Students refuse to support Wood Group over Green-wash attempts and complicity with Israeli Apartheid

Students at Aberdeen University Student Association (AUSA) last week stood steadfast with comrades in Palestine following a request from Wood Group for the student association to support their “Ecotown” environmental event on June 4th.  In response to the request for AUSA’s electricity-generating bike, Dominic O’Hagan, President for Environment and Ethics replied: AUSA will not be…

Palestine Solidarity Walk – Challenging Energy Apartheid

Palestine Solidarity Walk, June 13th 2015 Calling all supporters of Palestinian human rights! Join Aberdeen SPSC on Saturday 13th June as we walk the 40 kilometre (25 mile) length of the Gaza Strip along the Aberdeenshire coastline.You may already be aware of the SPSC delegation to Gaza, planned to take place in October this year.…

Wood Group’s pathetic response must not go unchallenged!

It’s almost a year now since the Wood Group CEO Bob Keiller was directly made aware of the serious concerns Aberdeen SPSC have about Wood Group’s business with the Apartheid State of Israel. At start of 2015 SPSC gave engagement with the company another chance, meeting with Mr Keiller and explaining in further detail why Wood…

Wood Group running scared: AGM hidden in industrial estate

Join the Protest!! 9.30am, May 13th – Trafalgar House, Hareness Road, Aberdeen Following SPSC’s well-attended protest against Wood Group’s role in Israeli energy apartheid at their AGM last year, we note with interest that instead of the usual city centre venue, this year’s AGM is to be tucked away in the Altens Industrial Estate in…

Wood Group talks profits while Gazans re-build schools

Thousands of people across Scotland will be voicing not their congratulations but their outrage as Wood Group announced this week that its 2014 revenue rose by 7.8% to $7.6 billion and its profits after tax rose from $300.5 million in 2013 to $336.3 million in 2014. These profits are at the expense of Palestinians in…

Protest at Wood Group AGM, May 14th, 2014

On Wednesday 14th May individuals from Glasgow, Edinburgh, Perth and Dundee joined campaigners in the North East of Scotland to protest outside the Wood Group Annual General Meeting in Aberdeen.  The well-known Aberdeen-based company is putting the finishing touches on a power station in Ashkelon that will soon provide 8% of Israel’s electricity1. The protest was led…