Kier Group joins carbon reporting project

Kier Group plc has joined Causeway Technologies’ project aimed at developing automated, real-time reporting of scope 3 emissions in the construction sector. The scope 3 initiative is well advanced in developing a software solution that can deliver a credible, verifiable, efficient and scalable way to measure scope 3 emissions in real-time, using invoice data automatically […]

West Northamptonshire to benefit from investment into its roads

West Northamptonshire Council is investing £450,000 into new advanced equipment which will help improve the authority’s ability to carry out additional maintenance across its road network, to deliver a high-quality service for road users. The investment forms part of the Council’s long-term vison to improve roads and maintain paths, signage and vegetation through the Highways […]

Birmingham road workers share shocking stories in a plea to end the abuse they face

In the last three years, 465 incidents of road worker abuse have been reported in Birmingham. That’s why today, organisations and companies that work to improve Birmingham’s roads, have launched a new campaign Expect Respect – to urge the public to respect its road workers. The incidents include residents threatening road workers with weapons, such as machetes, […]

Celebrating 20 years of Area 13 covering North Lancashire and Cumbria

Kier Highways and National Highways are proud to be celebrating 20 years since the creation of the Area 13 Highway Maintenance region, covering the motorways and strategic roads in North Lancashire and Cumbria. Kier Highways has been the principal contractor in Area 13 for the past 13 years – delivering severe weather service and incident […]

£2.86 million investment to improve West Northamptonshire’s roads

West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) is investing an additional £1 million for 2023/24 into its road network. The Council is also looking to invest in new technologies to help maintain the roads it is responsible for more efficiently and to a better standard. In addition to the Council’s additional investment, WNC has been awarded £1.86 million […]

Kier Group restructures its Infrastructure Services division to support its growth ambitions 

Kier Group has announced its intention to restructure its Infrastructure Services division to support its growth ambitions.     From 1 July 2023, the Group’s current business streams of Highways, Utilities and Infrastructure will become two and will be well-placed to support its clients and the markets it operates in.    The two business streams, Transportation and Natural […]

700 more streetlights to be converted to LED lighting this month in Shropshire

More than 700 Shropshire Council streetlights are set to be converted to LED lighting this month. Since 2013, over 7,900 of the more than 20,000 lights owned by the council have been converted from conventional ‘sodium discharge’ or mercury lighting to LED lighting. By the end of the year, the remaining streetlights will have been […]

“A different approach to supporting our people” -Kier Highways talk career development on this week’s Highways Voices

Recognising National Careers Week and International Women’s Day at the same time, this week Highways Voices hears from Donna Howard, Head of Social Sustainability at Kier Highways, as the company launches its Kier Pathways Scheme. Subscribe to Highways Voices free on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts or Pocket Casts and never miss an episode! The strategy aims to engage vulnerable […]


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