Costain expanding into new tech centre

Technology based construction and engineering company, Costain, is expanding its technology centre with a move to new accommodation on the Weston Gateway Business Park near Worle, North Somerset.

Transport technology
By the end of the year, some 150 scientists and researchers will have relocated from Yatton to the new business park near junction 21 of the M5.   

Providing technology based solutions

The Group acquired the current Yatton technology facility in 2016. From an initial focus on highways, providing technology solutions such as motorway signage, signalling and CCTV systems, Costain has broadened its activities and is now providing technology solutions to clients across all its operations in water, transportation and energy.This news comes on the back of a number of additional technology contract wins announced by the Group over the past month.  They include the M6 J21a-26 Smart Motorway contract and Motorway Incident Detection and Automated Signalling (MIDAS) technology systems contract for Highways England.Commenting on the move, Andrew Wyllie CBE, Chief Executive said, “The further expansion of our technology capability through this enlarged Group-wide facility, is another important step towards establishing Costain as the UK’s leading smart infrastructure company.”Relocate’s new Global Mobility Toolkit provides free information, practical advice and support for HR, global mobility managers and global teams operating overseas.Global Mobility Toolkit download factsheets resource centreAccess hundreds of global services and suppliers in our Online DirectoryClick to get to the Relocate Global Online Directory 

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