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News releases

2023 News

Costain wins internationally recognised health and safety accolades from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)

Costain has been recognised for its excellent safety record after winning RoSPA’s top award. The Patron’s award recognises organisations which have achieved an exemplary record of at least 25 years of consecutive RoSPA Gold awards.

Thames Water

Costain partnerships win £3.5m funding for innovative solutions to problems in the water industry

Innovative leak detection solution and data-sharing project to boost collaboration receive share of £40m Ofwat’s Innovation Fund.

HyNet hydrogen storage project

Costain welcomes Government’s commitment to green infrastructure in “Powering Up Britain” plan

Leading infrastructure business Costain has welcomed the Government’s commitment to clean, green energy and security in its newly-published Powering Up Britain plan. The plan sets out how the government will deliver UK energy security and Net Zero, and diversified, decarbonised and domestic energy production by investing in renewables and nuclear.

Richard Scott of Costain

Costain appoints Richard Scott as Corporate Affairs Director

Richard Scott joins Costain on 27 March 2023 to lead external communications and corporate affairs.

Jason Jones at Costain

Costain appoints new Strategic Development Director for Natural Resources

Jason Jones has been appointed to lead the Business Winning function within the Natural Resources division at Costain. As part of the divisional leadership team, he will work closely with the sector directors and key account directors to develop customer and industry relationships and grow new and existing business across energy, water and defence and nuclear.

Aerial view of Liverpool City

Costain returns to its roots with appointment to Liverpool Professional Services Framework

Costain, consulting and engineering services provider, has been awarded a place on Liverpool City Council’s Highways Professional Services framework, marking its return to the city where it was originally founded in 1865 by Richard Costain.

Women in Nuclear and Women in Defence

Costain pledges to support gender equality in the defence and nuclear sectors

Costain has expanded its support to advance gender equality in the defence and nuclear industries by becoming a Franklin Partner to Women in Defence UK and a Corporate Partner to Women in Nuclear. The company has also signed the Women in Defence Charter.

EV car charging at motorway service station UK

Costain supports National Highways to deliver high-powered charging infrastructure for electric vehicles

Costain’s commitment to improving people’s lives by creating connected, sustainable infrastructure has been boosted by a contract supporting National Highways to deliver multi-million pound investment in energy storage systems.

Bob Anstey at Costain

Costain appoints Bob Anstey as Defence and Nuclear Director

Bob Anstey joins Costain to lead the newly combined Defence and Nuclear businesses, bringing together capability in a more operationally efficient and effective structure.