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News releases

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.

EIC Decarbonising the energy sector

The Hydrogen Economy: Decarbonising the UK energy sector

Yesterday, 7 November, we hosted an Energy Industries Council (EIC) event on decarbonising the UK energy sector at our Manchester office.

Andrew Wyllie CBE, ICE President

Andrew Wyllie, Costain chief executive, becomes the 154th president of the ICE

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.

MIDAS technology at Costain

Costain awarded six-year framework contract by Highways England

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).

Connected autonomous vehicle

Costain enables major milestone for connected and autonomous vehicles in the UK

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.

First look at HS2’s Euston tunnel portal site as demolitions completed

First look at HS2’s Euston tunnel portal site as demolitions completed

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.

Team Seeks Low-Carbon Supply Chain

Costain appoints two new GIS leads

Costain, the UK-based smart infrastructure solutions company, has appointed two new GIS leads as the company continues to expand its geospatial capability and services.

PhD candidate makes waves at international engineering conference

PhD candidate makes waves at international engineering conference

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.

ENHANCED WARNING DEVICE TO REDUCE RISK AT LEVEL CROSSINGS

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.

Team Seeks Low-Carbon Supply Chain

Results for the half-year ended 30 June 2018

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, announces another good first half performance with progression in Group margin generating an increase in underlying operating profit.