News in brief
Lighting specialist Glamox has introduced a groundbreaking range of explosion-protected (Ex e) LED light fittings for Zone 1 hazardous areas, including oil & gas installations, where reduction of lighting maintenance and operating costs are critical. The TX60 range of LED light fittings are specifically designed to enable rapid, easy replacement of existing T8 fluorescent light fittings without requiring any additional design or installation changes.
Archer Limited has announced a two-year extension of its contract for platform drilling services, as Statoil exercises the first option following the original four-year contract, with two additional two-year extension options remaining. Archer is currently the incumbent contractor for the Statfjord A, B and C platforms and was additionally awarded the Njord, Sleipner A, Snorre A and B, and Visund platforms under this extension.
Effective from April 2016, WYG has been awarded the Civil Inspection and Topographical Surveying Services Term Contract at Sellafield. This contract is worth up to £1.8 million a year over the next three years, with an option to extend for a further year. A highly-skilled team will undertake the work. In particular, they will ensure the delivery of civil, structural and architectural inspections following the asset management principles of ISO 55000.
Solar farm support
Anesco has played a key role in a groundbreaking new community solar farm near Stratford-upon-Avon, which will provide a long term funding stream for local charity groups over the next 25 years. Surplus profits from the sale of power will be fed into a community fund that directly benefits local people. Local projects and charities that will benefit include The Stratford Hospital Appeal, which is aiming to raise £1 million.