News releases

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Autumn Statement: Infrastructure Programme Presents Opportunity For "Recruitment Revolution"

A new report launched today is calling for a "recruitment revolution" in the talent supply chain as the engineering sector gets ready to deliver the next generation of infrastructure projects.

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National Grid Awards Costain Contract To Upgrade Peterborough And Huntingdon Compressor Stations

Costain, the engineering solutions provider, has been awarded a contract worth £113 million by National Grid to upgrade its Peterborough and Huntingdon compressor stations. The programme of work is part of National Grid’s Emissions Reduction Project and will conclude in 2021.

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Award of £300 million High Speed Two contract

Costain, the engineering solutions provider, has been awarded the South Enabling Works Contract for High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd (‘HS2’). The award, made to Costain in Joint Venture (‘JV’) with Skanska, is worth up to £150m to the Group over four years.

London Tunnelling Contract Approaches Successful Completion

London Tunnelling Contract Approaches Successful Completion

A six-year Costain jv scheme to help re-wire London, the London Power Tunnels (LPT) project, is the most significant addition to the capital’s electricity system since the 1960s. The scheme will create 10 new 400kV transmission circuits deep underground, replacing and reinforcing the existing network.

WYLFA Team Gets Decorating For Hour Pledge

WYLFA Team Gets Decorating For Hour Pledge

Costain’s Active Effluent Discharge Line project team based at Wylfa site, Anglesey, recently gave a helping hand to the power station’s nearest community as part of ‘Hour Pledge’ the company’s charitable initiative.

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A UK First For Decommissioning Market

A specialist team of companies have come together as part of their commitment to deliver an approved decommissioning programme under one collaborative offering. Integrated DECOM will offer independent front-end engineering and environmental solutions providing integrated support for oil and gas operators looking to retire redundant facilities without the burden of an in-house overhead.

Costain Helps Support Guinness World Record-Breaking LEGO Bridge

Costain Helps Support Guinness World Record-Breaking LEGO Bridge

Yesterday started on a great note for many engineers, students and children alike as the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) marked the opening of its new exhibition and learning centre by breaking a Guinness World Record for the span of a bridge made out of LEGO bricks.

Top Award for Oliver

Top Award for Oliver

Costain’s Oliver Teall recently walked away with a top award from an international PhD civil engineering symposium in Japan.

Kent MFF Volunteer Day

Kent MFF Volunteer Day

Costain’s Kent Multi-functional Framework (MFF) team recently organised a volunteer day to help the Kent Wildlife Trust remove a poisonous weed from around Pegwell Bay, an internationally important area for migratory birds, near Sandwich.

New Waste System Aids Nuclear Decommissioning

New Waste System Aids Nuclear Decommissioning

Costain has successfully completed construction of a pipeline that will allow the decommissioning of one of the UK’s disused nuclear power stations to proceed.