Construction group Breedon has acquired ‘certain assets and operations of Cemex UK’ in a £178m deal that gives it control of around 100 active operations across six divisions in England, Scotland and Wales. Breedon will pay £155m in cash and take on £23m of lease liabilities under the terms of the takeover. It said the conditional agreement with Cemex was consistent with its strategy of purchasing “earnings-enhancing aggregates-related businesses with strong potential for performance improvements and synergy benefits.” Completion of the […]
DVSA has published the names of the first operators taking part in its flagship earned recognition pilot, with Wincanton, DPD and John Lewis among the 20-strong cohort.
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Wincanton’s commercial vehicle maintenance division, Pullman Fleet Services, has performed well in the first quarter of the current financial year, its parent has said.