Ioanna Papanikolaou, smart infrastructure advisor and sponsored PhD candidate, won two awards at the 12th fib International PhD Symposium in Civil Engineering in Prague, after presenting her research progress in graphene materials for concrete infrastructure. Ioanna won the Best Paper Award, against a competition of 150 other submissions, and the BASF Award.
Costain awarded Network Rail contract to create 'Meerkat' enhanced warning device to reduce risk at level crossings
Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, has been commissioned by Network Rail to develop a new type of enhanced warning technology which will help reduce the number of incidents at passive footpath and bridleway level crossings across Britain.
Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, has been awarded a technology contract by Highways England, to work in collaboration with them, the Department for Transport, Transport for London (TfL) and Kent County Council to design, install and implement one of the UK’s first pilot connected vehicle corridors on a live road.
Costain has announced the launch of England’s first Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) apprenticeship.
Fifty Costain people and their families were among 30,000 marchers at Pride in London on 07 July. With the mercury hitting 31 degrees, organiser and LGBT+ and Allies Network chair Sophie Sharpe was joined by Sally Austin and Alex Vaughan in reaffirming our commitment to celebrating diversity, in our organisation and the supply chain.
Costain people are excited to march at Pride in London on Saturday 7 July, in the first of two marches at UK Pride events this year.
Costain’s behavioural safety programme has been awarded platinum status by the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies, making it one of only two organisations at this level worldwide.