News archive 2012

Below are our news articles from 2012.

Colas provide traffic management support at Scouting event

Over 1000 Scouts, Guides and Explorers arrived safely at their 2012 Confido event thanks to Colas' traffic management team. Confido is a huge weekend of activities with a great atmosphere bringing... Read more

Double success at MPA awards

Colas enjoyed a double success at last night's prestigious Mineral Products Association (MPA) 'Best Practice' awards, held at BAFTA, London. The company was announced as runner-up for its SAID... Read more

Students investigate the impact of quarrying

Colas' Isle of Man quarrying business, Billown Lime Quarries, have hosted a mock public debate for Year 10 GCSE students to investigate the impact of quarrying. Students from St Ninians High School... Read more

Moustaches take shape for Movember

November 1st saw the start of another international Movember event involving the growing of moustaches on millions of men's faces - and Colas are stepping up to the challenge for another year. From... Read more

New kit for Snaith Juniors

Further developing our relationships with and support to local communities, Colas Leeds' civils and traffic management teams have sponsored a local youth football club. New kit bearing Colas'... Read more

Forum sparks lots of new ideas

Colas' second Operatives Forum of 2012 took place earlier this month in Stoke-on-Trent, with representatives from operative teams around the country attending the highly productive event. The... Read more

Colas light up Peacehaven war memorial

Colas' electrical team have installed lighting at a new war memorial in Peacehaven as part of an initiative involving several local businesses and students from Brighton City College. The town... Read more

Motorcycle racer sponsored by Colas impresses at Darley Moor

A Colas sponsored motorcyclist, Dan Kneen, sported the company's logo on the front of his bike last weekend at the annual 'Stars at Darley' meeting at Darley Moor near the Peak District. The... Read more

Colas sponsor junior football tournament

Colas Traffic Management recently sponsored Newcastle City Juniors' football tournament, providing three team strips for the Under 11's, Under 10's and Under 9's, as well as event signing, cones and... Read more

Colas commence bridge restoration project

Colas have begun work on a commission awarded by Sunderland City Council to restore the condition of Penshaw Bridge, a single span steel structure built over the River Wear in 1889. Works will... Read more