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Concerns grow as Rio Tinto put up for sale

mgibson@obantimes.co.uk

CONCERNS over the future of a Lochaber smelter have once again come to the fore with news the site is up for sale.

Owners Rio Tinto announced earlier this year it was reviewing its operation in Lochaber, putting more than 160 jobs at risk.

In May, The Oban Times reported a working group of Highland Council and Chamber of Commerce representatives visited an area in Wales where a power plant had recently shut to learn what life is like for local people following the closure.

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