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News releases

Costain digital technology solutions

Costain’s new digital services hub now live

As part of driving the digital and cultural transformation of the sector at pace to enable better, faster, greener and cheaper design, delivery and operation of infrastructure, Costain reveals the full and growing gamut of its digital capability in a new digital services hub.

The Times Top 50 Employers for Women

Costain has been named in the Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2020 for the third consecutive year

The Times Top 50 Employers for Women list is published annually in partnership with Business in the Community and alphabetically lists UK employers that have taken significant action to create inclusive workplace cultures and address gender imbalance in the workplace.

Digital connectivity and data in transportation infrastructure

Costain driving industry innovation as strategic partner in UK Government’s new Living Lab programme

As part of driving digital transformation and innovation at pace across the infrastructure sector, Costain is proud to be a strategic technology partner for a new programme designed to drive innovation across major transport infrastructure projects in the UK launched recently by Minister of State, Andrew Stephenson for the Department for Transport.

CSjv empowering communities

London HS2 contractors launch scheme to help tackle homelessness, improve skills and benefit local communities

Today (Friday 17 July) HS2 Minister, Andrew Stephenson MP has launched a major social legacy programme to be delivered by HS2 London contractors SCS called Empowering Communities, intended to benefit communities along the final part of the HS2 route into London.

Programme management at Costain

Costain awarded £150 million programme management consultancy contract with Cadent

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, announces it has secured a 10 year programme management consultancy contract for Cadent’s East of England gas distribution network upgrade.

Costain Skanska social value

Costain Skanska joint venture delivers significant ‘social value’ to communities in London

The Costain Skanska joint venture (CSjv) team working in partnership with HS2 has today shared details of its legacy programme that has created vast numbers of local jobs, invested in SMEs and challenged the stereotypical diversity of a construction project.


Costain makes commitment to put environment first at COP26 business leaders' event

Alex Vaughan CEO was among 200 of Britain’s business leaders to make a joint commitment to put the environment first at a COP26 business leaders’ virtual meeting this week.

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HS2 Enabling Works contract continues to pave the way with a leading-edge response to a global pandemic

With over £500m delivered so far, the HS2 enabling works contract (EWC) has identified a leading-edge response to the global pandemic as a key part of the programme’s continued success.

Thermal imaging technology at airports

Costain and Swissport Western Europe lead efforts to restore airline passenger confidence through thermal imaging trial at Birmingham International Airport

Swissport Western Europe and Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, are collaborating on a three week trial of thermal camera technology at Birmingham International Airport (BHX) as the aviation industry seeks to enhance air passenger safety and confidence in a world impacted by Covid-19.


Costain awarded consultancy framework by Highways England

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, is pleased to announce it has been chosen by Highways England as one of six providers of specialist consultancy services on a four-year framework.