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North East housebuilder set for growth with new six-figure funding

North East housebuilder set for growth with new six-figure funding

Friday, 31 January 2020

A North East housebuilder is expanding across the region thanks to a new funding arrangement with MAVEN Bonds.

 

North East engineering group British Engines fit for future after year of restructuring

North East engineering group British Engines fit for future after year of restructuring

Friday, 31 January 2020

A historic North East engineering group is bouncing back to growth, following restructures triggered by turmoil in the oil and gas market.

 

Major Ministry of Defence supplier unveils £5m investment into new facility

Major Ministry of Defence supplier unveils £5m investment into new facility

Wednesday, 29 January 2020

MoD supplier Cook Defence Systems has unveiled the results of a £5m investment which has been made amid a booming global defence market.

Durham Business Opportunities Programme unlocks contract success for County Durham security firm

Durham Business Opportunities Programme unlocks contract success for County Durham security firm

Monday, 13 January 2020

Steadfast Security has come a long way in the last eighteen months, securing contracts worth over two million pounds, purchasing another security firm and according to Business Development Manager Mike McGaun a lot of that success was born from a seed planted at the Seaham and Peterlee Business network by DBOP business engagement officer Guy Bashford.

 

 

Newton Aycliffe firm secures deal at world’s largest offshore wind farm in inland water

Newton Aycliffe firm secures deal at world’s largest offshore wind farm in inland water

Monday, 06 January 2020

A MARINE engineering firm has secured an international offshore contract set to power 500,000 homes.

Learning Curve Group saves Hartlepool workers from redundancy as Total Training closes before Christmas

Learning Curve Group saves Hartlepool workers from redundancy as Total Training closes before Christmas

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Potential loss of jobs and skills provision in the North East sees Learning Curve Group (LCG) save Hartlepool branch of Total Training Limited.

CPI and the University of Oxford partner to deliver sustainable catalysts to the fine chemicals industry

CPI and the University of Oxford partner to deliver sustainable catalysts to the fine chemicals industry

Friday, 13 December 2019

CPI has collaborated with Professor Kylie Vincent and Dr Holly Reeve at the University of Oxford to support the scale-up of a technology named HydRegen, a novel means of recycling NADH, a critical but very expensive component of many biocatalytic reactions. 

 

 

 

 

Taylor Packaging looks to the future with new brand and appointments

Taylor Packaging looks to the future with new brand and appointments

Friday, 13 December 2019

North East-based packaging company, Taylor Packaging has bolstered its team and launched a new brand and website to further cement its position as a leading provider of intelligent and innovative bespoke packaging solutions.

SSK Recruitment opens Seaham office

SSK Recruitment opens Seaham office

Friday, 08 November 2019

SSK Recruitment is a global recruiter with offices in the UK, the Netherlands and Iraq. It has recently opened an office in Seaham which will now be the company’s new UK head office.

 

South Africa Trade Mission flies the flag for County Durham

South Africa Trade Mission flies the flag for County Durham

Tuesday, 10 September 2019

Businesses from across County Durham and the North East are seizing the opportunity to export to South Africa by taking part in a trade mission later this month.

Office Building snapped up by Property Investment Firm

Office Building snapped up by Property Investment Firm

Friday, 30 August 2019

A 25,000 sq ft office building on Belmont Business Park in Durham has been snapped up by a property investment company

Durham Group Estates, with the assistance of chartered surveying firm Carter Towler, has bought Bede House.

Entrepreneurs launch 'innovative' app aiming to switch up UK car insurance industry forever

Entrepreneurs launch 'innovative' app aiming to switch up UK car insurance industry forever

Friday, 30 August 2019

A new app developed in the region has officially launched aiming to change the way UK drivers buy car insurance.

Durham-based honcho - the first reverse-auction marketplace app in the UK - requires insurers to bid against each other for customers, competing for their custom in real-time.

‘Made in Aycliffe’ technology heading to Taiwan

‘Made in Aycliffe’ technology heading to Taiwan

Thursday, 29 August 2019

Technology made in Newton Aycliffe is heading to Taiwan as part of a major new subsea deal.

Aycliffe-based Tekmar Energy has revealed that subsea power cable provider JDR Cables, part of TFKable Group, have selected the Tekmar’s patented cable protection system (CPS) TekLink® Mechanical Latch for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm.

Fat Hippo unvelied as EMCON Caterer

Fat Hippo unvelied as EMCON Caterer

Wednesday, 28 August 2019

Burger chain Fat Hippo has been announced as the catering provider for this year's EMCON expo.

County Durham schools celebrate GCSE success

County Durham schools celebrate GCSE success

Friday, 23 August 2019

Pupils have been praised for their GSCE results, as County Durham continues to perform strongly in the face of major changes to the exam system.

Schools across the county have maintained their success from last year and there has been significant improvements in the academic performance of disadvantaged pupils.

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