Kier tipped for Facebook's London HQ Subscription
Exclusive: Kier is set to be appointed by Argent for the final building Facebook will occupy as part of its new London campus, Construction News understands.
Kier wins £50m virus research siteSubscription
Kier has been appointed to deliver a new £50m scientific research facility in Surrey.
Ex-Kier HS2 director joins consultantSubscription
A former Kier project director who worked on the Silvertown Tunnel and HS2 has joined Peter Brett Associates.
Kier lands £45m deal in Cambridgeshire new townSubscription
Kier has been appointed by Cambridgeshire County Council to carry out the first phase of the design and construction of a new £45m education site.
Ousted Kier director joins McCarthy & StoneSubscription
One of the executives moved on by Kier as part of a management reshuffle has joined retirement developer McCarthy & Stone.
Kier features and analysis
From Meggs to Mitchell, Haydn to Harrington, Khan to Kelleher: the 15 industry protagonists you won’t be able to ignore next year.
Our top 10 features of the year look at major projects, the collapse of Carillion, the UK’s biggest contractors and some disruptive technologies.
In a normal year, the start of December is when everything begins to wind down.
This year, Kier opened a record 53 sites across the country as part of Open Doors Week.
Power in contracting swings like a pendulum.
In October CN invited directors from some of the UK’s largest tier ones to discuss what the contractor of the future might look like.
Lord Foster’s new observation deck, Birmingham’s Carillion hangover and Kier-Volker’s F-35 deal are among this week’s headlines.
The monthly top 50 contractors league passed the £4bn mark for only the second time this year as Sir Robert McAlpine scooped a first win in 17 months.
Mace took a narrow victory in September’s contractor league as the combined value of wins settled down after a rocky few months.
A few weeks ago Kier reported a pre-tax profit of £106m. Yet that didn’t do much to ward off the short-sellers, who are still controlling around 10.2 per cent of its stock.
Carillion’s collapse in January sent shockwaves through the industry and, indeed, the wider economy.
Kier, I’m afraid to say, has a real presentation problem.
Kier will release its annual results on Thursday and the big bets are split over which way the numbers will go.
Highways England’s national resurfacing deal gave Tarmac victory in the monthly league and produced a distorted August top 50 for the second year running.
The value of the top 50 contract wins table hit its lowest point for nearly two years in July as Kier notched up yet another league triumph.
When Royal Mail shareholders cast their votes on directors’ pay last week, the results will have sent shivers through boardrooms across the country.
Kier cuts average net debt by £20m in H2Subscription
Kier sells Australian business to reduce debtSubscription
Ex-Kier MD to lead Anglian Water consortiumSubscription
Kier FD: 'We’ll be shorted until after Brexit'Subscription
Mace boss: Name and shame late-paying clientsSubscription
Kier wins spot on £250m Cornwall frameworkSubscription
Kier wins £40m hospital improvement worksSubscription