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Kier wins £190m Area 3 deal

24/05/2021

Kier Highways has retained its Area 3 maintenance and response (M&R) contract with Highways England, securing a £190m deal that will run for eight years to October 2029.

Kier wins six-month Birmingham extension

29/04/2021

Kier Highways has been awarded a six-month extension on its Birmingham Interim Services Contract, which was originally a 15-month deal reported to be worth around £85m.

Tarmac Kier JV wins £25m Barnet deal

07/04/2021

A Tarmac Kier joint venture (JV) has won a £25m highways maintenance and improvements contract with the London Borough of Barnet.

Kier integrates £11m tech deal in Area 13

11/01/2021

Kier will now maintain technology assets across Highways England's Area 13 network, worth an extra £11m on top of its existing maintenance and response contract for the region.

Search for Area 3 contractor after Kier extension

19/08/2020

Highways England has begun procurement of a maintenance and response contract in the South of the country worth up to £190m over eight years.

Kier wins £40m deal in Surrey

05/05/2020

Kier has won a 12-month contract extension with Surrey County Council worth £40m.

Wage cuts and shutdowns, but Kier cracks on

02/04/2020

While staff in the wider Kier Group have taken wage cuts, and parts of its operations have been put on ice, Kier Highways reached a major milestone on its M20 and M23 smart motorway schemes.

Kier takes over interim Birmingham contract

03/02/2020

Kier has been brought in to manage the 15-month interim highway services contract in Birmingham after Amey's failed PFI deal in the city.

Kier's chief operating officer quits

15/11/2019

Kier’s chief operating officer (COO), Claudio Veritiero, has left the business with immediate effect after only being appointed as COO only in August of 2018.

Kier Highways boss steps down after inspiring career

05/09/2019

Kier boss Dave Wright is stepping down as part of sweeping changes at the top of Kier Highways.

Comment: Making ghost markings disappear

16/07/2019

Highways England is investing almost £700,000 on research to improve road markings and tackle confusing ‘ghost’ markings. Corporate group leader Martin Bolt explains why

Kier Highways becomes Disability Confident Leader

11/04/2019

Kier Highways is the first company in the UK construction sector to become a Disability Confident Leader through the Department of Works and Pensions (DWP) programme.

New roads, new rules: Making the ‘unaffordable’ affordable

05/04/2019

In an age of new roads, be they smart motorways, expressways or digital highways, leading public sector bodies and companies are writing new rules and making the seeming impossible achievable - one such group is Kier.

Kier: 'Safety in Mind' Part 5

29/03/2019

Leading infrastructure firm Kier has released Part 5 of its powerful video campaign Charlie’s Story, raising awareness about mental health and wellbeing issues in the infrastructure sector.

Become a lifesaver with Kier at Traffex

15/03/2019

Join Kier Highways on its journey to create an industry of lifesavers at Traffex 2019.

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.

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.

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 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.

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'.

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