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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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Kesterson, who previously was group finance director at plastic packaging firm RPC Group PLC, will formally assume the finance head role from September 19, the day on which Kier will publish its financial 2019 results.
A spokeswoman for Kier, said: "To confirm, HOWPS joint venture is not affected by the announcement today."
Kier also concluded that its portfolio is "too diverse" and it will in future focus on regional building, infrastructure, utilities and highways.
"By making these changes, we will reinforce the foundations from which our core activities can flourish in the future, to the benefit of all of our stakeholders." Kier also concluded that its portfolio is "too diverse" and it will in future focus on regional building, infrastructure, utilities and highways.
That's how I pursued my goals - pass or take the top post,' Kier added.
"Unite is requesting an urgent meeting and it's vital that all decision-makers are in attendance, including councillors, council officials and Kier Construction, to ensure that there is complete transparency and proof of no blacklisting activity.
Kier now expects to make PS129million profit in the year to the end of June, down from analysts' forecasts of PS169million.
She believes she and Kier "are not hurting each other anymore by not just talking."
As part of the proposed arrangements with Kier, CWaC would receive a financial settlement, together with the transfer of vehicles and other assets to enable the existing service 'to be maintained without any negative impact on residents or employees'.
Completion of the acquisition and the maximum consideration payable by the company is conditional, inter alia, on a threshold percentage of Kier Pension's existing clients agreeing to transfer their contract to XPS.
Braidhurst High Malawi Project's Kier Construction donation Kier Construction kindly donated PS300 towards Braidhurst High School's Malawi project.
Mr Smyth said: "There are lessons for the local council but what hasn't changed is the fundamental fact the building constructed by Kier and the companies they sub-contracted to was not fit for purpose.