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News releases

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.

Costain awarded connected vehicle technology contract

Costain awarded connected vehicle technology contract

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, has been awarded a technology contract by Highways England, to work in collaboration with them, the Department for Transport, Transport for London (TfL) and Kent County Council to design, install and implement one of the UK’s first pilot connected vehicle corridors on a live road.

Team Seeks Low-Carbon Supply Chain

Costain launches England’s first SHE apprenticeship

Costain has announced the launch of England’s first Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) apprenticeship.

Costain at Pride London 2018

LGBT+ and Allies network celebrate diversity at Pride in London

Fifty Costain people and their families were among 30,000 marchers at Pride in London on 07 July. With the mercury hitting 31 degrees, organiser and LGBT+ and Allies Network chair Sophie Sharpe was joined by Sally Austin and Alex Vaughan in reaffirming our commitment to celebrating diversity, in our organisation and the supply chain.