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Business News in County Durham

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£2m distribution centre near completion for Stiller warehousing firm

£2m distribution centre near completion for Stiller warehousing firm

Thursday, 24 May 2018

Newton Aycliffe logistics firm, Stiller Warehousing and Distribution is set to open its doors to potential employees as part of its latest recruitment campaign ahead of another expansion which is close to completion.

Caterpillar staff recognised for breathing new life into Peterlee wildlife habitat

Caterpillar staff recognised for breathing new life into Peterlee wildlife habitat

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

A group of passionate volunteers who have given up their time to bring a neglected wildlife habitat back to life have been recognised with a Caring for Your Environment award.

Business owners invited to mark £120m investment opportunities at North East Fund's Durham event

Business owners invited to mark £120m investment opportunities at North East Fund's Durham event

Monday, 21 May 2018

County Durham companies looking for investment to help grow their business, create jobs and deliver new innovations are being invited to a special event being held to mark the launch of the North East Fund (NEF), a £120m investment pot delivering significant funding opportunities to regional SMEs. 

Apply for an apprenticeship at Durham County Council

Apply for an apprenticeship at Durham County Council

Monday, 21 May 2018

An award-winning former apprentice is encouraging others to follow in his footsteps by applying for one of 36 new roles being offered at Durham County Council.

Stadler Announced As Emcon Headline Sponsor

Stadler Announced As Emcon Headline Sponsor

Friday, 11 May 2018

Engineering and manufacturing expo EMCON has secured one of Europe’s biggest rail manufacturers as its first ever headline sponsor. 

Double win for Tekmar Energy as they support Van Oord on Deutsche Bucht and BorWin3

Double win for Tekmar Energy as they support Van Oord on Deutsche Bucht and BorWin3

Thursday, 10 May 2018

County Durham based Tekmar Energy (Tekmar), the global leader in Cable Protection Systems (CPS) for offshore wind farms has been awarded multiple contracts by Van Oord to supply their systems for both the Deutsche Bucht and BorWin3 projects.

Switching Off The Lights Saves Durham Business £30k A Year

Switching Off The Lights Saves Durham Business £30k A Year

Wednesday, 09 May 2018

County Durham based business Dyer Engineering has managed to cut thousands of pounds in costs just by being more energy efficient.

Bishop Auckland and Shildon businesses offered growth hacks

Bishop Auckland and Shildon businesses offered growth hacks

Friday, 04 May 2018

BUSINESSES from across Bishop Auckland and Shildon are being offered the chance to share their challenges and find solutions, thanks to a local business network.  

Digital Drive supports more than 200 businesses

Digital Drive supports more than 200 businesses

Wednesday, 02 May 2018

More than 200 County Durham companies are already on course to make the most of digital technology after receiving fully funded support from Digital Drive County Durham.

 

Roman to showcase products at major UK design festival

Roman to showcase products at major UK design festival

Monday, 23 April 2018

Aycliffe-based international leading shower designer and manufacturer Roman is due to showcase its products at this year’s Clerkenwell Design Week.

Oktoberfest re-brands as EMCON to reflect a decade of growth

Oktoberfest re-brands as EMCON to reflect a decade of growth

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

ENGINEERING and manufacturing expo Durham Oktoberfest is re-branding as EMCON to reflect 10 years of growth.

 

William Cook praises Stanhope defence arm

William Cook praises Stanhope defence arm

Tuesday, 10 April 2018

The owners of major North East defence manufacturer William Cook have hailed the County Durham firm’ s performance despite the group as a whole falling into the red.

Thorn Lighting celebrates major milestone with 90th anniversary

Thorn Lighting celebrates major milestone with 90th anniversary

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Thorn Lighting celebrates its 90th anniversary on 29th March 2018, and remains as innovative a force as ever.

Glaxo strikes £9.2bn deal to buy Novartis' stake in its consumer healthcare joint venture

Glaxo strikes £9.2bn deal to buy Novartis' stake in its consumer healthcare joint venture

Tuesday, 27 March 2018

DRUGS firm GlaxoSmithKline, which employs more than 1,000 people across the region, has agreed a £9.2bn deal to buy Novartis' stake in its consumer healthcare joint venture.

Innovation puts Shildon engineer Bignall Group in right groove

Innovation puts Shildon engineer Bignall Group in right groove

Monday, 26 March 2018

INNOVATION is the lifeblood of Shildon-based Bignall Group.

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