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Needham Market utility contractor BTS Group wins contract in Scotland

PUBLISHED: 15:29 14 November 2014

BTS Group has been awarded new work in Scotland by Scottish Hydro Electric Power Distribution.

BTS Group has been awarded new work in Scotland by Scottish Hydro Electric Power Distribution.

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Utility contractor BTS Group has been awarded a contract to carry out work in Scotland for Scottish Hydro Electric Power Distribution (SHEPD), which delivers electricity to around 750,000 customers in the north of Scotland.

Utility contractor BTS Group has been awarded a contract to carry out work in Scotland for Scottish Hydro Electric Power Distribution, which delivers electricity to around 750,000 customers in the north of Scotland.

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BTS operations director Darren Clark said: “This major achievement confirms BTS as a company of national status and as a leader in the UK.”

The work, which has already begun, will focus on the areas of Huntly, Inverurie and Inch and has created eight new jobs within BTS, which has more than 600 people operating across large areas of the UK.

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