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UK Team collaborate with Colas France on major Paris-Orly airport runway renovation

UK Team collaborate with Colas France on major Paris-Orly airport runway renovation

Re-building the runway at France’s second biggest airport is not an everyday occurrence… The renovation and upgrading of runway 3 at Paris-Orly airport, built soon after the WWII and extended in 1959, had become essential. Colas Île-de-France Normandie secured the contract for the project, as part of a consortium with Colas Projects, Spie batignolles valérian, JDC Airports and Cegelec.

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Colas (Gabon) UK receives €43 million from UKEF to upgrade roads in Gabon

Colas (Gabon) UK receives €43 million from UKEF to upgrade roads in Gabon

Liz Truss, Department of International Trade Secretary, today announced that UK Export Finance (UKEF) has provided €43 million worth of support for a project by Colas (Gabon) UK to upgrade roads in Gabon. Colas has had a significant presence in Gabon for 50 years. Colas Ltd approached UK Export Finance seeking investment in a prestigious and high-impact project to upgrade 86km of roads in Libreville.

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Great Ancoats Street improvement works get underway

Great Ancoats Street improvement works get underway

Colas continues to cement its place in the North West with Mancunian Way already under development, this week sees the contractor starting work on another contract win from Manchester City Council for the Great Ancoats Street Improvement Works under Lot 4 of the Highways & Infrastructure Construction Works framework.

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Birmingham Westside Metro extension opens to passengers ahead of schedule

Birmingham Westside Metro extension opens to passengers ahead of schedule

Construction on the Birmingham Westside Metro extension commenced on 12 June 2017, and follows the expansion of the network from St. Chads to Grand Central, which opened for service in May 2016, seeing passenger numbers increase by more than three million in a year.

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Another major business win as Colas secures place on £140m NEPO framework

Another major business win as Colas secures place on £140m NEPO framework

Colas UK have won a substantial part of the North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO)’s tender for the North East contracting authorities’ Highways Surfacing Framework, whereby carriageways and footways are resurfaced or reconstructed.

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Further win for Colas on Durham University

Further win for Colas on Durham University

Colas UK has won the contract to self-deliver all works for Durham University in line with an £8m investment into improving pedestrian and road user movement around the campus.

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Colas engages workforce in international mobility scheme

Colas engages workforce in international mobility scheme

As part of an initiative to drive further integration across the business and tap into the potential of our workforce, Colas have recently announced international launch of the Job Enrichment Career Mobility Scheme following a successful two month pilot across the southern UK regions.

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Colas showcases capabilities using Augmented Reality at Highways UK and REGEN 2019

Colas showcases capabilities using Augmented Reality at Highways UK and REGEN 2019

Colas had two very successful events last week - at Highways UK at the NEC and in Liverpool at REGEN 2019. Visitors to both events were encouraged rethink their perception of Colas in Transport Infrastructure – and to discover how we are leading the way in areas from End to End solutions, to sustainability and social value.

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Colas Gets the Green Light for the Lincolnshire County Council Traffic Signals Maintenance Contract

Colas Gets the Green Light for the Lincolnshire County Council Traffic Signals Maintenance Contract

Colas has been awarded the Traffic Signals Maintenance Contract by Lincolnshire County Council which commences 1st April 2020 and will run for an initial period of six years with potential to be extended for a further six years.

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