Rebrand of Lyth Arts Centre brings record visitors

3rd July 2019

LYTH Arts Centre has plenty to celebrate ahead of its summer programme with the announcement that audience figures have reached an all-time high. With the venue coming to the end of its spring season, the team yesterday revealed a record number of visitors to its events, gigs and performances. This comes after a rebrand which […]

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SCC Quarterly Economic Indicator: Scottish Businesses Struggling to Grow Amidst Brexit Deadlock

3rd July 2019

The latest Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) Quarterly Economic Indicator survey for Q2 of 2019 shows businesses continuing to face difficulties due to prolonged uncertainty around the UK’s position in relation to the European Union. This along with rising business costs and a global economic slowdown are factors discouraging businesses from investing or expanding in Scotland. On Wage […]

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Thurso company powers up UK’s first green train

28th June 2019

A THURSO based company is at the forefront of creating a greener, cleaner and more efficient rail network with its contribution to Britain’s first hydrogen-powered train. Denchi Group supplied specialist SLICE batteries for the HydroFLEX train that had a trial run last week at an event in the West Midlands called Rail Live 2019. Derek […]

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EDIC North Highlands & Islands to host summer drop-ins around region

24th June 2019

With much uncertainty remaining around Brexit, and the deadline date of 31 October fast approaching, the Europe Direct Information Centre (EDIC) for the North Highlands & Islands is aware that many across the region still have concerns about how Brexit will impact them. To help address these concerns and provide the most up-to-date information on […]

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Cavendish Nuclear Celebrate Wins at RoSPA

21st June 2019

RoSPA Health and Safety Awards are internationally-renowned and the longest-running industry awards scheme in the UK. The RoSPA Awards scheme, which receives entries from organisations around the world, recognises achievement in health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement. Cavendish Nuclear Ltd attended the RoSPA Awards ceremony at ExCel, London […]

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Executive Magazine – May 2019

24th May 2019

Get all the latest news from the Chamber and our members in the May 2019 edition of our newsletter in Executive Magazine! Click the image below to open the newsletter in an online PDF viewer.

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Technology to Transform The Decommissioning of Redundant Nuclear Facilities

24th May 2019

Cavendish Nuclear is developing pioneering technology to transform the way we decommission active cells and other redundant nuclear facilities on different nuclear licenced sites in the UK and abroad. The In Cell Decommissioning System (IDS) brings together three existing technologies – the RadScan™ 3D gamma dose rate scanning technology of Cavendish Nuclear, the robotic laser-snake […]

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Beatrice final turbine hailed as ‘fantastic milestone’ for Caithness

17th May 2019

  “GREAT news for Caithness” is how Willie Watt of Wick Harbour Authority described the completion of the 84-turbine Beatrice offshore wind farm. Three years after construction began, the last of the turbines was commissioned on Wednesday at the £2.6 billion Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (Bowl) development which will employ around 90 staff. “This is […]

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The DDF Alliance secures a place on the £400m Dounreay decommissioning services framework

25th April 2019

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE DDF ALLIANCE The Dounreay Decommissioning Framework (DDF) Alliance is pleased to announce that it has successfully secured a place on the Decommissioning Services Framework for Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd (DSRL). The DDF Alliance, comprising Cavendish Nuclear, JGC Engineering and Technical Services (JGC), KDC Contractors (Veolia) and BAM Nuttall (BAM) brings together […]

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Caithness firm wins ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ Antarctic contract

17th April 2019

G&A Barnie, which is based in Wick and has offices in Inverness, Orkney and Aberdeen, will be involved in the construction of a new operations building at the Rothera research station run by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS). The total cost of the project is estimated to be £70 million, with the bill for G&A […]

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