Jones Bros is hosting a ‘meet the buyer’ event, having been named among the principal suppliers for a wind farm in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.
Construction of the six-turbine Pentland Road wind farm on the Isle of Lewis is due to get under way in early spring. The project should be fully commissioned in January 2013.
Jones Bros will be first on site, having secured the civil engineering works contract.
The company will be calling on local resources to help with the project and will host a ‘Meet the Buyer’ event at the Cabarfeidh Hotel in Stornoway from 2 – 8 pm on Wednesday 1st February
Jones Bros will be using the event to call on local resources to help with the project.
Contracts director John Dielhof said: “If you are able to assist with any of the works listed below, and would like to register your interest in providing services, please come along to the event.
“Company representatives will be on hand to answer any questions you may have.”
Opportunities for suppliers and contractors to assist Jones Bros may be through the following elements of the contract:
• Ecological advisors
• Blasting, drilling and crushing contractors to work in the borrowpits to produce the aggregates for road works.
• Hiring of local plant to assist in the construction of access tracks and hardstandings – Excavators, hydraulic breakers, dumpers and blades
• Hiring of local equipment including accommodation units, pumps, generators, etc.
• Hiring of local labour & JCB to undertake miscellaneous tasks such as highway widening and drainage
• Minor fencing works
• Security cover
• Provision of all types of materials – builder’s merchants, geotextiles, fuel oil distributors and drainage goods suppliers.
• Supply of aggregates for initial section of tracks.
• Utilising of local accommodation facilities and caterers for site supervisory staff
If you are unable to attend, but would like further information, email email@example.com.
Pentland Road wind farm firector Peter Crone said: “We are very much looking forward to seeing this project constructed on Barvas Moor during the course of this year.
“On behalf of the project company I would like to thank the 600 or more crofting families who have supported this scheme throughout its development, and we particularly thank that Stornoway Trust, whose unwavering support over many years has made this development possible.”