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Ground breaking County Durham development will be first to utilise mine water energy

Ground breaking County Durham development will be first to utilise mine water energy

Friday, 14 February 2020

Construction on a ground breaking development in County Durham is set to begin in spring, and will become the UK’s first district heating scheme to utilise mine water energy.

Seven North East companies feature in International Track 200

Seven North East companies feature in International Track 200

Friday, 14 February 2020

Seven North East companies have been named in the eleventh annual Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table, which ranks Britain's mid-market private companies with the fastest-growing international sales.

Who won the prizes at Teesdale Business Awards?

Who won the prizes at Teesdale Business Awards?

Friday, 14 February 2020

CHEESEMAKERS and a flower farm, barn manufacturers and a travel app were among the diverse businesses to receive accolades at an awards ceremony.

Durham based Indigo WMS helps Panache Lingerie achieve omnichannel first with Click, Fit & Collect

Durham based Indigo WMS helps Panache Lingerie achieve omnichannel first with Click, Fit & Collect

Thursday, 13 February 2020

Panache Lingerie has implemented an innovative omnichannel strategy including a unique Click, Fit and Collect service, supported by Durham based Indigo WMS. 

Businesses can tap into new tech talent pipeline with funding

Businesses can tap into new tech talent pipeline with funding

Thursday, 13 February 2020

Businesses can tap into a new pipeline of tech talent thanks to the success of an innovative training programme.

‘Symbolic’ milestone for £120m Durham regeneration set to create thousands of jobs

‘Symbolic’ milestone for £120m Durham regeneration set to create thousands of jobs

Thursday, 13 February 2020

A central development in the heart of Durham City has made progress with the installation of a 68m lifting tower crane.

 

Nigel Perry steps down as CEO of CPI

Nigel Perry steps down as CEO of CPI

Wednesday, 12 February 2020

CPI has announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Nigel Perry MBE FREng will step down at the end of March 2020. Frank Millar, CPI’s Chief Operating Officer has been appointed his successor and will take on the role of CEO from April 2020. 

County Durham based Honeyman Group Helps Prevent Contamination on Robot Mission to Mars

County Durham based Honeyman Group Helps Prevent Contamination on Robot Mission to Mars

Wednesday, 12 February 2020

Honeyman Group, based in County Durham, has for the last three decades provided high purity water systems, training and support for experts in pharmaceuticals, biotech and medicals.

County Durham software firm aims to double workforce following office move

County Durham software firm aims to double workforce following office move

Wednesday, 12 February 2020

A North East software firm is planning to double its workforce following relocation to larger offices in Durham.

HS2 announcement welcomed by Hitachi and wider North East

HS2 announcement welcomed by Hitachi and wider North East

Wednesday, 12 February 2020

News that the HS2 project is to go ahead has been welcomed at the Hitachi rail plant, which is bidding to build trains for the project.

Peterlee IT company donates laptop in 'Pay It Forward' scheme

Peterlee IT company donates laptop in 'Pay It Forward' scheme

Tuesday, 11 February 2020

Peterlee IT company Protech has donated a laptop to a resident at Barchester Hawthorns Care Centre.

UTC student secures apprenticeship with Aycliffe manufacturing company

UTC student secures apprenticeship with Aycliffe manufacturing company

Tuesday, 11 February 2020

UTC South Durham student Stephen Henry has secured a competitive degree apprenticeship with BTS Facades and Fabrications, a Newton Aycliffe-based company which manufactures high-quality facade and rain-screen products.

Banks Group partners with German manufacturer

Banks Group partners with German manufacturer

Tuesday, 11 February 2020

Banks Group's plant maintenance and management business has started work with German-based industrial technology and manufacturing firm ZF Aftermarket.

 

Free mental health and wellbeing training for County Durham SMEs: help us help you improve staff wellbeing and productivity

Free mental health and wellbeing training for County Durham SMEs: help us help you improve staff wellbeing and productivity

Tuesday, 11 February 2020

Would you be interested in learning more about how to improve the health and wellbeing of your staff?

 

 

 

Business Durham invests over half a million in local business growth

Business Durham invests over half a million in local business growth

Monday, 10 February 2020

The County Durham Growth Fund is celebrating awarding capital grants totaling more than £500k in three businesses from across the county within 10 months of its launch. 

 

Banks group staff fundraising drive support Samaritans' branch improvements

Banks group staff fundraising drive support Samaritans' branch improvements

Monday, 10 February 2020

The facilities available to volunteers at two North East Samaritans branches are set to improve thanks to a year-long fundraising drive by staff at regional property and energy firm The Banks Group.

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