THE chairman of a Ruthin-based civil engineering firm has been awarded an MBE for services to the economy in Wales.
Huw Jones of Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK was awarded the honour as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
Jones Bros, which employs more than 500 people, is currently working on contracts in various sectors including highways, flood and marine defence, waste management and renewable energy around the UK.
Huw said: “I have been very fortunate to have had the opportunity to lead and develop an organisation through steady growth over a number of years.
“My focus has remained on the longer term view and central to this is the development of the people and businesses employed and associated with us and the wider benefits that can bring to our communities.
“Being North Wales born and bred and living here all my life,