News releases

Technology leader Jacqueline de Rojas appointed to board

Costain has today appointed Jacqueline de Rojas as a non-executive director. The appointment is with effect from 20 November 2017. Jacqueline is a leader in the UK technology sector and an experienced non-executive director.

A fresh start: Costain pledges to ‘ban the box’

Costain has formally pledged to ‘ban the box’, supporting a Business in the Community (BITC) initiative to end discrimination against people with criminal convictions.

Government announces funding for a world-leading Smart Mobility Living Lab in London

A consortium led by TRL, the global centre for innovation in transport and mobility, has been awarded £13.4m of the government’s £51m Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) test bed funding to create a world-leading, real-world test environment in London for the development of future mobility solutions.

Tunnel construction complete on Scotland’s biggest sewer

Tunnel construction complete on Scotland’s biggest sewer

The construction phase of Scotland’s biggest waste water tunnel, which will help tackle flooding and improve river water quality in the Glasgow area, has been completed.

New platform and tracks at London Bridge station

New platform and tracks at London Bridge station

Teams at the London Bridge Station redevelopment project ­ part of the government-sponsored Thameslink Programme – worked intensely over the August bank holiday period at London Bridge Station under special ‘blockade’ conditions.

Castle to castle challenge

Castle to castle challenge 2017 for Ty Hafan Hospice

A team of cyclists from four Costain projects in South Wales set off on a 400mile cycle challenge to Edinburgh, to raise funds towards the Ty Hafan Children’s Hospice Memorial Gardens project that commenced in August last year.

Costain brings tech and roads expertise to UK’s first HGV platooning trial

Costain is working with a consortium of partners headed by TRL, the global centre of innovation and transport mobility, on the first real-world operational trial of platooning vehicles on UK roads.

Team Seeks Low-Carbon Supply Chain

Costain awarded FEED study contract for Tolmount gas onshore plant at Dimlington

Costain will conduct a front-end engineering and design (FEED) study for onshore plant to receive gas from a new sub-sea pipeline in Dimlington, on the East Yorkshire coast.

Half Year Results 2017

Results for the half-year ended 30 June 2017

Costain, the engineering group deploying technology-based solutions to meet national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures, announces continued strong performance and a 10% interim dividend increase. The Group is on course to deliver results for the year in line with the Board’s expectations.

Costain extends employee health and well-being support to supply chain

Costain has announced it will extend its Employee Assistance Programme to its supply chain. The business is among the first in the construction sector to offer the benefits of its Employee Assistance Programme for anyone in the business or supply chain experiencing worry, stress or anxiety caused by health, family, work, legal or other issues.