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26-Aug-16, 22:20
The Caithness Business Index (http://www.caithness-business.co.uk) has posted the following article:

CAITHNESS-MORAY PROJECT POWERING A 640M BOOST TO THE ECONOMY



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A study of the economic contribution made by the Caithness-Moray transmission project has found that it is supporting the equivalent of over 10,000 years of employment in the UK, around half of which are in Scotland. Economic modelling included within a report published today found that: - Of the 1.1 billion total investment, almost two thirds (643.5m) will be spent with UK-based suppliers and contractors; - Over a quarter of a billion pounds (265.5m) in Gross Value Added will be contributed to the Scottish economy; and - The project will support the equivalent of 10,971 years of employment in the UK, of which 4,975 are in Scotland. [Read Full Article (http://caithness-business.co.uk/article.php?id=6915)]