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Costain profits fall over Wales road trouble

Major projects firm will see net cash and underlying profits fall as arbitration panel finds it partly liable for added project costs in Wales
Costain profits fall over Wales road trouble

Building roads is a tough business - and even trickier when it’s a winding lane expansion running through a gorge on the edge of a national park. So it’s not a major surprise Costain (COST) and the Welsh government have been in a dispute since 2017 over who should bear the costs of redesign work on the Heads of the Valleys A456 project. 

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