Port of Tyne reaches new green milestone with Net Zero warehouse
Port of Tyne reaches new green milestone with Net Zero warehouse
Port of Tyne reaches new green milestone with Net Zero warehouse

The Port of Tyne now operates a Net Zero Port Centric Warehouse, run entirely using clean energy from renewable sources. Warehouse 21 is used by a wide range of the Port’s 3PL customers, including many household brand names. All internal materials handling within the warehouse is conducted using electric vehicles powered through renewable sources and […]

NORTH EAST POTENTIAL ON SHOW AS PART OF PAKISTAN CONSULATE VISIT
NORTH EAST POTENTIAL ON SHOW AS PART OF PAKISTAN CONSULATE VISIT
NORTH EAST POTENTIAL ON SHOW AS PART OF PAKISTAN CONSULATE VISIT

The North East’s global trade, inward investment and export potential has been showcased as part of an international delegation that welcomed Pakistan’s Consulate General, H E Tariq Wazir, to the region. Along with Commercial Secretary, Muhammad Akhtar, from the Pakistan High Commission, Mr Wazir toured key commercial development sites including AirView Park with business leaders […]

£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 […]

Business Boost as South Tyneside Manufacturing Zone is launched
Business Boost as South Tyneside Manufacturing Zone is launched
Business Boost as South Tyneside Manufacturing Zone is launched

The creation of a new Manufacturing Zone within Jarrow Business Centre is complete and is ready to welcome new tenants. The bespoke space can accommodate six high growth SME businesses in the advanced manufacturing and offshore supply chain sectors. The new zone is located just a few miles away from the new Equinor and SSE […]

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 […]