All of the turbine jackets for Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm will be fabricated thousands of miles from the North Sea despite a Government-supported bid by Fife’s BiFab.
STUC urges UK politicians to hold jobs “crisis summit” after string of losses in green energy sector
A leading union is calling on UK politicians to hold a “crisis summit” after a string of jobs losses in the renewables industry.
Scottish manufacturing firm Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) is likely to miss out on the bulk of the work for a North Sea wind farm project, which has changed hands in a multi-million pound deal.
Unions have urged Scottish Secretary Alister Jack MP to help create "desperately needed" jobs in the UK renewables sector by pushing Westminster to reform subsidy schemes for wind farms.
Going through old papers, as one does at times like these, I came across a story I wrote in the mid-1970s about the prospects for an oil refinery in Easter Ross. How time flies.
Further jobs are set to go at Fife-based manufacturer Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) as it emerged that a potential life-saving wind farm contract for the firm could be delayed.
I agree with Scottish Government Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse on many things: the imperative to tackle the UK and Scotland’s climate emergency; the essential role deploying renewables plays in doing so; and the crucial need to achieve this roll-out at the lowest cost possible to energy consumers.
On the Friday before Christmas, the last of 140 workers at the Arnish fabriction yard on Lewis were paid off.
Troubled Scottish manufacturer Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) will see its Arnish yard mothballed today despite accounts indicating the firm stemmed its haemorrhaging losses by over £42 million.
Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard has urged the Scottish Government to develop an industrial strategy to protect jobs.
A bitter war of words has broken out as two Scottish trade unions have accused the Scottish Government of inaction over jobs at troubled firm Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab).
Scottish manufacturing firm Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) has been announced as a contractor on EDF's £2 billion Neart Na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm.
Steel structures contracted to be built by Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) for a giant Moray Firth wind project are now finally being shipped out to site after a month-long delay.
Jeremy Corbyn is to speak at a rally in Fife which is calling for a return to its "proud industrial history" through the creation of renewable energy jobs in the region.
The value of the Scottish Government’s multi-million stake in troubled manufacturing firm Burntisland Fabrication (BiFaB) has diminished, according to new figures.
An Aberdeen-headquartered firm has agreed a multi-million deal to construct a ground-breaking new tidal turbine from its port-side facility in Dundee.
Scottish manufacturing firm Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) is understood to have secured a multi-million pound deal to provide jackets for the Neart Na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm.
Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) is to reopen its yard at Methil, Fife, and create 40 new jobs at the site.
Crunch talks have been held in the hope of securing a major Scottish wind farm project for Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab).
Scotland's Economy Secretary has said he is "cautiously optimistic" about securing contracts for BiFab manufacturing, which he hopes will benefit the renewable energy industry.
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.