Construction of Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm project to go ahead following financial agreements

Mark McIntyre blog

Construction of the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm is now underway following confirmation from EDF Renewables that financial close for the project has been achieved. Twenty-five (25) financial institutions are lending money to fund the wind farm which will supply enough low carbon electricity for around 375,000 homes*. EDF Renewables is also announcing that leading Irish energy company …

Wildlife study finds habitat created by the Port of Tilbury is now a site of national importance for invertebrates

Ewan McInnes Port of Tilbury

A wildlife area created six years ago to offset losses of habitat from the development of the London Distribution Park (LDP) at Tilbury, has proved so successful it has been ranked by one of Britain’s foremost entomological consultants as of national importance for insects and other invertebrates.

Forth Ports secures new international health & safety standard

Ewan McInnes blog

Forth Ports, one of the UK’s largest port groups, has achieved the new ISO 45001 standard in Occupational Health & Safety Management making them the first port group to be awarded this tough new international standard. The new ISO 45001 standard, which sets a single benchmark for the management of occupational health and safety, replaces the existing OHSAS 18001 health …