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Balfour secures contracts worth £200m

Published:  02 April, 2010

LONDON: Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has been awarded support services work valued at approximately £200m from the Highways Agency, Yorkshire Water and Anglian Water.

The Highways Agency one-year extension deal to its Area 2 Enhanced Managing Agent Contractor (EMAC) contract, covers the strategic motorway and trunk road network in the South West region.It is worth approximately £70m and extends the contract to June 2012.

Yorkshire Water has awarded Balfour a contract for the investigation, design and build of its water networks in the southern area of Yorkshire Water's remit. The contract, which will commence this month under the AMP5 capital programme, is for five years and is worth £70m, with an option for a five-year extension.

Anglian Water has awarded Balfour its water networks repair and maintenance with developer services contract. The three-year contract, which also commences this month, is worth £60m, with an option for a two-year extension and covers an extensive area from the Humber Bridge to Dunstable, including Lincoln, Grimsby, Grantham, Peterborough, Northampton and Milton Keynes.

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