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July

Environmental knowledge shared with the Norwegian Public Roads Administration

When the Norwegian Public Roads Administration assesses the environmental impact linked to marine disposal of spoil materials, the government agency draws on the expertise and technology offered by NOSCA Clean Oceans.

E39/Vossabanen is set to generate 10-11 million cubic meters of displaced spoil that will have to be disposed of. The main contractors – the Norwegian Public Roads Administration and BaneNOR – are looking at a range of options, such as transport of the excavated material away from the area and disposal in the stretch of fjord alongside the development.

– Through

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28

June

Innovation cluster and tech giant: Leads the way in addressing ocean plastic

Every year, another 8 million tons of plastic is dumped into the world’s oceans, most of this comes from our own consumption. HP is now entering into a collaboration with the Norwegian innovation cluster NOSCA Clean Oceans, together they agree to do their best to contribute to the UN’s sustainability goals and in the long run, plastic – free oceans.

A report from HP estimates that there are a total of over 150 million tons of plastic in the ocean right now, and each year it increases by about 8 million

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12

May

A sea of opportunities

Countries in Asia are beginning to recognise and take on board the gravity of plastic pollution in our oceans. This may create new opportunities for Norwegian enterprises and technology.

This was the message at a webinar held by NOSCA Clean Oceans on 26 April. An audience of some 40 members followed the online event from Norway, and on the other side of the world were five representatives from Innovation Norway ready to brief on the situation in South East Asia.

– Marine plastic is an “ownerless” problem where crucial information is not

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