Renewable energy and telecoms engineering joins RSK Group

31st August 2022
Tom Anstee

Milestone Communications, specialists in civil, electrical and mechanical engineering for the UK’s telecoms and renewable energy suppliers has joined RSK Group, a delivery of sustainable solutions.

Established in 2004 from their head office in Leicestershire, Milestone boasts a team of 80 sector experts and has grown to a yearly turnover of more than £8m. Their teams, operating across the UK, consist of highly trained in-house delivery crews, maintained by a full back-office support team.

Milestone offers bespoke steel fabrication at BS1090-2 standard, civils and build capabilities, and a full turnkey solution to project management. As a contractor for the telecoms industry Milestone is accredited to provide services for the leading industry names such as Ericsson, Cellnex Arqiva, TEF, Vodafone, EE and MBNL. The company’s work in the renewable sector has included bespoke steel infrastructure installed on projects across public and private sector including British Antarctic Survey, BBC Glasgow and Bristol & Bath University.

Milestone’s Joint Managing Directors Adrian Whalley and Gavin Baxter said: "This is an exciting step for both Milestone's future as a business and for our highly skilled employees. We are looking forward to bringing Milestone's unique service offerings and culture to the RSK Group as well as gaining the structure, support and opportunities that the group environments will provide."

RSK Group CEO Alan Ryder said: “The addition of Milestone’s considerable expertise to RSK will serve the group and its clients well; enhancing our current strength in the renewables sector whilst improving the group’s access to the telecommunications market. We are particularly excited about Milestone’s steel fabrication capabilities which will bring a much-valued skillset in-house for the group and allow us to continue to expand in line with growing market demands.”

As RSK continues to deliver its ambitious growth strategy it is now comprised of more than 175 companies, employing 10,000 people. The Group’s annual turnover at the end of FY22 is expected to be in excess of £800 million, more than double the previous year.

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