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  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Donald Trump has submitted planning applications to Aberdeenshire Council for the next development phase of his Aberdeenshire golf course, including a ballroom and a 30-bedroom staff accommodation building, Scotland Now informs. Even though the businessman vowed not to take his plans forward unless the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) was rejected, he now claims that the offshore […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Progress is being made towards greater flood protection for Ellon, Insch, Inverurie and Port Elphinstone, with the appointment of a consultant to undertake the flood studies, announced yesterday the Aberdeenshire Council. On May 12, 2016, Aberdeenshire Council’s Infrastructure Services Committee (ISC) approved the Local Flood Risk Management Plan for North East Local Plan District 2016 – […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Flood protection scheme for the Aberdeenshire town of Stonehaven has moved a step closer to delivery on the ground. A Scottish Government Reporter has recommended Aberdeenshire Council’s plans to defend the town should progress following a Public Hearing in March. The hearing was an opportunity for the Directorate for Planning and Environmental Appeals (DPEA) to […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Donald Trump has submitted planning applications to Aberdeenshire Council for the next development phase of his Aberdeenshire golf course, including a ballroom and a 30-bedroom staff accommodation building, Scotland Now informs. Even though the businessman vowed not to take his plans forward unless the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) was rejected, he now claims that the offshore […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeenshire Council will receive more than £2 million of special financial assistance from the Scottish Government to help deal with the damage caused by last year’s unprecedented storms. Local authorities in the north east also received more than £10 million funding this financial year to take forward priority flood protection schemes in their areas. Finance […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    A plan setting out which local communities are most at risk from flooding and what is to be done to reduce that risk was published yesterday, according to the Aberdeenshire Council. The North East Local Flood Risk Management Plan (LFRMP) has been produced under the Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009, which provides a strategic framework […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeenshire Council has committed itself to a three-year dredging contract for three North-east harbors it operates, the council said in its latest release.  According to their official statement, as statutory authority for Banff, Macduff and Stonehaven, the council has a legal obligation to provide safe navigation for harbor users. During private session on Thursday (November […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Progress has been made towards greater flood protection for the Royal Deeside town of Ballater, with the appointment of a firm to undertake a flood study of the community, Aberdeenshire Council just announced.  One of the most prominent victims of Storm Frank at the start of last year, Ballater was severely affected when the River Dee […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    iSURVEY Offshore a part of the Norway-based iSURVEY Group, a provider of survey and positioning services to the global oil and gas and telecommunications sectors, has launched a new office in Aberdeenshire. Since an initial £500,000 investment in early 2014 to set up UK-based iSURVEY Offshore Limited, a number of new appointments have taken onshore […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Impact Subsea has announced the opening of its new headquarters in Ellon, Aberdeenshire, UK. The new premises will enable the company to continue to support and expand on its underwater engineering and product solutions to the Oil and Gas, Renewables and Scientific markets. Benedict Grant, Managing Director, commented: “To support the growth of Impact Subsea, […]

  • 15 October 2010

    When Portlethen Academy pupil Darren Bragg popped along the road for a job interview at a local engineering firm, little did he realise that he would be heading up the company’s new US base just seven years later. Darren left school a fortnight before his 16th birthday and secured employment at nearby AMC Engineering Ltd […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A contractor has been appointed to deliver a flood protection scheme for Stonehaven which will offer comfort and security to local residents and businesses, according to the Aberdeenshire Council’s latest release.  Northern Ireland-based McLaughlin and Harvey Ltd will carry out the work on behalf of the council, following a detailed and rigorous competitive tender process. […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    An information evening will be held later this month to update residents on the progress of works being undertaken as part of the Huntly Flood Protection Scheme, Aberdeenshire Council just announced. Representatives from both Aberdeenshire Council and Wills Brothers Engineering Ltd will provide help and advice on queries or issues raised by members of the public […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Plans for a Flood Protection Scheme for Stonehaven will not face a public inquiry, after assessment by Scottish Ministers. The government has said it is content with the plans and the processes taken to reach the final proposed design. Following a decision to agree the scheme in principle, Aberdeenshire Council had to notify ministers of […]

  • 7 September 2016

    Flowline Specialists has been presented with Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade. The Oldmeldrum-based company was presented with the accolade by the Lord Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire, James Ingleby, when he visited the company’s premises. During his visit, Ingleby received a tour of the firm’s headquarters and was shown some of the equipment that Flowline Specialists […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Authorities & Government

    The UK’s Supreme Court is scheduled to publish a ruling on Donald Trump’s legal fight against the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) on Wednesday, 16 December. After losing a couple of times in the Scottish courts, the Trump Organization decided to file a lawsuit against the 11-turbine project to the UK’s Supreme Court, saying that it was “impossible to have a […]

  • 30 January 2012

    Aberdeenshire Council has given the offshore wind farm proposal near Aberdeenshire the thumbs up. The proposal, as well as the details of all project related concerns will be sent to the body that manages Scotland’s waters, Marine Scotland. Vattenfall, Technip and Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG), a GBP 150 million joint venture behind the cutting […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Authorities & Government

    Donald Trump has taken the fight against the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) project to the Supreme Court in London, which held a hearing today.  After losing a couple of times in the Scottish courts, the Trump Organization decided to file a lawsuit against the 11-turbine project to the UK’s Supreme Court, saying that it was “impossible to have […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Good progress is being made on Huntly’s £3 million Flood Protection Scheme, which will require the closure of a major local road for most of next month, Aberdeenshire Council just announced. A three-week closure is planned for the A920 and C110s from February 1 to enable the Ittingstone Burn culvert, linking it to the River […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Human Capital

    Technip has decided to shut down its offshore wind division based in Westhill, Aberdeenshire, after all undergoing projects are completed. The company is also leaving the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) project, writes the Press and Journal. This decision was made according to Technip’s business review, which resulted in the company’s decision to focus […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Equipment

    An Aberdeenshire company is launching whate they call ‘a world-first in artificial lift technology which is set to deliver significant reductions in operating costs and production time.’   RMSpumptools will be showcasing three of its products at EuALF 2014 next week after a seven-figure investment. The firm recently invested over £2million in research and development into […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Project & Tenders, Storage

    Siemens has selected Smulders to build the three Offshore Transformer Modules (OTMs) for the 950MW Moray East offshore wind farm.