Major Long-Term Cement Export Agreement reached between Warrenpoint Harbour Authority and Quinn Cement
Project will see a £2.5m investment and 20 new jobs created
Mills Selig acted for Warrenpoint Harbour Authority (WHA) on a new deal with Quinn Cement which will see the construction five cement silos at Warrenpoint Harbour with a total storage capacity of 7,500 tonnes dedicated to the export of bulk cement from the Quinn Cement operations in Ireland. The deal is a major statement of intent by both parties and will assist Quinn Cement in significantly expanding its operations in the UK while at the same time providing additional long-term throughput at the harbour. Work on the project is due to commence immediately with completion expected in September of this year.
Commenting on the development Peter Conway, CEO of Warrenpoint Harbour Authority said:
“This new ten-year agreement and capital investment project consolidates an already excellent business relationship between Warrenpoint Port and Quinn Cement and creates a significant economic benefit for the Harbour and the Northern Ireland economy. The Harbour Authority looks forward to working in partnership with Quinn Cement in further growing this export volume in the years to come.”