Kier Group

Kier appointed main contractor for Mackintosh Building restoration

Kier Construction has been appointed as the main contractor for the Mackintosh Building restoration, it was announced today.

Published 28 June 2016

Politicians call on more people to join construction industry

Patricia Gibson, MP for North Ayrshire and Arran, and Kenny Gibson, MSP for Cunninghame North, visited the site of Garnock Community Campus last week as part of a week-long campaign to get more people into the construction industry.

Published 22 June 2016

Kier announces £14m Edinburgh College of Art contract win

Kier Construction Scotland has been appointed by the University of Edinburgh to undertake refurbishment work on the College of Art.

Published 10 June 2016

Two transport deals secured by Kier Construction Scotland

Kier Construction Scotland has announced a significant transport contract win and framework appointment as it continues to establish its position within the sector.

Published 24 May 2016

ONS construction dip ‘reflects EU uncertainty’

The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has pointed towards uncertainty amongst businesses and consumers ahead of the EU referendum as a reason behind the latest fall in output within the construction industry.

Published 18 April 2016

Infrastructure secretary visits Kier Construction to discuss industry skills gap

Keith Brown MSP, cabinet secretary for infrastructure, investment and cities, visited Kier Construction’s Scottish headquarters in Stepps this week to discuss how construction operators can work with the Scottish Government to address the skills gap.

Published 18 March 2016

Scottish operations help Kier remain on track

The substantial integration of Mouchel and the growth of its Scottish operations have helped Kier to remain on course to deliver full-year expectations, the Group said today.

Published 17 March 2016

Five construction firms shortlisted to restore Mackintosh Building

A shortlist of five companies has been drawn up for the £35 million restoration of the Mackintosh Building at the Glasgow School of Art (GSA).

Published 16 March 2016

Inverness Airport reveals £900,000 terminal revamp

A major plan to expand and upgrade Inverness Airport has been announced as the Highland terminal gears up for what could be its busiest year ever.

Published 4 March 2016

Green light for £45m East Ayrshire learning campus

Plans for a new purpose-built, state of the art learning campus in East Ayrshire took a step closer to fruition this week as the project reached financial close.

Published 26 February 2016

Kier delivers ‘robust’ performance with steady order book

Construction group Kier remains on course to deliver its full year expectations, winning more than £350 million of new business since mid-November 2015, the firm said today.

Published 28 January 2016

‘Cautious optimism’ despite biggest annual drop in construction output since 2013

The UK’s construction output fell in November to its biggest annual drop since May 2013, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said today.

Published 15 January 2016

Academics see future of Aberdeen’s student accommodation boom

Engineering students who represent the future of the construction industry have been given a personal insight into one of the most important projects taking place in Aberdeen – the creation of much needed new accommodation for academics in the city.

Published 15 January 2016

£25m Ayr Academy gets financial go-ahead

A new school has become the first of 12 projects to reach financial close after getting the go ahead by deputy first minister John Swinney.

Published 11 January 2016