Kier, a leading property, residential, construction and services group, provides the following updates relating to its infrastructure and regional building businesses.
HS2 and Highways England smart motorway joint ventures transfer from Carillion; £140m additional infrastructure contracts awarded; and a £160m Public Health England contract award.
Haydn Mursell, chief executive of Kier, said: 'We have been working collaboratively with our clients and are pleased to have reached agreement with Government concerning these joint ventures. We have been able to take action quickly and reassure the project teams that they continue to play an important role in the delivery of these contracts.'
The group will announce its trading update for the half year ended 31 December 2017 on 25 January 2018.
At 8:51am: (LON:KIE) Kier Group PLC share price was +5.75p at 999.75p