ABP to build plasterboard plant in Newport

Associated British Ports (ABP) will start construction in April of a plasterboard factory at Newport, which will help create around 60 new full-time jobs in the area. Gypsum used in manufacture will be delivered by ship and will eliminate the need to transport raw materials from the port to an inland factory by road, which will help reduce CO2 emissions. ABP group head of business development, Ralph Windeatt, said: “Port-centric manufacturing and ... [+]

ABP Newport in pole position

Associated British Ports (ABP)’s Port of Newport has signed a new lease with Power Poles to provide secure storage space to support the company’s regional operations. Power Poles supplies treated wooden telephone poles from Nordic countries, distributing them throughout the UK, and has signed the lease for a one-acre storage ... [+]

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