Kier wins £100m hospital contract

Construction and services firm Kier said yesterday that it has been awarded a £100m contract by the University Hospital of North Staffordshire to support the integration of health and care services, which will include refurbishment, extension and new build projects. The FTSE 250 firm said the first projects are due to start in July, with works continuing until at least 2018. The contract brings the total new awards to Kier to over £400m since the start of the year.