Bilfinger, Yara Porsgrunn and Inovyn, three spearheads in green industrial development at Herøya and in Grenland, are investing more than ever in employee competence development in the battle for jobseekers.
The fear of high electricity prices, or lack of electricity, or that electricity is coming too late, and that "Norway Inc" is lagging behind in the competition on its way into the renewable society, is increasing.
In the course of just a few months, a tablet in the wheel loader has eliminated incorrect deliveries of raw materials for fertiliser production, while “potassium driver” Rune Skagsoset and his colleagues at Yara Porsgrunn have achieved a new and better working day.
This year's intake of apprentices in Bilfinger is quite special. Four girls will be trained in fabrication. They focus on various trade certificates. Two will be welders, one a fitter and one a metal worker.