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Weekly Update, 20th June 2011

24th Jun, 2011

Energy: DSRL and Caithness Chamber of Commerce hosted a visit to the area this week from Dan Mistry UKAEA Culham Division, who met with a range of local companies and organisations to inform them of potential supply chain opportunities in the international fusion research programmes.  In our wash-up meeting with Dan after his two days […]

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Weekly update, 13th June 2011

17th Jun, 2011

Energy: I took part in a meeting this week organised by representatives of Amec, to coincide with a visit to the area of Amec’s Chief Operating Officer Neil Bruce and senior colleagues. The meeting brought together local stakeholders and Amec staff, and allowed Amec to talk about the company’s views on future opportunities in Caithness, […]

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£8m engineering centre ready for students soon

16th Jun, 2011

The new multi-million-pound engineering centre at North Highland College UHI in Thurso has reached a milestone. http://www.johnogroat-journal.co.uk/News/8m-college-centre-close-to-completion-10062011.htm

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Over £50m earmarked for investment

16th Jun, 2011

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Enterprise staff come under fire

16th Jun, 2011

A Local trade union representive has claimes enterprise officials in Caithness are “not pulling their weight” when it comes to renewable energy. http://www.johnogroat-journal.co.uk/News/Enterprise-staff-come-under-fire-15062011.htm

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Weekly Update, 6th June 2011

10th Jun, 2011

Energy: Meygen, the company behind the proposed 400MW tidal energy site between Stroma and the Caithness coast, has begun its consenting phase of work. I met with Meygen’s Environment & Consents Manager, who has been helped this week by colleagues at DSRL to circulate information on the company’s forthcoming public open days to gather comments […]

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Weekly Update, 30th May 2011

06th Jun, 2011

Energy: Caithness, Sutherland and Ross MSP Rob Gibson raised in the Scottish Parliament the issue of the impending departure of The Crown Estate’s Wave & Tidal Project Manager currently based in Thurso. In his reply Scottish Government Minister Richard Lochhead acknowledged the representations being made from the north on this issue. I have described previously […]

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Weekly Update, 23rd May 2011

06th Jun, 2011

Energy: An indication of the ever-increasing interest in renewables in Scotland was an event held at Rosyth this week, hosted jointly by Babcock and Carnegie College. Entitled “The Power of Partnerships” the one-day conference focused on offshore wind and had a keynote address from Fergus Ewing MSP less than 24 hours after his appointment as […]

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Weekly Update, 16th May 2011

06th Jun, 2011

Energy: The international All Energy Exhibition & Conference took place in Aberdeen this week, with a strong presence from companies from Caithness. Most of the Caithness-related stands in the exhibition hall were part of the Caithness Chamber of Commerce/ Invest Caithness presence in the “HI-Energy pavilion” co-ordinated by Highlands and Islands Enterprise. It was good […]

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