How can standardization on Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) help mitigate climate change? See how some of the top experts in the field respond to this issue.


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Jacob Mehus, Managing Director of Standards Norway, talks to Adjacent Oil & Gas about the importance of NORSOK standards to the nation’s petroleum industry.


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Standards Norway and the Norwegian construction industry have been lobbying for some time for the establishment of a European committee to develop common European standards for building information modelling (BIM). The result is the establishment of a new European standardisation committee: CEN/TC 442 on Building Information Modelling (BIM).


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The degree, in which regulators and standardization bodies cooperate, varies throughout European countries. Standards Norway, which is an independent member organization, have close relationship with the building authorities in Norway. Latvian officials from the Ministry of Finance and State Construction Control Bureau visited Standards Norway last week to learn more about how we cooperate on this field in Norway.


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This week, the world's foremost CCS experts have been gathered at an international meeting at Høvik, outside Oslo, to discuss Norwegian and international developments in the field of CCS. Standards Norway and DNV GL have been the hosts. The experts are clear that CCS remains a valid and highly relevant technological option.


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Take part in the global social media campaign #hitechstandards during 22-26 June!


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Standards Norway hosted the meetings of the workings groups of ISO/TC 279 Innovation Management in Oslo in April. We talked to the convenors and some of the other participants. Listen to what they have to say about innovation and standardization.


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We all want kids to be safe, yet more than 830 000 children die needlessly each year from injuries and accidents that could have been prevented*. What to do? A new international guide from ISO and IEC on “child safety” is here to help.


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Forget the North Sea and the Middle East, it is the frozen oceans of the Arctic which are the next great frontier that companies such as Statoil are exploiting. The Norwegian company, the petroleum industry, authorities and other implicated parties are bringing together all their expertise to ensure this vital venture is done with one objective in mind: safety first in a cost-efficient manner.


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A unanimous board has appointed Jacob Mehus as new CEO of Standards Norway. Jacob Mehus has a long career with Standards Norway and has been acting CEO since last autumn. He has previously held positions as marketing manager and marketing director with the organisation and also headed the sales company Standard Online for a spell.


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