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European ports gear up for wind as European governments fund infrastructure

Originally Published on the 1st June 2012

Danish windfarm turbine manufacturer, Vestas, and Siemens, the German engineering group, are planning to lease part of Esbjerg port’s new East Port terminal and make it into the world’s largest offshore wind turbine facility. Port Strategy spoke to a representative... Continue Reading

Thorpe Marsh – ABLE experts demolish tower one

Originally Published on the 1st April 2012

These pictures show the first of the huge cooling towers at a former power station being consigned to history – and most residents slept through it. While many have expected a massive explosion and plume of dust the reality of... Continue Reading

ABLE and Smartwind agree deal at ABLE Humber Port

Originally Published on the 1st March 2012

Developers behind a huge new offshore wind farm earmarked of the East Yorkshire coast say they remain on track to have it fully operational by 2020. The Hornsea Zone will initially see up to 322 turbines being constructed in an... Continue Reading

UK Tower supplier proves UK suppliers can stack up

Originally Published on the 10th January 2012

Good news for Wales this week as a new contract for wind turbines was awarded to the renewable based engineering firm, Maby Bridge. The contract from German company Nordex is for building 35 wind turbine towers for wind farm sites... Continue Reading

Slick operations see’s Slug Catchers moved

Originally Published on the 1st January 2012

MORE than 1,000 tonnes of equipment, to enable the processing of gas from a new North Sea pipeline, has been lifted into place on Teesside. In a meticulously planned and executed transport and hoist operation lasting five days, four 250-tonne,... Continue Reading

ABLE announces new Managing Director

Originally Published on the 27th November 2011

A local man who has spent much of his working life involved in the development of one of the North’s most diverse business groups has been appointed as its new Managing Director. Andrew Jacques, previously the Group Operations Director with... Continue Reading