THE pilots who ditched a Super Puma helicopter in the North Sea on Monday were warned that there was a problem with oil and lubrication in the gearbox, the Press and Journal can reveal.
The FTSE 100 Index surged nearly 1% or 54.1 points to 5,627.2 today as it built on yesterday's strong gains.
Offshore union officials last night described an emergency meeting held to discuss issues raised by last week's North Sea ditching as "frustrating".
Aberdeen mechanical engineering company EnerMech has announced expansion in the Asia Pacific region, India and Australia which will see the opening of seven new offices.
GLOBAL project management training company 20/20 Business Insight has invested £250,000 in a new centre in Aberdeen.
STAFF working for Total E&P UK in the north-east had their extra-special efforts in the field of safety, health and the environment recognised at a dinner in Aberdeen's Marcliffe Hotel.