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Thursday 3rd of April 2014
Car Hire Glasgow Airport reveals some good news for people in the local area with the creation of jobs.
An engineering and project services contractor has opted to put a new base in Clough, in Glasgow creating 110 new jobs for the area. The Australian based oil and gas contractor says the move will allow it to better serve the European, Middle Eastern and African markets. With £1.5 million of funding being awarded to Clough under the Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) scheme to help with the aid of the new jobs.
Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said, “This company has a long history of working across the globe and they have shown a commitment in investing in the workforce in Scotland. With their expansion to Scotland and in doing so creating 110 jobs which will support a boost to the local economy. This is a testament to the quality and skills of the local workforce. Scotland’s energy sector boasts strong engineering and manufacturing skills that are globally recognised across the oil and gas industry.”
Kevin Gallagher, Clough chief executive officer and managing director, said “The opening of the Glasgow operations centre represents a key step in Clough’s international expansion strategy, and enables our world class engineering, project management, commissioning and operations and maintenance services to support new regions.”