Fredrikstad


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Fredrikstad

(frĕ`drĭkstä'), city (1995 pop. 65,148), Østfold co., SE Norway, a port on the Oslofjord (an arm of the Skagerrak) at the mouth of the Glåma River. Manufactures include forest products, processed food, and chemicals. Founded by Frederick II in 1567, it was fortified in the 17th cent. Its 17th-century fortress, once the strongest in Norway and the main depot for the fleet and army, was decommissioned in 1903.

Fredrikstad

a port in SE Norway at the entrance to Oslo Fjord. Pop.: 69 867 (2004 est.)
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In order to strengthen its competitive position, Barco is now investigating to streamline its activities and to improve operational efficiency by re-locating the Fredrikstad manufacturing activities and merging it with the larger projection factory at its new facility in Kortrijk (Belgium).
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28 August 2009 - Norwegian infrastructure contractor Infratek ASA (OSL: INFRA) said today it won a NOK16m contract to deliver and install district heating pipes to local utility Fredrikstad Fjernvarme AS.
The Sligo-man is on loan at Norway's Fredrikstad from Derry and, if he impresses, will sign a three-year contract which will pocket the club EUR500,000 in July.