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Simon Ellison Rail Sector Director

Costain appoints Simon Ellison as Rail Sector Director

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, has appointed Simon Ellison as rail sector director. In his new role, Simon will be responsible for shaping and expanding the Group’s rail infrastructure delivery expertise to meet the current and future needs of UK rail clients, delivering strategic national infrastructure upgrades, regulatory commitments and essential business performance improvements.

Progress in A19 project paves way for flyover work to begin

Progress in A19 project paves way for flyover work to begin

Highways England has announced that drivers can now use two new lanes on the northbound A19 after the major Testo’s roundabout project, which is being delivered by Costain, took a significant step forward.

A14 Huntingdon bypass opens

A14 Huntingdon bypass opens to the public

Highways England has today revealed that the new 12-mile bypass to the south of Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire, part of the UK’s biggest road upgrade being delivered by a joint venture comprising Costain, Skanska and Balfour Beatty, has opened to traffic.

Costain trading update on A465

Update on the A465 contract and trading

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, today issues an update on the Group’s contract with the Welsh Government for the construction of the A465 Heads of the Valleys road (the “A465 Contract”) and the Group’s trading for the year ending 31 December 2019 (“FY19”).

SSE EoN Raas project

Costain partner with Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks and E.ON to help improve network resilience in rural parts of the UK

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, alongside European energy company E.ON, have partnered with Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) to help improve electricity network resilience in rural parts of the UK.

Costain and Createc develop technology set to revolutionise nuclear decommissioning

Collaborative efforts between smart infrastructure solutions company Costain and technology researchers Createc have resulted in innovative measurement technology for analysing radiation in contaminated structures, a move which could revolutionise nuclear decommissioning.

Costain and Thomson Engineering develop an innovative, controlled solution for landing steel structures

Working collaboratively the solution delivers benefits for safety, efficiency and the environment.

Over £4m worth of consultancy wins for Costain’s Energy business

Over £4m worth of consultancy wins for Costain’s Energy business

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, has secured some £4m worth of consultancy contracts for the energy market which will see the Group shaping the future for sustainable operations and improved efficiencies at several UK onshore gas terminals by providing engineering design services.

New research holds potential for step change in carbon management of infrastructure projects

New research holds potential for step change in carbon management of infrastructure projects

A collaborative project between smart infrastructure solutions company, Costain, the University of Edinburgh Business School and the Construction Climate Challenge (CCC), hosted by Volvo Construction Equipment has resulted in a launch of the next stage of development for a tool that could help deliver a step change in carbon management on infrastructure projects.

A14 bypass opening 9 December

A14 bypass opening date revealed

Highways England has today revealed that a 12-mile bypass to the south of Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire, part of the UK’s biggest road upgrade being delivered by a joint venture comprising Costain, Skanska and Balfour Beatty, will open to traffic on Monday 9 December.