Tag: wind industry

New wind turbine safety summit

A new one day conference and networking event has been announced for the wind turbine erection and transport industry. Safety Issues in Wind Turbine Installation and Transportation will be on 14 March 2012 in Hamburg, Read More

Manitowoc Cranes Build Wind Turbine in Four Days

Two Manitowoc cranes installed a wind tower in Cleveland, Ohio, over a four-day period earlier this year. Located outside the headquarters of Lincoln Electric, the 443-foot turbine is one of the largest urban wind towers Read More

IDB Supports Four Wind Farms

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a US$ 150 million loan to Argentinean renewable energy company Impsa to support the construction of four wind farms – three in Brazil and one in Uruguay. The Read More

AWEA and OSHA Form Safety ‘Alliance’ to Protect Workers in the Wind Industry

Indicative of both wind power’s continued maturation and the importance the industry places on the safety of its greatest asset, today the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety Read More