25 years ago

worksop company, John Shaw Limited has won a £1 million Coal Board contract against competition from Britain’s top firms.

The NCB announced the news this week and John Shaw Limited says the contract is a tribute to the standards and dedication of its Sandy Lane workforce.

Contract work will involve the production and supply of steel wire ropes to Coal Board bases across the UK, including Scottish and Welsh coalfields. The ropes are used underground for the haulage of minerals and manpower to and from coal faces.