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Costain JV Awarded A 605 Million Pound Thames Tideway Tunnel Contract

August 24, 2015
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Costain, the engineering solutions provider, announces that it has been awarded the £605 million contract for the East works package of the Thames Tideway Tunnel in London in Joint Venture (‘JV’) with VINCI Construction Grands Projets and Bachy Soletanche Ltd.

The Thames Tideway Tunnel is a major new sewer, urgently needed to protect the tidal...
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Flyover Innovation Recognised by Peers

July 29, 2015
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Flyover Innovation Recognised by Peers

On behalf of Transport for London (TfL), the project team leading on the Hammersmith Flyover strengthening and refurbishment works (a Costain project) received the Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT)/Ringway Innovation Award at the CIHT Awards 2015 ceremony at the capital’s Landmark London Hotel.

The flyover, which opened in 1961, is a pre-cast, post-tensioned...
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Contract Finalised With EDF For Hinkley Point Nuclear Power Station

October 21, 2013
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Contract Finalised With EDF For Hinkley Point Nuclear Power Station

Costain, one of the UK’s leading engineering solutions providers, is delighted to announce that, following EDF’s announcement this morning, and subject to a final investment decision by EDF and the signing of the contract, it will become a major contract partner in the construction of the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in...
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Costain has won a contract
to help keep rivers and waterways
in the Midlands flowing.

August 14, 2013
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Environment Agency has awarded a Midlands contract to Costain. The framework contract for the Environment Agency – the first of its type for Costain – covers a wide variety of services, from routine inspections and maintenance of waterways to providing fast-response teams to handle incidents and minor asset repairs. The Midlands Main Rivers Maintenance...
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Costain and Severn Trent Announce New Joint Venture

July 2, 2012
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Costain Group PLC and Severn Trent Plc have entered into a new Joint Venture (‘JV’) to provide complete business water and wastewater management services to high volume commercial and industrial water users.

The new entity, Severn Trent Costain, will combine the skills and experience of both Severn Trent Services and engineering solutions provider, Costain, to...
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UK First For Costain

May 6, 2012
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Costain has become the first construction company in the UK to achieve BS11000 status.

Being awarded the British Standard for Collaborative Business Relationship Management Systems, means that an organisation has demonstrated that it accurately assesses both itself and potential partners in terms not just of technical attributes but cultural ‘fit’.

Costain’s longstanding ‘team player’ approach to...
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Costain Awarded Network Rail £400m London Bridge Station Contract

November 1, 2011
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Costain announces that it has been awarded by Network Rail a major contract for the redevelopment of London Bridge Station.

Under the terms of the contract, which is worth c. £400m over five years, Costain will carry out the detailed design and delivery of the project. It will involve the provision of a new concourse...
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UK first for Costain

October 5, 2011
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UK first for Costain

Costain has led the UK with the introduction of a new type of density measurement gauge that both makes the Company greener and frees it from some onerous bureaucracy.

Geotechnical Services Division (GSD) has taken delivery of a new generation of dielectric measuring gauges. By calculating the degree of resistance encountered by an electro-magnetic beam...
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Another school project for Costain

March 31, 2011
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The latest stage in Costain’s revitalisation of education provision in Lewisham, south London, has arrived with the start of work on Addey and Stanhope School.

The school has roots in Deptford dating back to 1604 and is now a specialist technology school. The buildings range from the Victorian era to the 1980s and the renewal...
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Manchester Airport contracts for Costain

February 4, 2011
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Costain is pleased to announce it has been awarded two airport contracts. The first is an £18.6 million contract, as principal contractor, to refurbish Manchester Airport’s main runway, Runway 1, under an existing Framework agreement.

The Runway 1 Project will continue through to September 2011 and the Airport will remain operational 24 hours a...
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