Nuclear research facility gets multi-million pound boost
Plans to develop a new nuclear manufacturing research and development facility in Derby have received a £9 million funding boost. The D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership has awarded Derby City Council £6.875 million from its Getting Building Fund and £2.2 million from its Growing Places Fund – to support the development of a Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing […]
Midlands spotlight turns on Infinity Park Derby
(November 25 2020, Derby News) The investment opportunities at Infinity Park Derby took centre stage on the second day of the Midlands UK Forum for Growth. Earlier today, Rachel North, strategic director for communities and place at Derby City Council, delivered a pitch at the event, which is being held entirely online, detailing the opportunities […]
Bombardier lands £250m Arriva deal
(October 29 2020, Derby News) Derby train-maker Bombardier Transportation is celebrating after landing a contract extension worth almost £250 million, which will see it continue to maintain Arriva CrossCountry trains. The firm has signed a three-year extension to its existing agreement with Arriva, with an option of a further extension of up to one year. […]
Supersonic deals for Rolls-Royce
Virgin Galactic Mach 3 aircraft design (August 10 2020, Derby News) Bondholder Rolls-Royce has signed with Virgin Galactic to design engines that would power the world’s first supersonic jet since Concorde was retired in 2003. Moreover, the Derby-based technology company has also announced an engagement agreement to explore the pairing of one of its propulsion […]
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