News releases

2013 News

Sustainability Award For Joint Venture At Crossrail

A greener and cleaner approach to works has led to success at the National Joint Utilities Group (NJUG) awards.

PFI Equity Disposal

Costain Group PLC announces that, as part of the continuing disposal of its PFI equity portfolio, on 19th December 2013, it entered into an agreement to sell its minority shareholdings in three joint venture companies to Severn Trent Plc, for an aggregate cash consideration of £12.0 million.

Costain Awarded M6 - Heysham Link Road Contract

Costain, a leading UK engineering solutions provider, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract by Lancashire County Council (‘Lancashire’) to construct the M6 - Heysham link road, worth approximately £100m to Costain.

Technology ‘First’ For Costain

Costain is the first company in the UK to receive formal approval to use new concrete testing technology that is quicker, safer and more environmentally friendly to use than the traditional method of testing.

Costain Awarded Five-Year Framework For Network Rail

Costain, one of the UK’s leading engineering solutions providers, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a five-year, multi-functional framework contract for Network Rail, anticipated to have an initial value to Costain of approximately £60m.

eight2O: Thames Water's Industry-Leading Alliance

Thames Water’s industry-leading alliance (including the Costain Group) is already working on plans to deliver billions of pounds of essential improvements to its ageing network over the AMP6 period (2015-2020).

Costain Launches Contract Leaders Board

Costain has set up an experienced leadership group to strengthen further how the Company responds to the needs of its customers.

Green Cards Safety Initiative

Costain is recognising safer working at its Severn Trent framework sites through the launch of a ‘green cards’ initiative

Costain Appointed To Severn Trent AMP6 Programme

Costain, one of the UK's leading engineering solutions providers, is pleased to announce that it has been appointed by Severn Trent Water (‘Severn Trent’) to its 2015 – 2020 investment programme (‘AMP6’ - Asset Management Period number six). The appointment marks confirmation of a continuation of Costain’s involvement in Severn Trent’s AMP5 programme through to AMP6, and is worth approximately £250m to the Group.

Top Of The Class

A school built by Costain has won Best Education Building in this year’s National Building Excellence Awards