News archive 2010

Below are our news articles from 2010.

Two new schemes for Colas' Recycling Department

The company’s Repave process has been used for the first time on a UK motorway: The M56 has had its Junction 10 slip-road recycled in a scheme which ran for two nights and was carried out by A-One+... Read more

Colas' Leeds team set for busy New Year

Colas’ Contracts Manager for the company’s Leeds office, Will Smith has reported that his team are set for a busy 2011, with two new schemes already confirmed. He said: “Colas have re-secured the... Read more

Colas back Road Safety Week

Road Safety Week (22-28 November), the annual event coordinated by national road safety charity Brake, saw Colas employees holding a ‘Bright Day’ in their offices around the country. Employees were... Read more

Road safety campaign makes big impression

Colas’ involvement as sponsor and participant at the Road Safety GB Conference 2010, held on the 16th and 17th November, in Warwickshire, has proved a real success - In particular, with regard to... Read more

Colas win another RoSPA Gold Award!

Colas win another RoSPA Gold Award! Tue, 20 Apr 2010 Colas has won a RoSPA MORR Award. This is one of a number of specialist awards offered by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents,... Read more

Surfacing project begins on New Tyne Crossing

At the beginning of February 2010, Colas began work on a project to provide surfacing to the new Tyne Tunnel. The contract is part of the major construction scheme to build a second tunnel to carry... Read more

A-One+ resecure MAC contract to become sector leaders

A-One+, a joint venture formed of Colas, Halcrow and Costain have secured the area 14 MAC contract which covers Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Durham and North Yorkshire. The five year contract is... Read more

Portsmouth come top in an 'Ipsos MORI' poll

Our Portsmouth has come top in a national highways and transportation survey. Market research specialists ‘Ipsos MORI’ conducted the survey by canvassing up to one thousand people in the area,... Read more

Colas' street lighting contract renewed

Maintenance of street lighting in Brighton & Hove and across East Sussex will continue to be carried out by Colas until at least August 2012. The two local authorities have renewed their joint lighting... Read more

EFQM Score is here!

Following our recent visit from the R4E (Recognised for Excellence) assessors we are pleased to announce that we have achieved an excellent result. Our score represents an improvement of over 28%... Read more