NnG, Saipem and InfraStrata announce major contract for Harland & Wolff creating around 290 jobs

Dylan Macdonald NnG Offshore Wind

Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) Offshore Wind Limited (jointly owned by EDF Renewables and ESB), its tier one service provider, Saipem, and InfraStrata, owner of Harland & Wolff, jointly announce that a contract has been signed for Harland & Wolff to carry out the fabrication and load-out of eight of the project’s wind turbine generator (WTG) foundation jackets.

Tarmac and Forth Ports sign long-term agreement to create the UK’s largest construction materials terminal at Tilbury2

Mark McIntyre Port of Tilbury

Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable construction solutions business, has committed to a 25-year partnership with the Port of Tilbury, London’s fastest-growing port, to build the UK’s largest construction materials aggregates terminal. The long-term agreement follows a £250 million pound investment made by Forth Ports at Tilbury2, the UK’s newest port. The facility is a purpose-built aggregate processing and manufacturing facility, …

Team Talks 02: LinkedIn Optimisation

Meadhbh Hendrie blog, Spreng Thomson

Our team is proud to manage 30 digital channels for clients, including Company Pages on LinkedIn.  Check out the vlog below and read on for an insight into the professional networking platform and tips you can action today to optimise your LinkedIn presence. Many businesses have been flung into virtual working environments and with digital fatigue on the rise, this …

Liquid biopsy breakthrough tech prompts £1m seed investment for Scottish life sciences spin-out

Mark McIntyre Archangels

Funding enables new development phase supported by two high profile board appointments Scottish bio-tech company, BioCaptiva, has developed a novel next generation “liquid biopsy” technology device that could revolutionise the early diagnosis and monitoring of difficult to detect cancers. The University of Edinburgh spin-out has raised over £1m in seed funding from Edinburgh-based business angel investment syndicate, Archangels, and Scottish …

Habitat created by the Port of Tilbury continues to flourish with rise in rare insects and invertebrates

Mark McIntyre Port of Tilbury

A wildlife area created in 2014 by The Port of Tilbury, as part of the development of London Distribution Park, has seen a rise in key insect and invertebrate species according to a new monitoring study. The habitat site, which in 2019 was recognised as of national importance for insects and other invertebrates, was created seven years ago by spreading …

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Mark McIntyre Spreng Thomson

Head of Digital Salary: £32,000 Contract: permanent Hours of work: full-time, 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday Annual leave: 35 days, inclusive of public holidays Pension: Spreng Thomson 4% contribution / Employee: 4%, provider NEST    Spreng Thomson needs another digital media specialist to head up our online and social media operations, as Head of Digital. Spreng Thomson provides …

Loch Duart introduces first packs of its Label Rouge quality salmon fillets

Mark McIntyre Loch Duart

North West Scotland farm develops range from world class processing facility in Dingwall Independent Scottish salmon farm Loch Duart sets the bar high with farming standards – every one of its salmon is raised to the exacting French government-controlled Label Rouge standards.  It is now able to offer its customers Label Rouge fillets in addition to the whole gutted salmon …

Port of Tilbury’s Grain Terminal silo rebuild gets underway

Mark McIntyre Port of Tilbury

Major building work is underway at the UK’s largest grain terminal at the Port of Tilbury following a fire* in 2020 which damaged its grain silos. The Tilbury Grain terminal has been in operation for over 50 years and is a key strategic facility in the South East of the UK for the grain import and export markets handling over …