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Business News in County Durham

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STEM Centre gets go ahead

STEM Centre gets go ahead

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Planning permission has been granted by Durham County Council for the next phase of development on the New College Durham Framwellgate Moor Campus.

Heather Mills to turn Peterlee factory into 'Silicon Valley' of vegan food

Heather Mills to turn Peterlee factory into 'Silicon Valley' of vegan food

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Former model turned businesswoman Heather Mills has revealed plans to create hundreds of new North East jobs by turning the region into the “Silicon Valley” of vegan food.

North East metalwork firm expands into Europe

North East metalwork firm expands into Europe

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Durham-based metalwork firm sets out ambitious plans to expand with a new online brand.

Immersive visuals should be the standard architect service

Immersive visuals should be the standard architect service

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Emerging practice, County Durham based Rural Studio is bringing Building Information Modelling (BIM) projects to all of its client projects.  Normally the reserve of public procurement project BIM is an advanced modelling tool that creates buildings in 3-d with the bonus of providing visuals at every stage of the process.

New board appointment at Filtronic

New board appointment at Filtronic

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Filtronic, the AIM-listed electronics manufacturer with operations in Leeds and County Durham, has appointed a new non-executive director to its board.

NETPark tech firm Kromek bags multimillion-pound deal with x-ray imaging company

NETPark tech firm Kromek bags multimillion-pound deal with x-ray imaging company

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

County Durham technology firm Kromek has bagged a multimillion-pound deal with an X-ray imaging company.

Expanded Expertise At Commercial Expert

Expanded Expertise At Commercial Expert

Monday, 19 November 2018

North East Based Commercial Expert Ltd has seen unprecedented growth since the company was formed in 2008, and particularly in the last 2 years. 10 years on they are adding to their team once again.

North East recruiter to promote ‘workforce of the future’ with New College Durham

North East recruiter to promote ‘workforce of the future’ with New College Durham

Monday, 19 November 2018

North East recruiter Westray Recruitment Consultants has announced a partnership with New College Durham (NCD) aimed at retaining talent in the region.

Funding Available to Support Creative Companies

Funding Available to Support Creative Companies

Monday, 19 November 2018

An East Durham Charity has extended a potential funding opportunity to local businesses of a creative nature.

Newton Press Winners of 'Greener Business' at the Environment Awards 2018

Newton Press Winners of 'Greener Business' at the Environment Awards 2018

Monday, 19 November 2018

The winners of the 2018 Environment Awards were announced at a ceremony in Durham this month.  The awards, now in their 29th year, are organised by the County Durham Environment Partnership to recognise great design, environmental guardianship and community spirit.

Construction body award £60k apprentice bursaries

Construction body award £60k apprentice bursaries

Monday, 19 November 2018

Northern Counties Builders Federation (NCBF), an organisation which promotes the interests of regional SME construction companies, has launched an innovative apprentice bursary scheme initially worth more than £60K to assist its members to take on apprentices.

Local convent receives generous donation from roofing company

Local convent receives generous donation from roofing company

Friday, 16 November 2018

According to Alzheimer’s Society, around 850,000 people in the UK currently have dementia. Those over the age of 65 are mainly affected, with an astonishing 1 in 14 over this age living with dementia.

Seaham company launches digital platform to help businesses save money

Seaham company launches digital platform to help businesses save money

Friday, 16 November 2018

A Seaham based company which helps businesses save money has launched a new digital platform.

County Durham school support firm wins national government contract

County Durham school support firm wins national government contract

Friday, 16 November 2018

A County Durham business which supports schools with a range of professional services is celebrating a major contract win from central Government.

North East breweries head to Maine for US beer exchange

North East breweries head to Maine for US beer exchange

Friday, 16 November 2018

Ten breweries from across the North East and Yorkshire visited the US this month as part of an international beer exchange.

CPI Welcomes Dave Tudor as New Managing Director of Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre

CPI Welcomes Dave Tudor as New Managing Director of Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre

Friday, 16 November 2018

Dr Dave Tudor, previously Head of Manufacturing Strategy for GSK, has been appointed Managing Director of the Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre, a unique facility offering transformative solutions in small molecule and fine chemical manufacturing.

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