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Progress for under-sea electricity link project

Progress for under-sea electricity link project

23 August 2017

Work on a major project to channel electricity under the sea between east Kent and Belgium is on track to finish in 2019.

My Anaconda does!, says Scottish government

My Anaconda does!, says Scottish government

22 August 2017

A company which is developing wave energy technology named the Anaconda has been awarded £727,000 to continue its development.

Fresh doubts raised over fracking in Kent

Fresh doubts raised over fracking in Kent

17 August 2017

Academics' claims that fracking in areas such as Kent could deliver large supplies of gas were "over-hyped", it's been claimed.

Incinerator burns less cash

Incinerator burns less cash

25 July 2017

A waste management business said its Kent operations are poised to break even as it warned investors profits will be at the lower end of expectations.

Attacks at the click of a button

Attacks at the click of a button

18 July 2017

A huge cyber attack crippled the NHS this year but many small firms are still apathetic about sorting their online security.

New cash for labs and offices

New cash for labs and offices

21 June 2017

The owner of one of Kent’s largest commercial estates is to invest £5 million in new laboratories and office space.

Kent leads charge in battery revolution

Kent leads charge in battery revolution

04 May 2017

The county has the highest planned growth in battery capacity in the UK as energy entrepreneurs move away from wind and solar generation.

The companies changing the world

The companies changing the world

27 April 2017

Discover the firms transforming how we live and work – based here in Kent.

Tie-up adds bite to research

Tie-up adds bite to research

25 April 2017

A spine-chilling technology company with the largest library of venom in the UK has partnered with a drug discovery company for pioneering research.

Cancer researcher bought for £4.7m

Cancer researcher bought for £4.7m

25 April 2017

A developer of anti-cancer technology has been bought in a multi-million pound deal by an Israeli business.

Electronics firm back in the black

Electronics firm back in the black

11 April 2017

A components distributor has reported its first bottom-line profit in nearly three years as an 18-month turnaround plan begins to bear fruit.

Fire sale as cold store firm goes bust

Fire sale as cold store firm goes bust

05 April 2017

A family-owned cold storage builder has gone out of business after more than a century, with the loss of 74 jobs.

Boeing deal largest in firm's history

Boeing deal largest in firm's history

05 April 2017

A parts supplier has secured the largest set of orders in its 40-year history from airplane manufacturer Boeing.

Heat is on failing incinerator site

Heat is on failing incinerator site

21 March 2017

A waste management company suffered a 50% fall in pre-tax profits last year as it continued to support its loss-making incinerator plant in Kent.

Apple boss backs tech start-up

Apple boss backs tech start-up

16 March 2017

The co-founder of Apple wasted no time endorsing a live video editing app designed by an exciting technology company.

KCC invests £500k in asbestos firm

KCC invests £500k in asbestos firm

15 March 2017

An investment fund using taxpayers money has backed a technology company which predicts it can save thousands of lives by detecting airborne asbestos.

Pylons would 'wreck the skyline'

Pylons would 'wreck the skyline'

07 March 2017

MPs say a proposal to erect around 70 massive pylons across part of Kent would blight several villages.

Oil industry woes hamper firm

Oil industry woes hamper firm

06 March 2017

A subsea engineering firm cut staff numbers by nearly half amid a dramatic decline in the oil and gas industry but is heading back to profitability.

Putting their foot on the gas

Putting their foot on the gas

06 March 2017

Down an unassuming street with the quaint cafes and shops sits a half-a-billion-pound company drilling major gas fields across Africa and Europe.

IT company's new home

IT company's new home

02 March 2017

A fast-growing IT firm has moved to a new premises in the county as it aims to double in size by the end of the year.

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