Today, Murphy employs around 3,500 engineers, professional managers and skilled operatives around the world.
This decade proved an exciting time for Murphy, our Canadian joint venture, Surerus Murphy (SMJV) was formed.
In 2000, Murphy started construction of the Channel Tunnel rail link in a joint venture with Hochtief.
In 1980, Murphy undertook major developments across London, including the construction of a tunnel to link Stansted Airport to the rail network.
During the 1970s, the introduction of natural gas pipelines in the UK and Ireland was amongst one of the greatest infrastructure achievements.
The 1960s saw Murphy become involved in road expansion programmes, water services and Post Office cable installation.
In 1951, John Murphy established J. Murphy & Sons Limited.