Newport firm reinforces Egyptian Pyramids
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Newport firm reinforces Egyptian Pyramids

Cintec, an international building engineering firm based in Newport, has been undertaking some of the most difficult preservation projects, strengthening the structure of monuments all over the world including the pyramids of Egypt. The firm founded by Peter James, a former Cardiff city council building manager, is involved in restoration projects in India, Irak, Egypt … Continue reading

Newport students use Kickstarter to crowdfund dark comedy-drama
Culture

Newport students use Kickstarter to crowdfund dark comedy-drama

Using the international crowdfunding platform, Kickstarter, has been a mixed blessing for the Newport-based student filmmakers of Papa’s Portable Crematorium. The team has sponsors from England, Scotland and Canada who want to see the film come to life. But the team has only ten days before their Kickstarter campaign ends and they are looking for … Continue reading

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Task Force recommends new business intiatives for Newport

A £50 million international convention centre is one of the recommendations of the Newport Business Task Force which is examining ways to revive the city’s economy. Professor Simon Gibson, an executive at Wesley Clover, the multinational real estate conglomerate, headed the task force which supports a bid to build the UK’s largest capacity conference centre … Continue reading