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Place for All - ADEPT and Colas launch EDI Campaign

Place for All - ADEPT and Colas launch EDI Campaign

Place for All: Colas, in partnership with Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport (ADEPT) are proud to announce our new campaign to foster greater inclusivity in the workplace.

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Colas Completes East Midlands Runway Improvements

Colas Completes East Midlands Runway Improvements

Colas have recently completed runway maintenance repairs at East Midlands Airport (EMA) as part of the Manchester Airport Group (MAG) Framework.

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A38 BROMSGROVE IMPROVEMENT SCHEME CONTRACT AWARDED

A38 BROMSGROVE IMPROVEMENT SCHEME CONTRACT AWARDED

Worcestershire County Council have announced that they have appointed Colas on the latest phase of the County Council’s A38 Bromsgrove Route Enhancement Programme (BREP). As part of the contract, Colas will be responsible for the delivery of seven schemes along the A38.

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ADEPT and Colas publish new toolkit to tackle local government staff retention crisis

ADEPT and Colas publish new toolkit to tackle local government staff retention crisis

A new guide has been published today to help tackle the staff retention crisis in local authorities across the country.

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Extending the use of in-situ recycling

Extending the use of in-situ recycling

Finding solutions to meet the carbon reduction targets is at the top of the agenda for the highways sector. In the latest phase of a project to reduce carbon emissions through resurfacing, Colas technical experts have developed and adapted the Internationally used Recycol process and have completed work on a 2km section of the A41.

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Inspiring Young Minds through Social Value Collaboration

Inspiring Young Minds through Social Value Collaboration

In August, Colas hosted a community workshop at New Images Community Centre for the Winsford Youth & Community Forum, engaging with a group 7–11-year-olds attending summer holiday club in Winsford. In collaboration with local supply chain partners Thermal Road Repairs Limited, and L&R Roadlines a series of demonstrations and activities were presented to a group of 15-20 children, each designed to raise awareness about staying safe on the roads.

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SUSTAINABLE ROAD RECYCLING TECHNIQUE AWARDED GREEN APPLE AWARD

SUSTAINABLE ROAD RECYCLING TECHNIQUE AWARDED GREEN APPLE AWARD

Colas is celebrating after winning an International Green Apple Environment award in recognition of a commitment to the environment using sustainable asphalt recycling technique, Recycol.

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Colas Launch Reintegration to Employment Initiative in Liverpool

Colas Launch Reintegration to Employment Initiative in Liverpool

Following success on pilot Reintegration to Employment (RtE) programme, Colas have extended the programme to Liverpool, working alongside community interest company, Nobody Left Behind (NLB), and registered social landlord, South Liverpool Homes to offer support and placements to 16–25-year-olds in the region who are currently not in education, training or employment (NEET).

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Colas applies lower carbon impact product

Colas applies lower carbon impact product

As part of a project to develop a greenway between towns Compiègne and Villers-Cotterêts, our colleagues in France have applied an innovative, low carbon impact product, Vegecol, to a 2.2km section along the route of a former railway line.

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