Hargreaves raises £40m for mining expansion
Thursday 18 April 2013 5:00Energy services group Hargreaves has issued shares to raise more than £40m which it will use to expand its surface mining operations.
IT group spreads its reach
Thursday 18 April 2013 5:00Business and technology consultancy Waterstons is opening a new office in Durham to accommodate expansion.
IMF cuts UK growth forecast
Wednesday 17 April 2013 7:00The International Monetary Fund has lowered its growth forecasts for most developed economies, including the UK.
Bad weather boosts Carr's
Wednesday 17 April 2013 5:00It’s an ill wind that blows no good for Carrs Milling which has reported interim profits up by more than 36% on the back of bad weather.
DeepOcean buoyed by North Sea deal
Wednesday 17 April 2013 5:00Darlington-based DeepOcean UK has won a North Sea contract with contractor Technip for trenching services on the Stella Field Development, Operated by Ithaca Energy.
Rising costs driving regional debt, report shows
Wednesday 17 April 2013 5:00More than half of the people in the North East with debt concerns blame the rising cost of living rather than traditional reasons such as job loss or the end of a relationship.
Farming group's buyer is Devon sent
Wednesday 17 April 2013 5:00North East farming business Farmway has been bought by Devon farming co-operative Mole Valley Farmers (MVF).
Packaging firm steeled for further growth
Wednesday 17 April 2013 5:00A packaging company has invested around £300,000 in building a new warehouse and launching a new high-tech production line on the back of support from UK Steel Enterprise.
Property players focus on new legislation threat
Wednesday 17 April 2013 5:00Commercial property experts will focus their attention on the impending threat of new energy legislation on the value of property values in the region, at an event in Newcastle today.
PR conference to cover people power
Wednesday 17 April 2013 5:00Hillsborough campaigners and the new executive director of Government Communications will be among the speakers at this year’s CIPR Northern Conference in Newcastle.
Green theme for water event
Wednesday 17 April 2013 5:00A three day conference hosted by Teesside University is to discuss how the water industry is driving the green agenda.
Inflation running at twice the rate of earnings
Wednesday 17 April 2013 5:00UK consumer price inflation (CPI) for March remained at 2.8% in March, unchanged from February, according to new data from the Office for National Statistics.