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Massive Kingslaw Development in Kirkcaldy gets Green Light

A MAJOR application to change the face of the north of Kirkcaldy has been given approval from members at Kirkcaldy Area Committee this week.

Diageo Warehousing Development for Kirkcaldy Approved

Existing diageo warehousing at levenANOTHER major application by Diageo to develop a large site at Begg Farm in Kirkcaldy has been given approval by Fife Council today (Thursday 20 September).

Brand-Rex’s Environmental Initiatives Bear Fruit With A Green Apple Award

Brand-Rex, the leading supplier of copper and fibre optic based network infrastructure solutions for enterprises, data centres and extreme environments, has received a Green Apple Award for its pioneering environmental achievements.

Babcock has class of its own

Babcock has taken on board five wind turbine apprentices at its facility in Rosyth, Fife.

The apprentices will spend the first year of their development at the Whitlock Energy and Collaboration Centre, which is part of Carnegie College’s Rosyth campus.

The five turbine technicians will be joined by 12 welders, six project technicians and four technical apprentices.

Babcock Future Business managing director Mike Pettigrew said: “Babcock is delighted to welcome the next generation of apprentices to Rosyth. Our new wind turbine operation and maintenance technicians will receive first class skills development and nationally accredited qualifications through their training.”

He continued: “The renewable energy industry will provide growing opportunities for our new recruits and Babcock will provide a rewarding career and the prospect of further professional development.”

Scottish Renewables policy officer Michael Rieley said: “Babcock’s announcement is yet another good news story for the Scottish renewables industry. These young people will join a burgeoning renewable energy

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