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Caithness

(kāth`nĕs, kāthnĕs`), former county, NE Scotland. Under the Local Government Act of 1973, Caithness became (1975) part of the new Highland region (now a council area).

Caithness

(until 1975) a county of NE Scotland, now part of Highland
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Caithness is excited to begin construction and to be partnering again with Gemma on this important project.
Local councillor Matthew Reiss said: "This programme delivers significant investment in projects across Caithness to improve our schools, roads, bridges and housing as well as the establishment of a flood alleviation scheme for Thurso.
Caithness Courier Phone crackdown Drivers in France will soon risk having their licences taken away if they are caught using their phones at the wheel, it has been announced.
"We've got to show this blanket bog is not just important for Caithness and Sutherland -- it is the best of its kind globally and is universally important.
Visually, it is extremely striking, and is also a fantastic operational facility, purpose-built for the preservation and storage of our nuclear records, as well as those from Caithness.
And the bank manager, of Watten, Caithness, found it after retracing her steps using the photo.
The cable at the centre of SHE Transmission's plan uses high-voltage directcurrent (HVDC) technology to transport power subsea between converter stations at Spittal in Caithness and Blackhillock in Moray.
She and her husband, Mark, own Caithness Construction in Osprey, where she handles new-home sales, land sales, business development and home marketing.
Ahead of a Cabinet meeting in Wick tomorrow, Ewing said: "One concern that has been expressed by consumers in Caithness and parts of Sutherland is that because the area iscovered by the Kirkwal l postcode KW they are being penalised by companies who are treating the area as i f it were an island, leading to prohibitive surcharges or refusals to deliver.
Before sealing a final deal, IGas should also conclude a confirmatory due diligence.Country: UKSector: Petroleum/Natural Gas/CoalTarget: Caithness Oil LtdBuyer: IGas Energy PlcVendor: Caithness Petroleum LtdDeal size in USD: 14mType: Corporate acquisitionFinancing: All-stockStatus: ExclusivityComment: HOA
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 9, 2013-IGas Energy plans to buy Caithness Oil for GBP8.95m(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com