Swiss-based integrated energy company Proman has entered into an agreement with Global Energy Group (GEG) to develop a renewable power to methanol plant utilising local sources of captured carbon dioxide to be located at the Nigg Oil Terminal in the Highlands. GEG is also the owner of the
A Scottish conservation organisation has failed in its legal challenge against a decision of The Highland Council to grant planning permission to build a spaceport and associated facilities near Tongue. Wildland Ltd challenged the respondent’s decision to allow a planning applic
The transformation of Inverness Castle into a tourism gateway for the Highlands made further progress this week with the submission for a planning application for new external lighting. Aiming to improve the visitor experience and safety, whilst illuminating the Highland capital’s archite
Highland Council and its multi-agency partners are highlighting the importance of progressing the plans for dualling of the A9 by 2025 and A96 by 2030. The local authority said the economic recovery, prosperity and green future of the region is heavily dependent on connectivity. The Highlands has be
Plumbing supplier William Wilson has invested over £150,000 to open a new bath showroom in Thurso. The new showroom is the 17th customer-facing unit in the Aberdeen-based firm's portfolio, which spreads from Ayr to Orkney.
A turf cutting ceremony was held at Inverness Campus this week as Robertson Construction Northern started work on a new £9 million life sciences innovation centre. Designed by Austin-Smith: Lord, the 2500m² building will provide facilities for businesses to work collaboratively with acade
The contract for the upgrade of Uig Ferry Terminal on the Isle of Skye has been awarded to RJ McLeod (Contractors) Limited. Uig Port is owned by the Highland Council and working closely with Transport Scotland, Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL), CalMac Ferries Ltd and Comhairle nan Eilean Siar,
An Inverness hotel is to pioneer a new £2.5 million low carbon heating innovation which could pave the way for future decarbonisation of the gas grid in the Highland capital and further afield. In what will be a Scottish first, The Glen Mhor Hotel has commenced construction on an emerging syst