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Adjudicator favours Redhall in Saltend dispute

1 Aug 11 The adjudicator into the dispute between Redhall Engineering Solutions and Vivergo Fuels over the Saltend bioethanol plant contract has determined that Vivergo had unlawfully attempted to terminate the contract and, by denying Redhall’s workforce access to the site, had repudiated the contract.

Locked-out workers, in March
Locked-out workers, in March

As previously reported, on 14 March Redhall was thrown off the job, where it was fabricating and installing pipework on the £200m plant, with the contract 78% complete.

With adjudication in its favour, Redhall is pursuing the process to recover damages for Vivergo's contract repudiation as well as £16.7m in total costs outstanding on the contract, including settlement with its former employees on the Vivergo site and legal fees.

In April Redhall  agreed a £1.2m 'full and final settlement' with the former employees.

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