Sarens removes coal grinder pipes in the Netherlands

Sarens was commissioned to remove five coal grinder pipes at the EPZ coal-fired power station in Borssele, the Netherlands for its client Meuva. The five grinders had to be jacked-up from their foundation, driven out, unloaded, and finally scrapped and recycled. Each grinder had a diameter of 3.5m, length of 7m, and weighed approximately 110T. The …

AMCS technologies ensures security at the Fécamp wind farm in France

AMCS technologies’ DCS 61-S anti-collision systems will equip 18 Potain tower cranes at the French wind farm site. Located between 13 and 22 kilometers off the coast of Fécamp in Normandy, the offshore wind farm with 71 wind turbines will be connected to gravity foundations installed on the seabed at depths between 25 and 30 …

RWE relies on Van Oord for Sofia Offshore Wind Farm

Rotterdam-based Van Oord has been selected by RWE as the supplier for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of the monopile foundations and array cables for Sofia Offshore Wind Farm, one of the world’s largest offshore wind projects. The 1.4 GW Sofia is sited on Dogger Bank in the central North Sea 195 kilometres …

Eiffage and Sif win foundations contract for first two phases of Dogger Bank Wind Farm in England

Eiffage, through Smulders, as part of a consortium with Sif, a Dutch company specialised in offshore foundations, has been awarded the contract for the manufacturing and supply of monopiles and transition pieces (approximately 260 kilotons steel) for first two phases of the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm project in England.  The Dogger Bank Wind Farm, …

Scheuerle wins Trailer Innovation Award

The RotorBladeTransportSystem (RBTS) from Scheuerle took first place in the Chassis category of the Trailer Innovation Award. An international jury of experts made up of journalists from 16 renowned European transport magazines has been presenting the Trailer Innovation Award since 2002 for outstanding ideas and product innovations in the trailer and body sector. On behalf …

ITER relies on Enerpac lifting systems

Enerpac SyncHoist lifting systems are assisting in the assembly of the Vacuum Vessel for ITER in Southern France. The SyncHoist millimetre lifting accuracy is needed to lift 500 tonnes vacuum vessel sectors into an Up-Ending tool for vessel assembly by the ITER Sector Sub-Assembly Tool. The torus-shaped ITER vacuum vessel will host the fusion reaction. …

Start of the construction work of the first phase of the Taza wind farm in Morocco

EDF Renewables, one of the world leaders in renewable energy, and Mitsui & Co. Ltd., a global trading and investment company with a diversified business portfolio, are announcing the start of the construction work of the first phase of the Taza wind farm, which lies around 15 km north-west of Taza in northern Morocco. This …

AAL delivers two Siemens generators for Europe and Iraq

AAL has recently delivered two Siemens ‘S-Gen’ generators, weighing close to 350 mt each, for two new clean energy gas-fired power plants in Europe and Maysan, Iraq that will help to generate a total clean energy output of 1,680 MW. The units were built at Siemens’ worldwide energy hub in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, and …