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CCBS award

Costain’s behavioural safety programme achieves platinum status

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.

Costain combats fatigue in rail industry

Costain sponsors RSSB launch initiative to combat fatigue in rail industry

Costain has sponsored a Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) project to launch new guidance on fatigue, which is cited as a factor in around a fifth of major rail incidents.

Technology facility, Costain

Costain to move to new technology centre in North Somerset

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, is expanding its technology centre with a move to new accommodation on the Weston Gateway Business Park near Worle, North Somerset.

Team Seeks Low-Carbon Supply Chain

Costain awarded M6 J21a-26 smart motorway contract for Highways England

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, announces the award of the M6 J21a-26 smart motorway contract by Highways England.

Helen Simms

Costain appoints Helen Simms as capability director for consultancy

Simms is a Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers and the Co-Chair of the Nuclear Institute Radioactive Waste Special Interest Group.

UK’s biggest road upgrade becomes first project to commit to Armed Forces Covenant

The A14 Integrated Delivery Team, which is delivering the UK’s biggest road project on behalf of Highways England, has pledged its commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant, making it the first construction project to become part of the scheme in its own right.

Light at the end of the tunnel

A seven-year Costain Skanska JV project to make London’s power infrastructure fit for the 21st century is coming to a successful close.

Results for the year ended 31 December 2017

Results for the year ended 31 December 2017

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, announces another strong performance with an 18% increase in underlying1 operating profit and a recommended 10% increase in the dividend for 2017.

Team Seeks Low-Carbon Supply Chain

Retirement of non-executive director/change in senior independent director

Costain has today announced that, as part of its planned Board succession, James Morley will retire as a non-executive of the Company, and as senior independent director, with effect from the conclusion of Costain's Annual General Meeting to be held on Tuesday 8 May 2018 (the "2018 AGM").

Costain signs Armed Forces Covenant at MOD offices

At a short ceremony at the Ministry of Defence offices in Whitehall, Costain strategy and risk director Matthew Harris signed the Armed Forces Covenant.