Charles Hammond: Our team is Brexit ready, are you?

Mark McIntyre Forth Ports

Charles Hammond OBE, Chief Executive, Forth Ports With less than a month until the end of the transition period, Forth Ports’ chief executive, Charles Hammond, issues valuable guidance to shippers, cargo owners and the wider logistics sector using the group’s eight ports along the east coast of the UK. 

Further investment in Port of Dundee as new wharf and land upgrade gets under way for energy transition

Mark McIntyre Forth Ports

Construction specialist GRAHAM to deliver major project The investment programme in the redevelopment in the Port of Dundee, totalling £40m, has reached a significant milestone with the start of the latest contract for the construction of a new wharf alongside land upgrades to secure the port’s future in offshore renewable energy and North Sea Oil and Gas projects. This work …

Investment to respond to growth in demand for integrated services at UK drug delivery company BDD

Mark McIntyre Archangels

Backing to fund the further expansion of formulation and manufacturing capabilities underpinned by strategic senior appointments Innovative Scottish-based drug delivery company, Bio-Images Drug Delivery Limited (BDD), has positioned itself for rapid growth with a further round of investment in its GMP* manufacturing capabilities alongside strategic recruitment to the senior leadership team and the Board of Directors. The £1.2m investment, has …

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Port of Grangemouth invests £3 million in rail freight facility at Scotland’s largest freight hub

Meadhbh Hendrie Port of Grangemouth

Investment secures capacity for the UK’s longest freight trains The Port of Grangemouth today (10 December) announces a multimillion-pound investment in its rail freight offering which will cement its position as the key strategic freight and export/import hub of Scotland. The £3 million investment will significantly scale up and modernise the port’s current rail capacity to create an extended dual …

Stagecoach helps spread Christmas cheer with school advent calendar drop-off

Mark McIntyre Stagecoach West Scotland

Schoolchildren of Sacred Heart Primary School in Girvan received a festive surprise today, with a Stagecoach West Scotland bus dropping off dozens of advent calendars for the kids during the morning rush hour. The advent calendar drop-off follows Stagecoach West Scotland’s support for the school’s Breakfast Club, launched last summer in partnership with the Greggs Foundation. Over the last two …

Port of Leith announces investment in Scotland’s offshore renewables future

Mark McIntyre blog

Over 25 hectares of land being released for large projects The Port of Leith, owned by Forth Ports, is enhancing its position in the offshore renewables market with a seven figure privately funded investment at the port to bring to the market an additional 25 hectares of land linked to over 3km of deep water quaysides. This investment will see …

Loch Duart named a London Stock Exchange Company to Inspire Britain

Mark McIntyre Loch Duart

Scottish Salmon farm highlighted in celebration of UK’s most dynamic businesses It has just been announced that independent Scottish salmon farm, Loch Duart has been named one of London Stock Exchange Group’s (LSEG) 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain. Now in its seventh edition, the report highlighted Loch Duart as one of the 58 Scottish small and medium-sized businesses that are …

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Macfarlane Group PLC Trading Update and Board Changes

Meadhbh Hendrie Macfarlane Group

Trading Update 19 November 2020 Macfarlane Group PLC today provides an update on trading for the period from 30 June 2020 to 31 October 2020. The Board is pleased to announce that the Group sales revenue and profit before tax for the 2nd half of the year to date is ahead of the corresponding period in 2019.  These trends give …

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Integrated Graphene Ltd raises funds to develop breakthrough graphene manufacturing process

Meadhbh Hendrie General News

Integrated Graphene Ltd,  the Scottish-based tech company, has fired the starting pistol on scaled production of its unique breakthrough 3D graphene foam, Gii, following the completion of a £3.1 million round of investment in the business, led by Edinburgh-based business angel syndicate, Archangels, with co-investment from Par Equity, Techstart Ventures and ESM Investments. Graphene is said to be 100 times …

Graven imbues a spirit of conviviality in new Chivas Brothers HQ in Glasgow

Meadhbh Hendrie General News

International design studio Graven, has designed new, award-winning offices for Chivas Brothers, the Scotch whisky business of Pernod Ricard, on Blythswood Square in Glasgow’s city centre. Relocating Chivas Brothers’ Scotland headquarters from their historic location in Paisley, this project allowed Graven to combine their wealth of experience designing hospitality environments and luxury brands with their award-winning expertise in workplace design. …