Stobart Group’s Biomass division has won a 15-year contract with Western Bioenergy to supply 150,000 tonnes of biomass a year to its plant in Port Talbot, Wales. Furthermore Stobart has invested an £800,000 equity and debt stake in the project, alongside Greensphere Capital, which owns Western Bioenergy. Stobart Biomass will supply approximately 50% of the volume itself and manage and process the remainder, which will be supplied by an as yet un-named third party. Chief executive Andrew Tinkler said: “We […]
Are there signs of recovery? Well, if the MT basket of transport shares is anything to go by there has been a little bit of growth in the past month. But this doesn’t tell the full story for all of our big eight transport firms listed on the London Stock Exchange.
Acumen Automotive Logistics has bought four new Rolfo Auriga Deluxe enclosed semi-trailers as part of its strategy to refresh its entire 15-strong enclosed transporter fleet.
Eddie Stobart has ended its award-winning driver apprenticeship scheme run in association with System Training. The pair won Apprenticeship of the Year in the 2012 MT Awards for their two-year scheme that saw 10 trainees taken on from 200 applicants.