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pAUL mCeLDON, nORTH eAST bic BIC Success at National Enterprise Network Awards
BIC Success at National Enterprise Network Awards
BIC Success at National Enterprise Network Awards

The North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) is pleased to announce it has won the Enterprise Engagement Award at this year’s National Enterprise Network Awards (NEN) at London’s Canary Warf. The awards, established over 10 years ago, recognise excellence in the delivery of enterprise support, encouraging the exchange of good practice and the development […]

Port of Blyth is installing a bespoke wind turbine training facility at one of its terminals investment in training provision for the offshore sector
SKY IS THE LIMIT THANKS TO BLYTH WIND TURBINE TRAINING FACILITY
SKY IS THE LIMIT THANKS TO BLYTH WIND TURBINE TRAINING FACILITY

In a first for the UK wind industry Port of Blyth is installing a bespoke wind turbine training facility at one of its terminals as part of a £1m investment in training provision aimed at the offshore energy sector. With the rapid growth of renewable energy providing the North East with major inward investment opportunities, […]

Legal & General, one of the world’s largest investment managers, has announced that it has backed an extensive masterplan for the regeneration of Sunderland’s city centre, after agreeing a £100m deal with Sunderland City Council.
£100m boost for Sunderland’s city centre vision
£100m boost for Sunderland’s city centre vision

Legal & General, one of the world’s largest investment managers, has announced that it has backed an extensive masterplan for the regeneration of Sunderland’s city centre, after agreeing a £100m deal with Sunderland City Council.   Legal & General’s commitment will deliver three buildings on the former Vaux Brewery site and form part of the […]

OSBIT TO DELIVER SAPURA ENERGY PILE GRIPPER SYSTEM FOR YUNLIN OFFSHORE WIND FARM PROJECT
OSBIT TO DELIVER SAPURA ENERGY PILE GRIPPER SYSTEM FOR YUNLIN OFFSHORE WIND FARM PROJECT
OSBIT TO DELIVER SAPURA ENERGY PILE GRIPPER SYSTEM FOR YUNLIN OFFSHORE WIND FARM PROJECT

Northumberland based, Osbit, the offshore equipment supplier, has been awarded a contract to design and build an offshore wind turbine pile gripper system, by leading Malaysian-based global energy services provider Sapura Energy. The pile gripper will initially be used to support the development of WPD’s Yunlin offshore wind farm, the first large offshore wind farm […]

GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW nacelle, the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine, arrives in the UK for testing
GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW nacelle, the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine, arrives in the UK for testing
GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW nacelle, the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine, arrives in the UK for testing

A nacelle from GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine has arrived at the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s testing facility in Blyth, Northumberland, ahead of a rigorous testing programme designed to prepare it for years of operation at sea. This nacelle, comparable in size to six double-decker London buses, will undergo full […]

ProForcast opens a new Head Office in Sunderland
ProForecast moves to Sunderland Software Centre
ProForecast moves to Sunderland Software Centre

TRANS-ATLANTIC tech firm, ProForecast, designed to help businesses accurately predict future performance, is forecasting a bright outlook for its platform after moving to a new head office in Sunderland. ProForecast has developed cloud-based software that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to help businesses strategically plan for the future, providing in-depth predictions and reports that enable users […]

Newcastle Helix win prestigious real estate award at the EG Awards
Newcastle Helix win prestigious real estate award at the EG Awards

The Team at Newcastle Helix are celebrating after winning the ‘Collaborators Award’ in the EG Awards 2019. The EG Awards are the most coveted in real estate and were hosted and presented by Strictly Come Dancing’s Claudia Winkleman and Samantha McClary, the editor of EG Magazine. This new-look event was held at the Grosvenor House […]

Hudson and Hendon Dock, Port of Sunderland
Brineflow Limited sets up new operations at Port of Sunderland
Brineflow Limited sets up new operations at Port of Sunderland

Brineflow Limited, a UK manufacturer is set to invest millions and create scores of new manufacturing and distribution jobs with the opening of a new purpose-built terminal at Port of Sunderland. Brineflow Limited, a leading manufacturer of liquid nitrogen fertilisers, has been granted permission by Sunderland City Council to construct a new base at the […]