Daily Archives: Mar 20, 2019

Texo Group appoints former Commandant General Royal Marines as board advisor

Texo Group, one of the UK’s fastest growing technology and engineering services companies has appointed Major General Martin Smith CB MBE to its main board as a non-executive advisor. Major General Smith is...

VisitAberdeenshire hosts its biggest tourism conference to date

North-east tourism agency VisitAberdeenshire has held the largest tourism conference of its kind in the region, and attracted 210 tourism professionals from a wide cross section of businesses. The event was opened by an address from...

Global Energy acquires majority share of Apollo Offshore Engineering

Oil and Gas Service provider, Global Energy Group (GEG) has acquired a majority share of Apollo Offshore Engineering Ltd (Apollo). As part of the deal, GEG has combined the brownfield engineering capability of Apollo...

High-street retail considerations for older shoppers

Technology is advancing amongst the high-street quicker than ever before, with the likes of scan-on-the-go and self-service checkouts being introduced. Because of this, elderly shoppers are starting to find it difficult to keep up with these technical...

Transatlantic Business Event Set to Unite Global Energy Hubs

Two of the world’s energy engine rooms will come together for a unique event which will take place in Aberdeen and Dundee next week. The annual Aberdeen-Houston Gateway, hosted by Granite PR, has become...

ONE and ScotlandIS partnership to support NE digital cluster growth

Private sector economic development body Opportunity North East (ONE) and digital industries trade body ScotlandIS are partnering to develop the digital company base and ecosystem in the North East of Scotland. Digital is a...

The Garden Village Scene: All You Need To Know

It’s no secret that there is currently a housing crisis here in the UK and although it continues to be an arguing factor amongst politicians, is there actually a solution that isn’t being talked about? Arbor Deck,...

How our glittering oceans became plastic soup

Our oceans are blighted with plastic waste. Globally, we're creating over 300 million tonnes of plastic every year, as it is a cheap and adaptable form of packaging. But its ease of use is coming at a...
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North Sea rescue firm names new CEO

ABERDEEN-based shipping firm North Star has appointed a new chief executive. Matthew Gordon will succeed Callum Bruce, who is stepping...
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Redevelopment of Greyfriars House approved in principle

THE demolition of Greyfriars House Aberdeen to make way for the building of up to 140 flats has been approved in principle. Telereal Trillium wants...

Hurricane Energy “deeply saddened” at death of COO

Hurricane Energy has announced the death of its chief operations officer (COO), Neil Platt. The North Sea exploration and production firm’s chairman, Steven McTiernan, said...

Aberdeen drone firm flies high with contract win

ABERDEEN-headquartered drone firm Sky-Futures Partners (an ICR company) has been awarded a four-year contract by a Scandinavian, multinational network and telecommunications company. Under the contract,...

RockRose acquired by Viaro Energy in deal worth nearly £248 million

VIARO Energy has announced that it has reached agreement with RockRose Energy to acquire the entire share capital of the North Sea firm in...