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Costain welcomes Government’s commitment to green infrastructure in “Powering Up Britain” plan

Leading infrastructure business Costain has welcomed the Government’s commitment to clean, green energy and security in its newly-published Powering Up Britain plan. The plan sets out how the government will deliver UK energy security and Net Zero, and diversified, decarbonised and domestic energy production by investing in renewables and nuclear.

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.

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Costain returns to its roots with appointment to Liverpool Professional Services Framework

Costain, consulting and engineering services provider, has been awarded a place on Liverpool City Council’s Highways Professional Services framework, marking its return to the city where it was originally founded in 1865 by Richard Costain.

Women in Nuclear and Women in Defence

Costain pledges to support gender equality in the defence and nuclear sectors

Costain has expanded its support to advance gender equality in the defence and nuclear industries by becoming a Franklin Partner to Women in Defence UK and a Corporate Partner to Women in Nuclear. The company has also signed the Women in Defence Charter.

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Costain supports National Highways to deliver high-powered charging infrastructure for electric vehicles

Costain’s commitment to improving people’s lives by creating connected, sustainable infrastructure has been boosted by a contract supporting National Highways to deliver multi-million pound investment in energy storage systems.

Bob Anstey at Costain

Costain appoints Bob Anstey as Defence and Nuclear Director

Bob Anstey joins Costain to lead the newly combined Defence and Nuclear businesses, bringing together capability in a more operationally efficient and effective structure.

Tideway Eastern section team gain industry recognition winning three prestigious awards

As the winter awards season comes to an end, the Tideway Eastern section team have plenty to celebrate having been awarded three industry accolades.

Costain appointed to support United Utilities on net zero journey

Costain has been appointed by United Utilities to provide consultancy, engineering and design support services to deliver the Concept and Definition Phase of works to help phase out fossil fuels within the network. The contract is worth £360,000 and is the latest to demonstrate Costain’s role at the heart of driving UK infrastructure’s transition to Net Zero.

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Costain partners with Heathrow Airport to transform operations and performance

Costain is partnering with Heathrow Airport to deliver its new investment programme, which will provide a step-change in the customer experience and transform the airport on its journey to become a net-zero aviation hub.

Boost to the North East economy as multi-million pound A1 upgrade opens to traffic

Costain and design partner Jacobs, on behalf of National Highways, have successfully completed a multi-million-pound upgrade of the A1 that will support the levelling up agenda by unlocking economic growth in the North East.