Daily Archives: Apr 12, 2018

Blackburn roundabout Starbucks sold to private client

South Fornet Estates has sold the Starbucks Drive Thru at Westpark, Blackburn to a private client. The coffee giant opened at Blackburn at the end of 2017 and the concept is proving extremely popular - the high profile roundabout location on the...

Seacroft Marine reports over £500,000 in new contracts

Aberdeen-based Seacroft Marine Consultants Limited has reported more than £500,000 in new contracts won in the first 3 months of 2018, thanks to a significant upturn in marine activity supporting the UKCS oil and gas sector the company says. In the...

22 office lettings comprising 88,774 sqft in Aberdeen in Q1 2018

According to the latest figures from international real estate advisor Savills, take-up in Aberdeen’s office market in the first quarter of 2018 totalled 88,774 sq ft (8,247 sq m) across 22 deals. Key deals include Aberdeen Journals taking 19,000 sq...

Multi-million-dollar Sub-Sahara African contract for Tendeka

Independent global completions service company Tendeka has been awarded a multi-million-dollar contract to deliver autonomous inflow control devices (AICD) screens for an operator in Sub-Sahara Africa. Tendeka will supply its specialist FloSure Elite sand screens with its FloSure autonomous inflow control devices (AICDs) and...

Online Valves expands internationally after securing £1 million funding package

Online Valves Ltd, the Aberdeen-based distributor of pipeline equipment to the oil and gas sector, is expanding its business into new international markets after securing a £1 million funding package from HSBC. The deal with HSBC has enabled the business...

FirstGroup rejects takeover offer from US private equity firm

FirstGroup has received a takeover proposal from US private equity firm Apollo Management. The FirstGroup board has rejected the offer saying that the cash offer "fundamentally undervalues the Company and is opportunistic in nature". The offer was revealed after the recent movement in FirstGroup...

Scottish textiles company announces significant international growth at Beijing business event

Angus-based textile specialist The Wilkie Group, has announced it has posted a 35% increase in turnover with net profits more than doubling, in its recently released annual accounts, during a Scotland Is Now Showcase in Beijing. A number of contracts...

Central Belt employment law specialists acquires Aberdeen based Empire

Aberdeen-based HR and employment law firm, Empire, has been acquired by Law At Work (LAW). The combined firm brings Empire’s position in the North-East together with LAW’s strong Central Belt client presence. This transaction, which follows LAW’s acquisition of Square Circle HR...
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Decom North Sea launches series of networking events

DECOM North Sea (DNS) has announced the launch of a new series of events for the decommissioning industry aimed at helping in a post...

Contract completion for Rever Offshore

SUBSEA service provider, Rever Offshore, has announced the recent completion of a contract awarded by Serica Energy. This is the second campaign the Westhill-based firm has...

Aberdeen International Airport shortlisted for four accolades at national awards

ABERDEEN International Airport has been shortlisted for ‘Airport of the Year’ at the Scottish Transport Awards. It follows the completion of the £20 million terminal...

Aberdeen cycling club raises over £2,000 for Aberdeen Cyrenians in lockdown “virtual” race

AN Aberdeen cycling club has raised more £2,000 for a local charity by organising a “first-of-its-kind” virtual race. The Spring Bunny Time Trial, organised by...