Blue Growth

New Book Features Seabed Mining Among EU “Blue Growth” Industries

River Publishers has released Building Industries at Sea: ‘Blue Growth’ and the New Maritime Economy.   The book highlights four promising areas of activity identified by the European Union for their ‘Blue Growth’ potentials. The chosen sectors are Aquaculture; Renewable Energy (offshore wind, wave and tide); Seabed Mining; and Biotechnology.  Each area has experienced a rise […]

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Mike Jones

Mike Jones to Succeed Andrew Hodgson as SMD CEO

Andrew Hodgson is stepping down as CEO of Tyneside-based subsea engineering specialist Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd. (SMD). He will be will be succeeded by his deputy Mike Jones from 23 October. No stranger to the business, Jones has worked for SMD for over 25 years. A director since 2004, Jones takes over following a planned […]

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