News Archive 2007

Below are our news articles from 2007.

On the Caisson!

Monday, 26 November 2007
Colas Ltd recently completed a five week contract at Portsmouth Commercial Port to raise, level, secure and resurface a caisson deck slab at the continental ferry port used to berth the 18,500... Read more

Presentation Awards Final 2007

Wednesday, 31 October 2007
The final of this year’s Colas Presentation Awards, a competition run in conjunction with the Institution of Highways and Transportation (IHT), will take place on 21st November at the Centre for... Read more

Impact Protection Vehicles

Thursday, 14 June 2007
Colas’ Traffic Management division working closely with their vehicle supplier Highway Care have designed and built combined purpose Traffic Management and Impact Protection Vehicles (IPV’s) and... Read more

Colas Wins Innovation Award for Second Year

Thursday, 07 June 2007
Following its award in 2006 for Vegecol, a revolutionary plant-based binder, Colas Ltd has won first prize for the second year running in the prestigious Institute of Asphalt Technology’s national... Read more

StreetPrint Demonstration

Tuesday, 15 May 2007
On the 9th May delegates from local authorities, the private sector and landscape architects attended a StreetPrint presentation and visit to our installation at Highbury Grove, Portsmouth where... Read more

Repave Recycles in Portsmouth

Wednesday, 09 May 2007
In Portsmouth, Repave hot in-situ road recycling has been used on our PFI contract, further demonstrating our commitment to delivering sustainable highway construction solutions. The works comprised... Read more

Coletanche Training in the USA

Friday, 13 April 2007
Colas Airfields foreman Alex Michie (pictured fourth from left) recently spent a week in Los Angeles, California, providing training for the installation of Coletanche, the reinforced bituminous... Read more

Repave Provides a Sustainable Construction Solution in Blackburn

Thursday, 12 April 2007
The increasing requirement for sustainable construction solutions in highway maintenance has meant that Colas’s Repave process is in greater demand than ever. Having 35 years of proven historic... Read more

Waste Transfer Station

Wednesday, 07 February 2007
Colas Southern Civils has been awarded the contract for the design and construction of a new waste transfer facility for Veolia Environmental Services. Veolia Environmental Services is renowned for... Read more

Technicians Gain NVQ's

Friday, 05 January 2007
Andrew Abaza, Head of Research and Development at Proskills, the Sector Skills Council for the process and manufacturing sector, was delighted to present Certificates to Sebastian Ward and Alistair... Read more