Costain’s energy and water business returned to profit in 2017 as the company exited its problem Manchester waste PFI contract.
Crossrail’s construction is running 20 per cent over budget this financial year, according to Transport for London papers, but the scheme is “still forecast to be delivered within its overall funding”.
Costain has described 2017 as a “strong year” for the company boosted by contracts on HS2, in a market update released today.
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Costain features and analysis
The contract-win top 50 stabilised in November as industrial specialist Winvic took its first league victory on record.
Our 10 most-read news stories of the year included contract wins, corruption scandals, administrations and one sad, untimely death.
The sector holds many demons but disputes over complex contracts and tricky engineering can be dodged with a few sensible steps.
CN takes an exclusive tour of the UK’s first new nuclear plant in a generation to find out what it takes to deliver a project of unprecedented scale and complexity.
This week marks 10 years since the opening of Britain’s first high-speed railway. What lessons does it offer as construction begins on its second?
Morgan Sindall has been forced off the summit of the annual contractor rankings after 11 consecutive periods, as HS2’s huge civils deals gave Balfour Beatty the monthly league title.
Tideway is the UK’s largest water project and is potentially worth more than £2.25bn to the three joint ventures currently tunnelling their way beneath the capital.
Effective supply chain collaboration holds the key to any successful project, as our seven finalists have shown.
A range of innovative companies have made it onto this shortlist, from Crossrail JVs and rail consultants to basement contractors and retail giants.
“I wonder if Paul Hamer can be the alarm clock to awaken this sleeping giant. Or will the giant’s family place too many shackles on their potential white knight?”
A recent case between Costain and Tarmac has clarified the meaning of some of the words commonly found in NEC3 contracts.
The new innovation platform for infrastructure, i3P, has morphed out of Crossrail’s Innovate18 scheme. What are its aims, how will it work and why is now the right time?