The man behind the Scottish Government's review of town centres was left "aghast" by Aberdeen City Council's decision to reject £50million of private sector funding for improvements to Union Terrace Gardens.
North Sea oil firm Dana Petroleum has enlisted local armed forces to protect workers as it launches a push into Cameroon.
Scottish energy giant SSE is to review its offshore wind energy portfolio - warning that the prospects for investment in Great Britain are "not encouraging".
Two leading European energy giants with plans to build wind turbine manufacturing plants in Scotland are set to join forces as further consolidation sweeps the industry.
NFU Scotland president Nigel Miller last night warned farmers could be left disadvantaged unless the Scottish Government shifts the design of the new Common Agricultural Policy (Cap) to production rather than administrative ease.
Scotland's largest red meat business - J.W. Galloway - has bounced back with a threefold increase in pre-tax profits for the year ending March 3, 2013.
The number of dairy farmers in Scotland has fallen below the 1,000 mark for the first time since records began more than a century ago.
Scotland's upland beef farmers could be left "shafted" by the new Common Agricultural Policy deal, the Scottish Beef Association warned yesterday.
Aberdeen-based energy service company Centrifuges Un-Limited yesterday announced plans to expand into the Middle East.
Tain farmer Jim Whiteford, pictured, has replaced Hugh Fraser as NFU Scotland chairman for the Highlands region.
Aberdeen-based transport giant FirstGroup is facing renewed calls from activist investor Tom Sandell to sell off its American assets.
Aberdeen-based oil and gas engineering consultancy PD&MS Energy is expanding following its third major contract win with BP in the past twelve months.
Aberdeen-based energy support firm Stork Technical Services is selling one of its divisions to N-Sea Group.
Specialist contract caterer BaxterStorey is pushing into the north-east oil and gas sector following a 55% increase in turnover in Scotland last year.
Scottish timber processor BSW Timber has warned of challenging conditions ahead following a 68% drop in pre-tax profits.
Onshore shale gas production in Scotland can benefit from the expertise of North Sea energy companies, a leading north-east lawyer says.
Scottish energy giant SSE yesterday sounded a "vote of confidence" for Peterhead Power Station, giving the go-ahead to £15million upgrade works.
Sales of iPads and Samsung tablets have helped boost sales at Currys and PC World.
One of Europe's most successful supported employment companies has landed its first Aberdeen contract, worth £400,000.
Increased spending on infrastructure drove a 7% increase in the value of construction work in Scotland in the third quarter of this year.
A retailer reportedly demanded a meat processor produced a 4oz "gourmet" burger for less than 30p, according to the man leading the UK Government review into this year's horsemeat scandal.
Aberdeen-based Dundas Consultants has launched a new drilling services division after achieving a record turnover of £2.1million in 2013.
Fishing organisations have warned that the UK Government's plans to ramp up subsidy support for offshore windfarms could put the livelihoods of Scots fishermen at risk.
FARMERS in the Highlands could earn more than £50,000 a year renting out their land as sites for large-scale solar-power farms.
Offshore windfarm developers have been accused of taking advantage of landowners whose land they use to lay cables for connecting schemes to the grid.
Farmers have warned Scotland's poultry industry is on the brink of collapse following a decision by the country's sole chicken meat processor to scale back production.
Scots farming leaders marched on Westminster yesterday urging politicians from all parties to back calls for Scottish farmers to receive a fairer share of vital Common Agricultural Policy (Cap) funds.
Scottish beef and sheep producers are likely to feel the financial strain from 2012 long into next year as legacy costs from one of the worst winters in living memory continue to take their toll.
Oil tycoon Sir Ian Wood will today kick-start funding for a new £8million Aberdeen-based oil and gas institute with a £500,000 donation to Robert Gordon University.
EnQuest will forge ahead with plans to pump more than £4billion into its Kraken oil field development.
Amec has landed a major North Sea contract, securing 140 jobs for the region.
Scottish farm minister Richard Lochhead launched an attack on Westminster yesterday over Scotland's share of vital Common Agricultural Policy (Cap) funds.