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Balfour Beatty “transformation” gathers pace

Balfour Beatty has announced a return to profit following two years of losses. The contractor posted an underlying pre-tax profit of £60 million for 2016, …

New stats reveal “modest” dip in Scottish construction output

NEW figures have revealed a “modest decline” in the output generated by the Scottish construction sector from £14.7 billion in 2015 to £14.5 …

Playing Fair: firm’s new Scottish MD plots growth

RETIREMENT housebuilder McCarthy & Stone is committed to doubling the size of its business in Scotland in the coming years, according to its new managing …

Success is no accident for GMG Contractors

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE A Glasgow contracting firm that has put youth at the forefront of its business model for a quarter of a century is celebrating 30 years in …

Allied Surveyors Scotland names new land and development director

CATHERINE Clarke has become Allied Surveyors Scotland’s first female director, having returned from Dubai to take up the role of director of land and …

Interserve posts £94m loss following Energy from Waste exit

Support services and construction group Interserve has reported losses of £94.1 million for 2016. The group has attributed the loss to its exited Energy from …

Scots commercial property levels “resilient” despite uncertainty

INVESTMENT levels in Scottish commercial property remained resilient in 2016 despite an “unpredictable” year, according to new figures released by …

Retirement housebuilder makes key Scottish appointments

RETIREMENT housebuilding specialist McCarthy & Stone has boosted its Scottish office with two key appointments. Jonathan Fair has been named managing …

New Barratt sites to provide jobs boost

Barratt Developments is to open 14 new sites across Scotland this year, creating 2480 new homes and over 200 extra jobs. The firm said the sites will also …

Carillion bags £49m electrification contract

CARILLION Powerlines Ltd has landed a £49 million contract to deliver the electrification of the Shotts line between Holytown Junction and Midcalder …