Skanska AB (STO: SKAB) announced on Friday that Skanska Norway has signed a contract with the Norwegian Public Road Authority (NPRA) to build a tunnel on E69 in Finnmark
Aviation authorities in Finland issued similar notices in early November, warning air traffic of disruptions to GPS signals over the northern region of Lapland, which borders Finnmark
county has been a powerbroker in the efforts, and continues to upgrade infrastructure necessary for removing a half-century's worth of Soviet nuclear junk.
is a multicultural region, and the majority of the schools have pupils who are bilingual or multilingual.
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Our rooftop hot tub was at the Thon Vica hotel in Alta, the capital of Norway's northernmost Finnmark
I had wandered outside the Alto Igloo ice hotel - in Finnmark
, Norway's northernmost county - and they started their incredible light show.
Air warmed by a log fire together with juicy hunks of some of the world's finest salmon - rich American tourists pay pounds 50,000 a season to fish them from Finnmark
's rivers - is the perfect way to thaw out.
Check in: Simon Evans was a guest of Specialised Tours (01342 712 785, www.specialisedtours.com), which offers a variety of packages, activities and tailor-made trips to Finnmark
They introduce the laws of navigational and non-navigational use of international watercourses, the rights of indigenous people (using the Saami of Lapland and Finnmark
as an example) northern European cooperation and watercourse institutions, and Nordic watercourse cooperation and the sustainable use of water.
This month, there seems to be a slightly heavier bias than usual towards animal stories: we have the cover feature about the leopards of Sanjay Ghandi National Park in Mumbai, which are attacking the local human population (page 42); there are the wild Bactrian camels in China's Lop Nur Wild Camel National Nature Reserve, which are suffering from the effects of illegal gold extraction using potassium cyanide (page 14); and there are the reindeer of the extreme north of Norway which, with the guidance of Sami herdsman, make their annual migration across the frozen wastes of Finnmark
to fresh feeding grounds (page 58).
The Committee is concerned that the recently proposed Finnmark
Act will significantly restrict the control and decision-making powers of the Saami population over the right to own and use land and natural resources in the Finnmark