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Devico Makes Mining Connections

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Devico (https://www.devico.com) – Melhus-based developer of high-tech well-location systems had struggled to get leads from Innovation Norway. The CEO then contacted the Honorary Consulate in Minneapolis, who put him in touch with NACC board members, who—during a 48-hour visit—helped establish his company in the United States, connect him with banking relationships, and the mining sector in Northern Minnesota. Erlend Olsø, CEO, Devico AS: “Devico is a Norwegian company that provides advanced tools and services internationally for surveying boreholes and performing directional core drilling (DCD) for the mining and geotechnical sectors around the world. NACC Upper Midwest Chapter provided an invaluable service […]

NACC North visits Oslo Innovation Week

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Ryan Marth, executive committee member of the NACC North chapter, recently attended Norway’s Oslo Innovation Week (Sep 24-28).   This recurring event includes many activities … including talks, pitches, conferences, workshop and networking. Afterwork parties. Artist surprises. For more information… see this link.  https://oiw.no/

Firmly Anchored in the US: IKT Telemark NACC’s newest member

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Fruitful Business Relationships The partnership between NACC and IKT Telemark has been going on for eighteen months, and has now been formalized through IKT Telemark’s membership in NACC.   President of the Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce – Upper Midwest Chapter (NACC – UMC) Ole Koppang (left) welcomes IKT Telemark as a member. He remarks, “Telemark’s ambitious attitude toward the Midwest is welcomed in the local business environment.”   The collaboration enabled a successful IKT Telemark delegation travel to Minneapolis in December 2015. Several of IKT Telemark’s members have major opportunities in the US market; five of them are working concretely […]

A Discussion on Safe and Economic Transportation of Bakken Crude Oil Through Minnesota

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 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 […]

Norway-North Dakota oil connection continues to grow with new UND exchange

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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 […]

NACC executives head to Norway

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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 […]