Left to right: Alan Muir, David Fairweather, John Muir (Muir Construction), John Stevenson and Martin Tangney (Celtic Renewables)
Family-owned Muir Construction has completed the build of Scotland’s first multi-million-pound biorefinery, Celtic Renewables, at Caledon Green in Grangemouth with the capacity to produce 1 million litres of sustainable biochemicals annually. The timing could not be better as the country prepares for the commencement of COP26 (31 October – 12 November).
The multi-million-pound plant will use Celtic Renewables’ patented technology to convert 50,000 tonnes of unwanted and low-value biological material into high-value renewable chemicals, sustainable biofuel, and other commercially and environmentally valuable commodities.
Following a competitive tender, Cleantech innovators Celtic Renewables appointed Fife headquartered Muir Construction. Recognising the positive contribution Celtic Renewables will make to the planet’s future, whilst delivering excellent commercial returns, the Muir board invested in the company.