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Our purpose

Our purpose is to improve people's lives by deploying integrated smart solutions to meet urgent infrastructure needs across the UK's energy, water and transportation markets.

Brand 2017

Costain helps to improve lives with smart infrastructure solutions across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures. 

What we do

We deliver integrated smart solutions to meet urgent infrastructure needs across the UK.

Why we do it

We help to safeguard the security, increase the capacity, improve customer service and drive efficiency in our clients’ infrastructure programmes.  

Our strategy

Our strategy is to focus on blue-chip clients whose major spending plans are underpinned by strategic national needs, regulatory commitments or essential maintenance requirements. 

How we do it

Our expertise in the integration of technology, consultancy, asset optimisation and complex delivery positions us at the forefront of a rapidly-changing market environment.

Clear set of priorities

We are committed to meeting our clients' needs. Our culture and values underpin everything we do.

As a result, our five key priorities are:

  • Achieve sustainable growth in profit
  • Deliver value and innovation for our clients
  • Broaden our integrated service delivery
  • Operate responsibly and safely
  • Attract and develop new skills.

 

 

The sectors in which we work

Rail

We deliver end-to-end asset lifecycle solutions across the entire railway, from major station projects to multi-disciplinary rail projects.

Highways

We are a leading provider of end-to-end highway services, delivering technology-led solutions for our clients.

Power

We play a significant role in safely delivering the energy infrastructure that will satisfy the UK’s future needs.

Oil & Gas

We are a leading provider of full life-cycle engineering services in the development, design delivery and maintenance of oil and gas infrastructure.

Water

We are a leading provider of engineering solutions to UK water utility companies across the asset lifecycle.

Nuclear

With over 30 years' experience, we offer leading engineering solutions to the nuclear and defence industries.

How we work

We are committed to operating our business both sustainably and responsibly. We are focused on one simple but powerful message – ‘Costain Cares’. This is not a slogan: it is an attitude of mind. It is integral to everything we do and a touchstone against which we can evaluate and measure our performance. We care about all our stakeholders.

Our values

Everyone at Costain is committed to being:

  • Customer focused
  • Open and honest
  • Safe and environmentally aware
  • Team players
  • Accountable
  • Innovative – improving continuously and therefore the...
  • Natural choice.

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What we do