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Drones could bring £42bn boost to UK economy


A rise in drone usage in the oil and gas industry and in Scotland’s farming industry could help to deliver a £42 billion boost to the UK economy by 2013, a new report has forecast.

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Economy hit by downturn in oil industry


BUSINESS activity in the private sector dropped due to the downturn in the oil and gas industry, according to a new report. The Scottish economy contracted in November according to the Bank of Scotland’s monthly purchasing managers index (PMI). It comes after there was modest growth in October. For more on this story visit Energy Voice.