Samir Brikho, Amec chief executive

Profit before tax drops 39% at engineering giant Amec Foster Wheeler plc

Global business, which completed a major acquisition in 2014, is taking action to protect itself against the impact of falling oil prices

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Amec Foster Wheeler acquires Aberdeen-based Scopus Group

The newly merged multinational has bought the lean engineering and surveying data specialist

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Amec to buy remaining Foster Wheeler stake

Engineering group Amec will use Swiss 'squeeze-out' merger to acquire an additional 4.7%

Samir Brikho, Amec chief executive

Amec trading remains on track

Engineering giant says that while profits and cash flow generation will be second-half weighted, the group's outlook remains unchanged

The Sellafield site in Cumbria

Amec awarded multi-million pound Sellafield contract

North East employer Amec forms part of a major clean-up programme at Sellafield

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Investment deals top £100m at CBRE in first half of 2014

A bumper six months at property firm CBRE confirm growing investment in the North East, the firm said

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Engineering giant Amec hit by decline in key markets

Engineering group, which has bases in the North East, says profits and cash flow generation will be second half-weighted

Hirst Park Middle School students Ben and Caitlin, alongside Trevor Swann, director of strategy and standards at Ashington Learning Partnership with Dr Kierann Shah from the National Space Academy and Nicole Sergeant, STEM learning co-ordinator with ALP.

Firms help to stage space and engineering expo

North East businesses helped hundreds of children to explore the worlds of space and engineering

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Amec trading in line with expectations

Engineering and project management giant, Amec, which has bases in Newcastle and North Shields, says its year-to-date trading remains in line with expectations

Samir Brikho, Amec chief executive

Engineering company Amec to take over Foster Wheeler

Engineering giant Amec agrees terms for acquisition of international engineering company Foster Wheeler

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Amec clinces $974m Azerbaijan contract while Carpetright warns over profits

Engineering firm Amec has secured a contract at a BP-operated gas field in Azerbaijan while Carpetright today issued a profits warning

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Amec contract with Kuwait Oil Company is renewed

Amec, which employs around 1,000 people in the North East, has been awarded a renewed contract by the Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) to provide project management consultancy services for a portfolio of major upstream projects

Sharp rise in profits at Amec Environment & Infrastructure

A Tyneside environmental and engineering consultancy grew sales by 31% to £51.4m in a year, reversing previous losses on turnover and profits

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Engineering specialist Kentz rejects Amec takeover approach

Amec said: “The proposed offer, at a price of 565p to 580p per Kentz share, represents a substantial premium to the current share price"

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