Business news in brief: Stagecoach | EnviroCentre | DTZ

0
Have your say

Stagecoach – The transport group is to invest in an automatic vehicle location system for its 7,000–strong regional bus fleet in the UK.

Work on a pilot is expected to be completed by summer 2014, with the system fully deployed by the end of the following year, allowing for real–time service information to be provided.

• EnviroCentre – A four–year extension has been secured to the firm’s contract with LLW Repository to review safety planning for its low–level radioactive waste facility in West Cumbria.

• Kier – A further boost is expected from the UK government’s spending review after the firm revealed a robust order book. The update came as it completed a £221 million acquisition of road maintenance specialist May Gurney, giving it a first toehold in Scotland.

• DTZ – Justin Beveridge has been appointed an associate director in the property agency’s Edinburgh land and development team. He was previously with DM Hall and Kenmore

• Driver Group – The construction consultancy, which recently opened a base in Aberdeen, has won a three–year contract with Wood Group subsidiary JP Kenny Caledonia. Services covered by the deal include cost planning for JP Kenny Caledonia’s pipeline and subsea engineering projects.

Back to the top of the page