Apprentices take first steps in engineering in new £4.5 million facility

A new £4.5 million training centre opened its doors to apprentice engineers from across the region and earned accolades from the young learners and from the instructors. The teenagers who have stepped up from schools and colleges to join Humberside Engineering Training Association (HETA) told how they were attracted to engineering by friends and...

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Levenmouth Turbine gets green light for innovation

ORE Catapult awarded 10-year extension to operate turbine for research and technology development The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has been awarded a Section 36 consent variation by the Scottish Government to operate its 7MW Levenmouth Offshore Wind Demonstration Turbine in Fife until 2029. The consent extension means that the Turbine can continue to...

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CWind to provide fast-response cable repair to Vattenfall’s European portfolio

CWind, a leading provider of power cable and asset management services to the offshore renewables and utilities market and part of the Global Marine Group, announced today a five-year cable repair framework agreement with leading offshore wind power developer and operator Vattenfall, covering their European assets. CWind’s cable repair service, which is part of...

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Leading Yorkshire journalist Mike Ackroyd has died suddenly aged 78

By Brian Lavery Leading Yorkshire journalist Mike Ackroyd has died suddenly aged 78. Mike, who passed away at home on 31 August, was widely respected for his sports reporting along with his writing and sub-editing skills. In a career that spanned many decades, he worked as a freelance sports reporter for the national media and latterly...

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Innogy’s Grimsby commitment welcomed as Ørsted buys up power from new neighbour

Innogy’s Grimsby commitment welcomed as Ørsted buys up power from new neighbour

Innogy’s selection of Grimsby as the operations and maintenance port for the region’s latest wind farm has been welcomed by key stakeholders, The decision to base Triton Knoll in the town was announced after the German energy giant reached financial close on the £2 billion development off the Lincolnshire coast. Creating 170 jobs, it will see a base...

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A 10 YEAR MILESTONE!

After just a few months of the THMA HQ being located here at ergo I can say that we are truly ensconced in our new facilities and are especially thankful to have air conditioning keeping us cool during these fine summer months. Right now, we are in a period of repose as we finalise...

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MODEL OF HULL TUG HONOURED FOR FALKLANDS SERVICE FINDS BERTH WITH SHIPPING LAW FIRM

Hull shipping, logistics and insurance law firm Myton Law is providing a new berth for a large scale model of The Salvageman, a former Hull tug which won battle honours for service in the Falklands War. The United Towing & Salvage Society (UTSS), a group associated with Hull’s United Towing Ltd, once the largest...

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ergo creates interest and welcomes latest tenant

As we approach the two month mark after the official opening,  ergo has welcomed over 4000 visitors to the centre for meetings, training, away days, and companies curious to view the available space… not to mention the crowds flocking to Moe’s Kitchen for coffee, breakfast or lunch. We hope that some of our visitors...

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Boston Energy has been awarded a statutory inspection contract in support of MHI Vestas on several sites in the West Coast of the UK

With continuing success across all technical levels of our customer WTG life cycle, Boston Energy are extremely pleased to commence Statutory Inspections for MHI Vestas in the United Kingdom. Jason Kennan, Technical Training Manager of Boston Energy commented: “The business strategy of enhancing our already highly reputable Crane, Lifting Equipment and Man Riding Lift...

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It’s transformation time in Grimsby as plans for run-down areas move apace, hears packed meeting at Wilkin Chapman’s town headquarters.

A FESTIVAL celebrating Grimsby’s heritage, new eco-housing, green spaces and a business and cultural hub – plans for the transformation of the Kasbah area of the town’s docks along with nearby Freeman Street are gaining pace. A packed audience at the town headquarters of Wilkin Chapman solicitors heard how ambitious multi-million plans for the...

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