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Defence employer recognition scheme

Costain awarded the defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Silver Award

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

Digital connectivity and data in transportation infrastructure

Costain driving industry innovation as strategic partner in UK Government’s new Living Lab programme

As part of driving digital transformation and innovation at pace across the infrastructure sector, Costain is proud to be a strategic technology partner for a new programme designed to drive innovation across major transport infrastructure projects in the UK launched recently by Minister of State, Andrew Stephenson for the Department for Transport.

Programme management at Costain

Costain awarded £150 million programme management consultancy contract with Cadent

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, announces it has secured a 10 year programme management consultancy contract for Cadent’s East of England gas distribution network upgrade.

Costain Skanska social value

Costain Skanska joint venture delivers significant ‘social value’ to communities in London

The Costain Skanska joint venture (CSjv) team working in partnership with HS2 has today shared details of its legacy programme that has created vast numbers of local jobs, invested in SMEs and challenged the stereotypical diversity of a construction project.

Thank you NHS from Costain Skanska JV

HS2 Enabling Works contract continues to pave the way with a leading-edge response to a global pandemic

With over £500m delivered so far, the HS2 enabling works contract (EWC) has identified a leading-edge response to the global pandemic as a key part of the programme’s continued success.

Thermal imaging technology at airports

Costain and Swissport Western Europe lead efforts to restore airline passenger confidence through thermal imaging trial at Birmingham International Airport

Swissport Western Europe and Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, are collaborating on a three week trial of thermal camera technology at Birmingham International Airport (BHX) as the aviation industry seeks to enhance air passenger safety and confidence in a world impacted by Covid-19.

Consultancy

Costain awarded consultancy framework by Highways England

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, is pleased to announce it has been chosen by Highways England as one of six providers of specialist consultancy services on a four-year framework.

Thames Water

Costain to support Thames Water’s AMP7 Programme Management Office as it transitions to an Intelligent Client model

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, has secured a contract alongside partners Stantec, Turner and Townsend and Mace to support Thames Water in the development of a new, client-led Programme Management Office (PMO) to oversee its multi-million pound AMP7 capital programme.

Anglain Water strategic pipeline alliance

Costain appointed onto Anglian Water Strategic Pipeline Alliance

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, has been appointed onto Anglian Water's over £350 million new Strategic Pipeline Alliance.

Costain wins a place on Yorkshire Water's framework

Costain appointed to Yorkshire Water’s Technical Services Framework

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, has been appointed onto Yorkshire Water’s £51.4m Technical Services Framework to drive efficient transformation and optimisation of its water and wastewater assets during the first four years of AMP7, with the possibility for a two year extension to the end of the first year of AMP8 (April 2026).