"The transformation of social housing in Scotland’s largest city under Glasgow Housing Association (GHA) has boosted the Scottish economy by £2 billion and supported thousands of jobs, a Fraser of Allander Institute report has calculated. The report confirms GHA’s investment programme – the biggest of its kind in Europe – contributed £2 billion to Scotland’s Gross Domestic Product. In addition, it supported an average of 2,425 full-time jobs per year, the equivalent of 36,500 years of full-time employment." https://thoughtcontrolscotland.com/2019/01/19/scottish-government-funded-gha-boosts-scottish-economy-by-2bn/
In Energy Voice today: The arrival of the Ocean GreatWhite has been hailed in the Highlands as a positive step in the regeneration of Kishorn. Gavin Mackay, head of energy industries at development agency Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), said: We have been investing alongside Kishorn Port to reinstate the dry dock and bring the site back into use for a range of offshore energy construction and decommissioning purposes. This is a very positive signal that the market is ready to use this strategic west coast facility.