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Innovative research project wins IStructE and CIOB awards

Innovative Research Project Wins IStructE And CIOB Awards

Costain Graduate Civil Engineer and sponsored student, Gemma Small, has won two impressive awards from The Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) and Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) for her final year dissertation, since completing her Civil Engineering degree at the University of Salford.

Major Milestone Reached On The A556

Major Milestone Reached On The A556

The team working on the Highways England A556 Knutsford to Bowdon improvement scheme is celebrating after reaching a major milestone in the delivery of the new junction 7 free flow link which forms part of the A556 Knutsford to Bowdon improvement scheme.

Team Seeks Low-Carbon Supply Chain

Costain Secures Contract Renewal For Highways England

Costain, the engineering solutions provider, is pleased to announce the renewal by Highways England of the Area 14 Maintenance and Response contract, covering much of the North East of England, in a 50:50 Joint Venture with CH2M.

Crossrail Trekkers Raise Thousands For Macmillan

Crossrail Trekkers Raise Thousands For Macmillan

A team led by Costain Foreman, Steve Kerslake, recently became the first people to walk the route of the Crossrail project.

Team Seeks Low-Carbon Supply Chain

Costain To Use Augmented Reality To Assess Radioactive Pipelines

Costain, the UK’s leading engineering solutions provider, has been selected to drive forward their latest innovation project with EDF Energy that will change the way boiler tubes are inspected for cracks and breakages.

Team Seeks Low-Carbon Supply Chain

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.

Team Seeks Low-Carbon Supply Chain

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.

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.