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Business News in County Durham

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General Business News

Complete Sales Solutions continues growth creating jobs for locals

Complete Sales Solutions continues growth creating jobs for locals

Thursday, 16 August 2018

Following their recent move to Aycliffe Business Park, Complete Sales Solutions Ltd - a North East-based specialist sales consultancy – continue their positive momentum with the recruitment of a specialist Lead Generator, the second hire since the opening of the Aycliffe Branch earlier in the month.

Zip line attraction with ‘unique’ bus landing pad opens in County Durham

Zip line attraction with ‘unique’ bus landing pad opens in County Durham

Thursday, 16 August 2018

A new 200m zip line has opened for thrill-seekers in County Durham. The attraction, located in Newton Aycliffe, allows those brave enough to leap from a 19m platform before racing through the sky at 35mph and coming to a stop on an old double-decker bus.

Durham will host 'innovative' event to showcase energy projects

Durham will host 'innovative' event to showcase energy projects

Thursday, 16 August 2018

Durham is set to host a major event showcasing innovative energy projects.

GSK Barnard Castle apprentices graduate

GSK Barnard Castle apprentices graduate

Thursday, 16 August 2018

The dedication of ten apprentices was praised as they graduated from a pharmaceuticals giant. 

 

New College Durham announces £6 million STEM investment in campus

New College Durham announces £6 million STEM investment in campus

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

New College Durham have announced that they will invest in their campus with a new build project to meet the needs of the local and regional economy. The new development will focus on ensuring they have world-class facilities for teaching STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects.

Staff at Seaham company GAS rewarded for long service

Staff at Seaham company GAS rewarded for long service

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Great Annual Savings Group’s (GAS) longest-serving staff have received a boost following the launch of the company’s new staff loyalty initiative.

Dozens of manufacturers book for this year's Emcon

Dozens of manufacturers book for this year's Emcon

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

DOZENS of manufacturing and engineering companies from around the region have booked their place at this year’s EMCON event.

Efficient and sustainable agriculture: apply for funding

Efficient and sustainable agriculture: apply for funding

Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Up to £20 million available to increase productivity and sustainability in crop and ruminant agriculture systems through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

New board member for NCBF

New board member for NCBF

Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Adam Harker has been appointed to the board of Northern Counties Builders Federation (NCBF) an organisation which promotes the interests of the construction industry in the northern region. 

Business leaders needed to sleep rough

Business leaders needed to sleep rough

Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Darlington will host its first CEO Sleepout at Mowden Park Rugby Club on Thursday, October 18.

EU experts praise energy efficiency project

EU experts praise energy efficiency project

Monday, 13 August 2018

A project designed to help County Durham businesses to make financial savings through energy efficiency has been praised by European experts.

Region's innovative companies are producing the technology of tomorrow

Region's innovative companies are producing the technology of tomorrow

Monday, 13 August 2018

Entrepreneurs in the region have been promised an additional £180 million to create the technologies of tomorrow by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond.

Hitachi starts work on new East Coast trains in Newton Aycliffe

Hitachi starts work on new East Coast trains in Newton Aycliffe

Thursday, 09 August 2018

Hitachi Rail Europe has begun manufacturing London North Eastern Railway's (LNER) Azuma trains at its Newton Aycliffe base.

Jobs created as Zapatista Burrito Bar comes to Durham

Jobs created as Zapatista Burrito Bar comes to Durham

Wednesday, 08 August 2018

An expanding Mexican street food chain is opening a new burrito bar in Durham, creating a host of new jobs.

CPI and MIF Combine to Lead the Way in Connecting the UK’s Innovation Capabilities

CPI and MIF Combine to Lead the Way in Connecting the UK’s Innovation Capabilities

Wednesday, 08 August 2018

The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) is playing a pivotal role in advancing industry knowledge of formulated liquids.

 

County Durham based Natural Nutrients launches into Morrisons nationwide

County Durham based Natural Nutrients launches into Morrisons nationwide

Wednesday, 08 August 2018

Progressive sports nutrition brand, Natural Nutrients, has officially been launched into 71 branches of Morrisons nationwide as well as being available online.

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