News archive 2013

Below are our news articles from 2013.

RoWSaF wins Prince Michael international award

On Tuesday 10th December the Road Workers' Safety Forum (RoWSaF) won a prestigious Prince Michael International Road Safety Award at The Savoy in London. Each year the most outstanding examples of... Read more

Traffic management team assist Wirral hospice

Colas' Widnes traffic management team have been thanked by Wirral St John's Hospice for assisting with their annual Light up a Life remembrance service on December 1st. This special event provides... Read more

Renovations will give new life to Victorian tramway

Colas Isle of Man commenced work on a railway improvement project in November. The Laxey station track renewal scheme is part of a series of planned enhancements for the village on the east of the... Read more

Calverley Lane road realignment progressing well

Colas' works on Calverley Lane in Leeds are progressing well. This awarded tender involves the realignment and reconstruction of the road between Rodley and Horsforth. The road is being... Read more

Landslip repaired on major Leeds commuter route

The A639 coming out of Leeds and heading towards the M1 is one of the busiest commuter routes in and out of the city. But for over six years the outbound section of the dual carriageway, next to the... Read more

Colas scoop double at HEA awards

Colas enjoyed double success at the Highway Electrical Association (HEA) Awards held on the 7th November at the Celtic Manor Hotel in Newport, South Wales. The company was highly commended in the... Read more

Double success at MPA Awards

The 2013 MPA Awards took place this week and Colas has been successful in winning two awards. The Mineral Products Association's prestigious Health & Safety Conference and Awards, held at BAFTA,... Read more

Colas attend first LoHAC technical forum

Transport for London recently hosted the first London Highways Alliance Contract (LoHAC) technical forum. The event provided an opportunity for all involved to gain an insight into progess seven... Read more

Colas CIHT Presentation Award 2013

The final of the Colas CIHT Presentation Award 2013 was held in the London on the 6th November. The bi-annual competition, sponsored by Colas and run in collaboration with the CIHT, encourages young CIHT... Read more

Scout event passes without a hitch thanks to Colas

For the second year running, Colas' traffic management team has been thanked for its help with signage for a major Scout event in Durham. Confido is a huge weekend of adventure activities which this... Read more

Surfacing work begins at Inverness Airport

Colas' airports team has commenced work on a major refurbishment scheme at Inverness Airport. The commission was awarded by Highlands and Islands Airport Limited (HIAL) for resurfacing of the main... Read more