Graham Construction is understandably nonplussed at being named in the context of Northern Irish firms responsible for potential "leakage" from "shovel-ready" public projects.
Graham Construction is understandably nonplussed at being named in the context of Northern Irish firms responsible for potential \"leakage\" from \"shovel-ready\" public projects.
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As they rightly point out, the charge could equally be made against Balfour Beatty, Kier, BAM, Morgan Sindall and others with HQs elsewhere in the UK.
According to its spokesman, the company has delivered £1 billion of work in the last 10 years, turning over £150 million in Scotland in 2012 (out of a total £216m), and the firm employs around 400 people directly, almost twice as many as it does in Northern Ireland. It took on 28 apprentices in Scotland last year alone, as well as 69 new members of staff.
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