Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to the newest version of your browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of Construction News, please enable cookies in your browser.

Welcome to the Construction News site. As we have relaunched, you will have to sign in once now and agree for us to use cookies, so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Low blow

FINANCE IN BRIEF

An £8.4 million European Commission fine for cartel activities and a £3.9 million pension contribution has hit materials group Low & Bonar. Pre-tax profits in the six months to May 2006 are off £644,000 at £2.9 million and debt rocketed £15.1 million to £23 million. Turnover rose £6 million to £86.2 million.