Kier Highways

Kier not idling in emissions fight

21/09/2021

Kier Highways has announced that all its depots and work compounds will become ‘no idle zones’, following a successful trial.

Multevo aces the test in Shropshire

21/07/2021

Kier and Shropshire Council have appointed Multevo to tackle potholes in the country following a series of trials.

Kier Highways adds insight to leadership team

21/05/2021

Kier Highways has announced two new appointments to its senior leadership team.

Contractors win big on £800m London framework

24/02/2021

A handful of contractors have won places on Transport for London’s (TfL’s) latest surface transport infrastructure construction framework, which is expected to see spending of £800m over the next six years.

SPIE scoops Meir Tunnel safety works

21/01/2021

Kier Highways has awarded Technical services specialist SPIE UK a new contract for the installation of safety and communications equipment for the A50 Meir Tunnel in Stoke on Trent.

JV aims to leverage big players’ collective knowledge

09/10/2020

A joint venture has pledged to leverage the collective knowledge, expertise and network of two of the sector’s biggest players to tackle the challenge of maintaining a chunk of London’s roads.

Highways England trials roadworks airbag

02/10/2020

Highways England is trialling an inflatable barrier that can be put up in minutes to help protect road workers on its network from motorists who drive into work areas.

Kier wins £160m Area 4 deal

05/08/2020

Highways England has awarded Kier Highways a contract worth up to £160m over eight years to maintain its roads in Kent and Sussex.

Kier signs up for £150m A585 scheme

02/03/2020

Kier Highways has signed the contract to deliver the £150m A585 Windy Harbour to Skippool scheme for Highways England.

Hindle takes the top job at Kier Highways

06/02/2020

Kier has appointed Nicola Hindle as group managing director for its highways business, taking over the role vacated last year by Dave Wright.

Keep on running: Kier goes contraflow for gantry installation

18/12/2019

Kier Highways has installed three large cantilever gantries on a smart motorway project over a nine-night period while the motorway remained open.

Kier Highways rises to diversity challenge

18/11/2019

Kier Highways has achieved the Leaders in Diversity accreditation from the National Centre for Diversity for its commitment to equality and diversity in the workplace.

Comment: 'I’m sure I’ll be in this industry for a very long time'

27/09/2019

Owen Smith is a successful apprentice at Kier Highways, who has received industry recognition for his work. In this article, he talks about why this sector was his career of choice, why it’s important to promote the industry to the next generation, and where he is hoping his career takes him.

Kier loses £245m despite highways wins

19/09/2019

Kier Group has announced losses of £245m following what its chief executive conceded was a ‘difficult’ year.

Kier reaches safety milestone on smart motorways schemes

15/08/2019

Two Kier Highways all lane running smart motorway projects have worked over one million hours without a reportable injury.

Kier appoints health and safety specialist to new highways role

12/02/2019

Kier Group has appointed Steve Crofts as its head of safety, health and environment (SHE), a newly created role at Kier Highways.

Kier – and partners – launch collaboration initiative

02/11/2018

Kier Highways has launched a major new initiative that aims to help transform the sector’s approach to safety, customer service and delivery through innovation and collaboration.

Wright recognised for inspirational leadership as Kier triumphs at CIHT awards

15/06/2018

Dave Wright, executive director at Kier Highways, won the Inspirational Leadership Award at the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation’s (CIHT) Awards on Thursday night.

Suffolk highways’ tale of transformation

05/04/2018

Highways gets an exclusive briefing from Mark Stevens, assistant director, operational highways at Suffolk CC, on how a collaboration with Kier Infrastructure Services is re-defining the way a local authority can work with a service delivery partner to optimise performance and give value for money.

Highways business underpins strong half-year results for Kier

15/03/2018

Kier Group plc has announced strong half-year profits, which it said were bolstered by a strong performance by its highways business. 

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