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Volker and Colas win £65m Birmingham job

22/03/2012

VolkerFitzpatrick and Colas are preferred joint venture contractors for two major Midlands construction projects worth £65m.

Contracts round-up

06/09/2013

BAM Nuttall, Costain, Interserve and Tarmac are chasing a £2.8 million deal with the Highways Agency for improvements to junction 10 of the M42. A decision is imminent with Amey expected to oversee work for the Agency.

New steel barrier system from Colas

20/05/2014

Colas has launched a new barrier system that is designed to help improve the safety of road workers.  

Work on A22 finished early

05/06/2014

Work on resurfacing the A22 dual carriageway in Eastbourne has been completed more than three weeks ahead of schedule.

Colas and URS woo highways authorities

11/06/2014

Colas and URS have launched their integrated services package to highways professionals to show local authorities how they can cut maintenance costs.

Colas open new contracting business in Scotland

30/06/2014

Colas have launched a new contracting business that is solely dedicated to the Scottish market.

A-one+ and Colas win road safety award

11/12/2014

A-one+ and Colas have been awarded a 2014 Prince Michael International Road Safety Award.

Colas installs mobile asphalt plant in Area 14

28/09/2015

Colas has installed a dedicated fixed-base mobile asphalt plant specifically for use in Area 14.

New course to tackle poor roadside safety

03/12/2015

TRL (Transport Research Laboratory) has partnered with Colas to launch a new roadside working training course for professionals required to operate or stop on the roadside.

A-one+ wins ASCs in Areas 4 and 12

17/12/2015

A-one+ has won two major maintenance contracts with Highways England in Areas 4 and 12.

Colas achieves new NHSS 30 modular paving certification

11/01/2016

Colas has become one of the first contractors in the country to achieve certification for the new National Highways Sector Scheme 30 for installation, maintenance and repair of modular paving.

A-one+ achieves four million hours of safe working

23/02/2016

Highways service provider A-one+ has reached the milestone of one thousand days and four million working hours without a reportable accident in Area 12.

Colas highlights work of two apprentices during NAW

14/03/2016

Colas is highlighting the work of two apprentices during National Apprenticeship Week (NAW 2016) which is taking place from 14-18 March.

Colas celebrates employee achievements

05/05/2016

Colas recognised the achievements of its own employees at an internal awards event earlier this week.  

Hertfordshire CC carrying out micro-surfacing on 365 roads

23/05/2016

Hertfordshire County Council is investing over £4 million to give a long-lasting facelift to 365 of the county’s most weather-worn, residential roads.

A-one+ starts work on HE contract in Kent and Sussex

28/06/2016

A-one+ has started work on a Highways England contract that is worth up to £70 million per year in Kent and Sussex.

Colas to trial solar roads

13/07/2016

Colas is set to start trialling its innovative solar road solution, Wattway, and is looking for UK sites.

New chairman of HTMA announced

12/12/2016

The Highways Term Maintenance Association (HTMA) has announced the appointment of Lee Rushbrooke as its new chairman.

JV leaves London’s maintenance framework after drop in work

06/03/2018

Transport for London's (TfL) road maintenance framework - the London Highways Alliance Contract (LoHAC) - has run into further trouble after a key joint venture pulled out.

Red light spells danger: Colas signposts sector to safety innovation

25/02/2019

Colas has hailed an ‘ingenious’ safety innovation that beams a red danger zone around its biggest paving machines.

Lincolnshire to hand out £762m highways contracts

10/09/2019

Balfour Beatty, Colas and WSP are set to scoop highways services contracts for Lincolnshire County Council worth a combined £762m over a potential 12 years.

Liverpool splashes the pennies for £280m highways works

10/09/2019

Liverpool City Council has announced the firms that have won places on its new Highways Planned Works Framework, which is valued at £280m.

Colas secures £26m Lincs traffic signals contract

08/11/2019

Colas has landed a traffic signals maintenance contract with Lincolnshire County Council worth a potential £26m.

UK Export Finance gives Colas £36m backing in Gabon

23/01/2020

The UK’s export credit agency, UK Export Finance, will provide £36.2m in guarantees and loans to support Colas in a project to upgrade roads in Gabon.

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