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Hi-tech firm wins second Queen’s Award

29th Apr, 2013

A CAITHNESS company has become the first manufacturing business in the north to win two Queen’s Awards. The success of KP Technology Ltd of Wick was described as “an exceptional achievement” by the Lord Lieutenant of Caithness, Anne Dunnett. To read the full article please go to http://www.johnogroat-journal.co.uk/News/Hi-tech-firm-wins-second-Queens-Award-24042013.htm

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Weekly Update, 22nd April 2013

29th Apr, 2013

Energy/ Business Services: Scrabster Harbour Trust has this week announced an agreement with NorSea Group, a major Norwegian oil & gas services company, that is expected will lead to major investment and new job prospects for the local economy. NorSea operates nine supply bases along the coast of Norway, but this will be its first […]

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CNSRP welcomes new investment at Scrabster

24th Apr, 2013

Scrabster Harbour Trust has this week signed an agreement with the NorSea Group that it is hoped will lead to “major investment and new job prospects for the local economy.” Welcoming the news CNSRP Chairman Sir Anthony Cleaver said: “This major announcement gives a fantastic boost to our area’s prospects in the energy sector, and […]

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NorSea Group invests in its first supply base in Scotland

24th Apr, 2013

  (Stavanger/Scrabster 24 April 2013) NorSea Group and the Scrabster Harbour Trust in Caithness have just signed an agreement which will result in major investment and new job prospects for the local economy. Under the agreement NorSea Group will work with the Trust to bring in new business and develop Scotland’s most northerly mainland port […]

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Thurso firm joins forces with turbine manufacturer

24th Apr, 2013

Thurso-based energy consultancy Caithness Renewables has announced a new partnership with a leading small wind turbine manufacturer, Evance Wind Turbines. Evance, which has over 1,600 installations around the world, helps farmers, home owners, businesses and schools to become green energy producers. Following the opening of Caithness Renewables’ newly refurbished office in 2012, it has have […]

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Weekly Update, 15th April 2013

22nd Apr, 2013

Energy/ Business Services: Developing the skills of our current and future workforce has been the subject of a series of discussions with partners this week. The Partnership’s Executive and Advisory Boards have identified this as a priority issue, and from recent discussions with potential investors, particularly in the energy sector, better intelligence on industry requirements […]

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Weekly Update, 8th April 2013

15th Apr, 2013

Energy/ Business Services: Students from North Highland College’s Engineering apprenticeship programme have just returned from a week in Orkney studying Marine Renewables Safety Training at Orkney College’s Maritime Studies department. The students (including some from Orkney) are based at Thurso’s state-of-the-art Engineering, Technology & Energy Centre (ETEC), but this tie-up allows students to add crucial […]

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Venture North

11th Apr, 2013

Commenting on the progress being made by a group of tourism businesses in Caithness and North Sutherland, CNSRP Programme Manager Eann Sinclair said: Much effort has gone into developing HIE’s “Ambitious for Tourism – Caithness & North Sutherland” programme, which was part of the wider partnership effort to diversify the area economy away from dependence […]

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