ENGINEERING GIANT, REECE GROUP, ANNOUNCES POSITIVE END OF YEAR RESULTS FOR CONSECUTIVE YEAR
ENGINEERING GIANT, REECE GROUP, ANNOUNCES POSITIVE END OF YEAR RESULTS FOR CONSECUTIVE YEAR
ENGINEERING GIANT, REECE GROUP, ANNOUNCES POSITIVE END OF YEAR RESULTS FOR CONSECUTIVE YEAR

New contract wins, sustained growth, strategic collaborations and the market repositioning of subsidiary companies have helped North East-based Reece Group to successfully navigate the global economic downturn and once again, post strong financial results for the second consecutive year. The Newcastle firm, headquartered at Armstrong Works, Scotswood Road, has announced group turnover of £62.9m for […]

£130m factory for offshore wind cables will bring 170 new jobs to Northumberland
£130m factory for offshore wind cables will bring 170 new jobs to Northumberland
£130m factory for offshore wind cables will bring 170 new jobs to Northumberland

Plans have been announced for a £130m factory making cables for offshore wind farms on the Northumberland coast that will create 170 new jobs and safeguarding another 270 in the region. JDR Cables, which already has sites at Newcastle and Hartlepool, is to build the plant at Cambois, near Blyth. The development will be partly […]

Growing North East England’s offshore wind sector through inward investment.
Growing North East England’s offshore wind sector through inward investment.
Growing North East England’s offshore wind sector through inward investment.

As Director of Invest North East England, I lead a team that works with businesses of all sizes from across the globe, supporting their move or expansion of operations to North East England. We can support businesses locating to the region by providing access and introductions to a wide range of bodies including central and […]

PORT OF BLYTH OPENS UNIQUE £1M WIND TURBINE TRAINING FACILITY
PORT OF BLYTH OPENS UNIQUE £1M WIND TURBINE TRAINING FACILITY
PORT OF BLYTH OPENS UNIQUE £1M WIND TURBINE TRAINING FACILITY

The Port has officially launched a £1m Wind Turbine Training Facility complete with a full sized, specially modified wind turbine aimed at providing unique, high quality training opportunities to the renewables industry. In a first for the UK wind industry, the bespoke facility is part of the Port’s significant investment in training aimed at the […]

Planning application approved for Hillthorn Business Park
Planning application approved for Hillthorn Business Park
Planning application approved for Hillthorn Business Park

The first of ten new industrial units at a £60m development site are set to move forward after approval at Sunderland’s planning committee today.  Plans for Legal & General-backed development Hillthorn Business Park in Washington were approved at planning committee today [September 7], representing a significant step forward in a two-phased plan to deliver 620,000 […]

In conversation with Paul Butler | Electrification and the opportunities it brings for North East England
In conversation with Paul Butler | Electrification and the opportunities it brings for North East England
In conversation with Paul Butler | Electrification and the opportunities it brings for North East England

In conversation with Paul Butler, Chief Executive of the North East Automotive Alliance (NEAA), about the opportunities electrification offers businesses in North East England, and those looking to invest in the region. The automotive sector is of strategic importance in the North East and is expected to create more and better jobs for the region. […]

Blog | Why North East England is in the driving seat of the UK’s electrification revolution
Blog | Why North East England is in the driving seat of the UK’s electrification revolution
Blog | Why North East England is in the driving seat of the UK’s electrification revolution

By Guy Currey, Director of Invest North East England Everyone can remember buying their first car. Mine was a second hand rusty white Ford Fiesta and it did around 37 miles per gallon. Whilst it wasn’t the flashiest number, it got me from a to b (sometimes, not always). For a whole new generation, buying […]

In conversation | How the North East is emerging as the driving force behind the transition to Net Zero
In conversation | How the North East is emerging as the driving force behind the transition to Net Zero
In conversation | How the North East is emerging as the driving force behind the transition to Net Zero

Dr Henry Kippin, MD of the North of Tyne Combined Authority, and Professor Jane Robinson, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Engagement and Place at Newcastle University, on how the North East is emerging as the driving force behind the transition to Net Zero. Last week  Britishvolt broke ground on the 95 hectare site in Blyth, Northumberland, earmarked for the […]