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2020 diversity and inclusion awards open for entries

Entries are now open for an awards event that will champion diversity and inclusion successes in Scotland.   AFBE-UK Scotland, a social enterprise which encourages people from under-represented groups to pursue a career in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) sectors, ...

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Posted 1 day agoPress

Third IT firm acquisition takes Dynamic Edge turnover to £5m

Technology business Dynamic Edge has become a £5m turnover firm and extended its geographical reach following the acquisition of an IT company in the south of England. Dynamic Edge, established in Aberdeen in 2009, has acquired Hampshire-based information technology firm Tekkers IT Solutions. The ...

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Posted 23 days agoPress > EnergyAberdeenOil +8

Product development director appointed at McMenon Engineering Services

McMenon Engineering Services has made a strategic appointment as the business targets further growth in UK and international markets. Industry expert Craig Marshall has been appointed by McMenon to the new role of product development director. He was previously a flow measurement consultant for 10 ...

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Posted 24 days agoPress > AppointmentMcMenonflow measurement +6

Business networking golf event in final drive for energy entrants

Time is running out for energy firms to enter a team in a North-east business networking golf league. The league, run by Aberdeen-based award-winning mobile phone and communications specialist DF Communications, pits businesses against each other in a four-ball format with six teams in each of the ...

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Posted 24 days agoPress > EnergyNorth SeaOil +6

STEM careers workshop for students from under-represented backgrounds returns to Edinburgh

A not-for-profit organisation promoting diversity and inclusion in STEM industries has announced the return of a signature event that prepares graduates for the world of work. The Transition programme by AFBE-UK (Association for Black and Minority Ethnic Engineers) Scotland has helped thousands of ...

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Posted 28 days agoPress > edinburghEnergy SectorEnergy +3

Careers event to help students prepare for energy roles

Students are to be given the opportunity to receive advice from professionals working in the energy sector in order to give them an advantage when seeking graduate roles. Transition – a programme organised by AFBE-UK Scotland – takes place at Woodbank House, North Deeside Road, Aberdeen on Saturda ...

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Posted 5 months agoPress > Diversity and inclusionDiversity in EnergyAberdeen +1

Gold award for Engage PR director

Aberdeen-based Engage PR is celebrating after winning at a prestigious Scottish PR awards event in Glasgow. James Donaldson, director at the communications agency, won the Outstanding Independent Practitioner Gold accolade at the CIPR Scotland PRide Awards 2019 ceremony attended by more than 300 i ...

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Posted 5 months agoPress > AberdeenPRmarketing +2

Chair of AFBE-UK Scotland appointed to OGUK diversity and inclusion task group

AFBE-UK Scotland chair Dr Ollie Folayan has been appointed to the new body set up to champion diversity and inclusion in the oil and gas industry. Established by OGUK and launched at this year's Offshore Europe, the Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Task Group is chaired by Craig Shanaghey, President, ...

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Posted 5 months agoPress > Diversity and inclusionhuman resourcesEngineering

7 tips to help you get the most out of your next face-to-face networking event

By Andrew Smith, director, Aberdeen Business Network (ABN) We live in an age in which our social interaction is increasingly done by digital means and business networking is no different. The rise of online networking means that a connection can be made with the click of a finger and an audienc ...

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Posted 6 months agoOpinion > ABNNetworkingAberdeen +1

Spirit Energy joins AFBE-UK Scotland

Social enterprise AFBE-UK Scotland has announced energy operator Spirit Energy has signed up as a corporate partner. Headquartered in the UK, Spirit Energy is one of Europe's top independent oil and gas operators and employs more than 700 people across four countries. Joy Egborge Co-Chair of Spir ...

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Posted 6 months agoPress > AFBE-UK ScotlandAberdeenDiversity +2

Sustainability programme finalised for energy industry’s environmental conference

The programme for the E-Reps Forum, which is putting the focus on the environmental and sustainability dimensions of the energy sector, has been announced. The business breakfast and exhibition & conference takes place at P&J Live – Aberdeen's new £330m events hub – on Wednesday, October 2 (2019). ...

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Posted 6 months agoPress > AberdeensustainabilityEnvironment +3

Real Projects event puts the focus on Aberdeen Harbour expansion

The latest in a series of talks that enable young people to learn from industry professionals will take place at the University of Aberdeen on Thursday, August 29. The session, part of the Real Projects series organised by Aberdeen social enterprise AFBE-UK Scotland, will focus on the environmenta ...

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Posted 7 months agoPress > Aberdeeneducationevents +2

Arnlea launches new version of inspection software for hazardous areas

Arnlea, a global leader in industrial mobile software for tracking, inspection and maintenance work in the oil and gas industry, has launched a new version of its software product for use in hazardous areas of operations. The upgraded IntrinsixEX is set to capitalise on the increasing demand for d ...

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Posted 7 months agoPress > Aberdeensoftwareinspection +1

Clarksons Platou hosts key event on BIMCO contract

Internationally-respected shipping lawyers will give presentations to more than 50 energy professionals at an Aberdeen event organised by global shipbroker Clarksons Platou. Paul Dean and Nicholas Kazaz, both based in London with global law firm HFW, will put the focus on SUPPLYTIME 2017, the popu ...

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Posted 9 months agoPress > North SeaOSVShipbroker

AFBE-UK Scotland careers event at Heriot-Watt University

An Aberdeen social enterprise, which promotes engineering to young people as a career choice, is to hold its first event in Edinburgh on Saturday. AFBE-UK Scotland is to stage its Transition event at Heriot-Watt University from 10pm to 5.30pm. Transition involves industry professionals giving up t ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > STEMedinburghHeriot-Watt University +5