Wind Energy Update: Wind Energy Health and Safety Practices Evolve for 2012

London (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 The volume of assets and personnel directly involved in wind generation is trending upwards. An impact of this growth is the need to suitably protect these assets. The bottom line of health and safety (EHS or HSE) is safety of workers and asset integrity.   Focus areas for a wind industry EHS manager can be put into three categories: the design of the wind turbines (size and weight of the blades, integrated...

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Energy Industry Provides Setting for Next Chapter of Navy Veteran’s Life

(PRWEB) May 01, 2013 In a previous line of work, George Purdy played a role in guarding shipments of oil as they made their way from oil fields in the Middle East to markets all over the world. As an aviation ordnanceman in the U.S. Navy, Purdy was responsible for the maintenance of weapons systems aboard American ships patrolling the Straits of Hormuz, through which the more than half of all international oil shipments pass on a daily...

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Renewable Energy: Dynamically Positioned Barge Set to Revolutionise Tidal Energy Installation

London, UK (PRWEB UK) 18 February 2013 Successfully installing devices in locations with the best resources poses a significant trial for the tidal energy sector. So far, single turbine installations have been carried out by offshore spec DP vessels sourced from the oil and gas sector. These vessels and their DP systems are not designed for operation in the high energy commercial sites where these devices will be deployed. They also typically...

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