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Raine Industries

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of Sheffield, an engineering group, later construction and property refurbishment company.

1988 The private housebuilding and property company Miller Wheeldon carried out a reverse take-over of the company[1]

1988 Acquired Ford and Weston shop fitter and construction group

1988 Acquired Lycett and Platt, shop fitter and 2 small housebuilders

1988 Acquired Aberdeen Construction, aggregates group

1988 Swapped Aberdeen Construction with Evered Holdings's house building arm Fletcher Holdings

1988 Failed in its bid for Ruberoid Co

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, May 03, 1988