Akershus


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Akershus

(ä`kərs-ho͞os'), county (1995 pop. 434,544), 1,895 sq mi (4,908 sq km), SE Norway, bordering on the Oslofjord in the south and on Sweden in the east. The capital is Oslo. The county has productive farms and extensive forests, and tourism is important. Manufactures include processed food, textiles, metals, and forest products.
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BjE[sup.1]rnar Petersen, Mechanical Engineer, Akershus Energy, said: "We are very pleased with the performance of the Thordon technology, our first water-lubricated guide bearings.
ZetaDisplay AB (STO:ZETA), a complete provider of visual communication solutions, announced on Friday that ProntoTV, its Norwegian subsidiary, has won a tender for a new contract with Ruter AS, the public transportation company for Oslo and Akershus.
Host for the conference was the Department of Journalism and Media Studies at Oslo and Akershus University College.
increased ownership stake in Bank 1 Oslo Akershus AS (unrated) increases
Norwegian lender SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge (OSL:NONG) said that it, together with two other members of savings bank SpareBank 1 Gruppen AS, SpareBank 1 SR-Bank (OSL:ROGG) and SpareBank 1 SMN (OSL:MING), had each agreed to reduce their stakes in Bank 1 Oslo Akershus AS to 4.8%.Country: NorwaySector: Banking/Financial ServicesTarget: Bank 1 Oslo Akershus ASBuyer: Sparebanken HedmarkVendor: SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge, SpareBank 1 SR-Bank, SpareBank 1 SMNDeal size in USD: 126.6mType: DivestmentStatus: AgreedComment: Deal size refers to combined price for all shares involved in the deal.
Guarding the city since the 13th Century is the Akershus Fortress (www.mil.no).
Professors from Akershus University College will facilitate a training for Kyrgyz technical college teachers.The training is aimed to increase capacity of this category of teachers, said UNDP Professional Education for Street Children Project.
For the research, Ellen Kvestad, of the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, and Akershus University Hospital, Akershus, Norway, and colleagues analyzed data collected from 12,940 spouses, 27,607 parents and offspring and 11,498 siblings.
New canals flow through the composition, breaking up the site and defining development plots that look back across the fjord to the city and the historic Akershus fortress.
The customers include the municipality of Oslo and the county municipality of Akershus.
"It makes people who were bad off even worse," said Dr Einar Gude, of the Akershus Central Hospital, near Oslo.
A 20-krone commemorative coin has been minted to mark the 700th anniversary of Akershus Castle in Oslo.