Wattway - Solar road to the future
After five years of joint research, Colas’ Technology Campus (CST) and the French National Institute for Solar Energy presented a patent that could revolutionise the applications of solar power.
Superbrands Award for Colas
According to the decision of the Expert Committee, Colas is awarded the Business Superbrands prize in 2016.
Colas Central Europe on 31st Budapest Marathon
On 9 October 2016, the starting pistol was fired for record number of Colas employees – coming from all over Central Europe – take to the start line at Heroes’ Square, Budapest
Team Colas Defends Title at the Second NIF Cup
This year, supporting organisations’ teams competed for the NIF Cup in two groups.
FIBA 3x3 World Tour in Debrecen Sponsored by Colas
For five days in the second week of September, basketball players took over the main square of Debrecen
International environmental conference in Lyon
On 25-26 May, our French parent company, Colas SA, held its biannual international conference on environmental protection in Lyon with over 100 participants
A Giant Leap in Small Shoes
In the past two years, Colas has supported the Ovi-Foci Foundation with more than 180 million forints from its corporate tax funds.Since 2014, Colas Hungária and Colas Út have been the primary sponsors of the Ovi-Foci Public-benefit Foundation.
2nd Colas Central European Football Tournament
Following last year’s victory in Croatia, the Hungarian Colas team arrived as the reigning champions to the second CED football tournament organised by our Slovakian colleagues.
Long-term Research Program to Protect Eagle Owls
Colas Északkő began a long-term research to map the natural habitat of the protected species in the area and vicinity of active quarries.
Victory at the Infrastructure Cup
With no goals conceded, Colas’ squad won the NIF Cup held as part of the 3rd Infrastructure Cup and Family Day event.
Dragon Boats on the Danube
With the support of Colas Alterra, the Bridge Builders’ Society held the third annual Bridge Builders’ Day on 16 May, the feast day of Saint John of Nepomuk, patron saint of rivers, bridges, and mariners.
Jesus Christ Statue Unveiled in Tarcal
The village of Tarcal was enriched with a new gem, as the 8.5-m-tall granite Blessing Christstatue was set up not far from the Colas facility, on the hill overlooking the quarry pond.
Central European Colas football tournament in Croatia
With the intention of starting a tradition, Colas’ Croatian subsidiary, Colas Hrvatska organised the first Colas CED sporting day on 28 February 2015. In addition to the host nation, Slovenia, Poland and Hungary participated from the eight countries of the region.
Dozer Costume Wins!
Our colleague, Máté Szabó's 8 year old son, Bence won the costume contest at the carnival of Debrecen-Csapókert Elementary School. Take all our appreciation for preparing the Caterpillar D9T replica and congratulations to the whole family!
Exhibition: Pump Stations in the Sárköz Region
The industrial monument pump stations located in Báta and Lankócz have undergone comprehensive reconstruction under the Duna Project. Financial support from Colas Alterra made it possible for the staff of the Szekszárd-based Wosinsky Mór County Museum and colleagues from the water authority to organise spectacular, colourful exhibitions in the facilities. Visitors of the exhibit are provided an insight into the historical background of the installations, and their role in flood- and stagnant water control.
"Brutal Physics" in the Szob Quarry
Spektrum TV’s 18 October 2014 episode of Brutális fizika (Brutal physics) featured the shocking power of fire and water demonstrated by the two hosts: Károly Härtlein from the Institute of Physics at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, and Totalcar’s journalist, István Vályi.
Infrastructure Cup and Family Day
The 2nd Infrastructure Cup and Family Day was held on 20 September 2014 with Colas among the several participating companies representing the public and private sectors.
2nd Colas Art Contest for Children
After 2012, it was time to announce another contest for the children and grandchildren of our colleagues. This time, kids aged 4-12 were called to prepare their works in four categories: “Safety first”; “Construction of a new…”; “Family trip” and “I love nature”.
Once again, we broke our records set in the previous year. Representing Colas, four teams of ten, one team of seven and one team of five completed the 212-km-long Ultrabalaton running competition around Lake Balaton, where our runners were up against 345 other squads. As an extraordinary achievement, the best Colas team finished in 36th place.
Endre Rozsda exhibition in the National Gallery
A temporary exhibition, entitled Time Regained, from the works of surrealist painter and photographer Endre Rozsda opened on 19 November in the Hungarian National Gallery. To commemorate the centenary of his birth, the retrospective of the artist's works is held by the Hungarian National Gallery, in collaboration with the Society of Friends of Endre Rozsda (based in Paris), and the French Institute of Budapest. Colas SA is among the patrons of the exhibition.
Charity Curling Game Supported by Colas
The charity curling weekend organised by the Robert Burns International Foundation took place on 16-17 November. Proceeds from the teams’ entry fees went to the clinic’s intensive care unit.
Saab meeting on the M0
The Hungarian Friends of High-performance Saabs picked the M0’s southern sector as the venue for their summer meeting.
In four teams, altogether 36 runners wearing Colas colours ran a complete circle around Lake Balaton on 1-2 June.
Colas Drawing Contest for Children
Colas announced children`s drawing contest for the first time in March 2012.
Voluntary Waste-Collecting Campaing Supported by Colas
Colas was amond the main supporters of Hungary`s first national voluntary waste-collecting campaing on 21 May 2011.
Colas Helps Red-Sludge Disaster Victims
Colas Hungária Zrt. was asked to assist in the cleanup efforts and immediately made a number of trucks and machines available to help the recovery.
Colas Hungary Photo Contest 2010
Colas Hungary organized a new photo contest among the colleagues in 2010.
Cyclists on Motorway M31
On 8 July 2010, the Major of Gödöllő organized a bicycle tour on motorway M31 constructed by COLAS-HUNGÁRIA Zrt. and Hídépítő.