Please join the NACC-UMW on December 4th, 2014 for this timely discussion. How do we safely transport Bakken shale oil through the State of Minnesota to refineries on the East and Gulf coasts? Presentations and discussions with speakers that bring global, national, regional and local expertise on viable options, risk management practices and the economic impacts of the transportation of crude oil to the State and business community. The key note speaker for the NACC-UMW’s December 4, 2014 event at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey Institute is Dr. Tom Bubenik, of DNV GL. DNV GL is a leading global providers […]
http://www.grandforksherald.com/event/article/id/259217/group/News/ Published March 19, 2013, 07:15 AM The Norway-North Dakota connection founded by 19th-century immigrants and “greased” by more recent ties in oil development continues to grow, as UND and the University of Bergen, Norway, look to establish a student, faculty and research exchange. By: Chuck Haga, Grand Forks Herald The Norway-North Dakota connection founded by 19th-century immigrants and “greased” by more recent ties in oil development continues to grow, as UND and the University of Bergen, Norway, look to establish a student, faculty and research exchange. Paal Davidsen, a professor of system dynamics at the Norwegian school, is […]
Several NACC-UMW executives are this week heading to Norway to participate in the continuing celebration of the Reciprocal Troop Exchange between the Minnesota National Guard and the Norwegian Home Guard. Paying their own way, the group will be hosted by the Norwegian Home Guard to dinner at Akershus Fortress overlooking the Oslo harbor, visit Kongsberg Defense Industries, and tour Rjukan, the location of the Vemork Facility that produced heavy water for the Nazis during WW II in their attempt to produce an atomic weapon. The highlight of this visit will undoubtedly be the personal visit and tour with Joachim Ronneberg, the leader […]
On Sunday, February 17, 2013, the NACC-UMW was happy to co-host, along with the Royal Norwegian Honorary Consulate General, the Sons of Norway, Borton Volvo, and Main Sponsor Recon Robotics, the 40th anniversary banquet for the troop exchange between the Minnesota National Guard and the Norwegian Home Guard. Held at the Hilton Hotel in downtown Minneapolis, the banquet featured a number of dignitaries from both the United States and Norway, including Norwegian Ambassador Wegger Christian Strommen, Governor Mark Dayton, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Norwegian Chief of Defence Gen. Harald Sunde, Maj. Gen. Kristin Lund of the Norwegian Home Guard, and Maj. Gen. […]
At our annual meeting in Minneapolis on January 21, 2013, The Selection Committee proposed the following Executive Committee to the Board of Directors: Peter E. Russell – President; Ole Koppang – Vice President; Past President – Eivind Heiberg; Secretary – Gerry Fisher; Treasurer – Christian Laland. The Selection Committee also proposed Ingrid Serck-Hanssen to the Board of Directors as a member-at-large. The slate was unopposed and unanimously elected to serve their term.