Work starts in the west of the site

Health and safety for site users and site workers

Our contractors Jones Bros/Balfour Beatty have started work in the west of the site. 42 of the wind farm’s 76 turbine bases have been completed since work commenced in February 2014.

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Quality control – concrete

Concrete pouring onsite at PyC

Now that that concrete pouring has resumed onsite following the wet and cold weather, we thought we would give you an insight into how our construction team ensure the turbine foundations will be fit for purpose. Our site team take quality control extremely seriously. There are two concrete pours in each turbine foundation that can only happen once the correct preparations have taken place.

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Go transformers!

IMG_1542 Rhigos Tx delivery 26-04-15

Over the last two Sundays the first two of 80 transformers for the project were successfully delivered by our grid contractors ABB.

Each of these transformers weighs 125,000kg, is six metres wide and eight metres long. The abnormal loads were escorted the 25.5 miles to site by the police from Swansea Docks to Hirwaun Industrial Estate as a safety precaution due to their size.

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