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AHK Group announces acquisition of Waste Research Limited

AHK Group is pleased to announce its acquisition, on the 29th January 2019, of Waste Research Limited (WRL).

Based in Rotherham, WRL is a leading independent provider of inspection, sampling and testing services for the Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) and Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) industry.

The acquisition of WRL represents a key milestone towards AHK’s vision to become a leader in the provision of inspection, sampling and testing services to the RDF and SRF industry.

AHK, through its subsidiary Knight Energy Services (KES), has extensive UK and international experience and knowledge in the sampling and analysis of solid fuels including; coal, coke, biomass and SRF. KES’ headquarters and principal testing laboratory are located in Dundonald, Ayrshire, UK.

WRL will rebrand to become a part of Knight Energy Services.

David Wilson, Clare Wilson and Carl Wilson, of WRL, will continue in their current roles and will, working closely in conjunction with KES’ senior management, continue to operate from the WRL site in Rotherham.

David Kerrigan, Head of Knight Energy Services commented:  “the acquisition of WRL strengthens our capability to provide a comprehensive service to our customers seeking to optimise and protect their supply chains and associated sale and purchase agreements.

“Building upon the strong foundations established at WRL, we are looking forward to continuing and developing successful relationships with both existing and potential clients.”


Should you have any queries concerning the combination of KES and WRL, or wish to explore further opportunities to work together, please make contact.

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