A £40m project to reconstruct Liberia’s biggest hydroelectric power station was a recent win for Dawnus Construction. The deal will transform the country’s power supply after it was almost destroyed during the civil war. Based in Swansea and led by managing director Bob Jones, 64, the business provides construction and civil-engineering services to public and private sector clients in Britain and Africa.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank148
CompanyDawnus Construction
ActivityCivil engineering contractor
LocationSwansea
Sales £m206.2
Operating profit £m16.7
Main shareholdersCo-founders (87%), other management (13%)
Staff1,840
Founded2002
Websitewww.dawnus.co.uk

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