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Invergordon aluminium smelter

Invergordon Smelter Action Group.

Invergordon aluminium smelter

the case for survival

by Invergordon Smelter Action Group.

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Published by The Group in (Invergordon) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British Aluminium Company.,
  • Aluminum plants -- Economic aspects -- Scotland -- Invergordon (Ross and Cromarty)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementInvergordon Smelter Action Group.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9539.A64B7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination45,xleaves,(2)leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19359501M

    Invergordon, Aluminium Smelter, Saltburn Pier You may copy, display, store and make derivative works for personal use or use solely within an educational institution by staff and students, under these conditions: the ScotlandsPlaces website is attributed, there is no commercial use or sale, and no public distribution (for example, by hand. voltage distributions in an aluminium smelter pre anode B. F. Bradley D. W. Macmillan British Aluminium Co. Ltd, Gerrards Cross, Bucks SL9 OQB, UK S. P. Castell Bremar Holdings Ltd, Bremar House, Sale Place London W2 IPT (Received 12 October ; revised 7 March ) Introduction Aluminium smelting is carried out commercially by the Hoult-Hall reduction by: 3.

    aluminium and the power generated by the power plant, (apparent power). Some consumers within the smelter consume 80% active power and create 20% none active power (reactive power). Naturally the idea is to have a very high power factor in order to require minimal power generation. Assuming a smelter requires MW and. In , the firm invested £45million in its generators at Alcan, which produ tonnes of aluminium a year. A spokesman for Highlands and Islands Enterprise said: “Aluminium is a long.

    In addition, aluminium production plays an extensive role in the wider UK manufacturing supply chain. Of the aluminium consumed domestically, around four fifths are used by four key sectors: building / construction, transport, packaging and engineering. Until recently, there were three major aluminium smelters in the UK: Size: KB.   Three years ago, Britain’s last major aluminium smelter, Lynemouth, was closed. This followed the closure of the Anglesey plant in An industry, that used to boast of production figures of , tonnes a year, is now reduced to the .


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Invergordon aluminium smelter by Invergordon Smelter Action Group. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Invergordon Aluminium Smelter in Now, on the 35th anniversary year of its closure, a project to chart the impact of the Invergordon smelter is getting under way.

The Invergordon smelter: a case study in management. [G Gordon Drummond] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you.

This is a list of primary aluminium smelters in the world. Primary production is the process by which alumina is smelted to pure aluminum metal.

Secondary production is the process of recycling aluminum scrap into aluminum that can be used again. The list is incomplete and missing some data. Directed by Oscar Marzaroli. With Derek : Derek Cooper. With permission, Mr.

Speaker, I wish to make a statement about the Invergordon smelter. The House will recall that the British Aluminium Company closed its Invergordon smelter last December. The smelter employed some people.

The closure took place after intensive negotiations between the company and the Government. Less successful was the Invergordon aluminium smelter, constructed from the end of the s. This employed around 1, people at its peak Invergordon aluminium smelter book production, but was probably an enterprise whose demise was inevitable from the start: the costs of transmitting the electricity needed to smelt bauxite imported by sea from Jamaica simply made the.

The Invergordon Aluminium Smelter: the Case for Survival. by Invergordon Smelter Action Group | 1 Jan Paperback Currently unavailable. (Pen & Sword Military Classics Book 80) by Nick McCamley.

out of 5 stars Kindle Edition £ Report on the closure of the Invergordon smelter plant, which has been losing £1 million a month.

Includes interviews with Dick Charles, managing director of British Aluminium; Scottish Secretary, George Younger; Shadow Scottish Secretary, Bruce Millan. The yard used for this is now attempting to re-establish itself as a fabricator of large offshore wind turbines and oil rig refurbishment since being purchased by Global Energy a number of years Invergordon was the site of an aluminium smelter until when British Aluminium closed it.

Invergordon was a source of considerable freight with a number of railheads nearby: MK Shand [Invergordon] pipe traffic - Invergordon Aluminium Smelter - Invergordon Distillery - Invergordon goods itself (parcels, general goods) - Invergordon Harbour coal, other traffic - Highland Agriculture Works [Invergordon].

This pier was built to allow movement of raw materials and finished product to and from the now demolished Invergordon Aluminium Smelter which closed in A conveyor that was connected to the pier from the smelter survived until c The pier is some km in length, exploiting the deep water in the Cromarty Firth.

Smelter conveyor destruct works at Saltburn Jetty A picture of the destruct works on the "silver snake" taken at the entrance to Saltburn where it crossed. This photograph shows the aluminium smelter built in Invergordon at the end of the s by the British Aluminium Company.

The pipeline connecting to its own private jetty is also visible. At the peak of production people worked at the smelter, one. Buy The Invergordon Aluminium Smelter: the Case for Survival by Invergordon Smelter Action Group (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

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The Invergordon Smelter () Tweet. Tweet. Film details. Featuring. Derek Cooper. Director. Oscar Marzaroli. Countries British Aluminium Company. WHEN the Invergordon aluminium smelter closed at Christmas with the loss of jobs, the Easter Ross community's name became another symbol of a.

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Alness grew significantly from to house people coming to the area to work at the Invergordon aluminium smelter, some four miles to the east. And the establishment of the oil rig fabrication yards at Nigg led to further expansion.

§The Secretary of State for Scotland (Mr. George Younger) I beg to move, to leave out from "That" to the end of the Question, and to add instead thereof: 'this House deeply regrets the closure of the smelter at Invergordon with the loss of jobs; notes that the power contract between the British Aluminium Company and the North of Scotland Hydro-Electric.

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