Orkney

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The developer of the West of Orkney Windfarm has completed its 2022 offshore surveys for the project area, located around 25km north of the Sutherland coast. The 2 GW project is a joint venture comprising Corio Generation, TotalEnergies and Renewable Infrastructure Development Group (RIDG) and is sc

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The CITB has awarded a total of £1.3 million to two projects that will directly help address the construction industry’s skills gap and increase employment retention across the Highlands and Islands. Providing vital support to new starters at the beginning of their construction care

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Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and Orkney Islands Council (OIC) have approved a funding package totalling £2.8 million towards the second phase of development at Orkney Research and Innovation Campus (ORIC). The announcement was made this morning as part of the official opening of the

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Funding has been made available to help ensure a resilient supply of renewable hydrogen from Orkney to the mainland. The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has been awarded £454,000 to secure two hydrogen tube trailers that will contribute to improved hydrogen supply in Orkney and impro

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Construction works have commenced on the installation of a new section of Rising Foul Sewer Main between Pickaquoy Road and Ayre Road in Kirkwall, including crossing a section of the Peedie Sea. Orkney Builders (Contractors) Limited have begun the installation of a new section of sewer rising main,&

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Work has started on Papdale East Playpark following approval by Orkney Islands Council of a design by HarrisonStevens Landscape Architects for the rejuvenation of the three-hectare green space in Kirkwall. (from left) Back row: James Wylie (OIC executive director of education, leisure and lifelong l

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Offshore Wind Power Limited (OWPL), the consortium formed by Macquarie’s Green Investment Group, TotalEnergies and Scottish developer Renewable Infrastructure Development Group (RIDG), is studying the use of offshore wind to power the production of green hydrogen on an industrial scale on

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Orkney Housing Association has taken further steps to build strongly out of the COVID pandemic, support the local construction industry and deliver a significant number of highly energy efficient new affordable houses in Orkney. Latest contract awards worth over £5 million to Orkney Builders (

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A £100 million investment in the future economic prosperity of Orkney, Shetland and the Outer Hebrides was agreed today, as representatives of the UK and Scottish governments joined the leaders of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Orkney Islands Council, and Shetland Island Council to sign the H

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Orkney Islands Council (OIC) has awarded Casey Construction the £3.6 million contract to extend and refurbish St Andrews Primary School. Councillors previously agreed to include the project within the current capital programme.

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