News releases

2014 News

Top Rating For Accountancy Training

Costain has been awarded the highest rating for the support it provides for its accountants both before and after they qualify in the profession by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

Joint Venture Awarded ‘Green Apple’

The Costain Skanska joint ventures (CSJV) working for Crossrail have won a Green Apple award in recognition of high performance in reducing particulate matter and air pollutants from construction plant.

Christmas Boost for Bond Street

The Costain Laing O’Rourke Joint Venture Team, working on the Bond Street Station Upgrade Project for London Underground, has restored the station to full operation, three weeks ahead of schedule.

Costain-Backed College ‘Steals’ The Show

Costain staff helped the London Design and Engineering University Technical College (LDE UTC) stand out at the Skills London 2014 careers fair.

Appointment Of New Group Commercial Director

The Costain Group has appointed, from 1 January 2015, David Taylor to the Executive Board as Group Commercial Director.

Google Earth Assists Highways Project

A Costain team is using Google Earth to gain a comprehensive view of its £193 million A556 upgrade in Cheshire.

Investor Relations Appointment

Costain has appointed Catherine Warbrick as Investor Relations Director, a role she will fulfil alongside her current job as Director for Corporate Responsibility.

Shutdown Strategy Saves Time And Money

A Costain team working on the Severn Trent Water (STW) AMP5 framework has devised a way to shutdown an entire sewage treatment works without using storm facilities.

Significant Milestone At Liverpool

The Galliford Try–Costain–Atkins Joint Venture (GCA JV), a United Utilities AMP5 Process Alliance Partner, recently achieved a significant milestone on the £200 million Liverpool Programme by successfully completing almost 400 metres of very large diameter, fabricated steel and ductile iron pipework, all with the help of Building Information Modelling (BIM).