Kier lands housing maintenance contract with City of Lincoln Council

Kier has won a competitive tender to provide planned maintenance improvement works to 8,000 council houses managed by City of Lincoln Council housing planned maintenance partnering contract over the next five years, from April 2013.

Kier signs £120m waste and recycling contract with East Sussex councils

Kier Group has signed a £120m waste and recycling contract with four local authorities in East Sussex.

Kier starts work on Burnley General Hospital’s Urgent Care Centre

Kier and East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust have signalled the start of a new development at Burnley General Hospital with an official sod cutting ceremony.

Kier wins £120m environmental services contract for East Sussex councils

Four East Sussex councils have jointly awarded a ten-year contract to deliver waste and recycling collections, street cleansing and beach cleaning to Kier.

Kier wins London Southend Airport extension job

Kier Construction has been appointed key contractor on a £10m extension to the terminal at London Southend Airport.

Mayor of Torby, Gordon Oliver, cuts turf for South Devon College's energy centre

Gordon Oliver, Mayor of Torbay, cut the turf to start the building of South Devon College’s energy centre, based on the Whiterock Business Park in Paignton.

Kier awarded South Devon College energy centre

Kier has won the contract to build a new energy centre for South Devon College.

Kier named preferred bidder to deliver £240m Watford Health Campus

Kier Property has been selected by the Health Campus Partnership (formed by Watford Borough Council, West Hertfordshire Health Trust (WHHT) and Watford Football Club) as the preferred bidder for the £240m Watford Health Campus project.

Kier leads the way in green energy with Biogen investment

Kier has announced a £24.4m investment in UK food waste to energy business Biogen.

Kier to build new Integrated Urgent Care Centre in Burnley

Kier Construction has been selected as East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust’s principal supply chain partner to replacing the existing Urgent Care Centre and Children’s Minor Illness Unit (CMIU) at Burnley General Hospital with an Integrated Urgent Care Centre (IUCC).

Kier consortium wins contract with Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire Fire Authority

Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Fire Authority has selected a Kier consortium as preferred bidder for a £50m PFI contract to build and maintain 11 new community fire stations across Staffordshire.

Kier trades "robustly"

In its latest update to the stockmarket today, Kier Group says it continues to trade resiliently in difficult market conditions.

Kier launches new training scheme

Kier has announced its Construction Team Leader Apprenticeship (CTLA) - a new qualification to train site supervisors and foremen.

Kier takes Dorset school

The St Aldhelm’s Academy Trust has announced Kier Construction as the selected panel member for the £9.8m renewal and refurbishment project at St Aldhelm’s Academy in Poole, Dorset.

Kier signs contract for UCL research centre

Building works for a new research centre at UCL will begin later this month, following the formal signing of contracts worth in excess of £70m with Kier Construction.

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2017-05-31 13:33

The rate of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) will rise by two per cent on June 1 to 12 per cent on all non-exempt transactions. Martin Bennison, managing director at construction finance firm Ultimate Finance, explains what this means for UK construction companies.

2017-05-25 08:41

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is growing in popularity and is now mandatory for centrally funded public-sector projects. Experts and the curious are gathering more and more frequently at dedicated congresses, exhibitions and workshops. Many people are now asking: Where does the UK stand on the issue of BIM and the digitisation of the construction industry?

2017-05-10 10:47

Opening site doors to more females is vital to plugging the construction skills gap, reports Claire Cameron

THE construction industry continues to be plagued by a well-documented skills gap with some suggesting the shortage could get worse before it gets better.

2017-05-08 14:27

If you work on a building site, are self-employed or have a zero-hours contract, you might be surprised to know you work in the ”gig economy”. This is the economy characterised by temporary work and irregular hours, pay and working conditions.

2017-03-29 10:31

Jeremy Gould, VP sales Europe, TomTom Telematics, discusses how technological developments in vehicle telematics have opened up new workflow management possibilities for the construction industry

2017-03-21 09:31

With the demand of oil increasing, it’s estimated that the Earth will reach its full capacity for oil consumption at some point within the next 20 years. This is despite the production of oil decreasing, and the construction industry is no exception to this, reports Niftylift.

2017-03-17 10:55

With construction firms leading the way in drone technology, Claire Cameron takes a closer look at how unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) can be used onsite

2017-03-07 16:20

While the physical safety of workers is prioritised on construction sites, mental health is often overlooked, reports Claire Cameron

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