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.
The GMB and Unite trade unions said today that they will fly to Canada to meet BiFab owners DF Barnes for crunch talks with senior management.
A commitment to "support" all three Scottish yards has been pledged by the Canadian owners of BiFab today.
The biggest union involved in the “effective closure” of the BiFab yards in Scotland has branded the behaviour of owners “crazy” as it attempts to get clarity on jobs.
The new owners of BiFab vowed yesterday there would be “no further redundancies” as they look to compete for big renewables contracts.
The future of Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) has been secured through investment by a Canadian firm.