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Kier completes May Gurney takeover

08/07/2013

Kier has completed the takeover of support services provider May Gurney.

Surrey’s roads to get £4m revamp

29/07/2013

Kier is set to start work on a £4 million revamp of two of Surrey’s busiest roads.

Renovation of historic Surrey bridges completed

03/07/2014

A project to regenerate two historic bridges in Surrey has been completed on time despite severe winter flooding.

Highways projects help drive Kier’s results

23/09/2014

Kier has announced strong results for the year ended 30 June 2014 after strengthening its position in the highways market.

Kier secures £200m Northamptonshire highways extension

05/01/2015

Kier has been awarded a four-year extension to its existing highways services contract with Northamptonshire County Council.

Kier wins contract to dual A30

13/02/2015

Kier has been awarded a £33 million contract to dual the A30 between Temple and Higher Carblake in Cornwall.

Takeover talks continue between Kier and Mouchel

26/02/2015

Kier has confirmed that it is still in talks with consultant Mouchel about a possible takeover – with the release of its results for the six-month period ended 31 December 2014 announced earlier this week.

Kier to buy Mouchel for £265m

28/04/2015

Kier has completed the acquisition of infrastructure consultant Mouchel for £265 million.  

Kier completes takeover of Mouchel

09/06/2015

Kier is now a sector leader in the growing UK highways management and maintenance market after completing the acquisition of Mouchel for £265 million.

WJ support Area 9 event

07/07/2015

WJ helped support a health, safety and environment event put on by Kier in Area 9.

Smart motorways investment for England announced

22/07/2015

Highways England has today appointed six joint-venture companies to design and build 10 smart motorways across England as part of a £1.5 billion investment.

Mouchel wins place on £11m frameworks

14/08/2015

Mouchel, part of the Kier Group, has been awarded a place on two substantial new Transport Scotland frameworks worth up to £11 million.

New ICE learning centre receives industry support

09/12/2015

Seven leading contractors and consultants have joined forces with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) to help fund a new state-of-the-art engineering exhibition and learning centre.

Kier secures contract extensions with Highways England

17/12/2015

Kier has secured extensions to its existing Area 1 and 13 highways contracts with Highways England, worth up to £90 million.

ESG carrying out materials testing on A30

06/01/2016

ESG has been awarded an 18-month contract from Kier Group to provide materials testing for the A30 road improvements project.

A591 to reopen in May

18/01/2016

The storm-damaged A591 in Cumbria is set to reopen by the end of May, according to the Department for Transport (DfT).

Kier and Surrey CC plan careers college to train highways workforce

04/02/2016

Kier and Surrey County Council are set to launch a ‘construction academy’ that will see them train their own highways workforce.

Kier wins £160m Surrey highways extension

10/02/2016

Kier Group has been awarded a £160 million four-year extension to its highways maintenance contract with Surrey County Council.

HE awards new-style contract worth over £300m to Amey

21/03/2016

Amey has been awarded a £300 million contract to carry out highway maintenance services and repairs in Area 7 on the Highways England network.

A-Plant secures contract with Kier

31/05/2016

A-Plant Lux Traffic Control & Management will provide traffic management equipment to Kier after winning a five-year framework agreement with the company.

Kier sells Mouchel Consulting to WSP Global

12/10/2016

Kier has sold Mouchel Consulting to WSP Global for £75 million.

Young people on the road to a career in highways

03/11/2016

A trial scheme aimed at providing young people with the skills to launch a highways career has proved so successful that it will be rolled out further next year.

HE awards new highway maintenance deals worth £300m

15/12/2016

Highways England has awarded four new style asset delivery contracts worth over £300 million to Kier, a CH2M/Costain joint venture and Amey.

Kier "strengthens highways team" with senior appointment

02/02/2017

Kier Group has appointed Martin Duffy as collaboration and improvement director for its highways division - a new role that the company says underlines its commitment to close cooperation with its clients and suppliers.

The Stig talks driverless cars in this week’s Talking Transport

20/06/2018

You may not have heard him before, but you’ll probably have seen him – The Stig from Top Gear. Well one of those drivers from the Clarkson/May/Hammond era of the programme joins us on Talking Transport as Ben Collins discusses driverless cars.

Traffex SiB second day podcast now online

28/06/2018

In a busy second podcast from Traffex Seeing is Believing, SMART Highways Paul Hutton editor talks innovation, investment and international.

First Traffex Seeing is Believing podcast now available

27/06/2018

Traffex Seeing is Believing is taking place at Bruntingthorpe in Leicestershire, showing off the best in highways innovation and transport technology and SMART Highways editor Paul Hutton is there to talk to demonstrators, exhibitors and visitors.

Kier director breaks ground in new age of roads

05/07/2018

A senior director at Kier Highways has told the sector that the new era digital of roads and market disruption is upon us, stating that 'Google and Amazon are supply chain partners in the industry now'.

Kier wins £750m Highways England extensions

10/07/2018

Kier has secured three-year extensions on its Highways England Areas 3 and 9 contracts, with a total value of £750m or £250m a year.

Round table: Breaking the siege mentality

26/07/2018

In the first of a two-part series, Adrian Tatum reports from an extended round table, hosted by Kier and Highways, where local authorities and the Tier One contractor discussed the sector’s industry’s big issues including funding and innovation.

Kier makes boardroom cuts as part of efficiency drive

02/08/2018

Kier has announced a board-level restructure as two senior figures leave with immediate effect and Claudio Veritiero takes on both their roles as part of a wider efficiency drive.

Powerful Kier film tackles mental health wellbeing

07/02/2019

Kier Highways’ mental health wellbeing campaign “Safety in Mind” is gathering pace with the release of a series of videos examining the pressures and dangers road workers face.

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