Skip to main content

Syndicate contentSouthampton

Plans for Biomass Power Station Unveiled

February 18, 2011 by admin

UK-based Helius Energy unveiled the design of a new biomass power station to mixed reviews by the nearby residents of Southampton. The 450 construction jobs and 40 permanent ones provided by the plant were welcomed, but the design received unflattering comments. Many residents complained of the boxy industrial look, while some questioned the pollution effects of a wood-fueled plant.

Airport Jobs Fair Takes Off

January 13, 2011 by admin

Southampton Airport announced today opening for 100 new positions at the Hampshire travel hub and was immediately inundated with over 5,000 applicants clamoring for the jobs.

HR director Caroline Morton said, “We were really surprised to see so many people show up. We really weren’t expecting so many applicants”.

Hovercraft Manufacturer Riding High

November 13, 2010 by admin

Hovercraft manufacturer Griffon Hoverworks have this week announced a move to the Woolston area of Southampton.

The move comes on the heals of the company winning a £32m contract to supply the Indian government with 12 of the company's 8000TD hovercraft for use by the coastguard. The contract will guaratees 3 years work for Griffon Hoverwork, including the provision of training in India and here in the UK.

The 4.37-acre site off Hazel Road includes four production bays totalling 66,500 square feet, a yard and a wharf with water access.

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes