A trade union chief has cast doubt on the Scottish Government’s ability to orchestrate an orderly shift away from oil and gas.
Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab)
It is more than a year since the unceremonious collapse of Burntisland Fabrications (BiFab) and the apprehension that followed.
Excitement in the supply chain for the ScotWind offshore leasing round is tinged with tough lessons from Scotland’s recent past on offshore wind.
There are positive signs that Arnish could soon be in line for work after details were shared of upgrades carried out at the yard.
Infrastrata has announced the acquisition of the Methil and Arnish yards of the collapsed Scottish manufacturer Burntisland Fabrication (Bifab).
Western Isles councillors are confident that Burntisland Fabrications’ (BiFab) decision to call in administrators will “free up” the firm’s Lewis yard, making it available for new operators to move in.
Governments in Holyrood and Westminster have been accused of having “no political will” to support a just transition away from fossil fuels to clean energy.
The Scottish Government cannot legally provide any more financial support to the struggling BiFab yards, Economy Secretary Fiona Hyslop has said.
Former Labour leader Ed Miliband has urged the UK Government to intervene on the “impasse” at BiFab, warning of a “scandal” if contracts that could be completed in the UK were given overseas.
The Scottish Government has been urged to “pick up the phone” to Westminster and ask for support to secure the future of Burntisland Fabrications (BiFab).
More than 80% of UK oil and gas workers are considering leaving the industry, according to a new report from climate action groups.
More than three-quarters of Scots oil workers are considering retraining for the energy transition, according to a new claim from Scottish Renewables.
A Western Isles MP has called for the developers of a mammoth North Sea wind farm project to provide clarity on the number of Scottish jobs that will be created during construction.
A group of former Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) workers have branded the firm's takeover by a Canadian manufacturer a 'disaster' for the Isle of Lewis.
United Arab Emirates-based firm Lamprell has been announced as one of the contract winners to manufacture jackets for a mammoth Scottish offshore wind development.
Troubled Scottish manufacturer Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) is understood to be missing out on big wind farm contracts due to chronic under investment in its yards by Canadian owners.
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.
A giant offshore wind farm project in the Moray Firth has finished pin piling work for 100 turbines and three substations at the site.
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.
A strict new rule change by the Scottish Government requires offshore wind farm developers to set out how they plan to create local jobs.
Strong evidence emerged yesterday that a much sought after Scottish wind farm contract targeted by BiFab will be manufactured in China.
Anxious workers at Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) have been “left in the dark” over their future despite a job-saving contract announcement last month, according to a Scottish trade union.
Around £40 million will be invested into the Port of Dundee over the next three years in the wake of a major wind farm contract win.
A new wind farm deal for Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) could bring a Christmas jobs boost to workers at its Arnish yard, according to a source close to the firm.
About 50 jobs are set to go at Scottish manufacturing firm Burntisland Fabrication’s (BiFab's) Arnish yard over the next week as work has dried up at the site.