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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).

Bradford City Steet Lighting project

Costain to help Bradford Council reduce cost and carbon with smart street lighting project and strategic delivery plan for regeneration projects

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, has won a £2m consultancy programme management contract to deliver Bradford Council’s Smart Street Lighting project, which will involve the replacement of 59,000 lights and 17,000 lampposts across the city over a period of four years.

Wales carbon cluster, Costain

Costain to take important role in shaping UK industry’s journey to net zero by 2050

UK Research and Innovation recently announced funding for the first phases of the Deployment and Roadmap programme for industrial decarbonisation strategies, run on behalf of the UK government.

Team Seeks Low-Carbon Supply Chain

Update on Contracts – High Speed 2 and Highways England

Costain confirms that its joint venture company, Skanska Costain Strabag, (“SCSJV”) has been granted notice to proceed by High Speed Two (HS2) Limited (“HS2”) to commence full detailed design and construction of Phase 1 of the HS2 railway in area south as part of the Main Works Civils Contract. Separately, Costain has been awarded a £210 million design and build contract by Highways England to upgrade an existing section of the A30 north of Truro, Cornwall.

Sue Kershaw

Sue Kershaw joins Costain as managing director, transportation

Sue Kershaw has joined Costain as managing director of its transportation division where she will be responsible for the highways, rail and aviation sectors.

Costain selected by Pale Blue Dot to accelerate the UK’s first carbon capture and storage (CCS) project

Costain selected by Pale Blue Dot to accelerate the UK’s first carbon capture and storage (CCS) project

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, has won the next phase of work providing technical consultancy services to Pale Blue Dot Energy to deliver what could be the UK’s first carbon capture and storage (CCS) project and part of helping the energy and transport industries meet the Scottish and UK Government net zero carbon emissions targets.