2015: Mission possible!


Despite 2015 presenting major challenges for the team working on the largest onshore wind farm in England and Wales, the Pen y Cymoedd project is on track to export its first power to the grid at the end of next year.

WATCHING thousands of gallons of concrete flowing into the last of the 76 turbine foundations at Pen y Cymoedd this week was a welcome early Christmas present for the whole team involved in the huge project.

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Pen y Cymoedd provides training ground for newly accredited Site Engineer

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After spending much of the last year onsite at Pen y Cymoedd, Site Engineer Rhys Roberts has become Jones Bros’ first former trainee to rise through the ranks and achieve a significant industry accreditation.

Rhys, 24, has completed his registration as an engineering technician (EngTech) with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), having progressed significantly since joining Jones Bros as a trainee in 2007.

The EngTech is the first of three levels of registration available to practising civil engineers with the Engineering Council, the regulatory body for professional engineers in the UK.

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Safety for all onsite

Health and safety for site users and site workers

As well as site user information for mountain bikers and walkers, our site team receive regular briefings regarding safety and are encouraged to complete comment cards when they see good or bad acts of safety onsite. As Principal Contractor the Jones Bros Balfour Beatty Joint Venture is responsible for safety onsite and here is just one of the publications available to site workers. The fact sheet has a special focus on members of the public as the priority in terms of safety. Take a look below.