Kentz eyes strong growth in 2013

FTSE 250-listed engineering and construction group Kentz said yesterday it expected to deliver 2012 earnings in line with expectations and hit double-digit growth next year. Its prospect pipeline increased to $13.1bn (£8.2bn) in the period since 1 July. Kentz, which has operations in 29 countries, had a backlog of $2.53bn at the end of September, up from $2.54bn at the end of July.