Keller profits double on US boost

Engineer Keller yesterday unveiled a doubling in profits, boosted by its operations in North America. Pre-tax profit for the group, which is also working on the Crossrail network, hit £43.5m over the year, up from £21.9m in 2011. Revenue increased 14 per cent to £1.32bn. Revenue from the North America unit, from which Keller derived 44 per cent of its revenue last year, jumped to £581.9m last year, from £471.1m in 2011.