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News Archive 2013

Below are our news articles from 2013.

Hi-Vis vests donated to Castletown Brownies

Thu, 12 Dec 2013
A number of High Visibility Vests were donated to Castletown Brownies and Rainbows. Ian Dunbar (Commercial Marketing Manager) was contacted by Leader in Charge, Stephanie Harper to see if Colas would be... Read more

Mid-term Conference & Well-being Event held

Mon, 25 Nov 2013
Colas Isle of Man held a mid-term Business Review and health & wellbeing conference on Friday 22nd November at the Mount Murray Hotel & Country Club. Managing Director Steph Lowe and Finance... Read more

Tramway Contract Awarded

Mon, 04 Nov 2013
Colas contracts team has commenced works on a railway improvement with the project starting in November. The Laxey station track renewal scheme is part of a series of planned enhancements for the... Read more

Overall donation for green-fingered pupils

Fri, 11 Oct 2013
Some small sized overalls have been donated to Castle Rushen High School in Castletown and, as can be seen in the photo, pupils are now putting them to good use working on... Read more

Step student wins top prize

Mon, 26 Aug 2013
Bangor University student Penny Crookshank has spent the past two months working with Colas' Isle of Man team as a Step recruit on an energy project incorporating  the company's cLeanergie initiative, resulting... Read more

High visibility vests win approval from young explorers

Thu, 25 Jul 2013
A group of outdoor explorers from Hopes and Dreams Nursery were delighted to receive a donation of twenty high visibility vests from Colas as part of our company's Community Involvement programme. Director John... Read more

Field trip by St Ninians High School

Mon, 08 Jul 2013
A school field trip was carried out by the science club from St Ninians High School to Billown Quarry last month. The school was invited down by Quarries Director, Seymour Corkill to... Read more

Traffic Management Vehicle Arrives

Thu, 23 May 2013
Colas (IOM) Ltd has taken delivery of its new Renault crew bus. The new six seat vehicle will be used primarily as a traffic management vehicle for the kerb painting and surface... Read more

Investors in People Gold

Tue, 02 Apr 2013
"Exemplary". That was just one of the many positive comments made by IiP (Investors in People) assessor Mike Lynch during his recent visit to the Group. Mike returned to the Island following... Read more

Global Corporate Challenge

Mon, 11 Mar 2013
The Colas Isle of Man Group has entered two teams to compete in the Colas UK Global Corporate Challenge (GCC). One office based team and one team of operatives will go head... Read more

Annual Conference Held

Mon, 04 Feb 2013
On Friday 1st February the Colas Group held its annual conference at the Mount Murray Golf and Country Club in Santon. This years event was attended by Colas Chief Executive Lee Rushbrooke... Read more

Donation of Limestone products

Thu, 10 Jan 2013
Billown Lime Quarries has generously donated various tote bags of limestone products to the Communiy Farm in Douglas.  The Community Farm's (which is run by The Children Cenre) aim is to ensure that... Read more