The HALO and CSIC to create world class smart homes of the future

Mark McIntyre blog

The HALO Urban Regeneration Company and Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) announce today a partnership that will bring world class smart homes of the future to Kilmarnock. The HALO and CSIC are both committed to creating future smart and sustainable homes while supporting the adoption of new skills in the construction industry. The unique partnership between the HALO and CSIC …

New driver-free freight ferry terminal OPEN for business in Tilbury

Mark McIntyre Port of Tilbury

UK’s largest unaccompanied port set to transform ferry freight market Tilbury2’s brand new unaccompanied* freight ferry terminal opened for business this week at a vital time for the UK’s freight industry. The 500,000-unit freight-only facility will inject state-of-the-art capacity into the country’s ports sector by utilising a truck driver-free operation* at a time when infection control is uppermost in everyone’s …

Dr Miroslav Ravic CEO MGB Biopharma

MGB Biopharma announces successful outcome from phase II clinical study on MGB-BP-3 for the treatment of Clostridium difficile infection

Mark McIntyre blog

MGB Biopharma, the Glasgow-based biopharmaceutical company developing a novel class of anti-infectives, today announces the successful conclusion of its Phase II clinical study into MGB-BP-3, for the treatment of Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI). The study confirms that the drug has the potential to become the new gold standard, first-line treatment for CDI. CDI is a serious and often life-threatening infection of the large intestine …

Macfarlane truck

Macfarlane Group PLC Annual Group Meeting Statement

Mark McIntyre Macfarlane Group

At the Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) held in Glasgow today, Stuart Paterson, Chairman of Macfarlane Group PLC (“Macfarlane” or the “Company”) made the following statement. Trading As previously reported in our COVID-19 update on 30 March 2020, the first quarter of 2020 delivered a strong trading performance with Group sales growth of 2% and profitability well ahead of the same …

Reactec's 'Safedistance' proximity monitor

Reactec: Social distancing solution launched to protect employees returning to work

Mark McIntyre blog

Reactec repurposes tried and tested technology to protect workers from potential exposure to COVID-19 Edinburgh-based Reactec, has repurposed its proven system for monitoring workers’ exposure to health risk to create “Safedistance”, which enables employers to manage the social distancing of their workforce within construction, rail, manufacturing and other workplaces. Safedistance is based on an industrial grade wrist-worn device and it: …

Loch Duart Sales Director Andy Bing at BBC Scotland studios in December 2019

Loch Duart Salmon on BBC Radio Scotland

Mark McIntyre Loch Duart

Co-founder and Sales Director of Loch Duart Salmon, Andy Bing, spoke with BBC Radio Scotland this week about the company’s response to the Covid-19 crisis, discussing the approaches taken to ensure safe farming at sites in North West Scotland, and new routes to market through local fishmongers and home delivery companies across the UK. “There’s been an utterly fantastic response …