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Costain moves headquarters to City of London

- Investment in new modern office in the heart of London will meet demand for accessible, collaborative workspaces for Costain’s people, partners and customers - Sustainability credentials critical to decision-making

Costain commits to improving one million lives by 2030

- Social value plan aims to maximise positive outcomes for communities, the planet and people.


Costain professionals achieve ICE Fellowship

Costain professionals have been awarded The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Fellowship, the highest grade of membership and a globally recognised mark of professional excellence. It is awarded in recognition of the significant contribution engineers have made to the profession and is an endorsement of leadership knowledge, skills and experience.

Costain hails a Highway Hero!

Costain, the infrastructure solutions company is celebrating Costain’s head of customer for highways, Richard Paddey, who last night was awarded a Highways Hero Award.

New motorway junction and link roads open in Preston

- Scheme delivered on time and on budget - Project scored maximum in Considerate Constructors Scheme

Costain wins internationally recognised health and safety accolades from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)

Costain has been recognised for its excellent safety record after winning RoSPA’s top award. The Patron’s award recognises organisations which have achieved an exemplary record of at least 25 years of consecutive RoSPA Gold awards.

Richard Scott of Costain

Costain appoints Richard Scott as Corporate Affairs Director

Richard Scott joins Costain on 27 March 2023 to lead external communications and corporate affairs.

Jason Jones at Costain

Costain appoints new Strategic Development Director for Natural Resources

Jason Jones has been appointed to lead the Business Winning function within the Natural Resources division at Costain. As part of the divisional leadership team, he will work closely with the sector directors and key account directors to develop customer and industry relationships and grow new and existing business across energy, water and defence and nuclear.

Costain appoints Nicole Geoghegan as General Counsel and Company Secretary

Costain has appointed Nicole Geoghegan as general counsel and company secretary, replacing Sharon Harris who is leaving the business in July. Nicole will start and join the Executive Board on 1 July 2022.

Sam White of Costain

Costain appoints Sam White as Natural Resources Managing Director

Costain has appointed Sam White as managing director for its Natural Resources division, replacing Maxine Mayhew who is leaving at the end of the year.  Sam will join the Executive Board and will start on 4 January 2022.