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CSjv empowering communities

London HS2 contractors launch scheme to help tackle homelessness, improve skills and benefit local communities

Today (Friday 17 July) HS2 Minister, Andrew Stephenson MP has launched a major social legacy programme to be delivered by HS2 London contractors SCS called Empowering Communities, intended to benefit communities along the final part of the HS2 route into London.

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.

COP26

Costain makes commitment to put environment first at COP26 business leaders' event

Alex Vaughan CEO was among 200 of Britain’s business leaders to make a joint commitment to put the environment first at a COP26 business leaders’ virtual meeting this week.

Future Generations Leadership Academy 2020

Costain supports the Future Generations Leadership Academy (FGLA)

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, is supporting the Future Generations Leadership Academy (FGLA).

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.

Carbon Campaign Feb 2020

Costain commits to deliver low carbon whole life solutions to every client by 2023 and to be net zero by 2035

In an industry first, Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, has today launched its detailed climate change action plan in which it commits to deliver low carbon solutions, including tackling ‘Scope 3’ emissions, to every client by 2023 and to be net zero by 2035. This will be via a whole life cycle approach, eliminating our clients’ and supply chain’s emissions as well as our own.

New research holds potential for step change in carbon management of infrastructure projects

New research holds potential for step change in carbon management of infrastructure projects

A collaborative project between smart infrastructure solutions company, Costain, the University of Edinburgh Business School and the Construction Climate Challenge (CCC), hosted by Volvo Construction Equipment has resulted in a launch of the next stage of development for a tool that could help deliver a step change in carbon management on infrastructure projects.

World Environment Day

Costain one of the first UK companies to extend air quality standards to the supply chain

Costain has announced that from today, all new subcontracts will be required to have engines which meet the Stage IIIB emission standards

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.

Team Seeks Low-Carbon Supply Chain

Costain launches England’s first SHE apprenticeship

Costain has announced the launch of England’s first Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) apprenticeship.