Applegreen: results today
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TODAY Results: Applegreen; Aryzta; Lennar. Meetings: Freelance Forum (Buswells Hotel, Dublin); Innovation Summit (Dublin Business School, Dublin). I(...)

Apple, for whom China is a key growth market, fell 3.4 per cent on Wall Street early in the day. Photograph: Paul Miller/EPA

The Iseq in Dublin closed down 2.7 per cent on a chastening day for European stock markets. Bourses around the continent extended the week’s sell-off (...)

A Balfour Beatty construction worker walks onto a site in London. Company reported total underlying loss of £135 million (€189 million) in the first half of its financial year. Photograph: Reuters.

Balfour Beatty said it would be rid of most of its problematic construction contracts by the end of next year, offering investors some respite followi(...)

Domino’s Pizza: results out on Monday
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TODAY Results: Aramark; Domino’s Pizza. Indicators: Japanese current account (Jun); Japanese consumer confidence (Jul). TOMORROW Results: Ladbrokes; (...)

The HSE will manage the primary care centres once they have been completed

A consortium, which includes Balfour Beatty, JJ Rhatigan and Aramark, has been chosen as preferred tenderer to provide 14 new primary care centres in (...)

Dublin Airport Authority said extra spaces are needed to cope with the significant growth in traffic at Dublin Airport over the last three years

Dublin Airport Authority is spending €14 million on doubling the size of its Terminal Two short-term car park on the back of growing customer demand.(...)

Since the late 1960s and early 1970s, thousands of construction workers in Britain were fired from jobs or not hired because they were members of trades unions or seen as politically suspect. Photograph: Thinkstock

Eight major building firms, including Laing O’Rourke, run by Irish businessman Ray O’Rourke, have been accused by a House of Commons inquiry of “misl(...)

Carillion site:  the builder has announced a venture to extend and maintain eight schools in England’s Midlands. Photograph:  Cathal McNaughton/Reuters:

Carillion is focused on expanding its own business in an improving construction market after several attempts to form Britain’s biggest builder by acq(...)

A Carlsberg flag flies outside the brewing group’s headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark, yesterday. Carlsberg, Russia’s biggest brewer, cut its full-year forecasts for revenue and earnings even as quarterly profit beat estimates, causing the shares to slump 3.6 percent. Photograph: Freya Ingrid Morales/Bloomberg

Trading was relatively flat across most of Europe following two consecutive days of gains. In the US, stocks rose to within five points of an all-t(...)

Balfour Beatty said its turnaround strategy, centred on the sale of its US engineering business, was a better prospect for investors than Carillion’s sweetened offer. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

British construction company Carillion has said it has abandoned its pursuit of a merger with Balfour Beatty after Balfour rejected its advances for t(...)