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.
The company that owns Burntisland Fabrications (BiFab) was "shocked" and "incredibly disappointed" when Scottish Government ministers pulled the plug on providing further financial support for the business, MSPs have been told.
The UK and Scottish governments have no legal route to provide further financial support to Burntisland Fabrications (BiFab), according to a joint statement from both sides.
The Economy Secretary is being urged to be transparent over the decision making process which led to the Scottish Government withdrawing its support for Burntisland Fabrications (BiFab).
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).
A former UK energy minister has called on the Scottish Government to “come clean” about the terms of a lease agreement for a mothballed BiFab yard on the Isle of Lewis.
The future of Scottish manufacturer Burntisland Fabrications (BiFab) now hangs in the balance after the Scottish Government confirmed it has pulled support for the firm.
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.
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.
On the Friday before Christmas, the last of 140 workers at the Arnish fabriction yard on Lewis were paid off.
Strong evidence emerged yesterday that a much sought after Scottish wind farm contract targeted by BiFab will be manufactured in China.
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.
A fresh threat of job losses at a Western Isles fabrication plant was branded “an outrage” by shadow chancellor John McDonnell yesterday.
A new threat of redundancy hangs over workers at Burntisland Fabrication’s (BiFab) yard in Arnish, according to unions Unite and GMB.
The value of the Scottish Government’s multi-million stake in troubled manufacturing firm Burntisland Fabrication (BiFaB) has diminished, according to new figures.
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.
Trade unions are to make the legal case for Scottish Government intervention in offshore wind jobs during a summit at Holyrood 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.
The Canadian owners of BiFab have insisted that its three yards in Scotland are “100% ready” to deliver on big offshore wind contracts, after rumours had been circulating that they were “not fit for purpose”.
The Scottish Government has deflected criticism from the GMB and Unite unions by claiming it is trying to encourage offshore wind developers to use local suppliers.
Trade unions said today that the "great renewables rip off must stop now" following a "successful" trip to Canada to meet new BiFab owners DF Barnes.