A Beam of Light

23-06-22 This is Mark Lamont, fondly known as Jim Beam at KR, but he usually goes by “Jim”. Today marks an 8 year home straight for Jim, but in reality, he’s been a support to us for much longer than that. Aged just 18 and 25 and working as Steel Erectors, Kenny and Jim met in 1996. […]

Footie and Fundraising

In May, several local businesses swapped a day in the office for a day of Footie, joining us in a bid to raise cash for young families in the Northeast. KR Group invited clients and associates to a 5-aside football tournament at Strikers Indoor Football Club in Aberdeen. The day was well attended and saw […]

Team KR tackles KiltWalk 2022

And I would walk 15.7 miles… and I would walk 15.7 more! It doesn’t quite have the same ring to it. But combined, we gave the Proclaimers a run for their money, gained a few blisters, and raised a brilliant £1,370 for AberNecessities. The KiltWalk, which took place on 29th May, saw Team KR walk […]

KR Group is awarded NoFitech contract

KR Group are delighted to have been awarded a contract, on behalf of client NoFitech, to provide steel work and cladding for the build of a state-of-the-art Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) at Applecross, Scotland. As part of a £49 million investment in their Wester Ross site, the Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) has partnered with Norwegian […]

AGENDA OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

KR Group Makes a Pact for the Planet We are lucky to live in Scotland, one of the most beautiful and biodiverse countries in the world. To preserve our landscapes and wildlife, it is essential that businesses make conscious steps to limit or offset their carbon footprint. We are therefore delighted to announce that KR […]

An insight into Shree’s 3-month Internship

Written by Shreelata Krishnan After an 3 extremely interesting months, my fantastic internship with KR Group has come to an end. Here, I could indulge my passion, while working and making a real contribution to creating sustainable solutions – not just learn and talk about it! “KR Group is a wonderful organisation where they ‘walk […]

A CIRCULAR ECONOMIC SOLUTION TO CLADDING WASTE

We are delighted to officially launch KR Bon Reduction, our circular economy project, in partnership with Zero Waste Scotland and the European Regional Development Fund. This pilot scheme initiative is set to divert 2,498 tonnes of waste from landfill in the next 5 years. Currently, we have a small, dedicated team who manually strip and […]

‘CELEBRATING SMALL BUSINESS’ AWARDS

KR Group attended the recent FSB Awards as finalists On 31st March, our team swapped the hard hats for heels and made their way to Edinburgh’s Waldorf Astoria for an afternoon celebrating some of the UK’s best small businesses. KR Group were proud finalists for the FSB Sustainability category, alongside Dunnet Bay Distiller’s Rockrose Gin, […]

KR GROUP ACHIEVES CARBON NEUTRAL STATUS

In March 2022, KR Group successfully became ‘Carbon Neutral’, achieving a balance between the carbon the business emits and the carbon it prevents. Our Headquarters, nestled in amongst fields of ewes and lambs, are a short walk from Forvie Nature Reserve. The reserve covers 1,000 hectares of sand dunes and dune heath between the North […]

A Bright and Promising Future

Ellon Academy Student, Emma, finishes work placement at KR Group Emma, a fifth-year student at Ellon Academy, has recently completed her work placement at Newburgh based steel and cladding company, KR Group. Over the academic year, Emma has helped them with various business administration tasks. “I had previously got an insight to office life at […]