Wind turbine nacelle and blade manufacturing under one roof in Le Havre, France

Siemens Gamesa has started manufacturing of both its patented offshore Direct Drive wind turbine nacelles and patented IntegralBlades at its new manufacturing facility in Le Havre, France. The world’s first facility to encompass both offshore wind turbine nacelle and blade manufacturing under one roof, it is the largest industrial renewable energy project in France. A …

Renault Trucks records positive business growth

Renault Trucks has recorded significant business growth in 2021, with a total of 51,460 vehicles invoiced (+25%). In Europe, Renault Trucks confirmed good results, with a 41% increase in invoicing in the market for vehicles over 6 tons and increased activity in all its markets. In France, the manufacturer now boasts a ten-year high market …

The winners of MIPIM Awards revealed

The MIPIM Awards, an internationally renowned real estate competition rewarding projects completed or under construction around the world, revealed their winners at the 31st edition of MIPIM. Among a wide range of international entries, winners hail from across Europe, Turkey and China. Among the notable winners, the House of Music in Budapest, Hungary, received the …

Renault Trucks and Geodis to launch a new electric truck adapted to urban logistics

Renault Trucks and Geodis join forces to design an electric heavy truck dedicated to urban logistics, meeting the requirements of city-center freight transport. With a complete range of electric vehicles manufactured in France ranging from 3.5 to 26 tonnes, Renault Trucks has been working for ten years on reducing the environmental footprint of city logistics. …

Osprey delivers world’s most powerful steam turbine

Osprey Group has recently transported a new low pressure rotor, weighing 257-tonnes, for the world’s most powerful steam turbine at Hinkley Point C, in Somerset. The new low-pressure rotor forms a critical part of the electrical power production equipment in the turbine hall. It measures 20-metres long, weighs in at a hefty 257 tonnes and …

Wallenius Wilhelmsen leads funding round for Equippo

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Group, the Norwegian-Swedish global leader in equipment and vehicle logistics, is leading a major funding round for Swiss founded start-up Equippo, a full service marketplace for used construction equipment well known for its money back guarantee. The participating minority investors are the Wallenius Wilhelmsen Group and two leading Swiss Venture Capital firms, btov …

Sarens supports St. Nazaire Offshore Wind Farm project in France

Sarens has been involved in the load-in, load-out, transport, and storage of several monopiles and transition pieces for the St. Nazaire Offshore Wind Farm since January 2021. The work is being performed at the port of La Rochelle in France. As part of its agreement with DEME Offshore, Sarens will offload and transport monopiles and …

One of the most powerful electric locomotives delivered to Azerbaijan

Alstom celebrates the delivery of the 40th Prima T8 AZ8A heavy freight locomotive under the contract to Azerbaijan Railways (ADY). In 2014, ADY signed a contract with Alstom for €288 million for 50 electric locomotives, which includes 40 Prima T8 AZ8A heavy freight locomotives produced at Alstom’s JV EKZ in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan and 10 Prima …