Alvance proposes new recycling, cast facilities at Fort William

Alvance, the aluminium division of GFG Alliance, is proposing to invest in a new recycling and casting facility that will almost double output at its Fort William, Scotland, plant and continue its growth as a low-carbon production hub.

The proposed £94 million ($124.1 million) investment replaces a previously-approved alloy wheels factory due to a significant decline in the UK automotive sector.

The new facility – which is subject to approval by the Highlands Council – will produce 80,000 tonnes of billets for the domestic construction sector, which currently relies heavily on imports. To support the developments, Alvance said it is also proposing significant upgrades to the nearby port...

Published

Andrea Hotter

November 17, 2020

02:15 GMT

New York