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NATIONAL GRID Hutton 400k sub station upgrade.

Published on July 23, 2013 By Ian

This was an interesting assignment to show a 165M x 14M high retaining wall constructed in 4 Weeks. The work was to culvert an existing stream into 1200mm dia concrete pipes and construct a retaining wall using 2 different systems that interface with each other. the wall is 160m long and 14m high. Approx 40,000t […]

Armistead Wind Farm

Published on July 23, 2013 By Ian

Alternative energy project Armistead Wind farm was an interesting project to shoot with various obstacles to overcome including exclusion zone working, turbine erection only happening in fair weather and some of that fair weather only happening at night. Much of the construction work of the wind turbines is done off site leading to the final […]

Hydro Electric Power scheme

Published on July 23, 2013 By Ian

This is one of the images produced for Hydro Electricity Engineering company Gilkes, of their Coniston Hydro scheme in the Lake District. This was part of a calendar shoot where I intended shooting this particular image at night and lighting the scheme incorporating light trails, but access to the site was deemed too dangerous for […]

Water Main installation – 55km

Published on July 9, 2013 By Ian

‘I could hear the sound of some sort of activity but it was so dark down there I could see nothing..’ The installation of a 55km water pipe was an interesting project to photograph. After a late afternoon phone call on a Friday followed by an early Monday morning site induction I was ready to […]