News Archive (2005-2011)

Please find below Sembcorp's archived news from the previous website.

News and events relating to Sembcorp UK staff, business and operations.

Creative Kids Draw Praise
6th December 2011

Creative Kids Draw Praise

Hair today gone tomorrow
1st December 2011

Hair today gone tomorrow

Major honour for Jane
28th November 2011

Major honour for Jane

Renewable Insight
15th November 2011

Renewable Insight

Royal seal of approval for jobs
25th October 2011

Royal seal of approval for jobs

Engineers mark centenary of bridge
21st October 2011

Engineers mark centenary of bridge

Recognition for Apprentices
23rd Semptember 2011

Recognition for Apprentices

Ex-apprentices land permanent jobs
17th August 2011

Ex-apprentices land permanent jobs

Top Engineering Honour for Jane
12th July 2011

Top Engineering Honour for Jane

Pressure off for Martin
11th July 2011

Pressure off as Martin succeeds in gruelling press up challenge

Final push for Martin as charity challenge looms
20th June 2011

No pressure as Martin attempts gruelling press up challenge

Magnificent seven raise thousands for charity
6th June 2011

Sembcorp seven raise record amount for cancer charity

Green site developments in the spotlight
24th May 2011

Veteran TV presenter impressed with greener Wilton International site

Workers charity cycle challenge
11th May 2011

Workers charity cycle challenge

Legends back apprentice drive
05th May 2011

Legends back apprentice drive

Sembcorp helps young engineers
12th April 2011

Sembcorp helps young engineers rise to the challenge

Apprentices face future with confidence
10th March 2011

Apprentices face future with confidence

Safety Interest Stimulated
09th March 2011

Safety Interest Stimulated

Award Success Boosts School
21st February 2011

Award Success Boosts School

Support for Apprentice Celebration Event
18th February 2011

Support for Apprentice Celebration Event

Community Calendar Launched 9th December 2010
15th December 2010

Community Calendar Launched 9th December 2010

Recycling Minister Visits Key Wilton Projects
25th November 2010

Recycling Minister Visits Key Wilton Projects

Sembcorp Gains Prestigious Training Awards
22nd September 2010

Sembcorp Gains Prestigious Training Awards

Major Energy Recovery Plant Proposed
9th August 2010

Major energy recovery plant proposed

Support for Key Science Initiative Praised
19th July 2010

Support for Key Science Initiative Praised

Dormanstown Gala
12th July 2010

Dormanstown Gala

Sembcorp Green Heat Investment
1st April 2010

Sembcorp Green Heat Investment

The Sweet Taste of Success
18th March 2010

British Sugar consultancy deal confirmed.

New steam deal with SABIC
12th March 2010

New steam deal with SABIC.

Gas Supply Deal Agreed
26th February 2010

Security of Sembcorp UK gas supply is enhanced by Egdon deal.

Green Energy Lesson
25th February 2010

Youngsters enjoy biomass power station visit.

Consultancy Work Pays Off
24th February 2010

Two weeks in the Bahamas might not sound like hard work to most people.

Sembcorp Firefighting Fleet Enhanced
5th January 2010

Sembcorp’s world class Protection team has taken delivery of its second major fire appliance in a year.

Steam Turbine will boost Sembcorp electricity generating capability
10th December 2009

New gas turbine ready for action

New gas turbine ready for action
27th October 2009

New gas turbine ready for action

Protection Team lifts Prestigious Chemical Industry title
1st July 2009

Protection Team lifts Prestigious Chemical Industry title

New Career For Former Call Centre Staff
11 June 2009

New Career For Former Call Centre Staff

Major Business Continuity Seminar Proves Successful
22nd May 2009

Major Business Continuity Seminar Proves Successful

Benefits of ‘Energy Crop’ Growth Outlined to Farmers
29th April 2009

North East Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group (FWAG) members got an insight into one of the fuels of the future on a visit to a Tees Valley farm recently.

Office Waste Recycling Pays Off.
3rd April 2009

A trial recycling of everyday office materials has brought financial and environmental benefits to Sembcorp UK.

Shadow Minister Visits.
6th March 2009

Shadow Minister Visits New Power Project...

New fire appliance enhances site safety.
28th January 2009

New fire appliance enhances site safety...

A day to remember for former employees.
26th January 2009

A day to remember for former employees...

Energy Minister Visit.
23rd January 2009

Energy Minister Visit...

Rising star supports community calendar lunch.
10th December 2008

Super-fit Boro star David Wheater praised artistic youngsters whose work will promote a healthier lifestyle in the year ahead...

Air ambulance landing sites enhance safety.
28th October 2008

Specially designated helicopter landing sites on Teesside’s main manufacturing sites could save lives...

Redeployment efforts a success.
1st October 2008

The OC5 call centre closed its doors for the last time on Friday September 26th and the centre officially ceased to operate from September 30th...

Monster moth drops in.
23rd September 2008

Wilton International has welcomed one of its rarest and most unusual visitors...

Pioneering apprenticeship sees first graduates.
19th September 2008

TTE Technical Training Group and 11 Teesside chemical companies have awarded Ross McMahon the top honour...

Rapid emergency response proves a lifesaver.
2nd September 2008

Quick thinking, initiative and great teamwork by a Sembcorp emergency response unit helped save the life of a contract worker at the Wilton International site.

By Royal Appointment.
29th August 2008

A Sembcorp UK employee met the Princess Royal, Princess Anne at a Royal Garden Party held at Buckingham Palace recently.

Sembcorp bids for prestigious UK green business title.
28th August 2008

Sembcorp UK has reached the final of a prestigious UK competition recognizing businesses leading the way to a sustainable and greener future.

Duke Praises Sembcorp Green Energy Initiative.
18th July 2008

A pioneering Sembcorp green energy initiative has gained the royal seal of approval.

New Gas Turbine taking shape.
6th June 2008

A major new combined heat and power plant is taking shape at the Wilton International manufacturing site on Teesside....

Recycling initiative set to pay off
21st May 2008

The pioneers of a major UK green energy development have turned their attentions to environmental matters on a smaller - but no less important - scale...

Looking to the future with confidence
1st May 2008

In shape to face the challenges of the future! That's the Utilities team at Sembcorp UK which is carrying out vital work to transform the business, making it even more integral to the success...

Call Centre Work to Transfer to Leicester.
13th Mar 2008

Sembcorp Utilities UK can confirm that British Gas Business (BGB), the sole client for its OC5 call centre services, has given notice of an intention to transfer the work back to its Leicester contact centre...

Major Power and Steam Projects Take Shape.
28th Feb 2008

Two multi million pound projects to generate additional steam and electrical power on the Wilton International site are taking shape...

New Initiative Gives Hope to Long Term Unemployed.
14th Feb 2008

A senior UK Government Minister has used a visit to Sembcorp as the springboard to launch an important new initiative aimed at getting more people into work...

Biomass Power Plant Wins Major Environment Award.
18th January 2008

Sembcorp’s new biomass power station has scooped a major award for environmental achievement...

Minister opens new biomass power station
12th Nov 2007

The Energy Minister has opened the UK’s first large scale wood burning power station...

Sembcorp shares current thinking on important electrical techniques
30th Oct 2007

Bright sparks from the electricity industry all over the UK converged on the Tees Valley to share current thinking on high voltage techniques...

Superfit team completes gruelling challenge
12th Sept 2007

FOUR superfit Sembcorp employees proved themselves kings of the mountains in a muscle-punishing triathlon event in...

President visits new biomass power station
6th Sept 2007

The President of a body representing mechanical engineers throughout the world has paid a visit to Sembcorp’s new...

Future business leaders visit Sembcorp
29th Aug 2007

A delegation of future business leaders recently visited Sembcorp Utilities UK at Wilton International to gain...

Operations chief Jane lifts UK's top honour for women in manufacturing
13th June 2007

A senior Sembcorp Utilities UK manager has won the UK’s top award for women in manufacturing...

£10 Million Overhaul Will enhance Power Station Performance
9th May 2007

A £10 million overhaul at a power station on one of the UK's main manufacturing sites will sustain jobs and enhance its efficiency...

Full Steam Ahead For £7 Million Package Boiler Project
2nd May 2007

Sembcorp is to invest £7 million in four new package boilers to enhance its Wilton Power Station operations...

Wood team ready for action
26th April 2007

Ready for action! That’s the Fuel Handling Team at Sembcorp’s £60 million Wilton 10 biomass power station as the plant prepares to burn its first wood as part of the commissioning process...

Donation boosts safety understanding of young
20th April 2007

Youngsters give new life to former Sembcorp Fire Safety Vehicle.

Sembcorp £36million investment announced
21st March 2007

Sembcorp Utilities UK is to invest £36 million in a project to enhance its supply of utilities at the Wilton International site...

£250 million investment set for Sembcorp site
15th March 2007

Ensus announces investment from The Carlyle Group and Riverstone Holdings, to fund development of the first world-scale bioethanol plant in the UK...

Top honour for site protection officer Christine
13th February 2007

Christine Stangoe, a member of Sembcorp Utilities UK’s emergency response team on Teesside, has won this year’s Young Achiever Award organised by the North East Process Industry Cluster (NEPIC)...

World's leading chemical company turns to Sembcorp for Protection Services
30th January 2007

Sembcorp Utilities UK has secured a contract to provide industrial emergency response services to BASF on Teesside...

Safe working raises cash for local charities
20th November 2006

Worker safety during the construction of a major new Teesside power station has earned thousands of pounds for local charities.

Site attracts major biofuel investment
16th November 2006

Ensus, a UK based renewable energy company, is pleased to announce that it is seeking to list on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange and raise between £80. and £90m.

Apprentices hold key to future for manufacturing industry in Tees Valley
06th September 2006

A group of apprentices taken on by some of Teesside's biggest chemical, oil and power companies is starting training this week.

OC5 Staff bring comfort to sick children
09th August 2006

Generous call centre staff have brought a little extra comfort into the lives of sick children at a Teesside baby hospice.

£10 million overhaul will boost Wilton Power Station effectiveness
08th August 2006

A £10 million overhaul at a power station on one of the UK’s main manufacturing sites will generate jobs and enhance its operational and environmental efficiency.

Singapore Government Team view Wilton Emergency Planning Facilities
26th July 2006

A delegation from various Singapore Government ministries has visited Teesside to learn about emergency planning in an industrial context.

Wilton 10 Boiler Lift
05th July 2006

A major Tees Valley renewable energy project has passed a significant milestone. A massive boiler furnace has been lifted into place at the £60 million Wilton 10 power station construction site at Wilton International.