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Almost half of this construction and engineering company’s £178m sales are generated in Africa, where its projects include a £100m contract to support iron ore mining in Sierra Leone. The other half comes from the UK, with clients such as Devon county council and the housebuilder St Modwen. Managing director Bob Jones, 62, and five colleagues set up the Swansea firm in 2002. Profits reached £19.9m in 2012.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank6
CompanyDawnus Construction
ActivityCivil engineering contractor
LocationSwansea
Annual profit growth120.51%
Latest profits £000s19,880
Latest sales £000s177,989
Staff1,587
Founded2002
Websitewww.dawnus.co.uk

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