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GEV Offshore to Recruit 150 for New HQ

In an effort to become Europe's largest wind turbine blade maintenance firm, GEV Offshore is establishing its new international headquarters in East Yorkshire and recruiting 150 new staff.

Breakthrough Coating Technology for Offshore Structures

Challenges faced by rope access technicians in the oil and gas offshore maintenance sector are being overcome following a breakthrough in technology. Acrolon 1850 is a non-isocyanate high build finish coat for exterior exposed surfaces from Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings.

GEV Offshore Turns Up the Power

GEV Offshore is set to become Europe’s largest provider of wind turbine blade maintenance services after seeing a 4-fold increase in demand. The offshore rope access company completed operations on over 30 wind farms worldwide last year and has since invested over £1m in OEM specific training, which will see the deployment of up to 120 rope access blade technicians during 2014.

Dron & Dickson Secures Electrical Equipment Contract

Stirling-based specialists in design, supply and maintenance of hazardous area electrical equipment, Dron & Dickson, has secured a new two-year contract with Rowan Drilling. The project builds on the company’s impressive start to 2014 as it expanded its reach into Brazil and the Middle East. Dron & Dickson will provide all lighting and electrical equipment to Rowan Drilling's offshore assets in the North Sea over the next 24 months.

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