A man has died on an offshore platform in the North Sea.
ENERGY Minister Fergus Ewing yesterday outlined his support for small-scale biomass plants before a meeting with timber industry representatives in the north today.
HIGH-profile campaigns against plans for two controversial Highland windfarms are expected to step up a gear this week ahead of crucial public meetings.
A GROUP of Scottish businesses is in negotiations with the owners of the mothballed Nigg fabrication yard as part of plans to reopen the facility and create thousands of jobs.
INVERGORDON is celebrating the arrival of the 600th oil rig to visit its service base since 1973.
First Minister Alex Salmond last night promised a massive economic boost for the north within a generation, as plans for a major marine energy development in the Pentland Firth were unveiled.