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    Omexom dismantles a 70-year-old pylon by helicopter in the province of Liege

    As part of the rehabilitation of existing sites, Omexom in Belgium was awarded a contract by Elia in July, to dismantle a high-voltage pylon dating from 1951 using a helicopter. This type of intervention is usually carried out from the ground using a crane, but the location of the pylon in question near the Carmeuse quarry did not allow for this configuration. The intervention of a helicopter and Omexom teams was therefore requested. This operation was carried out efficiently, with safety always a priority.

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  • Belgium / Overhead transmission lines / Transmission

    Bird markers on high-voltage overhead lines in Belgium

    Birds often collide with high-voltage overhead lines because they have not seen them earlier. In order to make it easier for birds to see them and to reduce the number of collisions, Omexom in Belgium has installed bird markers on behalf of Elia - the Belgian high-voltage network operator - on the overhead line along the R4 road in Evergem, in the Ghent Canal Zone.

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