Levenseat Launch First Stage of Recruitment Campaign

Levenseat Open Day Saturday 17th September

  • Take a tour of the new facility during late construction phase.
  • Find out about job opportunities
  • Learn about The Levenseat Trust and how to apply for funding.
  • Speak to key members of staff and ask questions about any aspect of Levenseat’s operations.

Levenseat Ltd, based between Fauldhouse and Forth, are holding an Open day on 17th September to showcase their new Waste Treatment Facility to the public. Over 100 construction workers are currently employed on this project, the most advanced of its kind in Scotland.

Levenseat Team Member

This Open Day marks the launch of the first stage of Levenseat’s campaign to recruit for up to 50 permanent posts at their site in West Lothian.

The event will showcase the various roles currently available as well as future opportunities. In total around 50 posts will be created at Levenseat, with jobs ranging from Administrative posts, Plant Operators, Engineers, Supervisors and Maintenance Staff.

Angus Hamilton, Managing Director, explains: “Our new Waste Treatment Facility is an important part of Levenseat’s ongoing plan to provide the most innovative and economical solutions to managing waste.  We are looking for dedicated and passionate people to join the Levenseat Team.  The first phase should be operating by December 2016 with full production by July 2017.”

The new facility consists of an advanced Materials Recycling Facility ( MRF) and a Combined Heat and Power Plant (CHP).  The MRF will use state of the art automated technology to recover high levels of recyclates such as wood, cardboard, metals, plastics and paper.  It is also designed to produce a fuel from the left-over residual waste which will be fed into the CHP. The CHP will convert the waste into a partially renewable energy and contribute to Scotland’s renewable energy targets.

Computer generated image of new Materials Recycling Facility

Between the hours of 10.00 hrs and 14.00 hrs small tours, for groups of up to 8 people at a time, attending the Open Day on 17th September will benefit from seeing how domestic and commercial waste will be sorted using the latest technology.  To avoid disappointment or long queues, Levenseat recommends booking in advance.

To register for the event please email pamelakw@levenseat.co.uk

Information will also be available on the Levenseat Trust and how community groups can apply for funding through the Scottish Landfill Communities Fund.

For more information on Levenseat please visit www.levenseat.co.uk


Notes to Editor

About Levenseat Ltd

Levenseat Limited is a Recycling & Waste Management company based in Central Scotland. With over 25 years’ experience, Levenseat has established a reputation for reliability, accessibility and innovation. We are committed to developing new waste solutions to provide customers with an environmental and economic solution and with the construction of our new plant together with our wider already established facility, we will be delivering to the market Scotland’s largest integrated facility providing treatment and recovery for a wide range of waste materials.

For more information please visit www.levenseat.co.uk

About Levenseat Renewable Energy Limited

Levenseat Renewable Energy Limited is an offshoot from Levenseat Ltd. with external investment provided from funds managed by Zouk Capital LLP and Foresight Group LLP (Green Investment Bank) with debt from Investec Bank plc. The Company was established specifically for the development of Energy from Waste and associated infrastructure.

For more information please visit lrel.levenseat.co.uk

About the project

Total project value:  £111m

Investors: GIB, Zouk Capital, Levenseat Limited

Environmental impact: recovery and recycling of over a million tonnes of materials over its lifetime, reduction in lifetime greenhouse gas emissions of over 1,300,000 tonnes, equivalent to taking over 23,000 cars off the road

Energy generation: 75GWh of electricity produced per year

Feedstock supply: from adjacent MRF facility with capacity to process 215,000 tpa

Developer:  Levenseat Renewable Energy Holdings Limited

EPC Contractor: M+W Group

Technology Provider, O&M Operator: Outotec Energy Products

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