Sirius seeks $600m for troubled Yorkshire mine project

Shares of Scarborough-based Sirius Minerals plc, the firm behind the controversial $5 billion fertilizer mine in North Yorkshire, rose about 9% on Monday as it outlined a new two-stage development plan…




























Harworth and Henry Boot form joint venture

Rotherham-based brownfield regeneration firm Harworth Group and Sheffield-based property investment group Henry Boot on Tuesday announced a joint venture “to pursue a strategic land opportunity…


EU agrees Brexit delay until January 31

The European Union on Monday agreed a three-month “flexible” delay to the UK’s proposed departure from the EU. Just days before the UK is formally…


Begbies makes another acquisition with ALJ

Manchester-based corporate rescue giant Begbies Traynor Group plc said on Friday it made yet another acquisition. Begbies Traynor said it acquired Alexander Lawson Jacobs Limited (ALJ), a…





EG, Blackburn petrol station giant, completes US deal

Blackburn-based petrol station and convenience store giant EG Group has announced the completion of its Cumberland Farms acquisition in the United States. Based in Westborough, Massachusetts, Cumberland…





Begbies buys business transfer agent Ernest Wilson

Manchester-based corporate rescue giant Begbies Traynor Group plc said on Monday it acquired Leeds-based business transfer agent Ernest Wilson for up to £5.63 million. “This long-established business,…




Wincanton weighs bid for Eddie Stobart

Wincanton Plc said on Friday it is mulling a possible offer for Warrington-based Eddie Stobart Logistics Plc. The news came just two days after Eddie…