Weir Minerals wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Todmorden based Weir Minerals Europe has won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for significantly boosting its overseas trade.

Managing director Tony Locke said: “A combination of hard work, technical expertise and the ability to adapt to changing market conditions has allowed us to continue to build our international presence.

“I’d like to thank all of our employees for their commitment.”

The business - part of the FTSE 100 Weir Group plc - makes high-performance equipment for the mining, mineral processing, and power and industrial markets. More than 90 per cent of its revenue comes from overseas sales.

It previously won the award in 2008.