Last chance to have your say on Humber industrial strategy

Last chance to have your say on Humber industrial strategy

The LEP is seeking to agree its strategy with ministers, setting out joint commitments between Government and local leaders to develop the Humber economy. The plans were originally due to be completed by March 2020, but after being accelerated by six months to September 2019, it is vital anyone who wishes to have their say on the strategy does so as soon as possible. In June, the LEP published a...

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Humber-based project team partners with Ørsted to develop sea state forecasting tool

Humber-based project team partners with Ørsted to develop sea state forecasting tool

The O&M Centre of Excellence (OMCE) is a £2 million collaboration between the University of Hull and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult to drive solution-focused innovation and improvements in O&M.   The project team, led by academics from the University of Hull, is working closely with Ørsted to help improve wave forecast modelling with direct industrial impact. The model will...

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University of Hull partners with Siemens to create 2027 carbon-neutral roadmap

University of Hull partners with Siemens to create 2027 carbon-neutral roadmap

Siemens has been commissioned by the university to undertake a rigorous evaluation of its energy consumption, focused on reducing emissions and finding new, renewable ways to power the campus. Work on the strategy started in late June. Once completed, it will present a detailed roadmap of how the university will achieve carbon neutral status by 2027. Stephen Dale, director of estates and...

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Major Partners join with Marketing Humber to meet climate change challenge

Major Partners join with Marketing Humber to meet climate change challenge

The partners have become the latest organisations to pledge their support for Marketing Humber and its work to position the region as a world leader in the transition to low-carbon economies. As part of an ambitious new strategy, the Humber’s place marketing agency has joined with the University of Hull to launch a powerful, long-term campaign, called the Waterline, to develop new economic...

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Hull firm acquired by UK’s largest waste oil processor

Hull firm acquired by UK’s largest waste oil processor

Slicker Recycling is the UK’s largest collector and processor of used waste lubricating oil and provides total waste management solutions to an extensive customer base. Last year, it co-invested in a 100,000 tonne per annum base oil re-refinery in Denmark through its parent company Greenbottle. RE:Group, which employs about 50 staff at its base in Air Street, provides waste oil collection and...

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