News Archive 2015

Below are our news articles from 2015.

Colas Secures Major Contract Wins

article thumbnail  Today (15 December 2015) Highways England (HE) officially announced the award of two contracts for Colas joint venture (JV) A-one+, Area 4 a new contract in Kent and the retention of Area 12,... Read more

Active management of diversions has safety spin off

article thumbnail  One of Highways England’s key objectives is to provide road users with information that is relevant to their journeys. Smart motorways are an obvious example and now, thanks to pioneering work from leading... Read more

'Roadside working safely' - Training from Colas and TRL

The roadside is a hazardous place to work, so it is essential that staff receive appropriate training.  Since 2005, over 1,000 people have been killed or injured each year in incidents on hard... Read more

Asphalt self-delivery - a first for Colas and Highways England

article thumbnailIn a first for Highways England (HE), Colas has installed a dedicated fixed-base mobile asphalt plant specifically for use in Area 14. This is the first time ever that a joint venture partnership... Read more

Colas drives measures to improve road worker safety

An innovative pilot scheme devised by Colas and development partners Solar and Electric Gates Ltd  (S&EG) for the Joint Venture A-one+, will bring together the latest technology to improve the safety... Read more

Colas assists British Standards Institution in setting revised standards for French airfield asphalt application in the UK

A durable asphalt surfacing developed in France known as Béton Bitumineux pour chaussées Aéronautiques(BBA), used on airfields and laid in the UK since 2005, has this year been included in new British... Read more

Colas welcomes Davies Report publication

Colas has welcomed the Airport Commission’s publication of the long-awaited Davies Report.   The Report, which has been nearly 3 years in the making, researched a number of options for the UK to... Read more

Young Sussex golfers to take on Scottish National under 18 Team thanks to Colas

article thumbnailA group of lucky young golfers will be visiting the famous St Andrews golf course in Scotland to take on the Scottish National under 18 Team thanks to a generous donation from Colas. The Sussex... Read more

Colas is a winner in the RoSPA Awards 2015

article thumbnailColas Ltd is proud to announce that we are again winners in the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2015. The Gold Medal (6 consecutive Golds) award in the prestigious annual scheme run by... Read more

Leeds City Council praises Colas after works are completed

article thumbnailLeeds City Council has praised the Leeds Civils Contracting Team following the completion of Thornbury Barracks Highways Scheme. The aim of the £1.69 million project was to ease traffic congestion at the... Read more