Wates CEO: £2bn turnover no longer a targetSubscription
Wates is no longer targeting becoming a £2bn-turnover company, its chief executive has told Construction News.
Kier: Industry experts react to resultsSubscription
Industry experts expect significant changes in Kier’s management as it carries on its turnaround programme.
Kier suffers £36m half-year lossSubscription
Kier has reported a pre-tax loss of £35.5m in the first half of its financial year.
Kier's new CEO 'not afraid of a challenge' Subscription
Analysts have given their initial reactions to the appointment of former Wates boss Andrew Davies as Kier’s new chief executive officer.
Amey, Costain, Coffey, Kier and Murphy are among the contractors to have won spots on the first two lots of Severn Trent’s £2bn AMP7 investment framework.
Kier features and analysis
As the UK’s largest player, Balfour Beatty is now the organisation that Whitehall should look to for signs of turbulence and strength in the construction sector.
Kier dropped its half year results today, posting a £35.5m pre-tax loss for the year.
To adapt the words of the Bard of Avon, some are born innovative, some achieve innovation, and some have innovation thrust upon them.
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.
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