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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.

Transport Scotland set to award £62m A9 dualling works to Balfour Beatty

30/08/2018

Balfour Beatty is in line for a £62m construction contract for the next major section of the £3bn A9 Dualling Programme.

Balfour Beatty sees profit rise despite new AWPR loss

15/08/2018

Balfour Beatty PLC has hailed its ‘continuing transformation’ as it announced a two thirds rise in half-year underlying profits, despite further losses on the Aberdeen bypass scheme.

Balfour says union's umbrella firm claim is 'a misinterpretation'

10/08/2018

Balfour Beatty has cast doubt on a union’s claim that it has agreed to ban the employment of workers through ‘exploitative’ umbrella companies on a major Highways England contract.

Unite and Balfour Beatty 'agree new contract arrangements' in North West

10/08/2018

The union Unite said it has reached an agreement with Balfour Beatty to ban the employment of workers through ‘exploitative’ umbrella companies on a major Highways England contract.

The highways industry of the future - Balfour Beatty looks ahead

10/08/2018

One of the UK's top infrastructure companies has released a thought leadership paper addressing the challenges of the future, including a increased focus on customer service and new forms of delivery and finance.

Infrastructure sector shows its colours celebrating pride month

06/07/2018

From flags to cupcakes, all month companies have been celebrating diversity in support for the LGBT community.

Long read: Working together today to deliver tomorrow's infrastructure

14/06/2018

Philip Wright, Balfour Beatty framework director, explains why early contractor involvement ECI means completion within cost and programme parameters can typically be achieved on over 90% of projects, compared to around 60% for non-ECI projects.

Leeds awards Eastern Orbital work to Balfour after Carillion fall

07/06/2018

Leeds City Council has awarded Balfour Beatty a contact to deliver the first two phases of the East Leeds Orbital Road (ELOR) after Carillion was originally lined up for the job.

Contractors predict summer finish for Aberdeen bypass

24/05/2018

Transport Scotland has said it still expects the troubled Aberdeen bypass to open in the autumn, despite the remaining contractors on the project predicting a finish this summer.

Balfour Beatty hails 'success' of fully open £205m Broadland Northway

18/04/2018

Contractor Balfour Beatty has hailed the ‘lasting legacy’ of the Norwich Northern Distributor Road, which is now fully open.

Sharp focus wins Balfour Beatty student Commonwealth Gold

12/04/2018

Balfour Beatty summer placement student David McMath has won gold for Scotland in the men's Double Trap shooting event at the Commonwealth Games.

Balfour Beatty announces 2016 full-year results

17/03/2017

Balfour Beatty has announced its results for the full-year ended 31st December 2016, showing a 15% increase in the value of its order book and underlying revenue up 4% to £8.5 bn.

Balfour Beatty VINCI hail 4G modelling for smart motorway project

12/12/2016

Balfour Beatty VINCI, the joint venture working on the conversion of the M5 Junctions 4a to 6 smart motorway project, says it has achieved "significant results" through the use of 4D modelling as a management tool.

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