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Costain opens new technology centre in North Somerset

Costain opens new technology centre in North Somerset

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, has opened a new technology centre in Worle, North Somerset, which will develop and deliver technology solutions for clients in its key markets.

Former BHS warehouse makes way for new HS2 station

Former BHS warehouse makes way for new HS2 station

HS2 today released a set of new images showing progress at London Euston where the team this week completed the demolition of the former BHS warehouse on Hampstead Road, close to the new station’s proposed Camden Town entrance.

Costain launches its inclusion strategy

Costain launches its 2019 inclusion strategy

The new “Inclusion at Costain” strategy builds on previous work around equality, diversity and inclusion and sets out the actions Costain will take over the next five years to achieve its ultimate goal of having a workforce that is truly representative of society.

A14 step closer to completion as new junction bridge opens

A14 step closer to completion as new junction bridge opens

The bridge is one of two that have been built in a redesign of the A14 junction at Bar Hill, which will see the previous lone bridge replaced by a duo to form a roundabout junction

World Environment Day

Costain one of the first UK companies to extend air quality standards to the supply chain

Costain has announced that from today, all new subcontracts will be required to have engines which meet the Stage IIIB emission standards

London Bridge station named building of the year

London Bridge station named building of the year

London Bridge Station has scooped two prestigious awards in the Royal Institute of British Architects regional awards for London.

Ian Parker

Costain announces appointment of new transportation managing director Ian Parker

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, has announced the appointment of Ian Parker to the executive board as managing director of its transportation division.

Maxine Mayhew

Costain announces appointment of new natural resources managing director Dr Maxine Mayhew

Costain has announced the appointment of Dr Maxine Mayhew as the managing director of its natural resources division – a position previously held by new CEO Alex Vaughan.

Ground-breaking 3D mapping system developed by a Skanska, Costain and STRABAG joint venture scoops Esri UK award

The pioneering work combines 3D GIS data with 3D BIM, transforming the way teams collaborate on one of Europe’s largest rail infrastructure projects

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.