Blackwell have a significant, and ongoing, mining contract at the Hemerdon Tungsten mine near Plymouth. Over a 5 year period Blackwell equipment, and operators, will handle circa 50 million cubic metres of materials relating to the extraction and processing activities at the site. This is a state of the art mining operation and will continue to be a key project in the future.
Blackwell are currently undertaking a large proportion of the earthworks on the A14 widening and improvement scheme near Cambridge. Working for a JV client comprising of Balfour Beatty, Skanska and Costain, Blackwell have deployed over 100 people and associated items of earthmoving plant into the scheme which should be complete in 2020. Blackwell are tendering for similar Highways England projects across the UK.