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Blog: Improving cable avoidance

Will writes: We’re working closely with client CVU to mitigate the risk of cable strikes. We have a major contract with CVU (Colas, Volker Highways, URS JV) to upgrade traffic signals, roads and footways in London. Unfortunately we often come…
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Blog: Client commendations for John’s teams

Graham writes: Recently teams led by labour manager John Daly received several commendations from clients. Manchester to Blackpool rail upgrade Gangs working on the Manchester to Blackpool line were thanked by our client Siemens. The first was an incident in…
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Costain Blue status three times running

Our team at C412 Bond Street has achieved Costain Blue status for the third reporting period in a row. Blue status is awarded for ‘inspirational’ performance in areas including quality, safety, people, health and environment. “Well done to labour manager…
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Balfour BeattyKierTransport for LondonCostainNetworkRail

Thank you all for the safe delivery at Burnt Oak over the weekend. The gangs were vigilant in looking after each other’s safety, and delivered an accident-free weekend.
All of the site was tidy throughout the weekend, and all the scrap was cleared, leaving the site in immaculate order.
Your hard work and dedication helped us to install 40m of fibre reinforced ballast at the trial site and complete one pull of stressing.
Please cascade our thanks to the gangs for their hard work and effort.

Project manager – ballast track renewals - Track Partnership

What an example to all: fantastic set-up.
Excellent first impresssions due to site and operatives’ appearance; very good pedestrian management; on-site storage of materials, equipment and waste was very good.

Health and safety advisor - CVU

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