Industrials

2019 Articles

Kier turnaround 'heading in right direction' despite £245
Kier turnaround 'heading in right direction' despite £245
Kier Group’s stock recovered to finish up 1.1 per cent today as shareholders appeared cautiously optimistic about its pricey turnaround [...]
September 19, 2019
Aircraft numbers 'to double in next two decades'
Aircraft numbers 'to double in next two decades'
The world will have twice as many passenger jets in 2038 as are currently in the skies, Airbus forecast today, [...]
September 18, 2019
Jim Ratcliffe names £600m Ineos car after a pub
Jim Ratcliffe names £600m Ineos car after a pub
Sir Jim Ratcliffe has revealed the name of his upcoming 4×4 car will be the Grenadier, after the west London [...]
September 18, 2019
There is a disconnect between government rhetoric and reality on climate change
There is a disconnect between government rhetoric and reality on climate change
The noise around climate change and the risk it poses to the planet has reached fever-pitch, and pressure on the [...]
September 18, 2019
US industrial production surprises with strong growth in August
US industrial production surprises with strong growth in August
US industrial production bounced back in August after falling in July, official figures have shown, in the latest sign that [...]
September 17, 2019
City Fibre 'set to announce former National Grid CEO as new boss'
City Fibre 'set to announce former National Grid CEO as new boss'
City Fibre, the ultrafast broadband network which is competing to become the biggest UK rival to BT, is said to [...]
September 16, 2019
Jim Ratcliffe's Ineos 'nearing deal' to build car in Bridgend
Jim Ratcliffe's Ineos 'nearing deal' to build car in Bridgend
Billionaire entrepreneur Jim Ratcliffe is said to be closing in on a deal to build a sport utility vehicle (SUV) [...]
September 16, 2019
Oil prices rise by record 20 per cent after Saudi attacks
Oil prices rise by record 20 per cent after Saudi attacks
Oil prices rocketed almost 20 per cent to more than $71 a barrel today after the US accused Iran of [...]
September 16, 2019
Outsourcing failures have 'undermined public trust' in policy
Outsourcing failures have 'undermined public trust' in policy
The government’s repeated failure to outsource public services effectively has “caused harm and waste,” stoking calls from Labour to nationalise [...]
September 15, 2019
Consortium led by Dalmore in talks to buy stake in UK's £6bn nuclear fleet
Consortium led by Dalmore in talks to buy stake in UK's £6bn nuclear fleet
A consortium is in talks to buy a 20 per cent stake in the UK’s nuclear power stations. Dalmore, Equitix [...]
September 14, 2019
Engineering specialist Ricardo suffers amid global car industry downturn
Engineering specialist Ricardo suffers amid global car industry downturn
Engineering consultancy Ricardo’s shares fell seven per cent today after it reported that its automotive business struggled last year. The [...]
September 12, 2019
Mitie bags Lloyds Bank facilities contract renewal
Mitie bags Lloyds Bank facilities contract renewal
Outsourcer Mitie has been tasked with managing Lloyds Banking Group branches across the country for the next five years, in [...]
September 12, 2019
Oil prices: Opec faces 'daunting' global surplus
Oil prices: Opec faces 'daunting' global surplus
The International Energy Agency has ramped up the pressure on oil-rich countries to cut production, after it warned international organisation [...]
September 12, 2019
Babcock wins £1.25bn contract to build new Royal Navy fleet
Babcock wins £1.25bn contract to build new Royal Navy fleet
Britain’s sinking shipbuilding industry has been thrown a lifeline after industry giant Babcock was tasked with building the Royal Navy’s [...]
September 12, 2019