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North American firms join to focus on wind safety

North America’s leading wind-power companies are joining together within the Global Wind Organisation (GWO), a non-profit focused on providing standardized safety training and emergency...

Checkmate launches Atom Xtreme self-retracting lifeline

Checkmate, the U.K.-based Pure Safety Group (PSG) brand, unveiled its new Atom Xtreme 6-foot self-retracting lifeline (SRL) in North America. The product is significant...

Rotos 360 completes offshore blade repair at Westermost Rough

For nearly a decade, Rotos 360 has developed its position as a global market leader in turn-key solutions for onshore and offshore wind-turbine blade...

AI engine developed for blade-damage detection

Sulzer Schmid, a Swiss company pioneering UAV technology for rotor blade inspections, and NNAISENSE, a world leading artificial intelligence specialist, have partnered to develop...

Dropsafe: Guidelines show how to prevent offshore drops

The publication of the Reliable Securing Booklet for Offshore Wind by G+, the global health and safety organization for the offshore wind industry, has...

Altitec Academy earns GWO blade-repair certification

Altitec Academy, the rotor blade technician training program from Altitec, a leading wind-turbine blade repair and inspection specialist, has secured the blade repair certification...

Chartwell confirms second Seacat Services CTV order

Class-leading offshore energy support vessel (OESV) operator, Seacat Services, has taken up its option to build a second multi-million-pound Chartwell 24 catamaran for the...

Snap-on’s new torque wrench can achieve faster speeds

The new SpinTORQ 360 Continuous Rotation Torque Wrench from Snap-on Industrial is a continuously spinning, low profile torque wrench and is 80 percent faster...

Formosa Offshore Wind, Dropsafe tackle dropped object risk

Dropsafe, the leading provider of Dropped Object (DO) prevention solutions, recently announced that offshore wind developer Formosa I Offshore Windfarm (FOWI) has adopted the...

TGM Wind brings back cleaning services due to customer demand

Kardie Equipment, a TGM Wind Services company, leading AWP provider, and turbine cleaner for the past decade, has relaunched its specialized wind-turbine generator cleaning...

Crawler Cranes Use Tandem Lifts to Remove Blades from Turbine

On behalf of Enercon, Belgian crane service provider Aertssen removed the 72-metric-ton, 58-meter-long rotor blades from an Enercon E-126 wind turbine at a height...

Airway Services announces ISO 9001:2016 Certificate

Airway Services recently announced the successful completion of its International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 audit for its corporate office in San Angelo, Texas....

Shell launches 10-year warranty gearbox oil to U.S. market

Shell Lubricants unveiled a new synthetic gearbox oil for wind turbines in the U.S. market at AWEA WINDPOWER 2019 in Houston, Texas. With a 10-year...

Pure Safety Group introduces Checkmate Tr3 Tripod

Pure Safety Group (PSG), the largest company dedicated solely to fall protection, has introduced the Checkmate TR3 Tripod, used as Personal Protective Equipment to...

EdgeData welcomes new director of operations

EdgeData, LLC recently added Lorie Hines as director of operations. In this role, Hines will manage operations of BladeEdge, EdgeData’s artificial intelligence (AI)-driven image...

PSI surpasses 40,000 repaired parts milestone

PSI Repair Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries and leading independent service provider (ISP) to the wind-energy industry, recently announced it surpassed...

CTV operators driving transparent approach to offshore operations

Leading CTV operators are driving for more transparency around vessel performance as the market seeks to “level the playing field” in offshore wind support....

Renewable energy industry gets training boost

Altitec, a leading provider of wind-turbine rotor-blade repair and maintenance services and technician training, recently opened an Altitec Academy in Australia. The first training...

O&M jack-up vessel to join the Fred. Olsen Windcarrier fleet

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has signed a long-term time charter with Falcon Global for their jack-up vessel Jill. The jack-up vessel will be an integrated...

MSA launches new full-body harness lines

MSA recently announced the launch of the new V-SERIES full body harness line for fall protection: V-FLEX™, V-FIT™, and V-FORM™. Each is designed for...
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