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Last Updated: Wednesday, 19 July 2006, 10:52 GMT 11:52 UK
Energy firm secures funding boost
An Ayrshire-based firm has secured 5m of venture capital funding to expand its business and create new jobs.

Proven Engineering, based in Stewarton, is in the renewable energy business and manufactures wind turbines.

About 30 jobs could be created in the short to medium term with up to 100 new posts in the long-term.

Local councillor John McGhee said: "East Ayrshire Council is delighted to see the company grow and support more jobs, particularly in energy renewal."

Proven currently employs about 30 people.


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