Hundreds of North Sea workers are understood to be transferring to a new joint venture company between Bilfinger UK and Global E&C after a major contract win.
Sandy Bonner, managing director of the new Bilfinger UK business, outlines how the group has combined its existing successful onshore and offshore businesses to create a major, engineering and maintenance contractor across the UK.
Bilfinger UK and Bilfinger Salamis have announced plans to merge to create a new £346 million turnover engineering and maintenance business.
Bilfinger UK has won a six-year contract with Essar Oil at its Stanlow Refinery, which will provide work for 200 employees.
‘Disgust’ as Bilfinger cuts 180 Aberdeen and offshore jobs hours after announcing £350m contract wins
Workers have expressed “disgust” after industrial services giant Bilfinger announced 180 job cuts in Aberdeen and offshore, just hours after touting contract wins worth £350million.
More than 150 workers at Bilfinger UK could face the axe as the company confirmed it has begun redundancy consultation for staff currently on the Covid-19 furlough scheme.
Bilfinger UK has said it will offer the option for the government’s coronavirus furlough scheme, days after terminating onshore workers without support.
Energy service firm Bilfinger UK has said it will double its Scottish workforce after winning two multimillion-pound contracts with Ineos.