Enerpac’s Synchpost load-positioning system used to install offshore turbine foundations in Finland

By Michelle Froese Enerpac Heavy Lifting Technology’s Synchoist load-positioning system has been used by the Finnish wind-power production company, Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy, for the installation of gravity base foundations at the Tahkoluoto Offshore Wind Farm. Pori, Finland’s Tahkoluoto Wind Farm is currently the world’s first offshore wind farm designed for operation in ice conditions. The…

Volkswagen Stockpiling Cobalt in its Move Toward Electric Cars

By Ray Prince As part of Volkswagen’s ambitious efforts to reorient itself toward vehicle electrification, the brand has started to solicit proposals from cobalt producers for ten year’s worth of supply starting in 2019. According to cobalt industry sources, Reuters reports the deadline to submit proposals is by the end of September with finalized contracts…

Volocopter Receives €25 Million In Funding For Air Taxi

By The Beam German company Volocopter has recently received €25m in funding to develop its all-electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing vehicle (VTOL). The investment came from Stuttgart-based automobile company Daimler, Berlin-based technology investor Lukasz Gadowski, and a number of other additional investors. Volocopter Receives €25 Million In Funding For Air Taxi was originally published on…

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