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Topside set to sail from BiFab yard

More large-scale activity at BiFab last week signalled the latest stage of work in a major contract for the Methil fabrication yard.

Briggs well positioned with international credentials

Fife-based marine and environmental firm Briggs has hailed a string of international standard accreditations for its new diving division.

Fife's manufacturing sector a major contributor to national GVA

Newly released figures from the Scottish Annual Business Statistics (SABS) 2012 show that Fife's manufacturing sector is a major contributor to Scotland's manufacturing GVA.

Deal agreed for UK's first site for two-bladed offshore wind turbines

The Crown Estate has announced a lease deal with Forthwind Limited, a subsidiary of 2-B Energy, for the UK’s first offshore demonstration of two-bladed turbines on the seabed at Methil in Scotland.

Fife commercial property market benefiting from Aberdeen pressures

The saturation of the oil and gas dominated commercial property market in Aberdeen is creating significant new lettings demand in Fife.

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Fife oil equipment firm HCS secures £4.5m RBS package

HCS Control Systems of Glenrothes has signed a £4.5 million financing deal with the Royal Bank of Scotland to help it expand following a buyout last year.

Three Fife businesses shortlisted for Environmental award

Diageo from Leven, and two other Fife businesses, are among 24 Scottish firms shortlisted for a major environmental award.

Fife engineers provide water tank for Argyll hydro project

A community energy project on Scotland’s west coast is set to use a Scottish-made water tank at the heart of a new hi-tech energy management system. Ardgour Outdoor Centre already has its own hydro scheme, but sometimes there has just been too much power to use on site. Storing energy as hot water when the hydro is running needs a clever electronic system and a purpose-made hot water tank.

Fife proves it’s best place for business investment

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Mine Rescue Service goes aloft to train wind turbines maintenance safety

A Fife underground rescue specialist expects to move up in the world of renewable energy after installing a new high-level turbine training aid.

Mine Rescue Service goes aloft to train wind turbines maintenance safety

A Fife underground rescue specialist expects to move up in the world of renewable energy after installing a new high-level turbine training aid.

Work begins on new Glenrothes distillery

15 new jobs for Glenrothes moved a step closer with news work on the town’s new distillery has begun.

Fife facility lets wind farm engineers train in Scotland

What is believed to be the UK's first training centre for onshore wind farms based around a fully functional decommissioned wind turbine will open for business this week. The new facility at Crossgates, near Dunfermline, houses a recently decommissioned German-built Senvion MD70 wind turbine. In addition, a 17-metre high tower has been erected to provide training at height for engineers.

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