Balfour Beatty wins contracts

Balfour Beatty, the construction company yesterday said it has won a series of contracts from US military clients worth £273m. The contracts included the renovation and construction of barracks and the building of a new dormitory. Balfour Beatty also said it has won some contracts with non-military clients including a government complex in Texas, plus a contract relating to the construction of a school of nursing at North Carolina Central University in Raleigh. The group’s shares lifted by 0.17 per cent to 288.5p.