A Scottish firm has won a contract to supply underwater grouting for 100 offshore wind turbines in Taiwan. FoundOcean has secured the contract to supply grout that will fix the foundations of the wind farm to the seabed, the UK Government has announced. The £2m-plus deal, backed by £200,000 from the Government’s credit agency UK Export Finance (UKEF), will create 30 jobs at the company’s base in Livingston. Chief executive of FoundOcean, Jim Bell, said the company – which is believed to be the world’s largest offshore construction grouting specialist -now makes 80% of its revenue from renewable energy projects.
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