Hargreaves Services plc is a holding company. The Company is engaged in the provision of haulage services, waste transportation, mineral import, mining and processing, together with coke manufacture and related activities. The Company operates in four segments: production, which produces coal and coke and also recycles tires for customers throughout the United Kingdom and Europe; Energy & Commodities, which provides coal, coke, minerals, smokeless fuel and biomass products to a range of industrial, wholesale and public sector energy consumers; Transport, which provides bulk logistics to the United kingdom customers, and Industrial Services , which provides quality assured contract management services to the power generation, utilities, chemicals and minerals industries. On March 15, 2011, the Company acquired Mekol NV through Hargreaves Carbon Products NV. In July 2013, the Company acquired certain assets from the Liquidators of Scottish Coal.