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Balfour at the double with project launches

20/05/2024

Balfour Beatty has been given the green light to start two key projects and has had another term maintenance deal extended with a reduced workload.

Too easy? M25 project beats re-opening once again

14/05/2024

Balfour Beatty and National Highways have again re-opened the M25 ‘ahead of schedule’ after works on the flagship Junction 10 scheme under a full weekend closure of the motorway.

Oxfordshire signs first scheme under new 'brownfield fund'

28/03/2024

Oxfordshire County Council is the first local authority to secure project funding through Homes England's Brownfield, Infrastructure and Land (BIL) Fund.

Unprecedented M25 closure completes bridge demolition ahead of schedule

21/03/2024

Balfour Beatty and National Highways re-opened the M25 ahead of the advertised time on Sunday following the first full closure of a section of the motorway since it opened.

Balfour sees revenue rise but profits fall

13/03/2024

Balfour Beatty has announced a ‘solid performance’ find 2023, with increased revenue but reduced profits.

M25 collaboration in bloom for famous flower show

21/09/2023

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has thanked National Highways and Balfour Beatty for ‘facilitating stakeholder engagement’ for its flagship Wisley Flower Show.

Council gets historic bridge repairs over the line

24/08/2023

A historic Grade II listed bridge in Yorkshire has re-opened to vehicles after essential maintenance works were completed ahead of schedule.

Jacobs joins Balfour's Strategic Design Partnership

30/05/2023

Jacobs is the latest big name to join Balfour Beatty's Strategic Design Partnership.

Council team Pick Everard for Trent bridge test

07/03/2023

Property consultancy Pick Everard has joined forces with Balfour Beatty to deliver a new crossing over the UK’s third-longest river.

Balfour wins £17m Kincardine Bridge upgrade

20/02/2023

Transport Scotland has awarded Balfour Beatty a £16.85m contract to replace an 80-metre section of the Kincardine Bridge.

Balfour launches respect campaign: 'zero harm for inclusive behaviour'

08/02/2023

Balfour Beatty has launched a 'Right to Respect' initiative, described as the 'equivalent of Zero Harm for inclusive behaviour'.

Thames Tunnel carbon claims fade under questioning

24/01/2023

The proposed £9bn Lower Thames Crossing (LTC) is facing new accusations of greenwashing after both National Highways and a major contractor rowed back on bold claims about the impact that new construction techniques will have on carbon emissions.

Balfour scoops £1.2bn Thames tunnel roads deal

23/01/2023

National Highways has awarded Balfour Beatty a contract worth around £1.2bn on the controversial Lower Thames Crossing project.

Highways Hero of the Year: Lifesaver Archie Pope of Balfour Beatty

19/12/2022

Control room operative for Balfour Beatty Living Places, Archie Pope, has been commended as a Highways Magazine hero of the year after saving a local resident's life.

Mumford joins the band at Balfour

22/09/2022

Balfour Beatty has appointed former National Highways executive director Peter Mumford as managing director of its UK Construction Regional Civils business unit in England and Wales.

Balfour upgrades expectations after 'strong' half year

18/08/2022

Balfour Beatty Group has announced a 58% increase in pre-tax profits, alongside a 10% rise in the value of its order book, in its latest half-year results.

Balfour Beatty appoints new safety director

08/08/2022

Balfour Beatty has appointed Lee Hewitt as UK health, safety and environment director following the announcement that Heather Bryant is retiring on 18 November, after spending eight years at the company.

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.

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