Work has come to a complete halt on a £210 million energy centre in Grangemouth. Bosses at Brockwell Energy, the owners of Earls Gate Energy Centre, say CNIM (Earls Gate) Limited are responsible for the site but have not been working since its return from the New Year break.
The centre was created to prevent 216,000 tonnes of household and commercial waste from entering landfill every year.Falkirk Live understands French construction firm CNIM have failed to return contact with Brockwell, and its labour staff have been laid off without pay.
Nearby CalaChem and adjacent industrial plants were all set to benefit from the development as it would be providing heat and power to them.The site was due to open by the middle of this year, creating around 30 jobs.A spokesperson for Brockwell Energy told us: "We can confirm the main contractor CNIM (Earls Gate) Limited, responsible for the site, has not been working since its return from the New Year break."Earls Gate Energy Centre Limited is the owner of the project and is seeking information from CNIM to understand the issue.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk