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5 Mar 2014

 The contractors building the Harbour Way distributor road have received their second award for being a “considerate constructor” at a national awards ceremony.
The team behind the £107m project in Port Talbot were given a Bronze National Site award in a ceremony held in London on the 30th of April.

Project Manager for Costain, John Skentelbery:
“It is a great honour to accept the Bronze award from the Considerate Constructors Scheme.  We, at the Harbour Way project, pride ourselves in the work we are doing to try and help improve the image of construction …

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11 Nov 2013

11 November 2013
Costain’s work in helping remediate heavily contaminated land at its Harbour Way Project in Port Talbot has been recognised with two awards.
It won the Best Conceptual Design category in the 2013 Brownfield Briefing Awards for the remediation works undertaken as part of the construction of the Harbour Way Scheme.  The project was also highly commended in the Best Reuse of Material category.   The awards were made at London’s Radisson Blu Portman Hotel.
The Brownfield Briefing Awards celebrate excellence in the brownfield sector and recognise outstanding achievements made through the …

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18 Oct 2013

 Today (18 October 2013), First Minister, Rt. Hon Carwyn Jones AM, officially opened Harbour Way – one of the largest local authority transport projects to be supported by the Welsh Government and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) convergence programme in Wales and a new chapter in the regeneration of Port Talbot.
The First Minister said:
“This project is a leading light in terms of local job creation and economic regeneration and highlights the benefits of Welsh Government and European Union financial support on the lives of local residents.  With Harbour Way …

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23 Aug 2013

 Motorists are being advised of ongoing works and traffic management operations on the new Harbour Way link road ahead of its official opening in mid-October.
Following handover of the carriageway from contractors Costain to Neath Port Talbot Council, all sections of the road are now accessible; however road users are advised to proceed carefully as work continues on the remaining phase of the £107 million ERDF and Welsh Government-funded project.
Use of the road will be restricted due to the traffic management scheme in operation along several sections to facilitate the final …

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23 Jul 2013

The £107million Harbour Way section of the Peripheral Distributor Road in Port Talbot has received national recognition.
Costain’s achievement in handling the largest transport project to be supported by the European Regional Development Fund Convergence programme in Wales, with client Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council (NPTCBC) and key stakeholders, has been recognised by Constructing Excellence in Wales (CEW) with the Integration and Collaborative Working Award in the 2013 CEW Awards.

CEW is a Welsh Government-backed organisation that helps the construction industry improve its performance in delivering better quality and value for …