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Weekly update, 5th February

09th Feb, 2018

Energy & business services: Staff from AGM Batteries were represented at a business breakfast event this week (see communications below), and it is great to see their recent success recognised in today’s John o’ Groat Journal. The company, which is based on Thurso’s Business Park, has been awarded a £1.48 million grant through the UK […]

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Weekly update, 1st June

05th Jun, 2015

Energy & Business Services Great to see news this week that a new company is being set up with bases in Aberdeen and Lybster, creating 16 jobs between the two areas – 5 of those being planned in Caithness. Enerquip is Chaired by Andrew Polson, the Caithness native who set up AMC Engineering before its […]

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Weekly update, 23rd March

27th Mar, 2015

Energy & Business Services It was good to meet up this week with directors of Abbey Group, whose company Abbey Ecosse has taken over ownership of the Forss Science and Technology Park. It was particularly good to hear of the company’s exciting plans for the Forss site, which should see good news over the coming […]

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Weekly update, 2nd March 2015

06th Mar, 2015

Energy & Business Services Good to see this week that a contract to deliver the subsea cabling for the Caithness-Moray Grid link continues to move forward with the news that SSE’s Tier 1 contractor ABB has signalled its intent to contract Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) to deliver seabed clearance and trenching work. As previously covered […]

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Weekly update, 2nd February 2015

06th Feb, 2015

Energy & Business services: I was delighted to take part this week with June Love in a visit from overseas representatives of an energy/ engineering company. The visit, which was coordinated by CNSRP partner Highlands and Islands Enterprise, took in specific locations in Caithness, and also allowed discussions to take place with relevant local representatives. […]

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Weekly update, 26th January 2015

30th Jan, 2015

Energy & Business services: The offshore renewables industry has been in Aberdeen this week for Scottish Renewables’ Offshore Wind & Supply Chain Conference/ Exhibition. The sector remains of real interest in the north due to the continuing developments with the two Moray Firth offshore windfarm consortiums – Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL) and Moray Offshore […]

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Weekly Update, 19th January 2015

23rd Jan, 2015

Energy & Business services: MeyGen’s tidal project at the Inner Sound kicks off in earnest this month, with work starting on the groundwork for onshore access road and buildings at Ness of Quoys, just east of Gills Harbour And MeyGen subcontractor Fisher Marine has been working out of Gills Harbour this week, conducting survey […]

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