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Leeds flyover re-opens after £31m refurb

17/05/2022

The Regent Street Flyover carrying the A64 through Leeds city centre has fully re-opened after a two-year project costing £31m.

Business on the rise as Tier 1s announce full year results

10/03/2022

Three major players in the construction industry have declared their performance to be in line with – or ahead of – expectations after announcing their most recent results.

Working together on better connections

09/02/2022

Highways gets an exclusive briefing on how an upgrade on the M4 has led to the launch of a unique collaborative training programme in bridge engineering.

Highways Magazine’s Apprentice of the Year: My story so far

20/01/2022

Ella Northey, Balfour Beatty engineering apprentice, was crowned Apprentice of the Year at the Highways Awards 2021. Here, she talks about her journey.

Balfour on track to drive 'superior returns'

10/12/2021

International infrastructure group Balfour Beatty has said it is ‘on track to deliver a 2021 performance in line with pre-pandemic levels’.

Balfour seeks 'profitable, low risk growth'

18/08/2021

Balfour Beatty has reported increased profits for the first half of the year and is eyeing increased spending on highways from local authorities.

Allen in for Aiken at Balfour Beatty

13/05/2021

International infrastructure group Balfour Beatty plc has announced that Lord Charles Allen CBE will be appointed as a non-executive director and as its next chairman.

'Agile operator' Balfour hopes to cash in on growth

14/04/2021

Balfour Beatty has said it anticipates strong growth in key markets, including transport infrastructure and services.

Balfour and universities' carbon capture tool makes savings in trials

25/03/2021

A new carbon calculation tool for the construction and infrastructure industry has been created by a Tier One contractor and university partners 'offering a consistent, practical solution for the measurement of embodied carbon'

Balfour exceeds targets but profits fall

10/03/2021

Balfour Beatty Plc has announced a 65% fall in pre-tax profits for the 2020 calendar year.

McCann partners Balfour on Top highways project

27/08/2020

Work to build two junctions at the site of a new village at in Nottinghamshire is underway, with local firm McCann commissioned to deliver the highways elements.

Balfour looks ahead with confidence despite £26m loss

12/08/2020

Balfour Beatty PLC made a pre-tax loss of £26m for the half year ending 26 June, which it blamed mainly on the impact of COVID-19.

Balfour Beatty seizes the opportunity

13/07/2020

Balfour Beatty has released a report considering how best to seize the moment, learn the lessons of lockdown and embed long overdue change in the infrastructure sector, with a list of recommendations and key points for the future, near and far.

Balfour continues to enjoy growth with cash surge

11/03/2020

Balfour Beatty has announced a pre-tax profit of £138m, up from £123m in 2018, as it continues to see growth during its 'Build to Last' transformation programme.

Firms set to clean up as M25 gets the vacuum treatment

30/09/2019

A new vehicle-mounted vacuum litter picker is set to change the way the UK’s busiest motorway is cleaned, Balfour Beatty has said.

Lincolnshire to hand out £762m highways contracts

10/09/2019

Balfour Beatty, Colas and WSP are set to scoop highways services contracts for Lincolnshire County Council worth a combined £762m over a potential 12 years.

Big Interview: Balfour Beatty's Phil Clifton on becoming digitally-enabled

04/09/2019

Phil Clifton is managing director of Balfour Beatty’s highways business. He talks to Dominic Browne about building a digital-enabled offering for the modern market.

Standing on a new platform

21/08/2019

Phil Clifton, managing director for Balfour Beatty’s highways business, talks to Dominic Browne about building a digital enabled offering for the modern market.

Another Balfour man on the ground at Van Elle

10/06/2019

Independent ground engineering contractor Van Elle has appointed Malcolm O’Sullivan, formerly managing director of Balfour Beatty Ground Engineering, to head its largest division.

Balfour profits up, debt down in 2018

13/03/2019

Balfour Beatty has announced a 5% increase in pre-tax profit alongside a cut of more than 40% in its gross debt.

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