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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 The scheme, was to replace outdated orange and yellow street lighting lanterns on residential streets in the town...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

East Sussex CC street lighting scheme installed by Colas will save thousands

Thu, 13 Feb 2014
A further LED lighting project scheduled to begin in Hastings later this year is expected to provide savings of up to £130,000 for East Sussex County Council. This follows on from the... Read more

Petros talks civil engineering

Tue, 21 Jan 2014
Petros Vasileiou from Colas' value management team recently joined two other young industry professionals at an Institution of Civil Engineers' event at Southampton University. The event was held to offer first year civil engineering... Read more

A-one+ wins Highways Agency award

Fri, 17 Jan 2014
The Highways Agency has announced the winners of its third consecutive supplier recognition scheme, the Supply Chain Awards, and Colas, Halcrow, Costain joint venture A-one+ has won in the Managing Down Cost/Improving... Read more

Did you know Colas is 5 star R4E accredited?

Wed, 08 Jan 2014
Did you know, in recognition of Colas' performance in implementing excellence and good practice, our company was awarded 5 star Recognised for Excellence (R4E) in October 2013. This is the second time... Read more

New kit for AFC Mini Swood

Tue, 07 Jan 2014
New kit has been supplied to Under 6's football team AFC Mini Swood by Colas' Portsmouth office - ensuring the players will be match-fit in 2014! Operative Raj King who helps out... Read more

Newhaven Swing Bridge motors repaired

Thu, 02 Jan 2014
On 12th December Colas electricians were called upon to assist after storm-force gales and tidal surges caused severe damage to the mechanics of Newhaven Swing Bridge. Located less than a mile inland... Read more

RoWSaF wins Prince Michael international award

Thu, 12 Dec 2013
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 international... Read more

Traffic management team assist Wirral hospice

Thu, 05 Dec 2013
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 families... Read more

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