The collapse of British Steel and Wolf Minerals left Hargreaves Services £16.1m out of pocket for the year ended 31 May, the company said today. Publishing its full year accounts, Hargreaves Services said the cessation of trading at Wolf Minerals last October and the liquidation of British Steel in May turned it loss making in the period, though the company described its underlying performance as “satisfactory”. The loss came after Hargreaves Services recorded an £8.1m exceptional charge in regards Wolf […]
Share prices in the industry have not changed dramatically since last week. Most have seen a small increase in value, apart from Stobart, which saw its share value remain static.
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.
A lot has happened in the two weeks since the last MT Tracker, and today the government has revealed that it will begin selling shares in post and parcel operator Royal Mail within the next few weeks, adding another transport name to the companies listed on the London Stock Exchange.