Offshore Group Newcastle (OGN); an offshore engineering company has won a new contract which it says will create up to 400 new jobs on North Tyneside.
A statement on the OGN website said:
In a multi-million pound deal, the jacket which weighs circa 5400 tonnes, measuring 118 metres in length will be due for delivery in March 2014. The project will require a skilled workforce... In total over 400 jobs will be created at the Hadrian Yard facility.
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