A £100 million compensation claim against a contractor following a tunnel collapse at a new Highland hydro-electric scheme is to go to the UK Supreme Court. Earlier this year, energy firm SSE Generation won more than £100m in compensation in a claim against contractor Hochtief who designed and bui
Rebecca Barrass Rebecca Barrass looks at the litigation surrounding the Glendoe Hydro-Electric Scheme
Energy firm SSE has lost a court battle over a £130 million damages claim following the collapse of a tunnel at its Glendoe hydro scheme. It took legal action against engineering contractor Hochtief which carried out tunnelling work at the site near Fort Augustus.
An energy company has won the right to pursue a £130 million claim against contractors after a tunnel collapse hit the operation of a new hydro scheme, according to the BBC. SSE Generation launched the compensation claim following problems at its Glendoe site near Fort Augustus.
Michael Martin Former chief engineer of Morrison Construction, Michael Martin, has been named as project director of Forth Crossing Bridge Constructors (FCBC), the consortium building the £1.4 billion Queensferry Crossing.