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Costain selected to conduct pioneering transport study into use of hydrogen refuelling stations

Wales & West Utilities commissions study on hydrogen infrastructure to determine the viability of Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles to UK consumers

Blackburn United Utilities WwTW

Costain secures new AMP8 Framework Agreement with United Utilities

Costain secures new AMP8 Framework Agreement with United Utilities

Costain’s innovative approach to managing industrial cooling media significantly reduces carbon footprint

Costain, the infrastructure solutions company, has trialled a new method for managing and transporting waste media from industrial cooling that has resulted in significantly lower carbon emissions.

Costain hits target milestone one month ahead of schedule in gas replacement scheme

Costain, the UK infrastructure business, has reached an important milestone in its gas distribution network upgrade programme with Cadent.

Northumbrian Water Group

Costain Wins AMP8 Framework Agreement with Northumbrian Water Group

Appointment adds to Costain’s wins in the new water regulatory cycle Costain, the infrastructure solutions company, has been appointed by Northumbrian Water (NWG) to help shape and deliver its strategic infrastructure upgrade programme. The framework will see contracts awarded with the potential value of up to £670m to Costain over the 12-year period and builds on significant recent wins in the water sector for the company.

London River Thames

End of year updates from the Tideway eastern section team

Good progress is being made on the eastern section of Tideway as the year draws to a close. The year ahead will also see various milestones being delivered, including the connection of tunnels and construction of river walls and other key components.

NATO headquarters

Costain to chair NATO study to tackle impacts of climate change on global defences

Costain’s Professor Julian Hasinski has been selected to chair NATO’s first ever study into how the group should mitigate and adapt to the impacts of climate change. The study, led by the NATO Industrial Advisory Group (NIAG), will advise NATO on what operational changes need to occur in response to climate change and what investments are needed to future-proof its assets.

Construction vehicle with digital overlay

AI tech trials see Costain playing a key role in roadwork innovation

Costain, the infrastructure solutions company, is providing pro bono support to two proposals to trial the use of artificial intelligence (AI) technology in National Highways projects in 2024.

Costain engineer

Costain awarded contracts to provide strategic advice to the Department for Transport

Costain has been awarded four of the initial contracts under the Department for Transport’s STARThree framework, valued at £1.4m

Costain agrees extension to Network Rail contract

Costain, the infrastructure solutions company, has been awarded an extension to its existing Service Partner Framework contract with Network Rail. The twelve-month extension runs until the end of January 2025, and is expected to be worth more than £5 million.