Kier lands £57m Warwick student villageSubscription
Kier has won the contract to build a new £57m student village for the University of Warwick.
Kier CEO: ‘I’m pleased with debt level’Subscription
Kier chief executive Haydn Mursell has told Construction News he is “very pleased” with the contractor’s debt level after its half-year results revealed net debt climbed 33 per cent from £179m to £239m.
Skanska is poised to be named as the new contractor on Carillion’s £350m Midland Metropolitan Hospital contract after Kier confirmed it was out of the running.
Kier’s half-year revenue up as debt growsSubscription
Kier has reported an 8 per cent rise in half-year revenue, but the group’s net debt jumped 33 per cent largely due to investment in its property division.
Exclusive: Kier and Skanska are the two contractors left battling to replace Carillion on the Midland Metropolitan Hospital contract, Construction News understands.
Kier features and analysis
Kier reported a healthy rise in half-year profit and revenue this morning, while pointing to a positive full-year outlook.
Locals get a glimpse of Kier’s brand new materials engineering centre for Warwick University.
The contractor top 50 increased more than 20 per cent year on year in February as Mace signed a single £400m deal to claim first place in the monthly league.
“Profit is not a dirty word, a contractor’s profit should be a reflection of the premium of the risk on the job.”
A chance meeting and a flash of inspiration are helping Kier deliver a new hotel as part of a fledgling development just outside Reading.
The firm is employing a never-before-used technique to upgrade an outdated shopping centre. Damon Schünmann went to have a look.
Contract wins among the top contractors grew by nearly a quarter in January year on year, led by Kier’s £595.1m haul.
Kier topped the contractor table for the second time in three months as the festive slowdown dragged overall wins to their second lowest total of 2017.
The contract-win top 50 stabilised in November as industrial specialist Winvic took its first league victory on record.
Nuclear power, proton beams and even Chinese modular hotels have featured in the biggest site reports this year.
Our 10 most-read news stories of the year included contract wins, corruption scandals, administrations and one sad, untimely death.
CN takes an exclusive tour of the UK’s first new nuclear plant in a generation to find out what it takes to deliver a project of unprecedented scale and complexity.
The winners of the Construction Investing in Talent Awards 2017 have been revealed during a glittering ceremony at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel.
A stand-out total of 30 contracts in just one month gave Kier top spot in the monthly league table for October, as the value of combined wins recovered from September’s crash.
The contractor top 50 came crashing back down to earth in September having hit unprecedented heights during the previous month thanks to HS2 wins.
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