røkke has been met with thumbs down from political leaders in the Oslo suburb of Bærum, who refused to approve...

Arctic Fund Management dumps Hydro

Norwegian aluminum producer Norsk Hydro has had a rough year and at least one funds manager in Oslo seems to have lost patience. Newspaper...

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