Kier wins £51m Bolton schools deal

Kier has won a £51m deal to build two schools in Bolton.

Kier wins £200m Telford & Wrekin Council deal

Kier has been named preferred bidder for a £200m contract to build sports and learning communities across the borough for Telford & Wrekin Council.

Kier sees profits fall

Building group Kier has seen its profits fall by 61% in the year to 30 June 2009.

Kier £600m housing win

Kier has won a £600m contract to maintain North Tyneside Council's social housing stock.

Kier takes Scottish Sainsbury's store

Kier has been appointed to build a new Sainsbury’s store in Braehead, near Glasgow.

Kier wins Tyneside housing contract

Kier Building Maintenance (KBM) has won the contractfor £600m worth of repairs and maintenance for North Tyneside's 16,000 council houses over the next 10 years.

Kier trades in line

Despite the "challenging" market conditions for both housing and property development construction group Kier expects to report full year results in line with expectations.

Kier takes Featherstone prison

Kier has won a £145m prison contract from the Ministry of Justice.

Kier sees mixed trading

Contractor Kier today said trading remains varied across its divisions, with some activities benefiting from high public sector expenditure and others continuing to operate in challenging conditions.

Kier takes King's Cross contract

Contractor Kier Group has won the £27m contract to renew the large barrel-vaulted glazed roof at King’s Cross station, London.

East Midland framework awarded

Kier, Wates and Willmott Dixon have been selected to form the East Midlands Property Alliance (EMPA) Intermediate Projects Partnering Framework.

Kier takes £40m Surrey framework

Kier Facilities Services (KFS) has won a four-year framework agreement with Surrey County Council, amounting to over £40m.

Kier wins £55m Sheffield deal

Kier has been selected as the preferred bidder for a £55m services contract in Sheffield.

Kier and BDP win Wiltshire academy deal

Kier Education together with architect BDP has been selected as preferred bidder for a £25m Wiltshire academy.

Kier appoints Peter Brynes as divisional head

Peter Brynes has been promoted to lead Kier Building Maintenance (KBM).

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2017-05-25 08:41

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2017-05-10 10:47

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

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2017-05-08 14:27

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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

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

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