Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,469 pages of information and 245,911 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

British Benzol Carbonising

From Graces Guide

Manufacturer of solid fuel products

1970 Company incorporated. British Benzol and Coal Distillation Ltd was a subsidiary[1]

1981 Re-registered as a public limited company.

1985 Renamed British Benzol plc

Reverse take-over of Powerscreen Ltd of Dungannon and its subsidiaries.

By 1987 the company had been transformed into a world leading manufacturer and supplier of mobile screening equipment, as well as supplying fuel through a network of filling stations, and supplied crushing plant.[2] The group was renamed Powerscreen International.


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Aug 18, 1970
  2. 1987 Annual report