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Fife house building on the rise again

House building in Fife is on the up for the first time in five years.

Phase 1 Offshore Applications Submitted

Seagreen has submitted applications to the Scottish Government for consent to build and operate two 525 Megawatt (MW) offshore wind farms in Phase 1 of the Firth of Forth Offshore Wind Zone.

Forth Estuary wind farm given Government funding guarantee backing

A large wind farm to be built off the east of coast of Scotland has passed the first hurdle to secure Government funding guarantees.

Make Fife the best place to grow business

New Queensferry Crossing will be toll free

Launch of superfast broadband welcomed

Fife Council today welcomed the launch of, the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband website.

Samsung tops Fife offshore demo

Samsung Heavy Industries has lifted the nacelle for its 7MW offshore wind prototype into place on its tower at the demonstration site off the east coast of Scotland.

Moves to get Fife’s youths working unveiled

Ambitious plans to bridge a growing skills shortage and get Fife’s younger generation working have been unveiled.

Kyndal Group to partner with John Fife & Co to establish £6.7 million distillery project

Construction of new Fife whisky distillery to create 15 new jobs and generate exports worth £3.6 million.

Scotland- India joint venture to set up new whisky distillery in Fife

Affairs and International Development Humza Yousaf today announced that Kyndal group India has entered into a joint venture with John Fergus Company Limited to set up a new malt distillery and bonded warehouse in Glenrothes, Fife.

Glenrothes-based VELUX confident over its future

The UK and Ireland sales and marketing arm of window systems company VELUX yesterday said it was confident over its future despite a drop in profits.

Raytheon explores new markets

RAYTHEON UK is the first company to have successfully tested robust, high temperature (up to 400 degrees Celsius) driver circuits for power transistors using wafers of silicon carbide (SiC). This success, along with the launch of a new silicon carbide foundry facility in Glenrothes, is creating a number of new business opportunities for the high-technology engineering firm.

Fife Creamery in Scotmid tie-up

A Fife chilled and specialty food group has agreed a significant new partnership with Scotmid to enhance the convenience store operator’s stocks of Scottish products.

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