Costain orders strike a record

Suzie Neuwirth
ENGINEERING company Costain yesterday said it is trading in line with expectations, while its forward order book has increased to a new record of £3.2bn.

The London-listed firm has won contracts with Network Rail, Crossrail and National Grid, securing over £900m of revenue for 2014 so far.

Support services firm Carillion also said it was trading in line yesterday and that it expects to resume revenue growth this year.