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News releases

2021 News

Phil Carrotte

Costain joins Antarctic Quest 21 climate change expedition in honour of Sir Ernest Shackleton

Costain consultant Phil Carrotte will be following in the footsteps of explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton as he joins the Antarctic Quest 21 climate change expedition.

Sam White of Costain

Costain appoints Sam White as Natural Resources Managing Director

Costain has appointed Sam White as managing director for its Natural Resources division, replacing Maxine Mayhew who is leaving at the end of the year.  Sam will join the Executive Board and will start on 4 January 2022.

Removing carbon-emitting HGVs by 2040 welcomed by Costain

Costain welcomes today’s commitment by the Department for Transport that all new heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) must emit zero emissions by 2040. As lead partner in the Electric Roads Consortium (ERC), Costain will be responsible for integrating the various technologies that are needed to bring this programme together to deliver a decarbonised road freight network to the UK.

Pedestrian crossing in city

Costain and Monotch announce strategic partnership

Dutch smart infrastructure specialist Monotch has selected Costain as UK deployment partner for its Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS) services in a move which will enable greener, safer, and faster customer journeys on the UK road network.

HyNet hydrogen storage project

Costain to develop first of a kind hydrogen storage facility for the HyNet Project

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, has been awarded the concept development and FEED study for the HyNet project hydrogen storage facility in northwest England by INOVYN, one of the HyNet partners.

Inclusive Employers Standard_silver award

Costain awarded ‘Silver Status’ in the 2021 Inclusive Employers Standard

Costain has received a silver award from the Inclusive Employers Standard (IES).

Neil Crokett at Costain

Appointment of non-executive director

Costain is pleased to announce the appointment of Neil Crockett as an independent non-executive director with effect from 6 October 2021. Neil will be a member of the Company’s audit, remuneration and nomination committees.

Louise Bryant at Costain

Costain appoints Louise Bryant as Group communications and investor relations director

Louise is joining Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, on 1 October 2021.

Climate change pledge

Costain joins the COP26 Race to Zero and signs The Climate Pledge

Costain signs The Climate Pledge and joins other official partners of the COP 26 campaign: Race to Zero. The only initiative with the ambition to beat the 2050 target by achieving net zero by 2040 at the very latest, the Climate Pledge is also driving tangible action on all three greenhouse gas emission scopes, a key differentiator in Costain’s Climate Change Action Plan.

HS2 Logistics hub

HS2 unveils the ‘beating heart of HS2 in London’ at its logistics hub

HS2 has revealed the colossal logistics operation that is taking place at HS2’s logistics hub near Willesden Junction.