News Archive 2016

Below are our news articles from 2016.

Colas CEO appointed Chairman of HTMA

article thumbnailHighways Term Maintenance Association (HTMA) has announced the appointment of Lee Rushbrooke to become the new Chairman,  taking over the role from Richard Chinn at the start of the New Year. Lee... Read more

Colas: Devolved Authorities urged to welcome new thinking

article thumbnailIn mid-October Colas held a round table, in partnership with Transportation Professional Magazine and guest chair industry expert Martin Tugwell. Some of the leading figures from UK Infrastructure... Read more

Colas awarded Highways England Blue Star Award for Innovation In Safety

article thumbnailColas identified a potential safety risk with removable magnetic Chapter 8 Chevrons traditionally used for cars visiting worksites and, together with Farnborough Signs, has developed an innovative... Read more

Colas secures place on Gatwick Airport’s Framework

article thumbnailColas is delighted to have secured a place on Gatwick Airport’s prestigious framework contract for its five-year Capital Investment Programme worth £1.2bn. The company is one of a total of five... Read more

Colas join prestigious ADEPT Corporate Partnership Scheme

article thumbnail  Colas is one of the first companies to seize the opportunity to join the prestigious Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport (ADEPT) following the recent... Read more

Colas trials its innovative solar road solution, Wattway

article thumbnailColas is set to start trialling its innovative solar road solution, Wattway, and is in the process of identifying potential UK sites with clients interested in the world’s first ever photovoltaic... Read more

Colas’ joint venture A-one + enjoy double success at ICE Awards

article thumbnail  One of Colas’ joint ventures, A-one+, achieved double success at the Institute of Civil Engineering (ICE) East Midlands Merit Awards. The integrated highways services and solutions provider... Read more

Colas help to inspire school children to be safe drivers of the future

article thumbnail    Last week, students at Thomas Bennett Community College had the chance to try out a driving simulator and practise car safety checks following a visit by a team from Colas and the fire service. As... Read more

Colas wins prestigious Investors in People Award

article thumbnailColas has scooped a prestigious people management accolade at the third annual Investors in People Awards (IIP) which was held in London on 29 June 2016. Colas won the Excellence in Leadership and... Read more

Colas Ltd secures its place as a delivery partner in the new Midland Metro Alliance

article thumbnail  Colas Ltd has secured its place as a delivery partner in The Midland Metro Alliance, which has been formed to build four light rail extensions in the West Midlands over the next ten years. The... Read more