Articles filed under Safety from Ontario

Work continues at Ferndale turbine

Tethers had originally been attached to bulldozers, but are now attached to strand jacks, which are embedded into the rock. The tethers, which are attached to the turbine at a collar, were to be highly tensioned on Friday so that the engineers can begin to take core samples of the concrete base of the turbine, Boles said.
26 May 2016

Ontario residents fight wind turbines planned near Collingwood airport

The wind turbines will be “jammed” between the two airports, which operate mainly on visual flight rules, and will “penetrate the arrival and departure airspace as defined by Transport Canada’s guidelines,” added Elwood. “Does this province want to be the first government with blood on its hands after they cause the first aircraft-turbine crash in Canada?”
21 Apr 2016

Wilson tackles airport turbines issue

Municipalities can tell you where to put your garage, site your house or rule how high your building might be, but they have no control over green energy projects. ...Simcoe Grey MPP Jim Wilson  believes that the province should restore local planning powers to the municipalities and to bring home that point he plans on reintroducing a private member's bill to the provincial legislature when it reconvenes next month.
20 Jan 2016

Province concerned about economic impact at Collingwood airport from proposed Stayner wind farm

"Based on the information reviewed, it appears there would likely be an operational impact on both the Collingwood and Stayner aerodromes,” wrote Joseph Szwalek, regional director of civil aviation, for the Ontario Region of Transport Canada ...it should be noted that  mitigation can result in a decrease in the usability of the Collingwood and Stayner aerodromes."
17 Oct 2015

Cedar Point wind project worker injured

Another worker has been injured during construction of the 46-turbine Cedar Point wind project being built in Lambton County for Suncor and NextEra. ...It is the second time this summer a worker on the construction project has been injured and taken to hospital.
29 Aug 2015

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