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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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Ron Gunn, of Caithness Health Action Team, who campaign for more locally based services, said: "I think this is a very positive thing.
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.
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
9 September 2013 - UK onshore hydrocarbons producer IGas Energy Plc (LON:IGAS) said on Monday it had entered into a heads of agreement (HOA) to potentially acquire Caithness Oil Ltd from Caithness Petroleum Ltd for some GBP8.
The Glorious Twelfth, printed by the online Canadian publishing house Muse It Up, follows sacked archaeologist Ben Harris in his quest to find the ultimate treasure in Caithness.
Caithness Close will be sealed off from noon until 6pm on the Royal Wedding day for a series of games to get under way.
The $2 billion Shepherds Flat project, being developed by independent power producer Caithness Energy, will span some 30 square miles (78 sq km) and have the capacity to generate 845 megawatts of electricity.
John Morrison, of Mod organisers An Comunn Gidhealach, said: "We're delighted to welcome His Royal Highness back to the Mod, this time to Caithness to help celebrate the first time the Mod has been here in its 118-year history.
Tied for the lead overnight with England's Sophie Walker, Caithness closed with a tidy 70 for an impressive tournament total of 13-under-par, beating her nearest rival Becky Brewerton of Wales by a good three shots to claim the first prize of 15,000 euros.
Excursion guide to the geology of East Sutherland and Caithness, 2d ed.