Concrete retrieved from the bed of the North Sea could be used in a planned £23million expansion project at a Highland port.
The suggestion was made by Fairfield Energy managing director, John Wiseman, as he revealed details of the company’s plans to decommission the subsea structures of its Greater Dunlin Area operations, which include a target of recycling 95% of materials brought ashore.
Fairfield last week announced the award of the multi-million pound decommissioning contract to a consortium headed by Bibby Offshore and including the Invergordon-based Port of Cromarty Firth (PCF). On the same day, PCF confirmed it was preparing to apply to the Scottish Government for permission to reclaim around 11 acres of land to expand its facilities at the Easter Ross town.
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