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Keller suffers despite Aussie boom Subscription
Ground engineering specialist Keller has said its growing Australian business has not been enough to offset a weak performance in markets including the UK.
Scottish contractor ERDC Group ceases tradingSubscription
Administrators KPMG today took the decision cease trading at ERDC Group, two weeks after it took over the running of the firm.
Morgan Sindall bag £8.5m Newman University jobSubscription
Morgan Sindall has been awarded an £8.5 million contract to create a new entrance building and library at Newman University College in Birmingham.
Interserve expands in US with £22m dealSubscription
Interserve has bought the US formwork and shoring business CMC Construction Services in a deal worth £22 million.
Profits at Renew Holdings jumped 230 per cent in the 12 months to 30 September 2010 despite revenue falling to £290.4 million from £316.6m in 2009.
HomeServe boss sells shares worth £66mSubscription
Emergency repairs specialist HomeServe chief executive Richard Harpin is selling 16 million shares in the firm raising around £66 million as the firm reports turnover of £171 million in the first half of its financial year.
Kier snaps up renewable energy firm for £2.4mSubscription
Kier has announced the acquisition of renewable energy and solar PV specialist Beco in a deal worth up to £2.4 million.
Biwater sells UK division to focus overseasSubscription
Biwater Holdings has agreed to sell its UK subsidiary Biwater Services to MWH Constructors, the UK construction arm of US water specialist MWH Global.
T Clarke expects "challenging" 2011Subscription
M&E specialist T Clarke expects 2011 to be challenging as some projects are scaled back and margins continue to come under pressure.
Balfour Beatty subsidiary Mansell has bought the majority of Rok’s remaining business for £7 million, securing the jobs of 381 people. The divisions not included in the sale will be closed, resulting in 235 job losses.