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Global Offshore Develops New Port of Blyth Cable Storage Facility
Global Offshore Develops New Port of Blyth Cable Storage Facility

Major Port client Global Offshore, a leading provider of cable installation, repair and trenching services to the offshore renewables, utilities and oil & gas markets, and part of the Global Marine Group, is to offer a permanent cable storage facility in Blyth. Strategically located at the Port’s Battleship Wharf terminal, the 2,000-tonne capacity power cable carousel offers Global […]

Port of Blyth - Bates Quay development site
Key developments at Port of Blyth showcased at offshore global event
Key developments at Port of Blyth showcased at offshore global event

Port of Blyth and its partner Advance Northumberland are to showcase a number of important developments coming to fruition in early 2021 at the upcoming Global Offshore Wind 2020 conference. Both businesses have major development projects due for completion over the coming months that will provide the renewables sector with significant and timely quayside developments […]

Digital Sector North East England
Mobile apps specialist mkodo celebrates exceptional growth in Newcastle
Mobile apps specialist mkodo celebrates exceptional growth in Newcastle

Digital product expert mkodo has grown its Newcastle team by 700% since establishing in the city in 2016 with 10 new team members joining during the lockdown period. mkodo, who delivers apps and digital products for mobile, online and retail environments in the betting, gaming and lottery sectors, has grown its local team from four […]

Rachel Burdis, Inward Investment Manager, Invest North East England
North East England’s digital sector has a lot to shout about
North East England’s digital sector has a lot to shout about

By Rachel Burdis, Inward Investment Manager, Invest North East England At the end of September, the first of 12 UK Tech cluster reports was released, with the focus being on North East England. The report highlighted our region as a hotspot for immersive technology, artificial intelligence and industry 4.0 as well as bringing attention to […]

Tyne Bridge, River Tyne, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Comment: North East England successful in bid to deliver three High Potential Opportunities (HPO) projects which will support inward investment in to the region
Comment: North East England successful in bid to deliver three High Potential Opportunities (HPO) projects which will support inward investment in to the region

By Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England I am thrilled with this week’s announcement that the North East has been successful in its bid to the Department for International Trade (DIT) to deliver three High Potential Opportunities (HPO) documents which will support inward investment opportunities in to our region. 19 new HPOs have been […]

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RHEA Group is the first tenant moves into new co-working space at NETPark
RHEA Group is the first tenant moves into new co-working space at NETPark

An international engineering and solutions company in the cybersecurity and space sectors is the first tenant at a new co-working space at the North East Technology Park (NETPark). RHEA Group has opened a new office at the Satellite Applications Catapult CO-SPACE at NETPark in Sedgefield, County Durham, to join the region’s growing space sector. The […]

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Blog: How the success of customer contact centres in the North East is supporting the region’s economic recovery
Blog: How the success of customer contact centres in the North East is supporting the region’s economic recovery

The North East accent, is often cited as one of the most appealing in the UK. It’s viewed to be trustworthy, warm, and friendly. It’s one of the reasons many people think there’s a high concentration of customer contact centres in North East England. And whilst it does have a role to play, it would […]

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Work completes on multi-million pound port expansion
Work completes on multi-million pound port expansion

Port of Sunderland is ensuring it is well positioned to attract future investment, after work on a multi-million-pound expansion programme was completed this week. The Port of Sunderland – which was bolstered by an £8.2millon investment after areas of its estate were granted Enterprise Zone (EZ) status in 2017 – has undergone a major improvement-programme to its East Shore […]