Partnerships key to renewables jobs success

Organisations from across the city have come together to form a skills partnership to develop skills training packages and raise the skills levels and therefore employability of local people, as progress towards an agreement to build a wind turbine manufacturing facility in the city gathers pace. The partnership, led by Hull City Council working...

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Law firm is region’s top-ranked for Legal Experts

Nine lawyers at Andrew Jackson have been recommended in the latest edition of Legal Experts 2011, a leading legal directory. The firm has received more recommendations than any other firm in the Hull and Humber region, with its lawyers identified by researchers as being highly recommended in 10 areas of practice and described as...

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Law firm does business down under

The managing partner of pan-Humber law firm Andrew Jackson has recently participated in a partners’ conference in New Zealand with Tauranga-based law firm Cooney Lees Morgan, which has been selected as New Zealand’s best mid-sized law firm in the 2010 Law Awards. The conference was organised by Simon Tupman, a former solicitor from Scarborough,...

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Team Humber trade mission helps MTL secure Norwegian wind contract

An inward trade mission hosted by Team Humber Marine Alliance and Enterprise Europe Yorkshire has helped Alliance member MTL Group secure a multimillion pound deal for work on an offshore wind farm. MTL Group, the Rotherham-based project manufacturer, is to supply 97 boat landing systems to Aker Solutions, the Norwegian energy group, for Nordsee...

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Deputy Prime Minister backs Green Port Hull

Nick Clegg, Deputy Prime Minister and Member of Parliament for Sheffield Hallam, visited Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Hull on April 28. Mr Clegg wanted to see for himself the proposed Green Port Hull site, where ABP and Siemens have put forward redevelopment plans, which include the building of a new factory to...

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Green boost for Team Humber at major renewable show

More than 100 Humber businesses were represented at one of Europe’s key renewable energy exhibitions and conferences last week. Team Humber Marine Alliance, the Hull-based industry organisation that seeks business opportunities for its members in renewable energy and other key growth sectors, reported ‘great interest in the Humber’ from All-Energy 2011 in Aberdeen, held...

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Siemens announces 80m offshore wind turbine factory to be built in Hull dockland

Great news for the Humber region…Siemens has announced it is to build an £80m offshore wind turbine factory in Hull dockland. It will make the estuary the UK’s leading area for the development of wind energy and substantially boost employment.

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Green Port Hull to transform the Humber Economy

Hull could be destined to become the UK’s capital for renewable energy if plans unveiled today, (Friday 3 December), to attract major wind turbine manufacturers to the city, are successful.

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