BRIEF-Keller to take 30 mln stg exceptional charge in H1 results

July 30 Wed Jul 30, 2014 9:43am EDT

July 30 (Reuters) - Keller Group Plc :

* Announces that it is to make a 30 million pounds exceptional charge in its 2014 half year results in respect of a dispute arising on a project

* Dispute relates to purported defects in a floor slab at a warehouse for which Keller Ltd undertook design and construction of piling

* Claims intimated against Keller Ltd, which are currently subject of litigation, are denied and being vigorously defended

* Will update market on future developments when necessary

* Given uncertainties inherent in any litigation, it would be appropriate to record an exceptional charge of 30 million pounds in group's 2014 half year results Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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