Photo of the Day: Beatrice Jacket Readies for a Lift

first_imgBeatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL) has shared a photo of the teams at Burntisland Fabrications’ (BiFab) facility in Methil preparing to upend one of the jacket foundations built for the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm.In June 2016, the Fife-based BiFab won a GBP 100 million contract to manufacture 26 jacket substructures for the 84-turbine wind farm located in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland.The fabrication contract, awarded to BiFab by the EPCI Contractor Seaway Heavy Lifting, is due for delivery in two campaigns. 10 of the jacket substructures will be ready for delivery in August 2017, with the remaining 16 scheduled to be completed and delivered in April 2018.The substructures are being manufactured in BiFab’s facilities in Arnish, Burntisland, and Methil, which is also where the units will undergo the final assembly and loadout.Alongside BiFab, Beatrice foundations have put to work Bladt Industries, Smulders, Sif, and EEW SPC.The Beatrice wind farm will comprise 84 Siemens 7MW turbines and is expected to be commissioned in 2019.Photo: BOWLlast_img read more

12 more deaths in Iowa from COVID-19 — Wright County has four more confirmed cases

first_imgDES MOINES —  Looking at the COVID-19 numbers from 11:00 AM Monday to 11:00 AM Tuesday, there’s been 12 more deaths for a state total of 367.341 more lab-confirmed cases have been confirmed for a total of 15,296. In our immediate listening area, four new cases were reported in Wright County, while single cases were removed from Cerro Gordo and Kossuth counties numbers.The listening area number of cases identified is 96 — 24 in Wright; 17 in Cerro Gordo; 14 in Butler; 11 in Floyd; seven each in Franklin and Winnebago; five in Hancock; four each in Kossuth and Mitchell; and three in Worth.Three more area cases have recovered for a total of 49. 523 more recoveries have been reported in the state for a total of 523. Mitchell3 Kossuth2 Winnebago4 Confirmed Cases Kossuth Cerro Gordo13 Hancock5 Franklin Recovered Cerro Gordo Butler14 Wright24 Mitchell4 Winnebago Winnebago7 Kossuth4 Floyd2 Worth Mitchellcenter_img Butler12 (Note — for daily comparisons in local and state numbers, we will from here forward report numbers between 11:00 AM the previous day and 11:00 AM the current day from the website, as well as any other numbers provided by local health officials) Franklin7 Worth3 Cerro Gordo17 Floyd1 Deaths Floyd11 Butler Area Total1 Franklin3 Wright Wright6 Area Total96 Area Total49 Worth2 Hancock Hancock2last_img read more