Energy Minister Michael Fallon

Energy Minister visits innovative North East project helping fight climate change

Energy Minister Michael Fallon visits Boulby Mine on Teesside to see Durham University project aimed at capturing and storing carbon

C & A Pumps' Managing director Alan Roberts

C & A Safety Solutions helps firms to tackle ISO accreditations

Hartlepool-based company C & A Safety Solutions identified a gap in the market after swift accreditation successes

Cleveland Potash

Tough production knocks profits at Cleveland Potash

Poor production conditions knocked revenues at Cleveland Potash in 2012, when turnover slipped 15% to £162m


Today: Sturgeon, Krefeld; Erria Anne, Rotterdam; JRS Castor, Vandermude

Woman praised for help in securing mine investment

A WOMAN who set up her own business consultancy less than a year ago is being praised for helping secure almost £2m of investment for the Cleveland Potash Boulby mine.


TEES Valley firms have won praise for investing in the future of young workers.

Latest shipping arrivals and departures

Today: Chembulk Houston, Rotterdam; Containerships VI, Copenhagen


Today: Fast Catrien, Goole; Chembulk Houston, Gothenburg; Gaschem Phoenix, Antwerp.

Digging deep to keep firms on top of their game

Tens of millions of pounds are being invested by two very different North-East companies as Helen Logan and Mike Morgan discovered.

TTE reaches a new high as students take plunge

The TTE Technical Training Group is celebrating its largest intake of students in its 15 year history.


Today: Berge Hugin, Bethioua; Dutch Faith, Rotterdam.

National qualification for committed safety staff

COMMITMENT to heath and safety at Cleveland Potash has earned staff a national qualification.


Today: North Fortune, North Sea.


Today: Prudence, Sutton Bridge; Swallow, Immingham; Alla, Gdansk; Sand Harrier, North Sea.

North's aid going East

Millions of pounds of vital industrial aid targeted at the North-East will be lost from next year after the Government warned a fifth of the areas currently eligible for the cash were now considered too prosperous.


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Business Editor
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