International Year of Soils - time to take a closer look at the soil beneath our feet 


Schoolchildren and university students joined forces with leading soil scientists to plant 15 trees and mark the launch of the International Year of Soils (IYS) 2015 and World Soil Day.




Learning on the Job – eLearning intern relishes the challenge at electra


A graduate from Gray’s School of Art in Aberdeen where she studied Fashion Design for four years, Rebecca Carter was languishing as a so-called ‘interior designer’ with an Aberdeen furniture company.

North-east survival training firm dives in for local charity

A leading survival training firm has raised thousands of pounds to help a local air ambulance service run its vital services. 


Business community gather to Meet the Interns

Delegates from the local business community attended the inaugral Project SEARCH: Meet the Interns event at the University of Aberdeen on 30 October.


Aberdeen company receives landmark accreditation

A specialist provider of subsea blowout preventer (BOP) personnel and subsea and hydraulic courses to drilling contractors and service companies has become the only Scottish company to receive full International Association of Drilling Contractors Drilling Industry Training (IADC DIT) accreditation. 

Business backs adventurer's 'no limits' ethos of Career Academies

An inspirational adventurer told more than 70 pupils from schools across Aberdeen City and Shire that there are no limits when it comes to achieving what they would like to do in life when they attended the launch event for the 2014 Career Academies UK programme help at the AFC's Pittodrie Stadium.

Supply chain leaders to tackle cost and efficiency conundrum at T Aberdeen event

Achieving improvements in supply chain optimisation, through better inventory management and process best-practice, will be analysed by decision makers from major operators, drilling providers and the diverse oilfield services marketplace at an event in Aberdeen this month.

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