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Port of Tyne to become base for world’s largest offshore wind farm, Dogger Bank
Port of Tyne to become base for world’s largest offshore wind farm, Dogger Bank

Equinor and SSE Renewables, the two companies behind the world’s biggest offshore wind farm Dogger Bank, have today (13th May) announced plans to build a new Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Base at the Port of Tyne. Dogger Bank Wind Farm is a 50:50 joint venture (JV) between Equinor and SSE Renewables. Construction of the wind […]

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One Region, One Sector, One Statement
One Region, One Sector, One Statement

Generator and Digital Union are pleased to present the second edition of One Region, One Sector, One Statement, produced in partnership with leading organisations Sunderland Software City, Dynamo North East, JUMP, Invest North East England, Tech Nation, Tech North East and Middlesbrough Digital. The reception we received from the first edition of One Region, One […]

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Business Durham to lead the North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence
Business Durham to lead the North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence

Business Durham has been appointed to lead the North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence until March 2022, having successfully delivered support to the sector since 2014.  The Satellite Applications Catapult and the UK Space Agency, which funds the centre, today confirmed that Business Durham, the economic development arm of Durham County Council, will lead […]

AirView Park, a new, airport-connected business park scheme to launch soon
AirView Park, a new airport-connected business park scheme to launch soon
AirView Park, a new airport-connected business park scheme to launch soon

Land, regeneration and property developer, Tynexe Commercial Ltd, is looking for entrepreneurs, business owners and leaders from all industries to pull together, collaborate and help investment in the North East come back bigger, better and stronger despite the public health crisis having an effect on companies across most sectors. Having temporarily paused work at AirView […]

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Port Of Blyth Commence Major £3m Terminal Redevelopment
Port Of Blyth Commence Major £3m Terminal Redevelopment

Port of Blyth has begun major redevelopment construction works at one of its terminals as the Port continues to attract customers across a range of sectors. The £3m project, which was funded and programmed prior to COVID-19, will see the reconstruction and strengthening of the quay on the Bates Terminal site as well as a […]

Masterplan of the new Campus for Ageing and Vitality announced in April 2020
Plans announced for the new Campus for Ageing and Vitality in Newcastle
Plans announced for the new Campus for Ageing and Vitality in Newcastle

National architecture practice, GSSArchitecture, have been appointed by Newcastle University to develop the sitewide masterplan for a new build, mixed-use urban development located in the centre of Newcastle. The multi-million-pound development, known as the Campus for Ageing and Vitality (CAV), will be situated on a 29-acre brown-field former hospital site and will encompass a range […]

Up to 30 new roles for growing Sunderland digital business, Saggezza
Saggezza continues with expansion despite lockdown
Saggezza continues with expansion despite lockdown

North East tech firm Saggezza, is taking its recruitment online, to ensure it can carry on with its expansion during lockdown. Sunderland based Saggezza – a technology and consulting partner that delivers personalised, high-value solutions to accelerate business growth – is turning to digital and video technology to allow it to carry on conversations with […]

LYNEMOUTH POWER STATION HELPS POWER UK EFFORTS AND REGIONAL ECONOMY
LYNEMOUTH POWER STATION HELPS POWER UK EFFORTS AND REGIONAL ECONOMY
LYNEMOUTH POWER STATION HELPS POWER UK EFFORTS AND REGIONAL ECONOMY

Strong strategic partnerships with global and regional supply chain companies are boosting Lynemouth Power Station’s ability to provide maximum electricity output for UK homes and businesses during the Coronavirus outbreak. Working collaboratively with key delivery partners locally as well as in the US and Canada, the power station is continuing operations as usual, albeit adhering […]