How group NOF Energy helped us break other markets

One of the North East's leading business groups is celebrating its 25th birthday this week. Peter McCusker speaks to a founder member of NOF Energy, and its chief executive

Fabricom Offshore Services invites schoolchildren to World of Work Day

An engineering firm in the North East took a hands-on approach to address the skills gap by inviting 16 Year 10 students from Whitley Bay High School to a World of Work Day

Engineering firm FES International lands £10m subsea orders

Engineering firm FES International has secured around £10m of orders for its latest patented product which is attracting high demand among the subsea industry

Freddy Shepherd prepares former Swan Hunter yard for its future

Shepherd Offshore has started clean-up work on part of the former Swan Hunter shipbuilding site to ready the area for development

Narec offshore facility ready for testing times ahead

Ten years after its launch the National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) in Blyth has embarked on a major commercialisation drive amid signs of renewed hope in the offshore wind sector. Peter McCusker reports

Offshore facility ready for testing times ahead

Ten years after its launch the National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) in Blyth has embarked on a major commercialisation drive amid signs of renewed hope in the offshore wind sector

Claims that UK wind turbine jobs cost £100,000

Fresh conflict has erupted over the development of UK wind farms following a new claim that every job in the sector is effectively costing £100,000 a year in consumer subsidies

Steady hand in stormy waters

From an early age Nick Spurr has been fascinated with the craft of boat building, harbouring a romantic notion to own his own yard.

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