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News releases

Green light for path to UK’s first ‘electric motorway’

• Through Innovate UK, DfT has commissioned a Costain led consortium to assess the economic and technical potential of the UK’s first ‘eHighway’ • The study is part of the UK government’s plan to reach zero net emissions for heavy road freight • It aims to demonstrate the technology is ready for a national roll-out

B Motsumi at Costain

CICES welcomes new Vice President from Costain

Batsetswe Motsumi, Senior Commercial Manager for Costain, currently working as part of the integrated delivery team on the A14 upgrade, has been appointed as vice president for the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES).

EPSRC partnership

Costain to play major part in making road maintenance schemes more sustainable

Intelligent road repairs are among the revolutionary new technologies being developed through eight new Prosperity Partnerships announced today (22 July).

Defence employer recognition gold award

Costain honoured for outstanding support towards the Armed Forces

The Ministry of Defence has acknowledged Costain with the Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award for its outstanding support of the Armed Forces community.

Costain half year trading update

Half year trading update - 15 July 2021

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, today issues a trading update ahead of the publication of its half year results for the period ended 30 June 2021, on 25 August 21.

HS2 archaeological treasure

Costain archaeologists make a once in a lifetime discovery on HS2 project site

Costain archaeologists working in West London on the HS2 project uncovered a rare set of iron age coins, dating back to the 1st century BC.

A19 Testos roundabout

Costain delivers £130 million upgrade helping the North East to ‘Build Back Better’

After more than a million hours of work – around 60 per cent of that time coming from a local workforce – the £130m A19 Testo’s Junction improvements are complete.

Simister Island

Costain signs M60 J18 Simister Island improvement contract with Highways England

Smoother, safer journeys through one of the North West’s busiest motorway-to-motorway junctions are a step nearer after the appointment of Costain as the Delivery Integration Partner to design and build the Simister Island interchange improvement project, which is a £138 million scheme.


Costain joins CLC’s CO2nstructZero Business Champions

Costain is joining leaders from a wide spectrum of UK businesses that have stepped up to drive carbon out of the construction industry.

Armed Forces Day 2021

Supporting the UK’s service personnel

Costain recognises the vital role of the British Armed Forces, Services personnel and the valuable contribution that members of the Reserve Forces make to Britain’s defence, their communities, and their civilian workplace.