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First direct charter flight lands at Birmingham Airport

Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Tuesday 22nd July was a historic day for both Colas and Birmingham Airport, as the first direct flight outside London from China landed using the recently extended runway. In partnership with VolkerFitzpatrick,... Read more

Colas – dedicated to Scotland’s future

Tue, 01 Jul 2014
Having already built a solid reputation in the Scottish market, Colas has further expanded its existing capability and launched a contracting business dedicated solely to Scotland and its custom. Demand for high... Read more

Unlock your thinking, to unlock your Network’s potential

Wed, 11 Jun 2014
Unlock your thinking, to unlock your Network's potential That was the closing summary of industry professionals at last week's Future Highways conference at The Kia Oval, London. Colas and URS took the... Read more

Colas sponsors D-Day service in Portsmouth

Mon, 09 Jun 2014
Colas sponsor a D-Day service event in Portsmouth This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Normandy Landings, centred around the date of the invasion - 6th June - known as 'D-Day.'... Read more

Work on A22 finishes ahead of schedule

Fri, 23 May 2014
Work on resurfacing the A22 dual carriageway in Eastbourne has finished more than three weeks ahead of schedule. The A22 Golden Jubilee Way fully reopened at 4.30pm on Wednesday (21st May) after... Read more

Colas employees give and gain for charity

Wed, 21 May 2014
Colas Ltd employees from the Head Office in Rowfant took on the task of redecorating and revitalising Crawley based Dormans Youth Arts Centre on Friday 16th May, as part of the Give... Read more

Colas launches innovative new safety barrier

Fri, 16 May 2014
Yesterday Colas launched a new road safety barrier system at Traffex Live 2014.  Manufactured in France and already tried and tested within the wider International Colas Group, the system received a great response from visitors and... Read more

Colas renews Knowledge Centre sponsorship

Fri, 25 Apr 2014
Colas has extended its financial support for the Road Safety Knowledge Centre into a fourth consecutive year. The sponsorship extension means that Colas has supported the Knowledge Centre for all but a... Read more

Double success at the RoSPA Awards

Thu, 17 Apr 2014
RoSPA have announced Colas are the winners of the RoSPA Gold Medal Award for Occupational Health and Safety and the MORR (Managing occupational road risk) Gold Award. The Gold Medal award and... Read more

High-tech energy-efficient lanterns installed across Eastbourne

Mon, 14 Apr 2014
Ringmer Electrical have completed a major programme of changes to street lighting in Eastbourne. The scheme, was to replace outdated orange and yellow street lighting lanterns on residential streets in the town... Read more

David Cameron visits Birmingham Airport

Fri, 11 Apr 2014
Last week David Cameron visited Birmingham to celebrate the expected 8,000 jobs to be created in the Midlands - due the expansion works that Colas are currently undertaking at Birmingham Airport.  ... Read more

Transport Minister opens Tipner scheme

Fri, 11 Apr 2014
Thursday 10th April saw the official opening of the M275 Tipner Interchange junction and park and ride facility in Portsmouth. In joint venture with VolkerFitzpatrick, Colas have constructed the new motorway junction,... Read more

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