Alloy Wheel Factory, Fort William

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A new aluminium alloy wheel manufacturing plant (252m x 105m).  Aluminium will be supplied from the existing smelter.

Power will be provided from the sites existing 100MW Hydro and 18MW Bio Fuel supplies and import/export from SSE’s 33KV Connection.

The plant will utilise a Biomass CHP unit to provide hot water at 350° C.

In addition, the client is developing a new 150MW Windfarm north of the site that will be used for exporting electricity back the SSE’s Grid.

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Liberty British Aluminium
Keppie Design
£35 million
Mechanical and Electrical Services Design