The London 2012 Olympics may be a distant memory but not at leading excavator manufacturer Komatsu UK Ltd based in Birtley, as four north east competitors are looking forward to an Olympics of a different challenge
A full list of the finalists and winners from last year's CIPD North East of England HR&D Awards
Birtley-based excavator manufacturer Komatsu UK has completed an order worth more than £25m for its US counterpart
Rising young stars of North East industry took top billing at a leading awards ceremony honouring the region's apprentices
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Darren was appointed editor of the Chronicle in September 2011, following a six-year spell as editor of the Evening Gazette in Teesside.
He has held a number of senior roles on regional newspapers across England, Scotland and Wales over the last 15 years and is now editor-in-chief of Trinity Mirror North East.