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Azea hits the black stuff

Tuesday 27 November 2012 6:00

A Northumberland training firm has been enlisted by one of the most recognisable alcoholic drinks brands on the planet to assist in the latest stage of its expansion.

Safety training specialist Azea won a contact to deliver safety awareness training to 250 staff at the Guinness factory in Dublin on behalf of its multinational owner Diageo and its project partners John Sisk Builders and Krones.

Guinness is currently building one of the biggest and most energy efficient breweries in the world and will have over 600 construction workers on site at any one time.

Other recent contract wins for Azea include deals with Balfour Beatty and Amec.

“To be approached by the principle contractor on the basis of what we have done for other companies tells me that we are achieving recognition on the international stage now,” said Azea’s director of training, Bruce Durham.

“We are now getting regular approaches from some of the biggest names in industry to assist them in enhancing their employees’ safety.”