According to Offshore Magazine, Norway needs 8,000 engineers to meet industry needs and there is currently a high demand for experienced engineers and skilled people in the sector.
As the market continues to heat up due to global demand and high prices, a new report by Hays Oil & Gas and Oil and Gas Job Search shows that oil and gas professionals in Norway saw a 8.5% rate of growth in salaries in 2012. The report, titled Oil and Gas Global Salary Guide 2013, showed that the global average salary is $87,300, which puts Norway in the top 5 countries with average local salaries alongside Australia, New Zealand, the Netherlands, and Canada. Read more
El lunes pasado, el sindicato LO y la confederación de empleados NHO llegaron al acuerdo de subir del 3.4% los salarios en el sector del petróleo y del gas. El acuerdo afecta 156,000 miembros de sindicatos en diferentes sectores. El convenio fija un incremento del salario horario de NOK0.75 para los cuales ganan más del 90% del salario promedio en esa industria, y más de NOK2.15 por hora para los ganando menos.
El incremento del 3.4% del salario en la industria petrolera fue debajo de las expectativas del gobierno Noruego, del Banco Central y de la Agencia Nacional de estadística. Sin embargo, Kristin Skogen, jefe executivo de NHO comentó positivamente: “Estamos satisfechos de los resultados de las negociaciones, y estamos feliz de haber sido entendidos sobre la necesidad de una moderación.” Skogen añadió, “Eso contribuye al cambio necesario de ritmo laboral, el cual es muy importante para la competitividad de las empresas Noruegas.” Read more
With three new projects settled this month only, Norway is expecting to see an increase in activity in the oil and gas industry over the next few years.
EMAS AMC, a leading global offshore contractor and provider of integrated offshore solutions to the oil and gas industry, announced that it has signed a contract with Statoil for the transport and installation of subsea templates for the Norwegian Sea’s deepest offshore project – the offshore work will start in 2015. Read more
With theft constantly on the increase, especially when it comes to equipment that is left unguarded, having the right security system in place can make all the difference. Tag-Guard is happy to announce an exciting venture where they have been contracted by SpeedyHire offering their equipment and services.
Dr Kitchin Technical Director for Tag Guard said ‘This represents an exciting opportunity to provide the TagGuard quality of equipment and services much appreciated by our existing clients, to customer’s using the SpeedyHire rental services. Total service and one stop for security services and equipment supply has been the goal for TagGuard for the last 4 years.’ Read more
Group Europe, leading designers of indoor and outdoor living walls, has been contracted to install a living wall at the Dilijan International School of Armenia.
ANS Group Europe was awarded the job after being contacted by the school’s main architect, based in Mayfair, London; Dilijan International School of Armenia wants a green wall to make the building more attractive to the neighbours and planning authorities. The wall chosen for the project is an evergreen, made up of native species ideally suited for the location. Read more
Calgary, AB Echo Ridge Homes has just announced that the firm is now accepting floor plans from customers that require working prints and plans to turn their vision of their future home into a reality.
This is ideal for clients that have a unique idea for a floor plan but would like the experience of a professional home designer in Alberta to develop prints and plans that adhere to building codes and regulations and can be used by an architect to construct the home. Read more
Over the past years, roofing materials have changed radically mostly as a result of environmental pressures
Roofing materials is not a subject that really interests the man in the street, but it is actually quite an important one, something the construction industry is increasingly realising. The material a roof is made out of has a radical impact on the cost of putting up that building.It also has an impact on how much that building costs to run and how comfortable it is. Read more
ANS Group Europe, leading designers of indoor and outdoor living walls, has announced its completion of a green wall project at Prestatyn Shopping Centre in North Wales.
The living wall is over 126m2 and uses more than 12,000 plants. It was installed instead of a traditional fence to provide a screen for the service yard area. The installation was competed in a very short time frame and has received several positive comments from local residents. One person commented: “I can’t believe how fortunate we are to have such a lovely work of art so near to our house.” Read more
Un nuevo sitio web especializado en el reclutamiento dentro de la industria petrolera en Noruega recién ha sido lanzado por Tujobs.com, un subsidiario de Teknisk Ukeblad, revista noruega tratando de las tecnologías de puntas y de negocio – este nuevo sitio web permite a Españoles aplicar en línea para varios anuncios de empleo en Noruega.
Operado por dos emprendedores Rune Johansson y Frederik Bjerknes, el sitio web especializado en reclutamiento a través de Noruega, fue creado para ayudar empresas a encontrar adecuados empleos, así como trabajadores especializados en el sector del petróleo. Read more
When it comes to installing fencing, there are several factors to consider. The first, of course, is how the fence looks. The other factors, just as important as appearance, are the upkeep and expected longevity of the fence. Unless all three of these things are on a par with each other, sooner or later you will be disappointed in the fence.
Like most household projects, it saves time and money to do things right the first time – that is why Forever Fence Products chose the fencing system they did. Forever Fencing Products delivers an outstanding product at a reasonable price, and while it is not the least expensive fence on the market, our professional grade, Residential Aluminum Fencing and commercial aluminum fencing systems will literally last a lifetime – and we warranty that too! Read more