January 2019

Meet the Supplier Event 17th & 18th January 2019

Members of the Roadbridge UK team will be in attendance at a Meet the Buyer event on Thursday 17th January 2019 from 12:00-16:00, and also on Friday 18th January.  The event has been organised to mark the official launch of the Moray East Project, but Roadbridge UK have kindly been invited to attend and meet the local supply chain, ahead of our works on the Port of Cromarty project.  This event will be taking place in the Kincraig Castle Hotel, close to Inverness.  The agenda for the two days is set out as follows:

Thursday 17th January:

12.00-12.05pm                 Joanne Allday Welcome, Housekeeping & Agenda for the event

12.05-12.15pm                  Calum Slater: Overview or Projects & PoCF

12.15-12.30pm                  Cathal Doherty, Roadbridge UK Ltd – 2019-20, £30m construction contract, duration, phases of construction, opportunities for local companies

12.30-12.45pm                  Colin Allan, Moray East – 2020-2021, £10m contract for intermediate port, phases of project, opportunities for local companies

12.45-1.00pm                     Julian Brown, MVOW – turbine pre-assembly work, phases and opportunities for local companies

1.00-1.15pm                       Roger McMichael, Stakeholder Manager, Moray West – Moray West & North of Scotland Renewable Energy Cluster Concept – Potential opportunities, EDPR’s role as Cluster Champions

1.15-1.25pm                       James Gibbs, HIE – How these developments fit into wider regional development across the Highlands

1.25-1.30pm                       Thank speakers, Introduce networking lunch & explain how 121s will work

1.30pm-2.30pm                Networking Lunch – chance to meet people and exchange cards

2pm – 4pm                         Groups / 121s

 

Friday 18th Janury:  Moray East Official Launch:

11.00-11.05am                   Official Welcome & Housekeeping: Roger McMichael, Moray East

11:05 – 11:15am               Welcome by Rhoda Grant MSP

11.15-11.35am                   Dan Finch, Head of Offshore for EDPR – Moray East 2020-2021, £10m contract for intermediate port, phases of project, opportunities for local people.     Moray West & North of Scotland Renewable Energy Cluster Concept – Potential opportunities, EDPR’s role as Cluster Champions

11.35-11.50am                   Julian Brown, MVOW – turbine pre-assembly, phases and opportunities for local people and companies

11.50-12:05pm                  Bob Buskie, PoCF – Overview of PoCF, Moray contract and £30m expansion

12:05-12.20pm                  Cathal Doherty, Roadbridge UK Ltd – Construction contract community benefit projects and programme, including school projects and Job Centre workshops.

12.20pm                               Thank all speakers. Announce lunch & plans for Port Tour

12:30                                     Media Interviews / photo opportunity

12.30pm – 2pm                 Lunch and networking

1pm -1.30pm:                    Port Tour for those who want it

Photo opportunity at port as necessary/ weather permitting

The team look forward to meeting any attendees at the event, and also outlining the opportunities to local businesses as a result of our works.