A trade union has said the benefits from the boom in offshore wind have mainly passed the UK workforce and economy by.
Trade unions fighting to save Fife’s mothballed BiFab yards have announced plans for high-level talks with energy giant EDF Renewables.
Troubled Scottish manufacturing firm Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) are still "in talks" for pared-down work on the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) project, developer EDF Renewables has claimed.
Troubled manufacturing firm Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) needs to "actively look to attract" oil and gas decommissioning work after losing out on another multi-million wind farm contract, a leading energy analyst has said.
Italian oil and gas contractor Saipem is understood to have tabled the winning bid for a multi-million Scottish wind farm project, with local construction firm BiFab losing out on another major deal.
Scottish Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse said he had "concerns" about the lack of local jobs provided by certain offshore wind projects.
Scotland's finance secretary has promised to explore adding "conditions" to future offshore wind farm projects to include local businesses and jobs, following a summit at Holyrood yesterday.
Trade unions are to make the legal case for Scottish Government intervention in offshore wind jobs during a summit at Holyrood today.
Owners of troubled Scottish firm Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) have claimed the company was effectively shut out of a £200 million wind turbine contract – despite being the lowest bidder for the project.
The owner of the BiFab manufacturing yards has called for tighter regulations on offshore wind developers and manufacturers to help prevent it missing out on vital contracts.
Westminster and the Scottish Government are to lead a summit into the awarding of contracts to the offshore wind supply chain as foreign firms continue to cash in on UK work.
A Scottish offshore wind insider claimed last night a Westminster and Scottish Government-led supply chain summit simply "exposes the fact that British engineering is not the cheapest in the world".
A deal handed to Belgian firm Smulders for the giant Moray East Offshore Wind Farm project has been confirmed as more than £200 million.
Belgian firm Smulders has been officially announced as the successful bidder for the lion's share of the Moray East Offshore Wind Farm jackets contract.
Scotland's energy minister said "patience was wearing thin" with wind developers who take Scottish Government support, only to hand construction contracts to foreign suppliers.
The Scottish Government has vowed to convene a summit after issues over fairness were exposed in the Moray East offshore wind farm contract procurement process.
Scottish supply chain firms "cannot reasonably compete" for renewable energy development contacts, two major UK unions warned last night.
Work started today on a job-saving contract for nearly 90 workers at Burntisland Fabrication's (BiFab) Arnish yard.
A Middle East firm which was handed a multimillion-pound fabrication deal for a giant Moray windfarm has “suffered significant overall losses”, according to a new report.
Burntisland Fabrications (BiFab) is "not operating on a level playing field", the First Minister of Scotland seemed to concede today.
The prospect of Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) receiving no work from two huge Scottish offshore wind project has been described as an "absolute scandal" by two of the country's biggest unions.
Burntisland Fabrication’s (BiFab) hopes of winning a substantial portion of a huge north-east fabrication contract was hanging in the balance last night as it emerged a Belgian firm is tipped to take the lion share of the deal.
The Belgian firm responsible for tender decisions on a giant Moray Firth wind project has consolidated its business.
A deal set to secure 100 fabrication jobs at BiFab’s Arnish yard is “all but done”, it was revealed yesterday.
Confusion rained yesterday as a United Arab Emirates-based firm was handed a £160 million fabrication contract for the Moray East Offshore Windfarm.