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Good news for Lairds.. #269935
17th Nov 2008 10:39pm
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Cammell Lairds has its name back...

Read here ( Click here )

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Re: Good news for Lairds.. [Re: ] #269982
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its about time lairds got there name back it was a shame they was even thinkin about closin the yard after all that is part of our major History and put us on the wirral on the map doh




Re: Good news for Lairds.. [Re: Mondeo_Scott] #270004
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Not only is it a good thing getting thier world wide famous name back it also spells good news for the employment side of it.More work means more men.As we know Lairds was (in it`s prime) Wirral`s biggest employer.It would be great to see it take that title back and heritage wise carry on the trade under it`s original name as it has done for 150 yrs.

WELL DONE LAIRDS.

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Im in thee at the moment, re-piping the engines and generators.
Im doing a load of conversion work on the first one, RFA "Fort George". They have 15 of them to re-fit in total!! Nice contract for all!! thumbsup


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15,I would say it`s a great contract.How long does it take to do 1?

Re: Good news for Lairds.. [Re: Dava2479] #270063
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I was watching some business thing on TV today (what do you do when you're redundant!), and they say the north will actually benefit from this as they're so used to hardships and laying offs (no pun intended)! The steel industry, car industry, and industry in general. In the south they have the money and the banks.


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Re: Good news for Lairds.. [Re: Dava2479] #270066
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Seen this before, was on the frontpage of the Beeb for a while. The Cammell Lairds name is already owned and used by the Shipping Company of Gibralter iirc, so they must be licensing it?

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