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  • 29 May 2006

    A handful of Northumberland Strait fishermen are concerned about a plan to dredge the Charlottetown waterfront, saying the dredged soil could affect fishing grounds if it drifts a long distance. More than 30 fishermen attended a public meeting at Charlottetown city hall on Wednesday to express their concerns, but those concerns went nowhere when city […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Canso Canal in Nova Scotia, Canada, opened today for the 2014 shipping season at 7:30 a.m. Atlantic Time (12:30 p.m. CET). The canal closes annually in December due to ice buildup in the Northumberland Strait and reopens in April. In 2013, there were 1,501 ship passages through the canal carrying over 666,386 tonnes of cargo, […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    Canada’s Prince Edward Island and Cardigan authorities have celebrated the completion of Northumberland Strait submarine transmission system project. The new submarine transmission system, a $142.5 million investment cost shared by the governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island, increases the province’s total electric power capacity to 560 megawatts. The project comprises two 180-megawatt underwater cables connecting Prince Edward Island to mainland New Brunswick. […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Fundy Tidal Inc. (Fundy Tidal) seeks to issue a maximum of $3 million dollars in shares through the Province’s Community Economic Development Investment Fund (CEDIF) program. The investment is RRSP eligible and is only available to Nova Scotia residents who are 19 years of age or older. Fundy Tidal is seeking investment funds to continue […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Fundy Tidal Inc. (Fundy Tidal) seeks to issue a maximum of $3 million dollars in shares through the Province’s Community Economic Development Investment Fund (CEDIF) program. The investment is RRSP eligible and is only available to Nova Scotia residents who are 19 years of age or older. Fundy Tidal is seeking investment funds to continue […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    County residents in 170 homes in flood-hit areas will benefit from a six-year investment in flood protection, announced Northumberland County Council. Another 380 homes affected by coastal erosion will also see significant investment. The Council secured the DEFRA agreement, which will ensure that vulnerable areas are protected, following work over the past 15 months with the government […]

  • 27 April 2005

    Singapore and Malaysia ended a two-year dispute on Tuesday over Singapore’s land-reclamation works in a narrow strip of sea that separates the neighbours, the latest improvement in often-strained relations. Singapore’s Foreign Affairs Minister George Yeo and his Malaysian counterpart, Syed Hamid Albar, met in Singapore for the signing of an agreement that allows the affluent […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work to repair flood defenses in a Northumberland town, which were damaged during the winter floods, is due to start next week, according to the Environment Agency. Repair work at Haydon Bridge will be carried out by the Environment Agency in two phases and will permanently repair flood defenses. The work, which is expected to be […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Work is complete on the restoration of the main pier in Seahouses after a multi-million pound improvement project, informs the Northumberland County Council. The £3m scheme, which was led by the Council and fully funded by the Environment Agency, involved the whole pier being “re-skinned” to ensure it remained in good condition for years to […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The final part of the Environment Agency and Northumberland County Council’s multi-million pound flood scheme in Morpeth is complete. Work to construct Cotting Burn dam was the last piece of work on the multi-million pound flood scheme. The dam works alongside other flood protection measures to reduce flood risk to around 1,000 properties in Morpeth. To […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working with Port of Blyth to build the new flood wall, which will protect the coastal town from tidal flooding. According to the EA, the work has started on this £600,000 flood scheme which will protect homes and businesses in a Northumberland coastal town from tidal flooding. The project in the Cowpen […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major new £600,000 flood scheme which protects homes and businesses in a Northumberland town from tidal flooding is complete, reports the Environment Agency. The previous 180m flood wall in the Cowpen area of Blyth has been upgraded and extended to create a 380m wall to reduce the risk of flooding to the town. When […]

  • 1 September 2006

    A Royal Navy warship built in the north-east of England is sailing back home for a visit. HMS Northumberland will be berthed at Spillers Wharf, on Newcastle’s Quayside, over the weekend. The Type 23 Frigate was built at the Swan Hunter yard, in Wallsend, and launched in 1992. There will be a series of events […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Northumberland County Council is due to adopt a local flood risk management strategy for the county. The council will work to further develop flood resistance and resilience measures to protect residents and home owners against the effects of severe weather incidents in the future. The strategy will complement the council’s current flood risk management approach, […]

  • 13 October 2007

    Three men have been winched to safety from the hull of their upturned boat in a dramatic rescue off the Northumberland coast.

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Narec has given three youngsters a head start with their careers in the renewable energy sector by recruiting them as apprentices with the help of Northumberland College. Narec, The National Renewable Energy Centre, which is home to world-leading research and testing facilities for the sale-up of offshore renewable energy and marine technologies, has recruited three […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Plans to invest millions improving flood defenses in the region have been welcomed by Northumberland County Council. Investment projects in the county for 2016/17, highlighted by the Northumbria Regional Flood and Coastal Committee (NRFCC), include Blyth Tidal Flood Alleviation Scheme, Haltwhistle Flood Alleviation Scheme and the Morpeth Surface Water Flood Alleviation Scheme. Council leader Grant […]

  • 1 April 2014

    Origin Energy Limited (Origin), as operator of the BassGas Joint Venture, today announced that Seadrill Australia Pte Ltd (Seadrill) has been contracted to provide the drilling rig for the project’s upcoming work program in Bass Strait’s Yolla gas field. The West Telesto drilling rig is expected to be mobilised during the 2014/15 Australian summer to drill the Yolla-5 and […]

  • 9 November 2006

    Thousands of fish are being introduced into rivers in north-east England that have been brought back to life after years of pollution. The Environment Agency is carrying out the operation in areas of County Durham and Northumberland.

  • 17 February 2010

    Plans to build a world-class “test rig” for wind turbines in Northumberland have been announced. The £30m facility, which will allow offshore turbines to be tested onshore, will be based at Blyth’s New and Renewable Energy Centre (Narec).

  • 4 May 2007

    The world’s largest privately-run hospital ship has set sail on its maiden mission to Africa. More than 400 volunteer medical professionals were onboard when it set off from Blyth, Northumberland, on Thursday morning.

  • 23 May 2007

    The world’s largest privately-run hospital ship has docked in Africa to begin a healthcare charity mission. More than 400 volunteer medical professionals are on board the vessel which left Blyth, in Northumberland, three weeks ago.