Family-owned Murphy undertakes civil and mechanical engineering projects in Britain and overseas. Its contracts include the £200m development of the Crossrail Thames tunnel, due for completion in 2015. In May, chief executive John Stack, 54, bought some of the assets and contracts of Land & Marine after it went into administration.

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Company details
Year2013
Rank12
CompanyMurphy Group
ActivityCivil engineering contractor
LocationCentral London
Sales £m568.5
Operating profit £m16.9
Main shareholdersMurphy family (100%)
Staff3,474
Founded1992
Websitewww.murphygroup.co.uk

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