Current Tip-ex Haulier of the Year Hargreaves Services has raised £42.3m via a share placing as it looks to expand its portfolio of UK surface mining assets, to the benefit of its transport division. The shares have been placed in two tranches with a mixture of existing and new institutional investors. The second tranche is subject to shareholder approval at a meeting scheduled for the 7 May. Hargreaves expects to achieve net proceeds from the placing of £40.2m, which equate […]
Hargreaves Services’ transport division, Hargreaves Logistics, saw both turnover and operating profit increase in the first six months of the current financial year.
Hargreaves Services’ logistics division has felt the impact of Brexit, after a UK port delayed a £7m earthworks project in light of the EU referendum result.
Profit at Hargreaves Services’ transport division plummeted by more than£1m in the six months to November 2015, as the company was hammered by adverse conditions in the coal, steel, construction and waste markets and unseasonably warm winter weather.