Yesterday, 7 November, we hosted an Energy Industries Council (EIC) event on decarbonising the UK energy sector at our Manchester office.
Andrew Wyllie CBE, the Institution of Civil Engineers’ (ICE) 154th president, wants to ensure that members take full advantage of new technologies in their bid to improve lives in the global society.
Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, has been awarded a six-year framework contract by Highways England under the new partnership to deliver the Regional Investment Programme (‘RIP’) during Road Period 1 (2015-2020) and Road Period 2 (2020-2025).
Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, provided the technology to power pioneering work led by Highways England to transform journeys with innovative technology allowing vehicles and the roads to ‘talk’ to each other which was showcased to an international audience last week.
HS2 has successfully completed the demolition of the former carriage sheds at Euston station, revealing for the first time, the site of the approach tunnels for the new high speed rail link’s London terminal.
Ioanna Papanikolaou, smart infrastructure advisor and sponsored PhD candidate, won two awards at the 12th fib International PhD Symposium in Civil Engineering in Prague, after presenting her research progress in graphene materials for concrete infrastructure. Ioanna won the Best Paper Award, against a competition of 150 other submissions, and the BASF Award.
Costain awarded Network Rail contract to create 'Meerkat' enhanced warning device to reduce risk at level crossings
Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, has been commissioned by Network Rail to develop a new type of enhanced warning technology which will help reduce the number of incidents at passive footpath and bridleway level crossings across Britain.