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News Archive 2009

Below are our news articles from 2009.

Praise for S.A.I.D at IHT Road Safety Conferences

Tue, 01 Dec 2009
Colas have had the privilege of addressing three conferences of the Institution of Highways and Transportation (IHT) during October and November on the theme of ‘Road Safety: Actions Speak Louder Than Words:... Read more

Dual success at Highways Excellence Awards 2009

Fri, 30 Oct 2009
The 22nd October saw this year’s Highways Magazine ‘Awards for Excellence’ take place in London. The evening was a celebration of achievements that have been made during 2009 throughout the UK’s civil... Read more

Recruitment process started for 2009/10 graduate training with Colas

Fri, 16 Oct 2009
We are pleased to announce that we have started the recruitment process for our 2009/2010 intake of Graduates. Colas has excellent opportunities, all over the UK, for Civil Engineering graduates to join... Read more

Aston Hall gets Fibredec facelift

Thu, 10 Sep 2009
In a project completed by Colas earlier this summer, historic Aston Hall, built almost 400 years ago near Birmingham, has seen its magnificent driveway and footways get a facelift using the company’s... Read more

Isle of Man taxiway recycling

Wed, 09 Sep 2009
Colas has secured a further major contract at Isle of Man Airport which will see the significant use of in-situ pavement recycling techniques together with BBA surface course With a budget of... Read more

Vegecol used to fill tree pits

Tue, 08 Sep 2009
Colas have recently completed a project for North Tyneside Council which has seen the company using their popular plant based binder, Vegecol, to fill unsightly looking tree pits. On being approached to... Read more

Crucial stage reached in Portsmouth PFI contract

Tue, 11 Aug 2009
Five years ago Colas embarked on the initial phase of the first ever Highways Management PFI contract to improve the roads in and around Portsmouth, bringing them up to a good standard.... Read more

Colas light up Brighton and Hove with the latest LED technology

Wed, 29 Jul 2009
Colas have recently been commissioned by Brighton and Hove City Council, as part of a term maintenance contract, to provide several LED (Light Emitting Diode) lighting projects in the area. LED’s consume... Read more

Colas win major innovation award as part of joint venture

Fri, 03 Jul 2009
A-One, the joint venture company comprising Colas and Halcrow, have won an important IHT (Institution of Highways and Transport) award for innovation. In a ceremony held on 19th June at the Royal... Read more

Colas, safer routes to school

Mon, 01 Jun 2009
Children at Middleton and Westwood Primary Schools in the Middleton Sissons area of south Leeds are learning all about road safety with the help of highways contractor Colas. The firm is working... Read more

Colas Wins £40m Contract with Wirral Council

Thu, 05 Feb 2009
Wirral Council has announced the award of a five year highways and engineering services contract to road construction and maintenance specialists, Colas Ltd. The contract, which is valued at £8m per annum,... Read more

Colas Wins National Award for Innovation

Thu, 15 Jan 2009
Paving technology introduced to the UK by Colas is producing great benefits for airport operators – improving safety, reducing risks and furthering the overall value of runway resurfacing schemes. In the heavily... Read more