KELLER GROUP PLC: Major Contract Award in Singapore
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30 September 2013 Keller Group plc Major Contract Award in Singapore Keller Group plc ("Keller" or "the Group"), the international ground engineering specialist, announces that it has been awarded a contract worth approximately £33m to construct foundations and related works for the new Sengkang hospital project in Singapore. Keller's contract is for the construction of a diaphragm wall and bored and secant piles. The piling works, which make up the largest element of the contract, will be undertaken by Resource Piling, who will install more than 2,500 piles of varying diameters. The overall project, for the Singapore Ministry of Health, will create an integrated general hospital, community hospital and specialist outpatient facilities, catering for more than 700,000 residents in the region. Keller's work is expected to commence next month and to complete in the third quarter of 2014. Justin Atkinson, Keller Chief Executive, commented: "This is the largest contract award to date for Resource Piling. It is a good example of how the businesses we acquire are able, over time, to take on larger and more complex work, knowing they have the technical and financial backing of a strong, international parent. "Increasing our participation in major projects remains one of our key aims and we are delighted to have been selected to work at Sengkang." For further information, please contact: Keller Group plc Justin Atkinson, Chief Executive 020 7616 7575 James Hind, Finance Director
RLM Finsbury Gordon Simpson/Rowley Hudson 020 7251 3801
Notes to Editors:
Keller is the world's largest independent ground engineering specialist, providing technically advanced and cost-effective foundation solutions to the construction industry. With annual revenue of around £1.5bn, Keller has approximately 8,000 staff world-wide.
Keller is the clear market leader in the US and Australia; it has prime positions in most established European markets; and a strong profile in many developing markets.
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