Aberdeen & North East

Aberdeen & North East
Melvin Banford, John ONeill, Derek Harrold, Steve Harris and Matt Rothnie. Picture: Contributed

Lloyd’s Register bolsters Aberdeen-based team

Lloyd’s Register (LR), which ranks as one of the world’s largest providers of professional services for the ­engineering and technology sectors, has bolstered its Aberdeen presence with four senior appointments following a series of major contract wins.

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The dualling of the A9 continues apace. Picture: John Devlin

Rail upgrades are needed to stay on track in tackling climate emergency – David Spaven

Since First Minister ­Nicola Sturgeon declared a ‘climate emergency’ in April, the political agenda has been ­moving inexorably – albeit too slowly – towards a radical transformation of Scottish transport investment priorities. Last month, a collaboration of seven sustainable transport ­campaigns came together to make the case for a fundamental reprioritisation, “starting with an end to creating new trunk road capacity”.

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