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Garston contract is set in stone

[ May 5, 2020   //   ]

Associated British Ports Garston has signed a long-term contract to import around 60,000t of decorative stone for Long Rake Spar.

The Mersey port has already completed two successful cargo discharge operations for the company and will be investing £2.6 million to enhance facilities including installing 16 external concrete storage bays and building a new 20,000 sq.ft warehouse.

Founded in 1867, Long Rake Spar has been supplying specialised decorative aggregates for over 150 years.

Managing director Trevor Broadhurst, said: “ABP’s investment in the site, along with their expertise in handling and efficiency have allowed us to plan for expansion in import, export and processing and we look forward to a successful long-term partnership with them.”