Balfour Beatty will service National Grid for five more years

ELN VE 06/01/12 10:00Power & ElectricityBalfour Beatty will service National Grid for 5 more yearsInfrastructure group wins contract worth £750mInfrastructure group Balfour Beatty will service the National Grid for five […]

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By Vicky Ellis

ELN VE 06/01/12 10:00Power & ElectricityBalfour Beatty will service National Grid for 5 more yearsInfrastructure group wins contract worth £750mInfrastructure group Balfour Beatty will service the National Grid for five more years, it announced yesterday. The extended contract is worth up to £750million and will see Balfour continue to maintain and upgrade the UK’s electricity transmission network.Work involves the ongoing upkeep of overhead transmission lines, as well as designing and delivering National Grid’s upgrade plans across the network.Ian Tyler, Balfour Beatty chief executive said: “This further reinforces a strong, strategic alliance bringing continuing value as well as ongoing certainty to a core element of the UK’s infrastructure.”Copyright: Thinkstock