Kier bags 35 deals to win January leagueSubscription
Kier clinched its second successive contractor league triumph in January after securing 35 deals underpinned by healthcare projects.
Kier boss reveals talks over Carillion jobsSubscription
Kier chief executive Haydn Mursell has told Construction News the company is in talks with PwC about the possibility of completing some Carillion contracts.
Kier's debt up 31% but margins 'maintained'Subscription
Kier’s net debt has risen 31 per cent for the first six months of its financial year but its construction business has “maintained” its margins.
Contractors would be “daft” to take on Carillion’s contracts without securing changes to the terms and conditions, Kier’s boss has said.
Kier has taken on approximately 200 Carillion staff on HS2 and Highways England joint ventures.
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The firm is employing a never-before-used technique to upgrade an outdated shopping centre.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.
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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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Contractor has had to scour the country for the skills to restore hidden treasures within Middlesbrough’s Victorian town hall.
Morgan Sindall has been forced off the summit of the annual contractor rankings after 11 consecutive periods, as HS2’s huge civils deals gave Balfour Beatty the monthly league title.
The quietest month of the year so far couldn’t stop Galliford Try recording its second straight triumph in the monthly contractor league.
Contractor has had to convince Trago Mills to take a leap of faith on a steel-frame solution for the retailer’s first foray outside the South-west.
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