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2019 News

A14 project team begins testing self-driving trucks for first time in England

A14 project team begins testing self-driving trucks for first time in England

Highways England has revealed that self-driving trucks are being tested on the UK’s biggest road upgrade, the A14 improvement scheme between Cambridge and Huntingdon, which is being delivered by a joint venture comprising Costain, Balfour Beatty and Skanska.

Team Seeks Low-Carbon Supply Chain

Annual General Meeting 2019

Costain Group PLC, the smart infrastructure solutions company, is today holding its Annual General Meeting.

Costain launches 2018 responsible business report

Costain launches 2018 responsible business report

Costain has published its 2018 responsible business report, in which it revealed that it has achieved 93% of its sustainability targets in 2018. The report also outlines the positive progress being made towards meeting its 2025 sustainability goals.

Costain named as a Times Top 50 Employer for Women 2019

Costain named as a Times Top 50 Employer for Women 2019

Today (24 April), Costain has been named in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2019 for the second successive year.

Progress at Euston as HS2 completes key demolitions on site of London’s new high speed station

Progress at Euston as HS2 completes key demolitions on site of London’s new high speed station

HS2 has completed two major demolition projects at Euston as work continues to deliver extra capacity and improve journeys for the 44 million passengers who use the station every year.

Arup and Costain jointly appointed by Yorkshire Water to drive exceptional service for customers

Arup and Costain jointly appointed by Yorkshire Water to drive exceptional service for customers

Arup, the global engineering and consultancy firm, in a joint venture with Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company (‘the JV’), has secured a Health & Safety Assurance consultancy framework contract as part of Yorkshire Water’s AMP7 capital investment programme.

Automated design a game-changer for the railway

Automated design a game-changer for the railway

Costain has won a collaborative research and development competition grant to work alongside Network Rail to help develop the best approach to implementing Rail Automated Infrastructure Design (R:AID).

A19 Testo Improvements

Costain appointed to deliver A19 improvements

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, has been appointed to deliver major improvements on the A19 for Highways England as part of their Regional Investment Programme (‘RIP’).

Team Seeks Low-Carbon Supply Chain

Costain selected by Severn Trent as AMP7 delivery partner

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, has been awarded a place on Lot 1 of the Capital Delivery Framework by Severn Trent Water, as part of the delivery of its c. £2 billion capital programme for Asset Management Period (AMP) 7.

CEO Succession

CEO Succession

Costain today announces that Andrew Wyllie CBE, after 14 years as CEO of the Company, is retiring in order to pursue a non-executive career. He recently took up the presidency of the Institution of Civil Engineers and is a non-executive director of Yorkshire Water Services.