The insolvency of a major mining customer cost Hargreaves Services more than £8m last year, the group revealed today. In its interim results, Hargreaves Services, whose distribution and services division includes Hargreaves Logistics and Hargreaves Waste Services, detailed the impact of Wolf Minerals’ insolvency. The resulting loss of the contract at the Hemerden tungsten mine in Devon last October saw Hargreaves record an exceptional charge of £8.1m in the six months to 30 November 2018. This comprised a £5.1m write […]
Hargreaves Services is confident it can rebuild turnover and profit in its logistics business after the division suffered a 47% drop in operating profit to £2.3m last year.
Widnes-based Sutton Group has acquired Imperial Tankers, the bulk chemical transport arm of Hargreaves, creating a single bulk tanker fleet of some 700 units with a combined turnover of approximately £114m from UK operations alone.