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 […]
Ceva Logistics has appointed Brett Bissell as chief operating officer for its contract logistics division.
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.
The FTA has called on the government to speed up its decision over a new lower Thames crossing, after transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin ruled out one of the three possible locations and said a final announcement would be made “as soon as possible”.