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FMC adds to Fife presence

A major multi-national technology firm, which designs and manufactures heavy duty equipment for use in the oil and gas sector, has snapped up more land in Fife to support future expansion plans.

Amazon delivers a festive Fife jobs boost

Online retailer Amazon has announced it is hiring 2,700 seasonal staff in Scotland – including 1,500 for Dunfermline — to meet customer demand in the run-up to Christmas.

The Co-operative Estates Secures Second Major Scottish Industrial Sale

The Co-operative Estates has completed the sale of the former Somerfield Regional Distribution Centre at Queensferry Road, Pitreave, Dunfermline.

Leading golf pros join celebrity amateurs in St Andrews at 2013 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship

One of the world’s leading golf events, the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, returns to St Andrews from September 26-29. A truly international championship, it is a magnet for golfers from every corner of the world and is one of the most prestigious tournaments on the European Tour.

Demonstration wind turbine taking shape in Fife

Construction of Samsung Heavy Industries’ (SHI) Prototype Offshore Wind Turbine took a major step forward today (12 September) with the arrival of the structure’s foundation jacket on site in Fife.

St Andrews University in top 100

St Andrews University is one of the top 100 in the world, according to a new international league table.

Fife launches bid to claim bigger share of oil and gas sector

Officials in Fife have launched a major drive to snare new business from the oil and gas sector after revealing how more than £300 million of industry investment was ploughed into the region over the last year.

Driving down costs and carbon emissions at the University of St Andrews

When Steven Watt was appointed CIO at the University of St Andrews, it’s IT infrastructure was all over the place – quite literally.

Fife wind array developer Mainstream Renewable Power in £87m ‘game changer’

The developer behinds plans for a £1.3 billion offshore wind array off the Fife coast has sold a quarter stake in its business for £87 million.

Fife’s Oil & Gas sector set to reach new heights

Invest in Fife has today (5 September)at Offshore Europe in Aberdeen announced the launch of a new campaign aimed at attracting more companies in the oil and gas sector to set up and locate in the region.

Euro Precision Secures £50,000 From ESIF

Glenrothes based engineering company Euro Precision Ltd has used the East of Scotland Investment Fund to secure a £50,000 loan to develop their thriving business.

Business Gateway Fife Supports Growth of Cooper Software

Business Gateway Fife is supporting the continuing growth of one of Europe’s leading software specialists by enabling them to access a £5000 grant from Fife Council.

Proactive Proclad Skills up its Workforce for Future Business

FIFE manufacturer, FTVProclad International is gearing up to meet the demands of the industry by recruiting a further seven apprentices to add to the twenty three currently in training with the company. The apprentices will train in a various disciplines from cnc machining to welding and testing.

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