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PTR supports Berwick Cancer Cars in their commitment to the Great North Run

PTR supports Berwick Cancer Cars in their commitment to the Great North Run PTR Ltd was extremely proud to support Berwick Cancer Cars in this year’s Great North Run, which took place on Sunday 11th September 2022. The charity, based in Berwick-upon-Tweed, provides invaluable transport to those with a cancer diagnosis, living in Berwick & District, to…

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Equinor teams up with Oceanex to tap nascent Australia offshore wind market

Equinor teams up with Oceanex to tap nascent Australia offshore wind market Norwegian oil and gas player Equinor has teamed up with Australian offshore wind developer Oceanex for three proposed offshore wind projects each with a planned capacity of up to 2GW. The Albany Wind Farm (pictured) is one of the most spectacular and largest…

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Employers must consider the risk of kidnap and ransom for worldwide staff

Employers must consider the risk of kidnap and ransom for worldwide staff Poverty, under-resourced law enforcement, and a resurgence of travel since the pandemic together make for an expected spike in kidnap and ransom cases worldwide, according to expert predictions revealed by Towergate Health & Protection. Employers must be aware of the risks to be…

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PTR increases commitment to highest standards with further ISO accreditation

PTR increases commitment to highest standards with further ISO accreditation Leading engineering and technical specialist firm PTR Ltd has reinforced it’s compliance commitments by announcing they have successfully recertified to ISO 9001, 14001 & 45001 certification, an internationally recognised standard that ensures they meet the needs of their clients through an effective integrated management system.…

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Subsea 7 and Van Oord consortium awarded contract offshore Guyana

Subsea 7 and Van Oord today announced the award of a substantial1 contract by ExxonMobil affiliate Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited (EEPGL) for the Gas to Energy project offshore Guyana, in water depths of up to 1,450 metres. The scope covers the project management, engineering, and installation of approximately 190 kilometres of pipeline, with an…

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Skanska UK is taking part in a programme to attract STEM specialists back into work

The programme aims to return or transfer people experienced in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and maths) back into industry, following a career break. The programme will be run by STEM Returners who will source candidates. A pilot scheme will commence shortly focussing on current opportunities for planners, with further roles becoming available later this year. The…

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Renewables Jobs: Amusement parks employ more Brits than wind farms

More British workers are employed at theme parks like Alton Towers and Legoland than in the wind industry, GMB analysis shows. More than 15,000 people were estimated to work in amusement parks in 2020 – while there were 14,800 jobs in wind power during the same year, according to the ONS. [1] Meanwhile hydropower accounted…

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Subsea 7 awarded contract offshore Gulf of Mexico

Subsea 7 has recently announced the award of a sizeable(1) contract by Chevron for the development of the Ballymore project offshore US Gulf of Mexico, in water depths of up to 6,550 feet. The project covers the installation of a Steel Catenary Riser (SCR), flowline and control system. Subsea 7 has supported Chevron with early…

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bp reshapes Canada portfolio for strong future growth

bp will increase its acreage position offshore Eastern Canada and sell its 50% non-operated interest in the Sunrise oil sands project in an agreement reached with Calgary-based Cenovus Energy. Total consideration for the transaction includes C$600 million (Canadian dollars) cash, a contingent payment with a maximum aggregate value of C$600 million expiring after two years,…

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Bilfinger supports Cadent in ensuring the supply of UK households with natural gas

Bilfinger and the gas distribution network operator Cadent have launched their new framework agreement. The contract, which started in 2021, covers the diversion, modification and connection of various types of above ground installations (AGI) in England for a term of 5 years, with the option to extend twice for a period of a year. Duncan…