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Kier Group appoints new chairman as profits rise - Financial Times

FTSE 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 ...and more »

Kier to simplify operations as £120m contract ended early - Construction News

Kier chief executive Haydn Mursell has outlined plans to simplify the company, with a focus on construction growth in the UK. More from: Kier to simplify operations as £120m contract ended early. Mr Mursell told Construction News the Bedfordshire-based ...and more »

Profits rise at construction group Kier despite fears of rising costs -

Construction companies could be hit by rising inflation and a lack of skilled labourers, pushing the cost of materials and wages higher, the boss of Kier has warned. Haydn Mursell said inflation, which jumped higher than expected in February to 2.3pc ...and more »

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

Kier has announced its chairman Phil White is to step down as the firm reported a rise in half-year profit. More from: Kier to simplify operations as £120m contract ended early. The Bedfordshire-based company said Mr White would leave after its AGM in ...and more »

Scottish projects contribute to steady progress at Kier - Scottish Construction Now

The continued growth of Kier Construction Scotland has helped its parent company announce a “solid” set of financial results. For the six months to December 31 2016, Kier Group reported steady underlying revenue of just over £2 billion (down 1%) and ...and more »

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

(Reuters) - 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 (KIE.L) said on Thursday. Peers such as ...and more »

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

Investors 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 »

Construction drives Kier to strong half-year - Construction Enquirer

The construction arm of Kier has achieved record revenue of £1bn and strong profit growth to drive forward Kier's first-half performance. Kier chief Mursell is confident of maintaining his goal of double-digit profit growth on average each year to 2020 ...and more »

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

Kier has formed a joint venture with Cross Keys Homes, 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 ...and more »

Kier warns of construction slowdown as profits rise - Herald Scotland

THE boss of Kier Group's construction division in Scotland has signalled there is an expectation across the industry that activity will slow down in the coming months as a result of Brexit uncertainty. But Brian McQuade, managing director of Kier's ...and more »