The NEPIC Annual Awards Dinner 2015, NEPIC Staff: Lynne Aungiers; Astley Fenwick; Paul Butler; Joanne Rout; Stan Higgins; Louise Gwynne-Jones; John Brady; Ebba McGuigan; Felix OHare

NEPIC Annual Awards: High flyers recognised at industry awards bash

The NEPIC Annual Awards celebrated the process industry's brightest youngsters and best companies

Dr Robert Hardy of Aesica

Leading figures from North East business world receive New Year's honours

Entrepreneurs honoured for their contribution to business community in Northumberland, Tyne and Wear and County Durham

(L-R) Patrick Pogue, Ian Smith, Zoe Lewis and George Ritchie

Industrial giant Sembcorp makes major donation to Tees college

The equipment from Sembcorp's Wilton operation is worth tens of thousands of pounds

Left to right, Garry Sheriff, Michael Jopling and Paul Varley

Gateshead technology firm ITPS grows turnover to £21m

Contract wins have helped Gateshead-based ITPS almost double its turnover in 18 months

Sembcorp produces equipment for the emergency response business

Falck acquires Teesside emergency response business Sembcorp Utilities

Industrial fire and rescue services provider Falck has taken over a division of Sembcorp Utilities UK

Wilton International in Middlesbrough where Sembcorp is based

Middlesbrough-based Sembcorp to restructure following major loss

Teesside firm Sembcorp has reported a loss for the financial year of £28.3m compared to £237,000 in 2012

Artist impression of the proposed EfW plant, to be known as Wilton 11, on Teesside

Merseyside battles for its rubbish

In April this year, a consortium comprising of SITA, Sembcorp and I-Environment was awarded a £1.2bn contract to process Merseyside's waste

Sembcorp apprentices

Sembcorp apprenticeship scheme gets started at Middlesbrough College

Middlesbrough College has been chosen to deliver the pre-apprenticeship element of the Sembcorp Skills Development Programme

New chapter in firm’s history

A new state-of-the-art headquarters, new business and new recruits are all signs of Aker Kvaerner Engineering Services’ current success.

Investment renaissance goes on

THE future looks bright at one of the UK’s most important manufacturing sites, partly as a result of an unparalleled year of investment.



THERE'S never been a more important time to go green. The environment has risen to the top of everyone's agenda - from individuals to big business.


A healthy heartbeat

THE process industry is the beating heart of Tees Valley’s business community.

Climate change focus brings opportunity

THE profile afforded to this week’s United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bali is yet another sign that the issue is firmly fixed on the agenda, with everybody from the Prince of Wales downwards now paying close attention to the debate.

Wilton experts plug into high voltage skills

BRIGHT sparks from the electricity industry all over the UK converged on the Tees Valley to share current thinking on high voltage techniques.

Green power station launched by Minister

A WOOD-BURNING power station which fuels thousands of homes and helps reduce carbon emissions has been given the Government’s seal of approval.

Green power marks a new era for Tees site

A £60M biomass power station marks a new era in Wilton’s history, according to Energy Minister Malcolm Wicks.

Honour for Tees wood recyclers

THE UK’s first purpose-built biomass wood recycling facility, based at Wilton, has been awarded runner-up spot in a national recycling competition for its design and management.

The right chemistry

WHEN Skills Minister David Lammy announced that a £10m National Skills Academy for the Process Industries would be based in the North-east, it was clear Teesside would be a major player.

Powered by wood

THE first wood-burning power station in the UK officially opens on Teesside today.

David Lammy

New academy to close chemistry skills gap

A NEW training centre which will help ensure the future of hundreds of businesses in the North-East chemical industry and help redress the region’s skills shortage has been unveiled.


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