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Cammell Laird recruits 18 new apprentices to drive future growth

posted on December 11, 2012 categories Recruitment

Merseyside engineering firm Cammell Laird today announced it has recruited 18 new apprentices taking the total number in the business to 64 out of a total workforce of more than 750. Cammell Laird HR manager Danny Hart said the new starters are vital to the company as it seeks to bring on the next generation … Continue reading

Ministry of Defence awards Cammell Laird five year Royal Fleet Auxiliary cluster contract extension

posted on December 2, 2012 categories Corporate News, New Contracts

The Ministry of Defence has extended its Royal Fleet Auxiliary through life support ‘cluster’ contract with Birkenhead based shipyard and engineering firm Cammell Laird it announced today (December 2). The agreement will see Cammell Laird continue its maintenance contract for 9 ships of the RFA Flotilla until 2018. Cammell Laird first secured the through life … Continue reading

Mersey College celebrates award-winning apprentices

posted on November 2, 2012 categories Corporate News

Birkenhead based Maritime and Engineering College North West (MECNW) last night crowned the winners of its 2012 apprenticeship awards. The ceremony included special guests Mike Hill, Production Manager with Cammell Laird and a former apprentice of MECNW; Brad Crumbleholme, Senior Engineering Operations Manager with Peel Ports and Martin Eatough, Head of Apprenticeship Programmes at the … Continue reading

Success for Cammell Laird apprentice at UK engineering final

posted on October 23, 2012 categories In The Community

A Merseyside apprentice has scooped the top prize in one of the UK’s toughest engineering competitions, The Apprentice Welders’ Competition 2012. Ben Birch aged 22 from Oxton works for Cammell Laird and is a student at Maritime and Engineering College North West (MECNW). Ben won the right to compete for the award at The Welding … Continue reading

Western Ferries stages Keel Laying ceremony at Cammell Laird

posted on October 18, 2012 categories Corporate News

Birkenhead based shipyard and engineering firm Cammell Laird today (18 October 2012) formally began its work to build two new vessels for Scottish based ferry operator Western Ferries. In a ceremony at Cammell Laird, a party from Western Ferries led by Chairman Alistair Ross formally laid the Cammell Laird keel number 1387. Western Ferries announced … Continue reading