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Costain

Costain ranked XXth place in Construction News’ Top 100 listing this year ended 31 July 2009 based on a turnover of £XXX million.

Costain is an international engineering and construction group which is made up of four main divisions:

  • Civil engineering
  • Building
  • Property development
  • Oil, Gas & Process

Costain works in water, waste, nuclear, highway, rail, marine, airports, education, health, retail, property development, and oil, gas and process.

Pre-tax profits jumped 17 per cent £23.1 million for the year ended 30 June 2008 from £19.8 million in 2007. Sales increased 13 per cent to £996 million from £877.9 million in 2007.

Chief executive Andrew Wyllie has been at the helm since 1995 when he joined from Taylor Woodrow Construction where he was managing director for four years.  

Costain’s non-executive chairman, since 2008, David Allvey is a non-executive of Resolution Plc, Intertek Plc, William Hill Plc and MyTravel Plc.

 

CONTACT:

Costain House
Vanwall Business Park
Maidenhead
Berkshire
SL6 4UB
01628 842444

KEY STATSThis YearLast Year
Position1917
Turnover747745
Profit1715
Margin2.542.56
Order Book25 
Employees3,319 
Date of last accounts 31/12/08

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