Balfour Beatty's Aberdeen-based construction managing director swapped jobs with an apprentice of the construction and engineering firm this week to demonstrate the importance of embracing new and emerging talent within the industry.
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Salmon eggs with improved resistance to sea lice will be made available for sale later this year by aquaculture firm Landcatch in what has been described as a major advance for the industry.
Trawlermen have been told Scotland could put someone forward for the role of European fisheries chief if the nation was an independent EU member state.
Scotland's annual fishing industry showcase is under way in Aberdeen, with this year's Skipper Expo International event boasting a stronger international flavour than any of its three predecessors.
Aberdeenshire's rich but under-recognised whisky heritage is being showcased in a new guide that highlights the history of the region's eight local working distilleries.
The first new tenant of a new multi-million pound science park have now moved in.
The Cock and Bull restaurant at Balmedie in Aberdeenshire and its head chef have added another honour to their growing list of prestigious awards.
Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has spent £340,000 to support the establishment of a Silicon Valley-style technology "cluster" in Inverness.
Aberdeen City Council's trading standards team is warning local businesses not to respond to a mailshot that could result in a bill of nearly £2,400 over a period of three years.
Almost 200 homes in the north and north-east have been bought using the UK Government's controversial Help to Buy scheme.
New director appointed for Murgitroyd’s Aberdeen office
Just a handful of tickets remain available for a major new event which will link two of Europe’s key energy hubs on June 3rd.
Scottish law firm Maclay Murray and Spens (MMS) has announced the internal promotion of 20 lawyers, including four partners.
Aberdeen telecoms firm DF Communications has signed an exclusive agreement with mobile phone giant EE as its exclusive partner in the north-east.
North property firm ASG Commercial says a "good sound business" up for sale in the Highlands can thrive under new ownership.
Property developer Dandara is ready to start work on the first buildings at its 40-acre City South business park near Aberdeen.
The first phase of work on a new riverside office development in Aberdeen has been launched by Olympic gold medallist Katherine Grainger.
The commercial development potential south of Aberdeen is underlined by a £14million investment sale achieved by the Granite City office of property firm Knight Frank on behalf of Dandara.
A businessman has died after plunging 1,000ft off a cliff in the Cairngorms National Park.
A prominent Aberdeen businessman last night said that independence represents the biggest opportunity Scotland has ever had.
Aiken Group is celebrating new business worth in excess of £14million in 2014, more than last year's total sales.
Plans to transform a ruined Aberdeenshire mansion into a boutique hotel have been lodged as part of a multimillion pound development.
The UK's biggest ever aquaculture exhibition and conference opens in Aviemore on Wednesday, with more than 106 exhibitors from all over the world taking part.
One of the UK’s top photographers is to have some of his work featured in a campaign called Fishlove to help save the world’s oceans from destructive fishing practices.
Thousands of cruise ship passengers will arrive in the north today bringing a tourist boom to the region.
A young Aberdeenshire entrepreneur is going into competition with some of the biggest names in the document management, storage and confidential disposal market.
Just two of the 432 contracts for work at the Commonwealth Games have gone to firms in the north-east, the Press and Journal can reveal.
Each week, we ask small businesses some key questions. This time we speak to Claire Paige, director of Deeside Classic Campers in Finzean, Aberdeenshire
House prices in Fraserburgh are rising faster than in any other seaside town in the UK.
Aberdeen-based bus and train giant FirstGroup has missed out on a chance to run a huge new rail franchise in the south of England.
Fresh fears have been raised about the future of postal services to rural areas after Royal Mail questioned the advantages enjoyed by rivals.
A Dufftown butcher has been crowned Scottish Black Pudding Champion after competing against 80 different rivals from across the country.