Kier Group

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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

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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-

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Kier has today reassured shareholders that it is confident the group will meet its full-year expectations despite first-half costs exceeding the realised savings by approximately £10 million. In a trading update prior to its Annual General Meeting at 12 noon today, the infrastructure services,

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The expansion of the Golden Jubilee National Hospital in Clydebank has reached an important milestone after the Scottish Government’s Capital Investment Group approved the outline business case for an integrated ophthalmology unit. Principal supply chain partner Kier Construction Scotland will

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Construction output across the UK continued to recover following a relatively weak start to the year, with the latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showing an increase of 2.9% in the three months to August 2018. According to ONS Construction Output data released this morning the

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