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Adept Civil and Structural Consulting Engineers hires three graduates

Adept Civil and Structural Consulting Engineers has appointed three new graduate engineers following several new contract wins for the Leeds-based firm. Amreet Notay, who has a civil and structural engineering degree from the University of Leeds, joins as a graduate structural engineer and previously worked for Elland Steel Structures Ltd.

Strong growth at historic engineering firm

Historic Sheffield sub-contract engineering firm PCT has created a new welding team to meet growing demand from the construction industry. The five-strong team are working a split shift system as orders continue to increase for the engineering sub-contractor which now employs 70. Earlier this year PCT invested more than £550,000 in new

Forgemasters wins early offshore contract

Sheffield Forgemasters has won a £5.5 million contract with Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for the first major offshore oil industry development in two years.  Sheffield Forgemasters' offshore oil & gas specialist, Vulcan SFM, secured the contract to supply 73 steel castings ranging from 0.5 tonnes to 19.5 tonnes, for a semi-submersible oil

South Yorkshire surveyors open new purpose-built HQ

A surveying and engineering company has invested £500,000 in a new purpose-built headquarters in South Yorkshire.   1st Horizon, which specialises in 3-dimensional laser scanning of buildings and surveying for underground pipes and cables, has turned a former fizzy drinks factory in Barnsley into its new home. The company will officially open

Rotherham school gets Cutting Edge entrance

Barnsley-based laser cutting expert, Cutting Technologies, has teamed up with local sculptor, Michael Johnson, to bring education to life. Herringthorpe Junior School, based in Rotherham, commissioned Michael to create a decorative screen which covered the Junior School’s entrance The screen formed part of a literacy trail and focussed around a quote from Wind

Yorkshire firm behind largest privately owned off-grid system in Ghana

A Leeds-based solar power company is behind the largest privately owned off-grid system in Ghana. With Ghana experiencing an erratic power supply and regular blackouts known as ‘Dumsor’, a local woman reached out to the Yorkshire OutBack specialist, Xerogrid to help take the power into her community’s own hands. Successful Ghanaian businesswoman, Gloria Rego,

Fast growing engineering firm adds new staff

Yorkshire sub-contract engineering company PCT has made a key appointment as it looks to further expand its diverse client base.  James Draper joins the £6m turnover business as sub-contract sales executive.  PCT is enjoying a period of growth, driven by regional orders from a range of sectors including leisure, manufacturing and automotive.   It recently introduced double shifts

Eco-friendly homes prove a “green” success story for Leeds firms

It's “green for go” for two Leeds firms who have teamed up to create an eco-friendly collection of new family homes in the north east of city.  Adel-based developers Shellbourne Properties and Solec Energy Solutions, headquartered in Headingley, have teamed up to bring a brownfield site in Swarcliffe to life with a

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