12 June 2018
The TAP and its contractor embark on the construction or reconstruction of a series of playgrounds in Northern Greece, starting off with 33 playgrounds in the Municipalities of Komotini (Region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace), and Chalkidona (Region of Central Macedonia). The first batch of playgrounds are expected to be delivered by the end of the summer to the two Municipalities, whose combined population exceeds 100,000 residents.
11 June 2018
On 8 June, TAP marked the successful installation of all three turbo compressors at its compressor station in Fier, Albania. The turbo compressors are effectively the “beating heart” of the compressor station and will play a key role in ensuring gas transportation through the pipeline system. The construction progress of the Fier compressor station is over 30% complete and more than 210 people work there, 70% of whom are locally employed.
29 May 2018
ΤΑΡ AG will plant ca. 400,000 trees and shrubs, in the context of its reforestation initiative already taking place across the three Northern Greek regions crossed by the pipeline. This includes poplar (ca. 18,700 items); black, Scots and Calabrian pine (210,000, 13,400 and 56,000 items, respectively); cypress (18,000), as well as approximately 75,000 broad-leaved and 7,400 oleander shrubs.
21 May 2018
TAP provided €600,000 to completely renovate the “Fuad Babani” High School in Bilisht, Albania. The initiative is part of TAP’s Social and Environmental Investment (SEI) programme, improving the studying conditions for approximately 800 students. Committed to the highest safety standards, TAP also equipped the Bilisht High School with a fire alarm system and emergency exit stairs.
2 May 2018
TAP has launched its pre-qualification process for the engineering, procurement, installation and management (EPIM) of telecommunications and security systems. These elements will create a global network connecting the different pipeline technologies in TAP’s host countries, including the fibre optic network, the data centres in Italy and Switzerland, the compressor stations in Greece and Albania, etc.
27 April 2018
In April 2018, TAP's environmental management system, that covers all pipeline construction activities in Italy, Albania and Greece as well as TAP corporate activities, has been certified according to the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) 14001:2015 standard. Obtaining this certification is an assurance that TAP has in place industry best practice environmental processes and documentation.