Making a Difference, Every Day 

Twenty-five years on, the Piper Alpha disaster, in which 167 people lost their lives, still serves as a lasting reminder of the high hazardous environment that surrounds the oil and gas industry. 

Significant step taken towards affordable housing plans

Proposals for new affordable housing developments in Aberdeen are about to be lodged with the planning authority.


Where is Aberdeen’s future talent? 

Current skills shortages, an ageing workforce, perceptions of the industry, attracting people to Aberdeen and the new skill sets required for decommissioning are just some of the challenges facing the oil and gas industry. But how do we meet those challenges? 

Green Apple Award for Aberdeen sustainability project

A team from Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Centre for Understanding Sustainable Practice (CUSP) has won a Green Apple Environment Award in the national campaign to find Scotland’s greenest companies, councils and communities.

Launch of Third Don Crossing information sessions

The first in a series of public information sessions about the Third Don Crossing takes place this afternoon.

BMI Regional to employ 70 pilots from top aviation academy

Aberdeen-headquartered airline bmi regional has entered into an innovative partnership with the world’s largest flight training provider to recruit at least 70 new pilots over the next five years.



Companies urged to complete audit to help address skills shortages

A sector skills needs audit is being carried out by Aberdeen City Council to identify skills shortages and gaps in the local economy.

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