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US owned tech company, Artic Wolf expands with Newcastle headquarters creating 100’s of jobs
US owned tech company, Artic Wolf expands with Newcastle headquarters creating 100’s of jobs

Artic Wolf, a global leader in security operations has announced the opening of its Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) headquarters in Newcastle, following a period of continued expansion and rapid growth for the business. Founded in Silicon Valley, Arctic Wolf’s Newcastle city centre headquarters will bring hundreds of jobs to the city over […]

construction starts on phase 2 of airview park
Construction starts on phase two of Airview Park
Construction starts on phase two of Airview Park

Construction has now started on phase two of AirView Park after planning permission was granted by Newcastle City Council for a new multi-million pound office development on the outskirts of the city. Tynexe Commercial Ltd, the developers behind AirView Park, will deliver a new 20,000 sq ft scheme at the 175,000 sq ft site next […]

Satellite Application
Global Technology Leader, Lockheed Martin, to host Space Skills And Supplier Summit in North East England
Global Technology Leader, Lockheed Martin, to host Space Skills And Supplier Summit in North East England

Lockheed Martin, a global technology leader in aerospace, space and security, is inviting regional businesses and academia to join a space skills and supply chain summit on Tyneside, aimed at stimulating interest in becoming involved in the UK Space Sector.  In partnership with Invest North East England, The Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence and the […]

Life science talent specialist RBW Consulting set to expand its thriving operation with new North East office
Life science talent specialist RBW Consulting set to expand its thriving operation with new North East office

Life sciences talent and strategic consultancy, RBW Consulting, has today announced the opening of a new office in Newcastle city centre which will establish its presence in the North East of England and form part of its wider expansion strategy. RBW Consulting currently has two offices in the UK and a further three in the […]

BT announces 150 new jobs and second multi-million pound contact centre in North Tyneside
BT announces 150 new jobs and second multi-million pound contact centre in North Tyneside

BT Group today announced that it will be recruiting over 150 new local jobs as well as beginning a multi-million pound refurbishment of its second contact centre in Newcastle, located at its North Tyneside building.  Demonstrating BT’s continued commitment to Newcastle and to the North East, the new and full-time contact centre roles will be recruited by EE, part of BT Group, over the next six months.   The current North Tyneside building will undergo a major revamp to modernise it with state-of-the-art technology and […]

Hitachi and Alstom win order to build and maintain High Speed Two trains in Britain
Hitachi and Alstom win order to build and maintain High Speed Two trains in Britain

Alstom and Hitachi Rail have today confirmed that the Hitachi-Alstom High Speed (HAH-S) 50/50 joint venture has signed contracts with High Speed Two (HS2) to design, build, and maintain the next generation of very high speed trains for HS2 Phase 1 as part of the £1.97 billion contract, including an initial 12-year train maintenance contract. […]

Moray West selects Siemens Energy/Iemants for offshore substations
Moray West selects Siemens Energy/Iemants for offshore substations

Moray West, an offshore wind farm in the outer Moray Firth, has selected the Siemens Energy/Iemants consortium for the supply of the project’s two offshore substation platforms using Siemens Energy’s proven Offshore Transformer Module (OTM®) technology.  Iemants is a subsidiary of Smulders, alongside Smulders Projects UK, based in Wallsend, North Tyneside.  The contract is subject […]

Nissan charges ahead with EV36Zero plans in the UK with new solar farm
Nissan charges ahead with EV36Zero plans in the UK with new solar farm

Nissan has been given the green light to install an additional 20MW solar farm at its UK plant, the next milestone for its EV36Zero project and the company’s journey to carbon neutrality. The new 20MW installation, for which planning permission has now been granted, will double the amount of renewable electricity generated at Nissan’s Sunderland […]