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Business News in County Durham

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Business News in County Durham

Read on below to find the latest business news in County Durham and the North East.

The Work Place marks 10 years with birthday celebration

The Work Place marks 10 years with birthday celebration

Monday, 24 September 2018

A Newton Aycliffe conference centre built on the back of a £9m inheritance marked its 10th anniversary with a special celebration.

Filtronic wins European defence contract

Filtronic wins European defence contract

Monday, 24 September 2018

Filtronic, the AIM-listed manufacturer of antennas, filters and products for wireless telecoms, has signed an agreement with a major European defence contractor that could be worth up to £5.7m.

New owner for luxury Durham student accommodation

New owner for luxury Durham student accommodation

Monday, 24 September 2018

A 362-bed student accommodation block in Durham, where residents enjoy an on-site sauna, cinema and rooftop bar, has been acquired by the UK arm of a Bahraini bank.

Seaham Based Hadrian Technology Scoop Major Contract Win

Seaham Based Hadrian Technology Scoop Major Contract Win

Friday, 21 September 2018

Seaham-based Hadrian Technology, one of the UK’s leading CCTV design, supply and installation companies has secured a major contract win after being appointed as one of the suppliers of CCTV and surveillance technology services on a building services framework agreement for Sunderland City Council.

Regional food and drink export soars to £249m

Regional food and drink export soars to £249m

Friday, 21 September 2018

The latest HMRC figures show that exports of regional food and drink increased to £249m in the year to June 2018, a rise of 4.9 per cent compared to the previous 12 months.

North East's fastest growing companies revealed with Fastest 50 list for 2018

North East's fastest growing companies revealed with Fastest 50 list for 2018

Friday, 21 September 2018

Yesterday saw the reveal of the definitive list of the fastest-growing companies in the region with the Ward Hadaway North East Fastest 50 for 2018 – in the firm’s 30th anniversary year.

Using North East expertise to make space flight sustainable

Using North East expertise to make space flight sustainable

Thursday, 20 September 2018

It is only 60 years since the first space flight, so how many objects do you think we humans have launched into space since then: 50, 100 or 1,000?

NETPark-based Polyphotonix announced as a finalist at BioCap 2018

NETPark-based Polyphotonix announced as a finalist at BioCap 2018

Thursday, 20 September 2018

We are delighted to announce that Polyphotonix, based at NETPark, Sedgefield, has been selected as a finalist in the pitching competition. 

Thor Industries and Erwin Hymer Group to create the largest global recreational vehicle manufacturer

Thor Industries and Erwin Hymer Group to create the largest global recreational vehicle manufacturer

Thursday, 20 September 2018

Thor Industries, Inc. (“Thor”, NYSE:THO) and the shareholders of Erwin Hymer Group SE (Erwin Hymer Group or EHG) have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Thor to acquire Erwin Hymer Group, a privately held international company, for an enterprise value of approximately €2.1 billion, with the purchase price to be funded with cash and equity

34 jobs supported at County Durham surface mine

34 jobs supported at County Durham surface mine

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Work at the new Bradley surface mine in County Durham has reached its latest landmark after the first coal to be mined was dispatched from the site.

Durham app and marketplace announces latest appointments and brand new website

Durham app and marketplace announces latest appointments and brand new website

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

honcho, the UK’s first reverse auction marketplace for financial services, has announced a series of developments to aid its launch including two new senior appointments.

Developers reveal plans for latest Durham spec-office scheme attracting over 100 new jobs

Developers reveal plans for latest Durham spec-office scheme attracting over 100 new jobs

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Hanro and iMpeC Developments have unveiled plans for The Fram Well building - a Grade A office building to be constructed in Durham.

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