A new bespoke facility opened within Seaham Harbour to include processing area with new production balers and dedicated area adjacent to the harbour for storing prior to loading for transhipment by sea in parcels of up to 5000 metric tonnes. The facility also has the benefit of a railhead for the loading and the discharge of trains.
The Company is honoured by being awarded the Queens Award (International Trade) for its achievements in significantly increasing its export markets. This is the second occasion that the company has received the award, the previous occasion being 2005.
Following grant of planning permission and extensive building works new dedicated container loading facility opened on recently acquired yard immediately adjacent to head office site at Edmonton. This will enable the company to significantly increase its capacity to export by container from the southern region.
The company commissioned a bespoke cable granulation plant at its head office site in Edmonton. This £1.5 pound investment incorporates the latest technology and will enable the company to offer an improved product. The facility is capable of processing in excess of 10 metric tonnes per hour.
Development of specialist reusable steel division based at premises at Bull Lane, Wednesbury. The division is being run by Adrian Whale and will offer an extensive range of reusable ferrous products.
1000 Tonne Leimbach shear installed at Cradley Heath premises to replace smaller shears. The machine will give the Midlands region far greater capacity to enable the service of the demolition industry, the industrial sector and smaller merchants in the region.
A new can and glass line commissioned at Foreman Recycling site in Spennymoor to increase the company’s ability to process these recyclables and offer an improved service to its suppliers.
A new scrap metal processing facility opened in Telford.
A new facility at Cox's Lane opened to handle waste paper, cardboard and plastics