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CIMIC lifts dividend on HY profit climb

CIMIC Group has lifted its dividend 25 per cent after its half-year profit rose 22 per cent to $323 million.

The construction and contract mining giant says revenue for the six months to June 2017 rose 28 per cent to $6.3 billion on the back of solid growth in all core businesses.

CIMIC lifted its interim dividend to a fully-franked 60 cents, up from 48 cents for the previous corresponding period.