19 May 2016
Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, is holding its Annual General Meeting at 11am today, where the following comments will be read out.
Balfour Beatty continues to make good progress on the Build to Last transformation programme, with overall trading remaining in line with expectations. The Group order book is expected to show some growth in the first half due to good order intake in the US, whilst the UK construction order book is expected to be broadly stable.
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Notes to editors:
Balfour Beatty is a leading international infrastructure group. With 34,000 employees, we provide innovative and efficient infrastructure that underpins our daily lives, supports communities and enables economic growth. We finance, develop, build and maintain complex infrastructure such as transportation, power and utility systems, social and commercial buildings.
Our main geographies are the UK, US, Middle East and South East Asia. Over the last 100 years we have created iconic buildings and infrastructure all over the world including the London Olympics’ Aquatic Centre, Hong Kong’s first Zero Carbon building, the world’s biggest shopping mall in Dubai, the National Museum of the Marine Corps in the US and the Channel Tunnel Rail Link.