Kier keeps on track

Construction group Kier says its financial performance remains in line with expectations despite the downturn.

Kier ditch private housebuilding

Housing slump fails to stop Kier

Kier to build Birmingham development

Kier axes 350 jobs

Kier head of housing resigns

Kier group's executive director in charge of housing has resigned from the company.

Kier closes offices

Kier Group has closed two offices in its housing division as a result of the economic downturn.

Kier to meet expectations

Contractor Kier sounded a cautious note of optimism today in its latest trading statement.

Network Rail appoints Kier for £500m revamp scheme

Kier has been chosen by Network Rail to partner it on the £500m redevelopment of six of its stations across the South East.

Kier crane highjacked in EU protest

Kier’s £36.7m refurbishment to London’s Middlesex Guildhall has been highjacked bydemonstrators protesting over the EU Treaty.

Kier posts strong interim results

Contractor Kier has posted strong interim results for the six months ending 31 December 2007.

Kier wins £400m Stoke-on-Trent contract

Kier has signed a contract with Stoke-on-Trent City Council to deliver a £400m joint venture contract.

Kier wins £28m Cambridgeshire housing contract

Kier Partnership Homes (KPH), part of the Kier Group, has won the £28m contract to redevelop the Windmill Estate in Fulbourn near Cambridge.

Plymouth campus -proposals submitted

Plans to build a £34.7m campus in Plymouth are expected to be submitted this week.

Kier take Kent BSF project

Construction group Kier, bidding as part of the Land Securities Trillium consortium, has been appointed preferred bidder by Kent County Council to deliver over £100m worth of schools.

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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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