Author Archives: Halton International

£28bn growth plan to be unveiled

A £28bn plan designed to underpin the economic growth of the Sheffield City Region, creating 70,000 jobs and 6,000 businesses, will be unveiled today (19 October 2016) at MIPIM UK. The Integrated Infrastructure Plan – known as IIP – will … Continue reading

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Growth to accelerate at Award-Winning Family Business

Growth is set to accelerate at a Queen’s Award-winning family business with the benefits of relocating to larger premises earlier this year already being felt, new accounts covering the period leading up to the move have revealed. Pricecheck is a … Continue reading

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University agrees International Engineering Exchange

The University of Sheffield has signed a memorandum of understanding with Nanjing University to contribute to a three-way exchange programme that also involves Ohio State University in the US. The three universities will hold summer programmes to support undergraduate engineering … Continue reading

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QES Breakfast – Brexit: Business as Usual?

October 7 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am Hear the results of the Q3 Sheffield City Region Quarterly Economic Survey – the first business survey since the EU Referendum. Find out how businesses in the Sheffield City Region have been … Continue reading

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Sheffield Tech Firm targets Chinese Market

Sheffield-based Magnomatics is set to contribute its technologies to the UK arm of Chinese car manufacturing giant Changan as part of a new collaboration agreement between the two. Changan UK was established by Changan Automobile in June 2010 and is … Continue reading

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Excellence in International Trade Award

Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber Awards The Awards are open to organisations with an ‘S’ postcode (located within South Yorkshire) and all members of Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber of Commerce regardless of location. The category I would like to draw your … Continue reading

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Mechan celebrates Hong Kong Success

Rail depot equipment specialist Mechan has secured two major orders from Hong Kong. The Sheffield manufacturer has delivered lifting jacks and bogie turntables to the nation’s rapid transit railway operator MTR and is now building a bespoke bogie drop. Working … Continue reading

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Focus on India

With an annual growth at over 7% and with well over a billion conumers, India offers opportunities for UK companies . Continue reading

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The Sheffield City Region Doing Business in China Survey

You may have seen in the news that Sheffield Chamber, in partnership with New Era Development, University of Sheffield and Creative Sheffield have announced plans to develop the Chinese “Gateway to the North”. This is an exciting development building on … Continue reading

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Live Indian export opportunities for UK businesses

The UK India Business Council has launched an Indian export opportunities feed on their website. In collaboration with the UK Government, these real-time export opportunities cover a range of sectors, from food and drink to education. Below are a selection of … Continue reading

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