Offshore services group Aiken launches new business division in Aberdeen

 

Richard Burke (left) and Danny Donald
Richard Burke (left) and Danny Donald

Aiken – the Aberdeen-based offshore services group which specialises in commercial and contract consultancy and schedule-delay analysis – has launched a new division which will further enhance its synergistic approach to business.

The core of the business is ensuring dynamic project controls to increase efficiency and avoid disputes with a particular focus on the oil and gas and heavy engineering industries. It is headed by Richard Burke who brings to the role more than two decades of experience gained in numerous locations around the world.

Aiken Group is a leading and innovative supplier of integrated, out-sourced and solutions-based engineering and specialist services principally accommodation; engineering, construction and modification and technology and project management.

In 2013, the company – which is owned by Danny Donald and Norman MacKay – announced a 4% rise in revenues to £13.33 million and recently reported that it had won work worth in excess of £14 million since the beginning of this year.

Aiken Group Managing Director Danny Donald said: “One of the keys to ensuring the ongoing success of our companies lies in the synergies which exist between our divisions, and the creation of this new arm underlines that ethos whilst playing a part in the Group’s ongoing and sustained growth.”

Richard Burke added: “Our services can augment existing project management teams by using contract administration and project control engineers meaning that systems and processes can be put in place to improve the outcome of a project. I am enjoying being part of Aiken Group and look forward to the challenges which lie ahead.”

Aiken Group is a leading and innovative supplier of integrated, out-sourced and solutions-based engineering and specialist services principally accommodation; engineering, construction and modification and technology and project management. 

Aiken Group provides services across a wide range of disciplines and applications covering fixed and floating installations. 

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