There is much talk within the renewables industry at present around operation and maintenance (O&M) strategies. With questions being raised over cost vs. downtime, and with many of the new round three farms being located far offshore, maintaining these assets is an increasingly costly business. At present wind farms average around six maintenance visits per ... Read more.
Tag: Risk Management
As we see a huge global shift and a push towards new sources of power generation, Jordan is looking towards nuclear power to meet their increasing energy demands. The region, famous for its vast oil reserves, is increasingly pushing towards new and sustainable energy solutions, with nuclear power being a forerunner of these developments. With ... Read more.
As highlighted in Lloyd’s Register’s recent ‘Global Marine Trends’ publication, India is predicted to have the world’s largest population (18%) by 2030, and in conjunction with this, its economy is set to grow, seeing India join China and the USA as one of the three largest economies in the world. Given our increasing presence in ... Read more.
Headaches, tiredness, stomach ulcers, hypertension, vertigo, nausea, a permanent whining, buzzing, hissing or humming in the ears. Noise can also damage hearing permanently in the worst cases. Excessive noise reduces work efficiency, and increases absenteeism. In extreme cases, noise can be fatal if there is so much noise that personnel cannot hear instructions or alarms. ... Read more.
In-service Non-Destructive Examinations (NDE) are becoming a greater part of NDE as a whole in the oil and gas industry. As an industry, we place a lot of faith in these in-service examinations but how justified is this faith? There are many differences in techniques, mindset and skill sets required for in-service NDE compared to ... Read more.