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News releases

A40 highway underpass at night

Costain appointed to deliver major London road upgrade

Transport for London (TfL) has commissioned infrastructure solutions company, Costain, to provide detailed design and construction services for the second phase of improvements to the A40, one of London’s key east-west arteries.

Costain’s Batsetswe Motsumi to lead Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors

CICES, the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors, has welcomed its new Chief President, Batsetswe Motsumi.  Mr Motsumi replaces outgoing President, Dr Andrew Evans.

New milestone reached in A30 dualling scheme in Cornwall

Costain, the sustainable infrastructure solutions company has reached another milestone in their work on the A30 Chiverton to Carland Cross dualling scheme in Cornwall. Video footage shows the 32-year-old Tolgroggan bridge between Scorrier and Boxheater near Redruth, being dismantled and removed during a full weekend closure of the road.

Spernal Wastewater Treatment Plant in Redditch

Costain to work on 16 Severn Trent sites as part of an £80m package

Costain, the infrastructure solutions company, will use its environmental expertise to work on 16 sites in Severn Trent’s portfolio. The work, which is worth £79.83m, is within the previously announced framework agreement and part of Severn Trent’s Capital Delivery Framework. It will be delivered over the next four years, straddling both the existing and new regulatory periods (AMP7 & AMP8).

A1 milestone reached with successful traffic switch

• Traffic has successfully been switched to the new Allerdene bridge • The milestone will optimise traffic flow and enhance connectivity at the Coal House junction

Costain to provide blueprint for safety upgrades at UK airports

Infrastructure solutions company, Costain, has been selected by Manchester Airports Group to design critical civils upgrades to Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands airports. These upgrades will improve the quality and safety of customer journeys for the approximately 50 million passengers who use the airports each year.

Sustainable future

Costain cuts its own emissions by 38% on journey to net zero

Company’s latest Carbon Reduction Plan shows big reduction in Scope 1 emissions Scope 2 emissions cut by 19% Emission intensity down by 10%

Costain Group builds on ESG plans with £85m sustainability-linked loan refinancing

• One of the UK’s leading construction and engineering firms sets ambitious sustainability targets in its 3 year refinancing to 24 September 2026 • HSBC UK Bank and Lloyds Bank acted as joint sustainability coordinators for the refinancing

Costain announces new Energy Sector Director

Costain has made a key appointment in its Energy Department. Laura Hughes will join the business on 2 August, leading the team as Energy Sector Director.