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News releases

Pilot remotely operating drone from control centre

Infrastructure giants unite to develop advanced drone system for the urban environment

A consortium of 16 entities led by specialist drone command and control solution developer, sees.ai, including road, rail and telecoms infrastructure giants, Skanska Costain STRABAG working in partnership with HS2, has won a share of £30 million to develop and test a remotely operated drone system for industrial and urban environments.

Collage of images showing energy use, people and digital

Costain to partner with U-Battery developments Ltd on modular nuclear reactor design

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company is collaborating with U-Battery Developments Ltd to develop an advanced modular reactor (AMR) which is being funded by the UK Department of Business as part of the Energy and Industrial Strategy's Energy Innovation Portfolio.

Costain Group PLC Year End Trading Update

Year end trading update - 5 January 2021

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, today issues a trading update for year ended 31 December 2020.

Costain Skanska Joint Venture sets a new standard for social value on major infrastructure projects

At the Costain Skanska Joint Venture (CSjv) we are marking a significant milestone. By the end of 2020, we will have employed over 200 previously unemployed people on the HS2 Enabling Works Programme and reached over 11,000 young people in schools.

Alex Vaughan

Costain's CEO welcomes Government's Construction Playbook

We are delighted that the Government and industry have come together to jointly develop this Construction Playbook.

BSI kitemark for innovation management, Costain

Costain leads the way with Kitemark™ certification for innovation in industry

Costain, a smart infrastructure solutions company, is one of the first to achieve the BSI Kitemark for innovation. Costain worked in partnership with BSI, the business improvement company, to help design and pilot the new global certification scheme for innovation.

Alex Vaughan

Costain's CEO responds to Chancellor's Spending Review 2020

Infrastructure investment needs effective and agile governance, structure, and processes to ensure it can realise the desired economic, environmental, and social return behind the Government’s vision announced in today’s spending review.

Lawrence Webb at Costain

Costain’s Lawrence Webb elected vice president of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)

Safety, health and environment strategy director, Lawrence Webb takes his place on the presidential team of IOSH.

Helen Willis CFO

Appointment of Chief Financial Officer

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Helen Willis to the Board as chief financial officer with effect from 30 November 2020. She will join Costain on 23 November to commence a handover prior to taking up her position.

Gatwick Railway Station 2020

Systematic Inventive Thinking (SIT) helps innovation prosper at Gatwick Airport station project

Building work has started on Gatwick Airport’s huge new railway station concourse as the first train pulled into a temporary platform, delivered ahead of schedule by Costain.