Grounded hangar RAS project ‘will start again’


The man behind an on-land salmon farm based at a former airforce base in the west of Scotland has pledged to renew the project after a water supply issue wrecked plans to harvest the fish.

Norwegian Arve Gravdal, founder and chief operating officer of RAS company Niri, was growing 26,000 salmon in a large tank in a hangar at Machrihanish, Campbeltown, but decided to take the fish out about two months ago after the water became contaminated with detergent.

Because of the contamination, most of the salmon – which Gravdal said were market-size – were recycled, with................................

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