Former BiFab yard in Methil to produce wind turbine generator jacket foundations

Harland & Wolff has been awarded a contract by Saipem Limited for the fabrication and load-out of eight wind turbine generator (WTG) jacket foundations.

Published 16 April 2021

Infrastrata buys BiFab's Methil and Arnish sites in £850,000 deal

Infrastrata has acquired the Methil and Arnish yards from the collapsed Scottish manufacturer Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) for £850,000.

Published 12 February 2021

Deloitte appointed administrators of BiFab

Deloitte has been appointed administrator of engineering firm BiFab.

Published 15 December 2020

BiFab goes into administration

Engineering firm BiFab has gone into administration after failing to secure any new contracts and a decision by Scottish ministers against nationalising the company.

Published 3 December 2020

Unions slam decision by governments to withdraw support for BiFab

Ministers have concluded there is no legal route for either the Scottish or UK governments to provide engineering firm BiFab with the guarantees it would need to secure its contract with Saipem in the absence of a shareholder guarantee provided by BiFab’s majority shareholder JV Driver.

Published 25 November 2020

Unions 'furious' after BiFab and EDF offshore wind farm deal breaks down

The Scottish Government’s pledge to create thousands of renewables jobs is "in tatters" after the collapse of a deal between BiFab and EDF over the manufacture of jackets for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm.

Published 22 October 2020

Construction of Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm begins as Dundee nets ‘incredible’ turbine deal

Financial close has been reached on the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm heralding the start of construction on the project which will supply enough low carbon electricity for around 375,000 homes.

Published 28 November 2019