Kier Group

91-105 of 254 Articles
Clock icon 4 minutes

Alyson Cameron discusses her route into construction and dispels the misconception that a career in the sector is for those struggling academically or that it isn't for women. From a very young age, building was a keen interest of mine. My dad was a joiner and I always enjoyed helping him, showing a

Clock icon 1 minute

Phil McDowell has been promoted to operations director and joins the Board of directors for Kier Construction Scotland & North East. Phil joined Kier as a contracts manager in 2013 has been responsible for the successful delivery of a number of prestigious projects, including a number of award-w

Clock icon 5 minutes

The impact of continued uncertainty over Brexit, rising costs and squeezed margins are all reflected in the latest construction output figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), Scottish contractors have said. According to today’s report, the all work series decreased by 0.3% in Qu

Clock icon 2 minutes

Haydn Mursell has resigned as Kier Group chief executive with immediate effect just weeks after the firm launched an unsuccessful £264 million rights issue to help accelerate its debt reduction programme. The company announced today that Mursell will also stand down from the board of directors

Clock icon 2 minutes

Employees from Kier Construction Scotland and their sub-contractors have just completed a very rewarding construction project – volunteering at Whiteleys Retreat in South Ayrshire to improve a number of its facilities. The team at Kier Construction, who are currently building the nearby state-

Clock icon 2 minutes

Design and architecture company HLM has been awarded the £160 million project at RAF Lakenheath by the Defence Infrastructure Organisation. The project includes building an F-35 flight simulator, maintenance unit, new hangars and storage facilities. HLM will be working alongside engineering an

Clock icon 3 minutes

The £9 million transformation of one of Scotland’s oldest and most historic concert halls was revealed at the weekend as Aberdeen Music Hall re-opened its doors. The complex renovation has restored much of the concert hall’s original features and created new public areas with impro

Clock icon 2 minutes

Kier has launched a £264 million rights issue to help accelerate its debt reduction programme. The firm has seen its debt levels rise in the past few years, with its net debt standing at £624m as of 31 October.

Clock icon 2 minutes

Kier Construction Scotland took home a top award for best Pupil/Student Experience at the prestigious Education Buildings Scotland awards, held recently at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Edinburgh. The award ceremony brought education built-environment professionals from across the country togethe

Clock icon 5 minutes

A survey of members of The 5% Club has found that less than 2% of businesses are fully confident their employees are well placed to take advantage of the rising use of new technology. However, 78% of businesses surveyed strongly believe that earn and learn training opportunities, including apprentic

Clock icon 2 minutes

The project to build a brand new secondary school for Alness Academy is underway following the award of a key contract for the development. The Design and Build, Development Agreement (DBDA) will provide a new building for 660 pupils and will be equipped with sports facilities, two 3G pitches, a 25m

Clock icon 5 minutes

Berratt Wong, a graduate quantity surveyor at Kier, explains how the company’s graduate programme has helped his career in construction flourish. I was born in Malaysia and growing up, there was a brilliant TV programme about life working on airlines, so I instantly decided that I wanted to be

Clock icon 2 minutes

Kier Construction Scotland has been appointed to take forward a £9.7 million redevelopment of the category B-listed Wolfson Building on behalf of the University of Strathclyde. The redevelopment forms part of an overall investment of £15.5m into the six-storey building to establish it as

91-105 of 254 Articles