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  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has opened the second round of its East Coast Skills Fund for applications, with GBP 55,000 available for experienced organisations that can develop and deliver Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM)- related training or education courses, a one-off event, or a programme of targeted events.

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The woman behind numerous initiatives to support people gaining the right skills for today’s energy industry is leaving her job for a new energy role. Celia Anderson is leaving East of England Energy Group (EEEGR), the Great Yarmouth-based industry association that represents more than 400 members across the energy supply chain, to become general manager […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    SKILLED Group today announced that it will move to 100% ownership of the Offshore Marine Services Alliance joint venture (OMSA) and intends to combine OMSA and its existing Broadsword Marine operations to create a single marine services business with broad operational and project capability. SKILLED currently has a 50% interest in OMSA and will acquire the remaining 50% […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The woman behind numerous initiatives to support people gaining the right skills for today’s energy industry is leaving her job for a new energy role. Celia Anderson is leaving East of England Energy Group (EEEGR), the Great Yarmouth-based industry association that represents more than 400 members across the energy supply chain, to become general manager […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Australia’s Programmed Maintenance services has announced today it will acquire its rival and compatriot Skilled Group, a provider of labor hire and workforce services, by way of a scheme of arrangement. Under the Proposal, Skilled shareholders will receive 0.55 Programmed shares and $0.25 cash per Skilled share, representing $1.79 of value based on Programmed’s last closing price. […]

  • 9 July 2013

    Shortage of skills is the biggest challenge facing the energy industry and a Norwich conference heard that recruiting more women could help resolve the problem. The need to develop more expertise to cope with growing demand for engineers in the East of England was a constant theme throughout the People: Powering The Future conference held […]

  • 9 July 2013

    Shortage of skills is the biggest challenge facing the energy industry and a Norwich conference heard that recruiting more women could help resolve the problem. The need to develop more expertise to cope with growing demand for engineers in the East of England was a constant theme throughout the People: Powering The Future conference held […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Programmed Group, an Australian provider of staffing, maintenance and facility management services, has entered into merger talks with a labour hire and recruitment company, SKILLED Group.  Programmed confirmed today that SKILLED is interested in entering into further discussions with Programmed regarding a potential combination of the two businesses. According to the press release, Programmed believes that there is considerable merit […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Human Capital

    Altitec, a specialist in blade inspection and repair with a dedicated training arm known as the Altitec Academy, has called for more attention to the skills gap for blade repair and inspection in UK offshore wind industry. A lack of qualified blade repair technicians and an absence of recognised training standards is threatening to undermine both […]

  • 5 October 2006

    A shipyard in Cumbria is holding a recruitment drive to enlist dozens of new workers. Up to 60 jobs are being created at BAE systems in Barrow for the fitting out of a Royal Navy nuclear submarine. Advertisements have now been placed in local job centres in an attempt to plug the urgent need for […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Human Capital

    Altitec, a specialist in blade inspection and repair with a dedicated training arm known as the Altitec Academy, has called for more attention to the skills gap for blade repair and inspection in UK offshore wind industry. A lack of qualified blade repair technicians and an absence of recognised training standards is threatening to undermine both […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    SKILLED Group announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Broadsword Marine Contractors Pty Limited (“Broadsword”) for an initial consideration of $48.8 million, and further deferred consideration of $26.7 million payable over 3 years; for a total consideration of $75.5 million. Broadsword is a Northern Territory based, highly regarded marine services provider with […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Human Capital

    More than 200 offshore wind players were challenged to embrace students into their organisations at the Offshore Wind Week event at OrbisEnergy, Lowestoft, organised by the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR). Champions of East of England offshore wind must invest in the industry’s future by offering work placements and internships now to secure longevity for […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    OIL and gas industry skills organisation OPITO is today (16th July 2014) launching a nationwide search for the shining stars that are helping raise the bar on the sector’s skills agenda. Nominations have opened for the inaugural OPITO Awards which seek to recognise employers who have engaged with UK educational establishments for the benefit of […]

  • 6 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG), a specialist in naval architecture, marine engineering and production support, congratulated Patrick Faas, PE; Matthew Wichgers, PE and Steve Harris, PE, PMP on the successful completion of the Cold Regions Engineering Short Course. The cold regions certification is a credential that recognizes acquired skills in arctic engineering and is required […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Aker Solutions is bolstering its liquefied natural gas capabilities to capitalize on an expected surge in global demand for the fuel as energy companies transition to a low-carbon future. The subsea production and processing expert has hired four leading specialists with extensive experience from executing more than 30 LNG projects globally. Their know-how ties in […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Trelleborg Sealing Solutions will showcase its subsea capabilities at two UK conferences this month. The sealing specialist is helping oilfield operators “stay ahead of the game” in the quest to drill deeper, providing high-integrity sealing solutions able to stand up to the extreme operating pressures and temperatures of deep-water locations. The global developer and manufacturer […]

  • 19 June 2014

    On 18 June, four Maritime Incident Response Groups (MIRGs) from Kent (UK), Zeeland (NL), Ghent, Antwerp, Beveren (BE) Pas de Calais and the French Navy (FR) ran a successful exercise on board DFDS Seaways’ cruise ferry, Princess Seaways. In the exercise scenario the groups were confronted with fire on one of the ferry’s car decks. […]

  • 22 May 2013

    ASC has welcomed 43 new apprentices to its submarine maintenance and shipbuilding business, making its apprenticeship program one of the largest in South Australia. ASC Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Mr Steve Ludlam, said the new intake brings ASC’s total number of apprentices to 130. “ASC is committed to developing skill and talent in […]

  • 18 May 2011

      Petrofac, the international oil & gas facilities service provider, confirmed that its Training Services business has acquired the trade, assets and people of SkillsXP, from Dutch company Tritanium, for an initial cash consideration of €1 million. A further cash consideration of up to €0.5 million is payable over three years, subject to the business […]

  • 24 April 2005

    Unions fear a skills gap could jeopardise a multi-billion pound defence order bound for the North East. Swan Hunter shipyards on the Tyne and the Tees are set to work on a

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Last November an international group with seven different nationalities participated in the Project Staff training, organized by the Training Institute for Dredging (TID). The course was given at TID’s premises in Kinderdijk and proved to be a great success. The five-day course was based on earlier successful tailor-made training programs organized by TID at the […]