RPMI Railpen purchases Scottish wind farm

RPMI Railpen, which manages £30bn of assets on behalf of the railways pension schemes, announced on 12 March that it has purchased 90% of Carraig Gheal Wind Farm in Argyll and Bute from renewable energy developer GreenPower International. The 46MW … Continued

Mackie’s to start work on low carbon freezer system

Ice cream manufacturer Mackie’s has heralded the arrival of the first parts of a £4.5mn low carbon freezer project, £2.05mn of which is supported from the Scottish Government’s Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme. The new system will include replacement refrigeration, … Continued

Jacobs completes acquisition of Wood Nuclear business

Technical professional services firm Jacobs completed its acquisition of Aberdeen-based Wood Nuclear on 9 March for an enterprise value of approximately £250mn. The acquisition expands Jacobs’ UK employee base to nearly 11,000. It plans to invest in the UK’s largest … Continued

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