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GKN and MHI Vestas respond to News OnTheWight’s questions about workers still being onsite

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Here are the responses GKN and MHI Vestas gave to News OnTheWight after Islanders got in contact with us about their concerns that people were still working on site

Thursday, 26th March, 2020 1:31pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind win new contract for Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm

Aerial view of MHI Vestas turbines in the sea

MHI Vestas Offshore see the Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm project as a major step forward for the offshore wind industry in the UK

Thursday, 17th October, 2019 8:27am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Maritime UK Solent aims to bring together marine-related businesses in the Solent region

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Maritime UK Solent is a new business-led body that will bring together the array of maritime assets based in the Solent region, to promote and strengthen them

Thursday, 10th October, 2019 8:24am

By Bex Pearce

Isle of Wight horse rider features on BBC TV’s Close Calls on Camera

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Megan Edmonds and her horse were incredibly lucky to survive a bad fall during the Isle of Wight Grand National this year. Megan explains all on Close Calls on Camera.

Thursday, 12th September, 2019 2:26pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Reunion event marks tenth anniversary of Vestas wind turbine factory occupation

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The Boys on the Balcony will be remembered this Saturday at the tenth anniversary of the occupation of the Vestas wind turbine factory.

Thursday, 25th July, 2019 5:54pm

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Find out more about courses and apprentice opportunities at Isle of Wight College Open Day

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The Isle of Wight College has a proven track record of excellent success rates so why not head to their latest Open Day to find out more about the courses and apprenticeships on offer and speak to tutors and career advisers.

Wednesday, 23rd January, 2019 6:18pm

By Feature Writer

Isle of Wight job losses expected after announcement of ‘severe commercial problems’

Gurit building

Those working in automotive factory production at Newport-based engineering company, Gurit, are likely to have an uncertain Christmas after the company announced 'severe commercial problems' and issued a profit warning for the group.

Thursday, 20th December, 2018 8:51am

By Sally Perry

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind hits milestone with Scottish turbine contract

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The installation of the world’s most powerful commercial turbine in Moray Firth means more local, clean energy jobs in Scotland and across the UK, including the most recent expansion of blade production at MHI Vestas on the Isle of Wight

Friday, 7th December, 2018 8:14am

By Michael Morris with 3 readers' comments

Crowdfunding campaign for electric race car launched by school

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Ryde Academy have created a page to raise £3,357 needed to buy the kit and are seeking support from individuals and companies.

Wednesday, 5th December, 2018 8:55am

By Nat Nelson with 5 readers' comments

MHI Vestas forecasts 1,100 new jobs thanks to new blade production

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A new blade mould arrives at the MHI Vestas factory on the Isle of Wight, bringing with it a forecast of 1,100 direct and indirect jobs in the region, as well as £42m million additional economic benefit per year.

Tuesday, 20th November, 2018 12:01am

By Heather Wilkins with 2 readers' comments

100s of new jobs at MHI Vestas. Their offer: Just bring a good attitude, we’ll train you up (Updated)

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MHI Vestas need hundreds of additional people to join them in the coming weeks to work on creating their V164 wind turbine. Just have a good attitude and willingness to learn and they say you'll get all the training you need.

Monday, 15th October, 2018 6:50am

By Feature Writer

MHI Vestas launches first 10 MW wind turbine in history

MHI Vestas Turbine

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, based on the Isle of Wight, have made a stunning announcement at the Global Wind Summit in Hamburg today (Tuesday), revealing the first win turbine in history with power rating of 10 MW.

Tuesday, 25th September, 2018 10:30am

By Michael Morris with 6 readers' comments