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UPDATE 1-Brexit delaying major UK infrastructure projects, Kier says - Reuters

UPDATE 1-Brexit delaying major UK infrastructure projects, Kier saysReutersMarch 23 Britain's move to leave the European Union is delaying major UK infrastructure projects from tower blocks and power stations to new roads and rail lines, construction and services company Kier Group said on Thursday. Peers such as Capita ...and more »

Construction firm Kier Group increases profits in second half of 2016 - Kent Online

Construction firm Kier Group increases profits in second half of 2016Kent OnlineConstruction group Kier increased underlying operating profit by 4% to £56.5m in the second half of last year. Revenues were static, down 1% to just over £2 billion, as it proposed an interim dividend of 22.5p, up 5%. The company, which grew pre-tax ...and more »

Kier reveals new chairman as half-year profit rises - Construction News

Kier reveals new chairman as half-year profit risesConstruction NewsKier has announced its chairman Phil White is stepping down as the firm reported a rise in half-year profit. The Bedfordshire-based firm said Mr White will leave after its AGM in November and will be replaced by Philip Cox, the current chairman of ...and more »

Kier increases pre-tax profits by 12% - The Business Desk;

Kier increases pre-tax profits by 12% - The Business Desk

The Business DeskKier increases pre-tax profits by 12%The Business DeskConstruction group Kier has increased pre-tax profits by 12% as it looks to build on its £9bn order book. The results, for the six months to December 2016, showed revenues were down by 1% to £2.00bn, but pre-tax profits rose by £4.8m to £46.3m.and more »

Kier Group earnings rise as chairman steps down - DIGITALLOOK;

Kier Group earnings rise as chairman steps down - DIGITALLOOK

DIGITALLOOKKier Group earnings rise as chairman steps downDIGITALLOOKProperty, residential, construction and services company Kier Group posted its results for the six months to 31 December on Thursday, with revenue falling 1% to £2bn on an underlying basis. The FTSE 250 firm said the results were in line with ...and more »

Kier posts massive profit rise; chairman to retire - MarketWatch

Kier posts massive profit rise; chairman to retireMarketWatchLONDON--Kier Group PLC (KIE.LN) reported Thursday a massive rise in first-half pretax profit thanks to selling a part of Mouchel, a business it bought recently. Kier also said Chairman Phil White will retire on Nov. 17 and that Philip Cox, the chairman ...and more »

Profits top £56.4m for Kier thanks to raft of projects - The Business Desk;

Profits top £56.4m for Kier thanks to raft of projects - The Business Desk

The Business DeskProfits top £56.4m for Kier thanks to raft of projectsThe Business DeskProperty, construction and services company Kier Group, which has 300 staff in offices across the North West, says major projects across the region have contributed to increased half-year profits to £56.4m. This was a rise of 4% in the six months to ...and more »

What Investors Should Know About Kier Group plc's (LSE:KIE) Financial Strength? - Simply Wall St;

What Investors Should Know About Kier Group plc's (LSE:KIE) Financial Strength? - Simply Wall St

Simply Wall StWhat Investors Should Know About Kier Group plc's (LSE:KIE) Financial Strength?Simply Wall StInvestors are always looking for growth in small-cap stocks like Kier Group plc (LSE:KIE) with its market cap of USD $1,769 Million. However, an important fact which most ignore is: how financially healthy is the company? The significance of doing due ...and more »

Kier Group reports 12% rise in half-year profits - International Business Times UK;

Kier Group reports 12% rise in half-year profits - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKKier Group reports 12% rise in half-year profitsInternational Business Times UKConstruction contractor Kier Group has posted a 12% increase in profits for the six months to 31 December period. Profit before tax increased to £46.3m ($57.8m) from £41.5m in the same period a year earlier. More from IBTimes UK. Next posts first slide ...and more »

Profits rise at construction group Kier - Telegraph.co.uk;

Profits rise at construction group Kier - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukProfits rise at construction group KierTelegraph.co.ukKier Group enjoyed a 12pc jump in profits in the second half of 2016 as it shrugged off the difficulties faced by other construction companies since the vote to leave the European Union. In the six-month period ending December 31, profit before tax ...and more »

Drax chairman to take construction role - Insider Media;

Drax chairman to take construction role - Insider Media

Insider MediaDrax chairman to take construction roleInsider MediaA construction giant behind several landmark projects in Yorkshire has appointed the chairman of FTSE 250 energy company Drax to the same role at the same time as reporting a surge in interim pre-tax profit to almost £50m. Philip Cox, who is also a ...and more »

Construction drives Kier to strong half-year - Construction Enquirer;

Construction drives Kier to strong half-year - Construction Enquirer

Construction EnquirerConstruction drives Kier to strong half-yearConstruction EnquirerThe construction arm of Kier has achieved record revenue of £1bn and strong profit growth to drive forward Kier's first-half performance. Haydn Mursell, Kier Group chief executive. Despite challenging market conditions, the construction arm lifted ...and more »

Kier Group HY Profit Rises; Chairman Phil White To Retire - RTT News

Kier Group HY Profit Rises; Chairman Phil White To RetireRTT NewsKier Group plc. (KIE.L), a property, residential, construction and services group, reported that its profit attributable to owners of the parent for the six-month period ended 31 December 2016 significantly increased to 38.5 million pounds from 9.7 ...and more »

Kier looks to Cross Keys JV to open doors - The Construction Index

Kier looks to Cross Keys JV to open doorsThe Construction IndexKier has formed a joint venture with Cross Keys, a housing association and care services provider based in Peterborough. Although each party has 50:50 voting rights, the joint venture is 90% owned by Kier. Kier is transfering part of its land bank and ...and more »

TOP NEWS: Kier Profit Surges Amid Chairman Appointment, Venture Set-Up - London South East (registration) (blog)

TOP NEWS: Kier Profit Surges Amid Chairman Appointment, Venture Set-UpLondon South East (registration) (blog)LONDON (Alliance News) - Kier Group PLC on Thursday said pretax profit in its first half was more than eight times higher than the same period the prior year, as it appointed a new chairman designate and announced a new joint venture. Kier, which ...and more »

UK's Kier reports higher profit, forms residential JV - Daily Mail

UK's Kier reports higher profit, forms residential JVDaily MailMarch 23 (Reuters) - Britain's Kier Group is on track to meet its full-year expectations, the construction and support services company said on Thursday, as it reported a 4 percent rise in first-half profit and a larger order book. The company also ...and more »

Kier Group appoints new chairman as profits rise - Financial Times

Kier Group appoints new chairman as profits riseFinancial TimesFTSE 250 construction group Kier has announced the appointment of Drax chairman Philip Cox as its next chairman, as it reports growing profits despite the difficulties that many construction groups have faced since the UK's vote to leave the EU. Sample ...and more »