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2010-12-17 00:00:44

In order to run a windfarm valued at £1bn 60 new full time jobs will be created. (PRWeb UK) December 16, 2010 In order to run a windfarm valued at £1bn 60 new full time jobs will be created. These jobs will be for skilled workers that will be in charge of maintaining and operating the Walney Offshore Windfarm, currently under construction in the Irish Sea. UK Knack Group has recently learned that the first part of this project will be finished very soon and that the second...

2010-08-30 00:29:00

NIEUWEGEIN, The Netherlands, August 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ballast Nedam has signed a contract with A2SEA A/S for the use of the Heavy Lift Vessel (HLV) Svanen at the Anholt offshore wind farm in Denmark. A2SEA is providing the Danish energy company DONG Energy with the vessel for the installation of the foundations in this wind farm. DONG Energy will consequently make the HLV Svanen available to the contractor (who has yet to be chosen) that will supply and install the...

2008-09-29 21:00:31

The one-year-old suffered multiple skull fractures in the incident outside her home in Walney, Barrow-in-Furness.She was taken to Furness General Hospital for treatment before being transferred by air ambulance to Pendlebury Hospital in Manchester, where she was last night in a critical condition.A Cumbria Police spokesman said: "It would appear the little girl's injuries were sustained as a result of a tragic accident." (c) 2008 Yorkshire Post. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-29 00:00:24

News in brief ACCIDENT A toddler was in a critical condition in Pendlebury Hospital in Manchester after suffering multiple skull fractures when she was struck by a car in the driveway of her home in Walney, Barrow-in-Furness. It is thought the car reversed over her. Air crash fear as pilots dazzled by lasers AIR SAFETY Airline pilots are warning that a crash is likely unless action is taken to stop people shining laser pointers into the cockpit of planes coming in to land. The British...

2008-09-05 00:00:23

Home News IN BRIEF *An offshore wind farm that will provide enough electricity to power 372,000 homes has been given the go-ahead. The 500MW Duddon Sands scheme, off Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, is one of the largest offshore wind farms to get the green light in the UK. The farm will comprise of up to 139 turbines near Walney Island. John Hutton, the Secretary of State for Energy, has also approved a 150MW wind farm nearby. He said: "These wind farms demonstrate our commitment to...

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