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  1. July 21, 2014

    Babcock lifts order book after deal

    Babcock International, a key supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence, has increased its order book to £13.5bn, boosted by its...

  2. May 19, 2014

    Babcock boosted by surge in UK government outsourcing

    Babcock, a key supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence, said a boom in outsourcing by Britain’s coalition government helped...

  1. April 1, 2014

    Babcock secures second big deal in as many days

    Babcock International has scored its second big contract win in two days, nailing a deal worth about £800m to manage the...

  2. March 31, 2014

    Babcock wins UK nuclear clean-up contract

    The £7bn job of decommissioning Britain’s oldest nuclear power plants has been won jointly by UK defence specialist Babcock...

  3. March 27, 2014

    Rusal is not a human being

    Poor, wounded gazelle. Rusal has claimed that its human rights were infringed by a consumer-friendly plan to reduce metals...

  4. March 27, 2014

    Babcock shares fall after rights issue to fund £1.6bn Avincis deal

    Babcock International moved one step closer to becoming the ultimate ‘boys’ toys’ company when the British engineering group...

  5. February 11, 2014

    UK retailers top FTSE after January sales

    European equities opened higher on Tuesday, with London’s indices boosted by strong overnight retail sales figures. The FTSE...

  6. December 17, 2013

    Babcock builds up its defences with cyber security deal

    Babcock has made its first move into the fast-growing cyber security market, acquiring one of the British government’s key...

  7. November 25, 2013

    Babcock International: helicopter money

    The word “international” in Babcock International is a misnomer. The engineering support services group generates 85 per...

  8. November 24, 2013

    Babcock eyes stake in helicopter operator

    Babcock International is in talks over expanding its international business by taking a stake in a private equity-owned...

  9. November 12, 2013

    Babcock posts 17% rise in first half despite defence cutbacks

    Babcock International, the engineering and support services contractor, has defied defence cuts and turmoil in the...

  10. October 7, 2013

    Leading UK industrialists move to address skills shortages

    A group of leading industrialists has pledged to recruit five per cent of its permanent workforce from among graduate...

  11. May 17, 2013

    Highlights from this week’s Investors Chronicle

    Buy: Babcock (BAB) Full-year results for the outsourcing and engineering company beat market expectations on every...

  12. May 14, 2013

    Babcock boosted by UK defence shake-up

    The biggest shake-up in decades at the Ministry of Defence has benefited Babcock, which posted a 16 per cent rise in pre-tax...

  13. May 14, 2013

    Utilities lifted by Severn Trent bid interest

    Severn Trent’s shares are already up more than 18 per cent after the water utility, long linked with potential bid interest,...

  14. May 10, 2013

    Highlights from this week’s Investors Chronicle

    Buy: Development Securities (DSC) The shares look seriously undervalued at a 43 per cent discount to book value, which takes...

  15. April 3, 2013

    MoD outsourcing set to boost Babcock

    Babcock International Group’s bid pipeline has grown from £14bn to £15.5bn since the end of January, and the engineering...

  16. March 31, 2013

    The Week Ahead: April 1 – April 7

    Diary commentary from FT reporters; data and company announcements, unless otherwise stated, from Thomson Reuters. Company...

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    March 31, 2013

    Week ahead: 1-5 April

    A look at the week ahead from beyondbrics: a deadline for Malaysia to hold general elections approaches; Venezuela launches...

  18. March 11, 2013

    Melrose advances with talk of disposals

    Disposal hopes helped push Melrose to the top of the blue-chip risers on Monday. The engineering turnround specialist rose 4...

  19. March 5, 2013

    Xstrata exits after decade of two halves

    And so Xstrata takes its last bow as a quoted company. Barring yet another delay to the deadline for closing its $76bn...

  20. January 14, 2013

    Shanks to build waste plant

    Shanks, the waste management group, has signed a 25-year, £750m contract with Wakefield council to build one of the UK’s...

  21. November 25, 2012

    UK fights to build a nuclear legacy

    An old South Yorkshire colliery in Rotherham, which became a battleground in the UK miners’ strike of the 1980s, makes an...

  22. November 6, 2012

    Government outsourcing at peak, says Babcock

    The private sector would be hard pressed to keep up with any further acceleration in the already ferocious pace of UK...

  23. October 30, 2012

    Hitachi enters sector in state of flux

    Hitachi’s decision to build up to six new nuclear reactors in the UK establishes the Japanese group as a leading operator in...

  24. October 30, 2012

    Hitachi eyes new, riskier Horizon

    Hitachi’s purchase of the Horizon nuclear power project in the UK has propelled the Japanese engineering group into a new...

  25. October 15, 2012

    British Legion president expresses regret

    The president of the Royal British Legion stepped down on Monday as a scandal over defence lobbying took its toll....

  26. October 8, 2012

    Turner backs BAE tie-up with EADS

    As someone who worked for BAE Systems for 42 years, Mike Turner, its former chief executive, is extremely worried about its...

  27. October 2, 2012

    Babcock to integrate defence units

    Babcock is reorganising its divisions to bring more defence-related businesses under one roof, saying on Tuesday that it...

  28. October 2, 2012

    Lloyds and RBS lead banks down

    Banks were London’s biggest fallers on Tuesday on fears they might be forced into raising more capital. The threat of...

  29. September 3, 2012

    Horizons broaden for outsourcing groups

    Built in the 19th century, Mount Eden prison in Auckland, New Zealand, was designed to be as inhospitable to its inhabitants...

  30. July 6, 2012

    Babcock’s ‘bid pipeline’ surges

    Babcock International said the volume of engineering contracts it was bidding for had risen more than a third during the...

  31. May 15, 2012

    Barnier outsources dirigisme on bank pay

    You get a cannier class of Eurocrat at the European Commission. Members of the European Parliament have proposed a crude 1:1...

  32. May 15, 2012

    Austerity squeeze lifts Babcock profits 56%

    The squeeze on spending by governments and private companies helped Babcock International, the support services and defence...

  33. April 29, 2012

    Princess Yachts puts ex-naval dockyard to use

    In a west country dockyard once used to launch Royal Navy dreadnoughts, civilian craftsmen are putting the finishing touches...

  34. April 29, 2012

    Babcock to refit submarine in Plymouth

    Plymouth’s marine industries sector is about to receive another boost as Babcock International is set to begin work on a...

  35. April 5, 2012

    AirTanker races to fix RAF refuelling leaks

    AirTanker is scrambling to stop leaks occurring as its tanker aircraft refuels UK military jets. The tankers are due to make...

  36. March 20, 2012

    Vodafone outperforms falling FTSE

    Vodafone outperformed a falling London market on Tuesday on a revival of speculation that it might be a takeover target for...

  37. March 13, 2012

    Police chiefs defend contract plan

    Police chiefs who have invited bids for a £1.5bn contract to deliver services in West Midlands and Surrey have hit back at...

  38. March 5, 2012

    Concern on sales outlook hits Serco

    Serco led the blue-chip fallers on Monday after its house broker cautioned that sales growth might disappoint. Merrill Lynch...

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