Wednesday, 1 December 2010

Gibson welcomes Isleburn announcement

News release

Immediate release 01/12/10

Highlands and Islands SNP MSP Rob Gibson has welcomed the news that Easter Ross business Isleburn has secured six major contracts to build oil and gas production hardware for the North Sea, totaling more than £16 million.

Mr Gibson said…

"This is great news for Isleburn and the Easter Ross economy. They are proving that they are the UK's leading fabricators in this field and in a time of economic hardship the news is a
major boost."

"Isleburn are an example of what can be achieved they have a positive attitude and are not afraid to work with others to take their business forward. The engineering skills that exist

in Easter Ross are well utilized by such ventures and it is clear that they are a positive example to others of what can be achieved."

"The energy sector is vital to the whole of the Highlands and Islands and to see such announcements as this is very encouraging. I expect to see Isleburn go from strength to

strength in the future; Which can only be a good thing for the local economy and stature of the area."


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