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Ordtek Achieves ISO 9001 Registration From The British Assessment Bureau

The independent assessment was conducted by the leading Certification Body, the British Assessment Bureau and demonstrates Ordtek's commitment to customer service and quality in delivery.

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Ordtek looking to recruit a Business Administrator/Project Planner

Ordtek are looking to recruit a Business Administrator/ Project Planner. The post holder will offer support to both the operations and accounting teams.

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World's largest ever offshore wind farm to be built by DONG Energy

DONG Energy will build the giant Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm, capable of powering well over 1 million UK homes, off the Yorkshire coast after taking a final investment decision today.

With a capacity of 1.2 gigawatts (GW), Hornsea Project One will be the world's first offshore wind farm to exceed 1 GW in capacity and will become – by a considerable margin – the world's largest offshore wind farm.

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Boom time for Dong at Race

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Dong Energy has safely detonated or removed 41 items of unexploded ordnance (UXO) on the export cable route for the 580MW Race Bank offshore wind farm off the Norfolk coast.

The World War II UXO ranged from small rockets to larger 1,000lb high explosive bombs, and included  a German Luftmine B ground mine containing a net explosive quantity of 698kg of hexanite.

The company destroyed 36 live, high explosive-filled items at their current locations at sea using specialist contractors, while five items certified as free from explosives were recovered to shore, where they were safely scrapped in approved facilities.

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41 Unexploded WWII Bombs Found At UK Offshore Wind Farm

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Dong Energy have announced, that whilst surveying the site for their latest UK offshore wind farm, 41 unexploded world war two bombs were found.

 

Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm

The unexploded ordinance was found whilst Dong Energy were conducting a subsea survey, for the routing of cables, for its new Race Bank offshore wind farm.

The site, 17 miles (27km) off North Norfolk Coast, will contain 91, 6 mega watt wind turbines once complete, with a capacity to produce 580 megawatts (MW), enough to power over 400,000 UK homes.

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Race Bank Cable route with 40 UXOs

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Over 40 items of unexploded ordnance (UXO) from World War II have been safely detonated or removed from the Norfolk coast, having been discovered on the export cable route for DONG Energy's Race Bank offshore wind farm. 

During a large scale offshore inspection campaign on the Race Bank site, 41 UXO items were discovered, ranging from small rockets to larger 1,000lb bombs. The most notable item discovered was a German Luffmine B ground mine containing a net explosive (NEQ of 698kg of hexanite.

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