Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL) has begun renovating its new home in Wick with the help of a neighbour. Two buildings in Lower Pulteneytown are being redeveloped into the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) base for the ¬£2.6bn Beatrice offshore wind farm project.
To support north coast local communities, a new marine plan for the North Highlands coast has just been completed. After several years collaborative work with Marine Scotland and Orkney Islands Council, The Highland Council is pleased to be part of this rewarding and successful venture.
J B Tiles & Mobility Solutions are proud to announce the opening of their new tile and bathroom showroom at 58 Henrietta Street in Wick. John Budge said, We aim to supply and fit affordable quality tiles bathrooms and showers with assurance in a quality service from start to finish with over 15 years experience in bathroom design and fitting.
Wick Harbour Authority is making progress with its plans to create a heavy-lift facility on the commercial quay at Wick harbour, with contractors Gunns Lybster Ltd having now begun the work. The project, and its associated dredging works, was supported by CNSRP partners HIE and NDA respectively and is the first of several proposed phases of work to position the harbour as a key player in the energy sector, with the current focus being on potential to benefit from the development of Offshore Wind in the Moray Firth.
Craig Harvey (21) from Wick in the Highlands, has been crowned Scotlandís top Civil Engineering Apprentice of 2013 at the annual SBATC Apprentice of the Year awards. The title was presented to Craig at a special ceremony held on Tuesday 10th December at the Scottish Parliament.
William Mackay (Precast) Ltd has been involved in manufacturing concrete products for many years and supplies the trade and home with a wide variety of practical cost effective solutions for many types of job. The list of products might amaze you so why look further afield.
The Highland Council is to re-launch its Deprived Area Fund to help create employment opportunities and tackle poverty, with the new Area Committees playing a key role in determining how money is spent locally. £440K of funding for each of the next 3 years will be distributed based on the location of the most deprived areas in Highland.
Norscot the Bower based window and door manufacturer has got of to a flying start in 2013. During the first two months of the year the company has won a clutch of contracts worth more than £1 million.
Local Timber Manufacturer Confirmed for Natural Retreats John O'Groats Site Following the start of work in September to rejuvenate John O'Groats as a premium tourist destination, work continues on the ambitious project to redevelop the historic hotel and adjacent land. As part of the project to completely transform and rejuvenate the area, a £1 million building contract has been awarded to local timber frame manufacturer Norscot Joinery Ltd from Wick.
AMC Engineering Ltd, whose head office is at Findon just outside Aberdeen, is set to expand their Caithness division by building a new workshop at their site outside Lybster, with the assistance of a grant of £76,250 from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). Managing Director Andrew Polson, who hails from Caithness and whose parents still live on the family croft at Smerlie next door to the company's workshops, explained that the skill and application of the local work-force was a key factor in deciding to site the new workshop in the north.