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kier

[kir]
(textiles)
A tank in which unfinished cotton is boiled under pressure to remove foreign materials such as sizing or wax.
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The only parts which have not been released involve specific financial information relating to Kier that remains commercially confidential.
Kier and partner Eiffage have taken over responsibility for the HS2 major rail project, while Kier has taken over the Highways England smart motorways scheme in which it was working with Carillion.
All employees currently working on the projects have been offered the opportunity to join Kier with around 150 employees making the transition in the next week, including seven apprentices.
Sean Fenner, Managing Director of Kier International, said: The Dubai Arena and Nshama residential developments are remarkable projects that will transform Dubais entertainment and accommodation sectors respectively.
The transaction will release funds to Kier for reinvestment in other parts of its business in line with its 15% return on capital employed hurdle.
Other Kier projects in the region include the Neath car park regeneration project for Neath Port Talbot Council, and construction projects with Coastal Housing, Swansea University and Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board.
Haydn Mursell, chief executive of Kier, said the integration of Mouchel had cost $22.
Mike Furze, Kier region al Mike Furze, Kier region director, added: "Kier North Tyneside employees have done exceptionally well donating this many Easter eggs.
In the last 12 months, Kier has doubled its revenue and secured other prestigious projects in the Middle East for clients in the finance, leisure and education sectors.
Conditions of yesterday's decision means that listed buildings on the site must be renovated in an early part of the development and Kier Ventures will be responsible for maintaining and managing a woodland area and all the open space on the site, including landscaping and all water and drainage infrastructure.
Kitts development and we are confident this collaboration with Kier will ensure that the highest standard of quality is maintained throughout the development.
Sources say detectives regard Kier as a key witness but he is not a suspect.