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A19 Testo Improvements

Costain appointed to deliver A19 improvements

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, has been appointed to deliver major improvements on the A19 for Highways England as part of their Regional Investment Programme (‘RIP’).

Team Seeks Low-Carbon Supply Chain

Costain selected by Severn Trent as AMP7 delivery partner

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, has been awarded a place on Lot 1 of the Capital Delivery Framework by Severn Trent Water, as part of the delivery of its c. £2 billion capital programme for Asset Management Period (AMP) 7.

First crane at HS2

First tower crane arrives as HS2 prepares to demolish Euston towers

Work to transform Euston station and deliver extra capacity as part of the HS2 project has taken a very visible step forward, with the arrival, on the London skyline, of the project’s first tower cranes.

Tideway East 100th apprentice

Costain engineer becomes 100th Tideway apprentice

Budding engineer, Callum Davis from Costain, has become the 100th person to take up an apprenticeship with Tideway on one of the most significant infrastructure projects to date, happening under the streets of London.

EIC Decarbonising the energy sector

The Hydrogen Economy: Decarbonising the UK energy sector

Yesterday, 7 November, we hosted an Energy Industries Council (EIC) event on decarbonising the UK energy sector at our Manchester office.

MIDAS technology at Costain

Costain awarded six-year framework contract by Highways England

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, has been awarded a six-year framework contract by Highways England under the new partnership to deliver the Regional Investment Programme (‘RIP’) during Road Period 1 (2015-2020) and Road Period 2 (2020-2025).

Connected autonomous vehicle

Costain enables major milestone for connected and autonomous vehicles in the UK

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, provided the technology to power pioneering work led by Highways England to transform journeys with innovative technology allowing vehicles and the roads to ‘talk’ to each other which was showcased to an international audience last week.

First look at HS2’s Euston tunnel portal site as demolitions completed

First look at HS2’s Euston tunnel portal site as demolitions completed

HS2 has successfully completed the demolition of the former carriage sheds at Euston station, revealing for the first time, the site of the approach tunnels for the new high speed rail link’s London terminal.

ENHANCED WARNING DEVICE TO REDUCE RISK AT LEVEL CROSSINGS

Costain awarded Network Rail contract to create 'Meerkat' enhanced warning device to reduce risk at level crossings

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, has been commissioned by Network Rail to develop a new type of enhanced warning technology which will help reduce the number of incidents at passive footpath and bridleway level crossings across Britain.

Costain awarded connected vehicle technology contract

Costain awarded connected vehicle technology contract

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, has been awarded a technology contract by Highways England, to work in collaboration with them, the Department for Transport, Transport for London (TfL) and Kent County Council to design, install and implement one of the UK’s first pilot connected vehicle corridors on a live road.