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Balfour Beatty


Balfour Beatty is to acquire Alkane Energy, the Nottingham-based gas and electricity firm, for £61m.
17-Sep-2015


Balfour Beatty has won a £13m contract to build a factory for Crossrail trains on the Bombardier site in Derby by 2016.
18-Feb-2015


Balfour Beatty has sold its TP&E rail plant rental operations to Vp for £5.5m.
04-Aug-2014


Balfour Beatty has secured £4.4m of government funding to create a national construction training academy.
17-Apr-2014


Balfour Beatty and Kier are to build a new Ministry of Defence training school for 800 staff at RAF Lyneham near Swindon.
11-Dec-2013


Balfour Beatty is to sell its UK facilities management business to GDF Suez Energy Services for £190m, with the transfer of up to 9,000 staff.
12-Aug-2013


Balfour Beatty has won a £200m council contract to maintain highways and parks in Herefordshire.
08-Jul-2013


Balfour Beatty has sold its stake in Exeter Airport to Patriot Aerospace for undisclosed terms.
26-Jun-2013


Balfour Beatty is to set up a 10,000 sq ft office at Spencer House in Warrington.
13-Nov-2012


Balfour Beatty is relocating its rail services support division and 150 staff to a 20,000 sq ft office at Pentagon House in Derby.
04-Oct-2012


Balfour Beatty has sold its safety and communication equipment rental operations in London and Glasgow, as well as its plant rental business in Croydon and Exeter, to Vp for £4m.
12-Jul-2012


Balfour Beatty is looking to recruit up to 100 apprentices at its Scottish construction operations over the next three years.
13-Jun-2012


Balfour Beatty has won a £50m contract to operate facilities at London's Olympic Park after the Games have ended, with the creation of 200 jobs.
11-Jan-2012


Balfour Beatty and Urbaser of Spain have won a £800m waste processing contract from the Essex Waste Partnership, including the development of an MBT plant in Basildon with the creation of 87 jobs.
04-Jan-2012


Balfour Beatty is planning to expand the 230-strong workforce at its support services office on Tyneside with 200 new jobs over the next year.
22-Nov-2011


Balfour Beatty has acquired Office Projects Group, the fit out contractor with offices in Birmingham and London, for £8m.
23-Aug-2011


Balfour Beatty has acquired Howard S Wright, the US construction management company, for £58m.
04-Jul-2011


Balfour Beatty has acquired Fru-Con Construction, the US water and waste infrastructure contractor, for £12m.
20-Jun-2011


Balfour Beatty is to relocate its Construction Northern division from Edgbaston to a 4,300 sq ft office at Blythe Valley Park in Solihull this summer.
21-Apr-2011


Balfour Beatty is to sell its UK trackwork manufacturing business, which has five sites and annual sales of £55m, to the Progress Rail Services subsidiary of Caterpillar.
18-Apr-2011


Balfour Beatty has acquired Power Efficiency, the Kent-based energy procurement and carbon strategy consultancy, for up to £18m.
07-Apr-2011


Balfour Beatty's Mansell subsidiary has bought the construction and social housing division of Rok out of administration, securing 380 jobs at sites in Rochdale, Milton Keynes, Gatwick and Heathrow.
22-Nov-2010


Balfour Beatty has acquired Halsall Group, the Canadian building services firm with 300 staff, for £33m.
14-Oct-2010


Balfour Beatty and Enterprise are to relocate 270 staff from sites across the country to a 20,000 sq ft office at Lingley Mere in Warrington, in order to work on a £3bn contract for United Utilities.
23-Aug-2010


Balfour Beatty is considering plans to set up a new customer support centre in Newcastle, with the creation of up to 200 jobs.
29-Jul-2010


Balfour Beatty has sold its 50% stake in Aberdeen Environmental Services to an affiliate of Kelda Water Services and its 24% stake in Consort Healthcare to ERI Holdings for a total £24m.
27-Apr-2010


Balfour Beatty has bought Multibuild Hotels & Leisure and Multibuild Interiors of Stockport out of administration for £1.9m.
02-Feb-2010


Balfour Beatty has acquired Strata Construction, the Doncaster-based housebuilder, for £10m.
31-Dec-2009


Balfour Beatty is to acquire SpawMaxwell, the US interior contractor, for undisclosed terms.
16-Nov-2009


Balfour Beatty is to acquire Parsons Brinckerhoff, the US-based engineering design group with 12,650 staff, for £380m.
21-Sep-2009


Balfour Beatty has acquired RT Dooley, the US construction firm, for £27m.
24-Feb-2009


Balfour Beatty ProCure21 has won a £9.6m contract to refurbish wards at Bootham Park hospital and other health projects in North Yorkshire.
23-Feb-2009


Balfour Beatty has acquired Colledge Trundle & Hall, the Surrey-based supplier of energy control systems for buildings, for £2.8m.
02-Dec-2008


Balfour Beatty has acquired Schreck-Mieves, the German rail engineering firm, for £28m.
23-Jun-2008


Balfour Beatty is relocating its Balfour Kilpatrick engineering services operations in Scotland to Hillingdon Park in Glasgow.
19-Jun-2008


Balfour Beatty has acquired Douglas E Barnhart, the US construction management company with 450 staff, for £58m.
06-Jun-2008


Balfour Beatty is to acquire Blackpool International Airport from Mar Properties for £14m, in order to expand its Regional & City Airports division.
07-May-2008


Balfour Beatty has acquired Dean & Dyball, the construction company with offices in Ringwood, Exeter, Bristol, Maidstone, Birmingham, Swansea and Stevenage, for £45m.
20-Mar-2008


Balfour Beatty is to acquire GMH Military Housing, the US-based military accommodation business with 800 staff and 42 bases, from GMH Communities Trust for £180m.
13-Feb-2008


Balfour Beatty has acquired Covion, the Reading-based integrated facilities infrastructure services business with 600 staff, for £33m.
19-Oct-2007


Balfour Beatty has acquired Cowlin Group, the regional building firm with 300 staff in Bristol, Cardiff, Plymouth and Yeovil, for £52m.
31-Aug-2007


Balfour Beatty has acquired NAP Partnership, the Middlesbrough-based contract consultancy, as well as Chris Britton Consultancy and Carillion's Swedish rail contracting business, for a total £9m.
02-Aug-2007


Balfour Beatty is to acquire Centex Construction, the US-based construction company, for £184m.
02-Feb-2007


Balfour Beatty and Carillion have won a £363m contract to extend the East London rail line between West Croydon and Dalston Junction in time for the 2012 Olympics.
24-Oct-2006


Balfour Beatty is expanding its new project management division at Wynyard Park on Teesside, and the workforce is expected to rise from 18 to 100 over the next year.
06-Sep-2006


Balfour Beatty has won contracts worth up to £180m to build two hospitals in Glasgow by 2009, including one at the Stobhill Hospital site and one at the Victoria Infirmary.
24-Aug-2006


Balfour Beatty is to acquire Birse, the regional construction, civil engineering and plant hire company, for £32m.
27-Jun-2006


Balfour Beatty has acquired Edgar Allen, the rail track products manufacturer, from Carillion for £9.5m.
10-Apr-2006


Balfour Beatty has acquired Pennine Group, the Lancashire-based ground engineering company, for £8m, as well as German signalling contractor SBB for £10m.
11-Aug-2005


Balfour Beatty has won a £5.4m contract from Hampshire County Council to build a nursing home in Emsworth.
02-Jun-2005


Balfour Beatty is seeking acquisitions to expand its construction operations in the US.
12-Aug-2004


Balfour Beatty is to sell Andover Controls, the US-based supplier of building management controls with subsidiaries in the UK, Germany, Poland and France, to Schneider Electric for £226m.
20-May-2004


Balfour Beatty has been selected as preferred bidder for a £521m contract to build the new Queen Elizabeth hospital in Birmingham, as part of the Consort Healthcare consortium.
22-Jan-2004


Balfour Beatty is to acquire Mansell, the Croydon-based construction services company with 2,430 staff at 29 locations, for £42m.
20-Nov-2003


Balfour Beatty has won a £6.5m contract to refurbish the headquarters of Stratford-upon-Avon District Council.
28-Aug-2003


Balfour Beatty's Heery International division has won a contract worth up to £100m to manage the redevelopment and expansion of five National Blood Service centres in Liverpool, Bristol, Manchester, Leeds and London.
27-Nov-2002


Balfour Beatty has won a £16m contract to build a whisky bottling plant in Livingston for the Glen Turner subsidiary of Lamartin Aquaise.
31-Oct-2002


Balfour Beatty has won a £12m contract from Lomond & Argyll Primary Care NHS Trust to build a healthcare unit at the Mid Argyll Hospital site in Lochgilphead.
17-Oct-2002


Balfour Beatty has acquired UK-based distribution cable service provider Walgrave Contracting Services and US-based electronic access systems supplier Security International for £8m.
15-Oct-2002


Balfour Beatty is to create 50 new jobs at its Barnsley-based Kentons business, having won a £30m contract to provide utility services for South East Water.
16-Aug-2002


Balfour Beatty has acquired Kentons, the Yorkshire-based utility services contractor, for £28m.
20-Mar-2002


Balfour Beatty has acquired the rail electrification business of ABB for £25m, which includes 350 staff and operations in Italy, Greece, the Netherlands and the UK.
24-Dec-2001


Balfour Beatty Capital Projects and Charterhouse Project Finance have been selected as preferred bidder to build and maintain a £86m public-private partnership hospital in Blackburn.
17-Oct-2001


Balfour Beatty is to acquire John Kennedy Holdings, the Manchester-based utilities service company, for £43m.
11-Oct-2001


Balfour Beatty is to acquire National Engineering & Contracting, the Ohio-based civil engineering company, for £12m, in order to expand its coverage of the US market.
23-Aug-2001


Balfour Beatty's Heery International division has won a £17m construction management contract to refurbish the National Galleries of Scotland and the Royal Scottish Academy.
21-Mar-2001


Balfour Beatty has acquired the US rail systems business of ABC-NACO for £14m.
27-Feb-2001


Balfour Beatty has bought the rail electrification business of Adtranz for £94m, which will strengthen its presence in markets such as Germany and Sweden.
21-Sep-2000


Balfour Beatty is in discussions to acquire the fixed-equipment operations of Adtranz, in order to expand its rail electrification systems business.
14-Sep-2000


Balfour Beatty is planning to acquire Integral Technologies, the US developer of security and surveillance technology, for up to £33m, in order to increase the capabilities of its Andover Controls business.
04-Jul-2000


Balfour Beatty is to relocate its London headquarters to the Stockley House office complex in Victoria later this year.
22-Jun-2000


Balfour Beatty is to acquire US rail track companies Marta Track Constructors, based near Pittsburgh, and Metroplex for about £40m.
12-Apr-2000