Samuel Hurst

Senior Sustainability Engineer, Costain

Samuel started his career as a construction engineer in complex project delivery, working for national and multi-national companies. Working in a wide array of sectors, from nuclear to civils and Dubai to Australia, he is now a Chartered Environmentalist and Engineer.

With a particular ability in temporary works and infrastructure, his current interest is in exploring how we can actively model carbon emissions and develop reduction plans to meet client and governmental targets. Sam represents the Temporary Works Forum which aims to encourage open discussion of any matter related to temporary works.

My Speaker Sessions

Wednesday 13 March 2024


Carbon Reduction in Temporary Works

15:40 - 16:05
  • Is the embodied carbon associated with temporary works and construction (A5 lifecycle module) significant?
  • Typical temporary works for bridge construction and their contribution to embodied carbon.
  • How to decarbonise these items, including by making temporary works permanent.

Thursday 14 March 2024


Panel: Reducing Carbon in Bridges – from Planning to Execution Following PAS 2080

11:00 - 13:00
  • Comprising representatives from across the supply chain (client, designer, contractor and supplier) this seminar will consider how stakeholder's experience when applying PAS 2080, barriers to its use, and how it contributed to reducing carbon, as well as other outcomes. 
  • There will be opportunities for audience participation and discussion throughout the session.