What’s a realistic Hydrogen roadmap to 2050?
If we were to accept that hydrogen could play a significant role in plugging the energy gap and accelerating the UK’s journey towards net zero carbon by 2050, what would a roadmap for a hydrogen economy look like?
How a digital twin can deliver immeasurable benefits without immeasurable costs
The benefits of having a digital twin for just one infrastructure asset are many: This single source of information can reduce the number of site visits, enhancing safety and minimising downtime, as well as minimise the risk of delays and escalating costs to capital projects, to name a few. The benefits of a digital twin at a national scale would be immeasurable.
Why there’s no such thing as a “typical” Engineer anymore
Amie Dornan, process engineer at Costain, reflects on her career and describes why she believes there's no such thing as a "typical" engineer anymore.
Five Stages to engineering a carbon-neutral future
Jyoti Sehdev, one of our section engineers, provides her thoughts on the five stages of a project lifecycle that we influence to engineer a carbon-neutral future.
The relationship between ‘systems thinking’ and ‘systems engineering’
We share the three benefits that Costain achieves by using ‘systems thinking’ in the context of engineering.
10 guiding principles for energy and resource efficiency
I was recently invited to be a contributing author of the Institute of Chemical Engineer's energy and resource efficiency guide. My article provides a summary of the 10 guiding principles. Although the guide has been written from the perspective of industrial plant, it contains guiding principles that will ring true for any business…