Construction UK Logo For Mobile
Time and date
CONSTRUCTION DIRECTORY
Share this page
Construction News
22/06/2018

J Murphy & Sons Wins £100m Triton Knoll Contract

Construction News Image
J Murphy & Sons has won a £100 million contract to help deliver a new major offshore wind farm project off the coast of Lincolnshire.

The 860MW Triton Knoll scheme is scheduled to begin main construction of the substation and cable route later this summer.

With initial works beginning onshore, Murphy are preparing to install the project's onshore cable circuits, part of the Triton Knoll Electrical System (TKES), which stretches from the point of landfall near Anderby Creek, to a new Triton Knoll Substation at Bicker Fen.

Almost 60kms of onshore underground cable will be installed, while over 300 obstacles will be crossed by individual horizontal direction drills in what is one of the biggest engineering challenges of its kind.

Overall, initial works will include;

• Installation of temporary office accommodation

hss

• Construction of several temporary construction compounds

• Preparation of various access roads along the route

• Establishment of speed restrictions several major roads

• Topsoil stripping along parts of the onshore cable route

Murphy Chief Executive Officer, John Murphy, said: "This is one of the biggest power projects that Murphy will have worked on and it's a real marker of the upward direction in which our business is going, as we continue to develop and grow.

"To have been chosen for such a large and prestigious project shows that we are trusted by innovative companies like innogy to deliver world-class infrastructure projects that will improve people's lives. It's an incredibly exciting and complex project, and we're looking forward to working closely with innogy to provide first-rate results."

Triton Knoll Project Director Julian Garnsey said: "We are delighted to award this contract to our supply chain partners Murphy. This contract secures significant investment into the UK supply chain, which will open up additional opportunities for more local firms to support innogy's flagship offshore wind farm, Triton Knoll.

"Murphy has already engaged local firms during preliminary works for Triton Knoll, and has demonstrated their willingness to continue working with us to ensure we can maximize opportunities from our investments for local and UK businesses, throughout the project lifecycle.

"We're very excited that Murphy is now on board as we prepare to start onshore construction in the coming weeks and months."

(LM)

Latest Construction News

12/11/2018

Amey Consulting has landed a £49.7 million design contract for motorways and major A-roads in the North West. The contract, which will run for up to five years, involves carrying out the designs of structures, drains, barriers, signs, landscaping, lighting, traffic signals and other features acros
12/11/2018

Former Wilmott Dixon Finance Director Philip Wainwright has joined Wates Group as the new Chief Financial Officer. Mr Wainwright replaces interim CFO Rod Holdsworth, who will be handing the role over at the end of the month. In his new role, effective from 03 December, he will join both the Wates
12/11/2018

Global workwear brand Dickies is supplying its clothing and safety footwear to all contestants for the SkillBuild UK National Final. SkillBuild forms part of WorldSkills UK Live, a skills, apprenticeships and careers event taking place at the NEC Birmingham on 15-17 November. Organised by the Co
12/11/2018

Construction supplier Tarmac has delivered record volumes of material in Lincolnshire to support road repairs this year. Minster Surfacing, along with Lincolnshire County Council and Kier, has been working to resurface and repair roads across the county. The contractor is close to completing its
12/11/2018

The McAvoy Group has been appointed to deliver a new wing at Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital in Cramlington. The firm has secured a £15m contract for the offsite construction of the wing. Linked to the existing hospital, the three-storey building will feature a first floor to accom
12/11/2018

Solarlux has installed its balcony glazing solution in a high-end apartment complex development in North West London. The solutions were delivered to the site of the former Parcel Force depot in Cricklewood to help complete the redevelopment. The Geron Way development combines a warm brick facia
12/11/2018

Corby Borough Council is to join forces with Unite union to help protect construction workers in the region. Tom Beattie, leader of the council and Unite regional secretary for the East Midlands, Paresh Patel will sign a Construction Charter to ensure conditions for construction workers meet the h
12/11/2018

BAM Construction is offering an exclusive deal on telehander training, starting on Monday 10 December. With the special December deal you can get your CPCS A17c Telehandler (all sizes exc slew) and A17e Telehandler Suspended Loads tickets for just £1,345 including vat – saving you £539. There ar
09/11/2018

Architect firm NBBJ is to transform a building in the heart of Unity Campus, South Cambridge, into a new £20m multi-let business space. The project is the first phase of Howard's Group investment to create a new campus style business park in the area. NBBJ's scheme, The Works, is now underway an
09/11/2018

The Royal Birmingham Conservatoire has scooped a prestigious RICS award at a ceremony last week. The £57 million build was celebrated in the Design through Innovation category. It is the first building of its type to be built in the UK for 30 years. The new facilities include five new public per
Auswood JoineryIndustrialMachines.netlicata+greutolEnvironmental Street FurnitureGael Form LtdDanaher & Walsh (Plant Hire) LtdCanopy Products LtdCastle Scaffolding Northern LtdA1 Environmental Services LtdMezzanine Floor Engineering Ltd
Terms and Conditions