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  1. March 3, 2014

    Ian Tyler appointed as G4S ‘minder’

    The government has appointed a senior “minder” from the business world to oversee G4S, the distressed outsourcing company,...

  2. November 12, 2013

    Bovis Homes picks former Balfour Beatty chief for chairman

    Bovis Homes has appointed the former chief executive of Balfour Beatty to be its next chairman as the UK homebuilder seeks...

  1. February 1, 2013

    Balfour Beatty eyes £250m WorkPlace sale

    Balfour Beatty, Britain’s largest construction company by sales, is planning to dispose of its office maintenance business,...

  2. January 8, 2013

    Balfour Beatty chief to step down

    Balfour Beatty is parting company with its chief executive as it seeks more work in emerging economies and focuses less on...

  3. August 15, 2012

    Diversification benefits Balfour Beatty

    Diversification into services such as water treatment and project management helped lift Balfour Beatty amid sluggish demand...

  4. March 28, 2012

    Balfour Beatty warns of job losses

    Balfour Beatty, the UK’s biggest construction company, has warned 12,000 staff in the UK they could lose their jobs as a...

  5. March 8, 2012

    Balfour Beatty sees continuing headwinds

    Balfour Beatty warned on Thursday that headwinds facing the UK economic recovery were unlikely to diminish this year,...

  6. August 17, 2011

    Balfour Beatty targets international growth

    Balfour Beatty’s push into higher margin contracts for overseeing construction projects and maintaining existing...

  7. May 10, 2011

    Public sector contracts bolster Balfour Beatty

    A succession of lucrative contracts to maintain the UK’s public sector infrastructure helped Balfour Beatty lift its order...

  8. March 4, 2011

    Balfour Beatty eyes expansion into China

    Balfour Beatty plans to cash in on China’s housing boom by making acquisitions to expand its operations in the world’s...

  9. January 13, 2011

    Balfour Beatty to retain structural balance

    Public sector contractors that specialise in maintenance are no better placed to deal with the consequences of government...

  10. December 21, 2010

    Builders help find £3bn public savings

    The UK’s largest construction companies have helped the government cut £3bn ($5bn) a year from the cost of building schools,...

  11. FT Alphaville

    December 1, 2010

    Balfour to launch £1bn infrastructure fund

    Balfour Beatty is to diversify into fund management with the launch of a £1bn ($1.6bn) infrastructure fund, reports the FT....

  12. November 30, 2010

    Balfour to launch £1bn infrastructure fund

    Balfour Beatty is looking to the potential of projects of a similar type to the Millau viaduct in south-west France Balfour...

  13. October 3, 2010

    Construction industry urges investment reform

    The boss of one of the world’s largest construction companies has called on the UK government to change the way it invests...

  14. August 11, 2010

    Balfour Beatty to build beyond borders

    Balfour Beatty, the UK’s largest building and infrastructure group, shrugged off fears about the impact of public sector...

  15. June 12, 2010

    Productivity is expected to suffer

    Building companies are preparing for slow work rates this summer, as their predominantly blue-collar labour force decamps to...

  16. June 11, 2010

    Fears over getting plastered

    Building companies are preparing for slow work rates this summer, as their predominantly blue-collar labour force decamps to...

  17. March 29, 2010

    Building chief with measured ambitions

    Adding blocks: Ian Tyler expects to see much work coming in from energy investment and regulated sectors beyond state...

  18. March 29, 2010

    Building chief with measured ambitions

    Ian Tyler could be forgiven for having felt vindicated last week.Even as the death knell rang for Jarvis, the troubled rail...

  19. March 5, 2010

    Contract wins fillip for Balfour Beatty

    Balfour Beatty reported a solid improvement in underlying profit and said it was emerging strongly from one of the toughest...

  20. March 4, 2010

    Contract wins fillip for Balfour Beatty

    Balfour Beatty reported a solid improvement in underlying profit and said it was emerging strongly from one of the toughest...

  21. February 8, 2010

    Builders brace for loss of government work

    Building companies are poised for a painful reduction in government-funded work this year, with the general election...

  22. January 15, 2010

    Upbeat outlook from Balfour Beatty

    In spite of looming cuts in public sector spending, Balfour Beattyon Friday gave a positive outlook on the coming year and...

  23. November 27, 2009

    European builders warn over public spending cuts

    Europe's leading construction companies have warned that rising government debt and the need to cut capital spending will...

  24. November 26, 2009

    European builders warn over spending cuts

    Europe’s leading construction companies have warned that rising government debt and the need to cut capital spending will...

  25. November 16, 2009

    Big builders yet to feel effect of stimulus

    Construction companies in the UK and abroad have warned that public spending measures are failing to make an impact on the...

  26. November 16, 2009

    Big builders yet to feel effect of stimulus

    Construction companies in the UK and abroad have warned that public spending measures are failing to make an impact on the...

  27. November 11, 2009

    Contract awards boost Balfour Beatty

    A good run of contract wins in infrastructure and government-funded projects helped Balfour Beatty offset the worst of the...

  28. September 28, 2009

    Balfour Beatty lines up schools contract

    Balfour Beatty, the engineering and construction group, said on Monday that it had been chosen as the preferred bidder for...

  29. FT Alphaville

    September 18, 2009

    Balfour buys Parsons Brinckerhoff

    Balfour Beatty is buying US consulting and engineering group Parsons Brinckerhoff for $626m, in what will be the largest...

  30. September 18, 2009

    Balfour buys Parsons to boost US presence

    Balfour Beatty said yesterday that it would buy US consulting and engineering group Parsons Brinckerhoff for $626m, in what...

  31. September 18, 2009

    Balfour Beatty buys Parsons Brinckerhoff

    Balfour Beatty is buying US consulting and engineering group Parsons Brinckerhoff for $626m (£380m), in what is set to be...

  32. September 18, 2009

    Group cements premium deal

    By snapping up one of the most recognisable names in the US construction sector for a negligible premium to its sector,...

  33. September 17, 2009

    Balfour buys Parsons Brinckerhoff

    Balfour Beatty is buying US consulting and engineering group Parsons Brinckerhoff for $626m (£380m), in what is set to be...

  34. August 13, 2009

    Balfour Beatty aiming for return to global presence

    Revenue from Balfour Beatty's overseas operations is expected to overtake that from the UK within the next three years,...

  35. August 12, 2009

    Balfour Beatty aims to return to global roots

    Revenue from Balfour Beatty’s overseas operations are expected to overtake that from the UK within the next three years,...

  36. August 12, 2009

    Balfour Beatty lifted by public sector spending

    British infrastructure contractor Balfour Beatty boosted its interim dividend as it reported on Wednesday a strong rise in...

  37. March 5, 2009

    Stable public expenditure behind Balfour Beatty rise

    Government infrastructure spending cannot continue indefinitely but will be stable in the short term, Ian Tyler, Balfour...

  38. January 15, 2009

    Balfour flies the FTSE 100 flag for UK contractors

    Balfour Beatty will become the first building contractor in the FTSE 100 since Tarmac left in 1992. It will replace HBOS in...

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