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June 2009

Compass Engineering’s latest project will see BP’s new Bio Fuel plant at Salt End, Hull be supported by more than 150 tonnes of steelwork, walkways and ladders.

The project is a complex structure which involved highly detailed design and manufacture by Compass Engineering and will house an experimental facility which will burn waste at high temperatures, generating electricity. BP’s Salt End plant is reported to be one of the most efficient in the UK, and with this help from Compass Engineering, the new Bio Fuel facility will see them continue this claim.

December 2008

Compass Engineering are to provide Blaydon based Graphite Resources Ltd the steel framework for a new state of the art processing plant.

The plant will house various machinery involved in the processing of waste and recycling including the creation of bio fuels and soil manufacture via anaerobic digestion from material that would otherwise go into landfill.

November 2008

Barnsley based Compass Engineering completes the steel framework for a new breed of High Bay Warehousing.

Online electronics giant Ebuyer has expanded rapidly and commissioned the construction of a new high bay warehouse, for which Compass Engineering will be supplying over 600 tonnes of steel framing.

The warehouse is part of Ebuyers automated distribution system and gives a height clearance of an astonishing 20metres allowing efficient use of space.

Sept 2007

A recent Green Energy drive by the Scottish and Newcastle brewery in Manchester has seen Compass Engineering supplying more than 100 tonnes of steel frame work.

Another Miller Construction supply chain project, the Biomass Boiler at the brewery will burn waste hops used during the brewing process and Compass Engineering will be supplying the supporting framework and open mesh walkways and stairs.

August 2007

Steel construction specialist Compass Engineering, continues an exceptional year of projects with the supply of steel frame work for Asda’s newest store at Glasshoughton, Wakefield.

The area has seen vast regeneration over recent years and the Junction 32 development includes Xscape, Designer Village, B&Q, various fast food outlets and hotels.

The Asda store will be the fifth unit on the development that Compass Engineering has supplied steel framework for and is proud to be involved in employment generating projects within the region.

June 2007

Further expansion of 3 retail parks in Stoke on Trent, Hull and Selby sees Barnsley based Compass Engineering responsible for the design and manufacturing of steel frames for a total of 17 large and small multi use units.

This project will attract a total value of over £1m and continues the success of Compass Engineering, which since its creation in 1984 has seen steady organic growth, resulting in numerous employment opportunities within the region.

April 2007

Steel construction specialists Compass Engineering have secured another impressive project to supply 400 tonnes of steelwork decking, stairs and edge protection a medical centre in Bury, Lancashire.

Compass Engineering will be delivering this project as a Miller Construction supply chain partner, a scheme requiring Compass Engineering to meet rigorous assessments involving the business as a whole, not just the project in hand and its high levels of integrity and quality workmanship.

December 2006

Compass Engineering are celebrating the completion of a one of their largest ever projects. The new warehouse, that will house manufacturing, office and distribution for kitchen, bedroom and bathroom furniture manufacture, Symphony Group plc is big enough to fit 10 football pitches!

Firm's Twenty Years of Achievement
Barnsley Chronicle - 14.03.05



Compass Engineering Limited is celebrating its twentieth anniversary this year, this represents a tremendous achievement for a company which was started as a supplier largely to the National Coal Board and was set up during the middle of the miners’ strike of 1984.

There have been highs and lows over the period, but essentially the company has performed well, increasing its turnover and profitability steadily over the years. Recently the company celebrated its achievement with an anniversary dinner at the Brooklands Hotel, which was attended by well over 100 past and present employees and their partners.

The entire workforce shares in the profits of the business, and health and welfare is a priority. At Christmas 2003 all the current and retired employees were given a special bonus to mark the 20th Anniversary.

“The future of the business will be built upon the standards laid down to date, coupled with provision of first class service to Compass Engineering’s customers”.

The current customers include many of the region’s premier building contractors as well as a number of national builders.


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